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The Vegas economy, beyond gambling

Feb 1, 2012
Forget about slot machines and blackjack. Las Vegas visitors are increasingly coming to the city to shop, eat and party at the pool.
Posted In: Nevada, tourism, gambling, Las Vegas

Required super PAC disclosures don't reveal all

Feb 1, 2012
Midnight was the filing deadline for "super" political action committees to reveal where all the big money flowing into the 2012 presidential campaigns is coming from. But still, it could be a while before we know the names of donors.
Posted In: super PAC, campaign contributions

The problem with Obama's carrots and sticks plan

Feb 1, 2012
President Obama plans to build much of his election-year policy agenda around carrots and sticks. But commentator Amity Shlaes that plan could backfire.
Posted In: Barack Obama, Jobs

Nevada’s boom and bust economy

Jan 31, 2012
Nevadans have been risk-takers, and sometimes losers, since the days of the Comstock Lode.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, Las Vegas, Nevada

What matters to Nebraska and Nevada in the election

Jan 31, 2012
The two states are vastly different in their economies. What they are concerned about, and what they're looking for in this upcoming election.
Posted In: 2012 election, Nebraska, Nevada

Steady and conservative: The Nebraska Way

Jan 31, 2012
Risk-averse Nebraskans avoided the housing bust and -- thanks to high crop prices -- many are thriving.
Posted In: Nebraska

Stephen Colbert's super PAC raises $1 million

Jan 31, 2012
The "Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow" super PAC filed with the Federal Election Commission today.
Posted In: super PAC, Stephen Colbert

Campaign contributions go mobile

Jan 31, 2012
Armed with a smartphone and a special app from Square, fundraisers can collect credit card donations on the spot.
Posted In: smartphone, app, Square, campaign contributions

Nebraska manufacturers make dramatic comeback

Jan 31, 2012
How employees at one Nebraska manufacturer pulled together to survive recession, and now the future seems brighter than ever.
Posted In: 2012 election, Nebraska, manufacturing, Agriculture

How the Florida economy has hit NASCAR

Jan 30, 2012
We speak to Brian France, the CEO of NASCAR, about how the economy in Florida has suffered in recent years, and what he hopes to get out of the primary in that state.
Posted In: NASCAR, Florida, 2012 campaign