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Missing this election: Third-party presidential candidates

Sep 27, 2012
1992 was a banner year for the third-party candidates. Like this election cycle, the economy was bad and people were concerned about the national debt. But no third-party candidate like Ross Perot has emerged.
Posted In: 2012 election

Veterans groups jump into U.S. Senate race in Arizona

Sep 27, 2012
VoteVets Action Fund and Majority PAC say Rep. Jeff Flake has failed America's soldiers
Posted In: 2012 election, arizona, veterans, super PAC

Personal income and its effects at the ballot box

Sep 27, 2012
Well we are 40 days away from Election Day here in the U.S. And there's some new polling about just how much a voter's income determines his or her vote.
Posted In: income, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, 47 percent

Issue ads make comeback

Sep 26, 2012
Koch-backed nonprofit hits Obama on 'failing agenda'
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Americans for Prosperity, Koch, super PAC

North Dakota Senate race tightens

Sep 25, 2012
Republican favorite in U.S. Senate race hit with nonprofit, Democratic Party ads.
Posted In: 2012 election, North Dakota, super PAC

Loudoun County resident on the 2012 elections

Sep 25, 2012
President Obama and Mitt Romney will be in New York this morning for speeches at the Clinton Global Initiative. Josh Dinman, meanwhile, will be at work in Loudoun County, trying to figure out which one of them he should vote for.
Posted In: 2012 election, Virginia

Realtors spend big on California race

Sep 24, 2012
The campaign Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Calif., gets a $500,000 boost from the National Association of Realtors
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, real estate

Weekly Wrap: Is it still the economy, stupid?

Sep 21, 2012
Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street and beyond. This week: between 47 percent of Americans and Romney's tax returns, are we still talking about the economy?
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, economic growth, 2012 elections

The summer of super PAC money

Sep 21, 2012
Democratic super PACs gained ground against GOP counterparts and raised big bucks in August
Posted In: Election 2012, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, super PACs

Income level way down the list of presidential predictors

Sep 20, 2012
Frank Newport of Gallup drops by to school us on just what factors truly effect how we vote for the president. Spoiler alert: gaffes like Romney's "47 percent" aren't one of them.
Posted In: 2012 elections, Mitt Romney, 47 percent

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