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Unions triple-team Allen in Virginia

Oct 11, 2012
Allen campaign decries 'scare tactics' in race for U.S. Senate in Virginia
Posted In: super PACs, Virginia, Senate, 2012 election

Debate: Drawing a town hall audience

Oct 11, 2012
The next presidential debate is on Tuesday, October 16th, and this one is a town hall with 84 people in the audience. The participants will get to quiz the candidates -- but how are they selected?
Posted In: debate, Gallup

Voters pessimistic about Medicare's future

Oct 11, 2012
Vice President Joe Biden will face Congressman Paul Ryan on the debate stage tonight, and Paul Ryan's Medicare plan is sure to be a hot topic. Polling shows most Americans are against Ryan's voucher proposal, but do recognize the need for system reforms.
Posted In: Medicare, debate, Paul Ryan, Joe Biden

How Citizens United has transformed campaigns: An introduction to Big Sky, Big Money

Oct 10, 2012
About six months ago, we started a new project, a special collaboration with Frontline on PBS, to break through the noise around one key issue: the fallout from the Supreme Court's decision on Citizens United.
Posted In: Citizens United, super PACs, super PAC

Citizens United decision boosts union canvassers

Oct 10, 2012
No longer restricted to calling on union members, canvassers can now knock anyone's doors. And that could change the outcome of the election.
Posted In: 2012 election, Citizens United, canvassers

Post-Citizens United spending favors Romney

Oct 10, 2012
Outside spending enabled by the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United has accounted for $119 million in spending on the presidential race.
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, super PACs, Citizens United, campaign contributions

Dems looking to pick up Chicagoland seats

Oct 10, 2012
House races top outside spenders' agenda

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

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