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The Latino vote surging in Texas

May 28, 2012
There's no suspense about the outcome of the Texas Republican primary, but the future of elections there might change with its population.
Posted In: texas, Latino community, Hispanics, Latino voters

Political ads message the holidays

May 25, 2012
Memorial Day, Labor Day, Fourth of July -- yes, those holidays are now becoming fodder for election ads.
Posted In: campaign, Political ads

How your job shapes your vote for president

May 24, 2012
According to Gallup, what you do for a living, not how much money you make, may determine your vote in November.
Posted In: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Gallup, 2012 election, unions

Obama mines Silicon Valley

May 22, 2012
Hollywood isn't the only place in California with lots of campaign money. The Bay Area also has many deep pocket donors -- especially in the Silicon Valley, the home of many tech billionaires.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election, Silicon Valley

Past presidential elections through campaign posters

May 21, 2012
Ralph Eubanks, director of publishing for the Library of Congress, talks about the new book, "Presidential Campaign Posters," and what has and hasn't changed about campaigning throughout the years.
Posted In: presidential candidates, presidents, campaign

Pollster: Romney favored as candidate to fix the economy

May 17, 2012
According to Gallup, Mitt Romney currently has the edge on Barack Obama on who Americans think will do a better job on the U.S. economy. Obama also has to worry about the perceptions of his own wealth.
Posted In: Mitt Romney

Which candidate can better steer the economy?

May 17, 2012
Gallup's latest polls reveal which presidential candidate Americans believe can best fix the U.S. economy.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, 2012 election

Democrats campaign on auto bailouts

May 16, 2012
Vice President Biden is in Ohio to tell voters the bailouts brought back jobs to the state.
Posted In: Auto, 2012 campaign

Private equity and the campaign

May 15, 2012
Here's a topic you'll hear a lot about in the general election: private equity. And you can thank one of Mitt Romney's Republican opponents for that.
Posted In: private equity, Bain Capital, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich

A fundraising boost from same-sex marriage

May 14, 2012
President Obama's shift on same-sex marriage might have opened the door to more fundraising.
Posted In: gay marriage, Barack Obama, fundraising

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