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Marketplace Live from WGBH in Boston

Oct 9, 2012
Check out the audio from our live event on the road in Boston. Among the topics covered: higher education and craft beers.

How spending may define a campaign

Oct 9, 2012
How a candidate staffs his campaign says a lot about the candidate. How the campaign spends money can mean the difference between winning and losing.
Posted In: campaign finance, 2012 election

Goldman Sachs switches support to Romney

Oct 9, 2012
Goldman Sachs has long supported Democrats in the presidential contest. But not this year. Why Goldman and other Wall Street banks are throwing their support behind Mitt Romney.
Posted In: Goldman Sachs, 2012 election

Firefighters mad at Rep. Denny Rehberg over lawsuit

Oct 9, 2012
Ads remind voters of Rehberg's legal attacks on city, fire department
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, montana

Government contractor welcomes fiscal sacrifice

Oct 8, 2012
Virginia is a state both presidential candidates are hoping to win come November. One of the "swingiest" parts of the state is Loudoun County, where a government contractor is ready to put his job on the line to get the nation back on track.
Posted In: entitlements, Virginia, swing state

California contest tops outside spending in House races

Oct 5, 2012
Dan Lungren, Ami Bera battle in targeted race that pits energy against the environment
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, california, Sierra Club, enviroment, big oil

Poll: How much do you like or trust public opinion polling?

Oct 4, 2012
After the first presidential debate on Wednesday, the political polling season is about to kick into high gear. Why polls matter, and why we like them so much.
Posted In: 2012 election, polls

Let the debate spin begin

Oct 4, 2012
Obama smirks, Romney leaves heart in Cayman Islands
Posted In: 2012 election, debate, presidential candidates, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, super PACs

Breaking down Obama's '$90 billion' green investment

Oct 4, 2012
In last night's debate, Mitt Romney said the president gave $90 billion to the green energy world. That $90 billion number? That's right, sort of.
Posted In: clean energy, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Romney tacks to the center, Obama silent on 47 percent

Oct 4, 2012
Last night's debate brought a number of what seem like novel developments: Pivots on critical issues by Romney; the president leaving out seemingly obvious talking points. But how surprising are they, really?
Posted In: debate, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, 2012 election

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