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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks during a speech hosted by the Foreign Policy Initiative last Friday in New York City. Rubio has missed almost a third of his senate votes this year.

Do members of Congress take vacation time to campaign?

Aug 17, 2015
A listener wonders how the Senate's presidential candidates can work and run.
Posted In: politics, campaign, 2016 election
Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry fields a question during a presidential forum hosted by FOX News and Facebook in Cleveland, OH on August 6.

Super PACs picking up the tab for campaign activities

Aug 11, 2015
Despite millions from supporters, Rick Perry can't make his staff payroll.
Posted In: Rick Perry, super PACs, 2016 election

What presidential candidates are not saying

Aug 7, 2015
Many debaters skated by with the minimum response when asked about the economy.
Posted In: GOP, debate, Economy
Construction crews work on $35 million renovation of Cleveland’s Public Square ahead of the Republican National Convention.

The conventions are coming...

Aug 6, 2015
Cleveland and Philadelphia gear up for Republican and Democratic national conventions.
Posted In: cleveland, Democrats, Republicans, conventions, Philadelphia
A still of businessman Joe Ricketts, a billionaire and active political donor.

The 'bring your own billionaire' election

Aug 4, 2015
If you're running for president, it helps to have someone wealthy by your side.
Posted In: 2016 election, campaign finance, billionaires
People watch the second presidential debate between U.S President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as they are seen on television at a bar in Silver Spring, Maryland, on October 16, 2012.

Political ads mean big bucks for television stations

Jul 27, 2015
They're going to rake in billions.
Posted In: election 2016, advertising, television
Photo dated; then-presidential hopeful Barry Goldwater and his running mate William Miller accept the Republican Party nomination in San Francisco July 17, 1964.

Long-shot candidates reap benefits after race

Jul 21, 2015
Running for president can be rewarding even if you finish at the back of the pack.
Posted In: John Kasich, presidential candidates, name recognition
Former Republican Governor of Florida Jeb Bush announces his candidacy for the 2016 Presidential elections at Miami Dade College on Monday in Miami, Florida.

Welcome to the party, Jeb

Jun 15, 2015
Bush announced his presidential bid ... and apparent obsession with 'Die Hard.'
Posted In: president, jeb bush, film
A look at some of the merchandising available at Hillary Clinton's online shop.

The merch tells the mood

Jun 1, 2015
Constrained or confident? Campaign T-shirts and onsies can say a lot about that.
Posted In: presidential candidates, merchandise, brands