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Mitt Romney recalibrates campaign for longer haul

Mar 16, 2012
The GOP presidential candidate is looking at having to raise more money to fight off rivals with staying power.
Posted In: 2012 campaign, campaign spending, Mitt Romney, 2012 election

The importance of the female vote

Mar 16, 2012
Both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama say they're going to pay attention to women voters in this election. What are the economic issues that might stand the chance of winning this significant number of voters?
Posted In: 2012 election, votes, women

In Illinois, Santorum battles for voters -- and money

Mar 15, 2012
A lack of campaign cash could cost the presidential candidate in Illinois' primary next week.
Posted In: Rick Santorum, 2012 campaign, 2012 election, campaign spending

Commentator: Illegal immigration hurts the economy

Mar 15, 2012
San Diego resident Nancy Parker says the costs of undocumented immigration outweigh the benefits.
Posted In: Immigration, undocumented, illegal immigration

Higher education key to reviving economy

Mar 15, 2012
Commentator Richard Hernandez says education spurs entrepreneurism and responsible citizenship.

HR specialist worries about 'skills gap' in job market

Mar 14, 2012
Beth Kelly says many employers are ready to hire, but they just can't find people with the right qualifications.
Posted In: hiring, skills gap, Jobs

A closer look at Rick Santorum's economic platform

Mar 13, 2012
The Republican presidential candidate has been quite vague about his stance on a number of economic issues -- what's been his record so far, and what is his personal background?
Posted In: Rick Santorum, 2012 election

Kansas City grandma worries about Medicare

Mar 13, 2012
In this election year, commentator Emma Williams fears the health care program for seniors and the disabled will become a political football.
Posted In: Medicare, Health, medicaid

Do voters really care about gas prices?

Mar 13, 2012
The latest Gallup data reveals how important gas prices really are to voters.
Posted In: gas prices

Deficit cutting vs. social spending: Finding a balance

Mar 12, 2012
Commentator Liz Herman says we need to find a way to both reduce the deficit and spend the right amount on social services.
Posted In: budget deficit, national debt, social services, government spending

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