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Obama's campaign booklet as marketing strategy

Oct 23, 2012
How effective is Obama's 22-page booklet as a marketing tool?
Posted In: Barack Obama

Another look at the undecided voter

Oct 22, 2012
Taking a closer look at why some voters remain undecided.
Posted In: 2012 election, undecided voters

You can get fired for talking politics at work

Oct 22, 2012
Depending on where you live, and what kind of company you work for, your boss can tell you who they want you to vote for. And they can fire you if you don't.
Posted In: 2012 election, politics, workplace

Bloomberg moves to extend reach with super PAC

Oct 18, 2012
The New York mayor's new super PAC isn't the first time he's tried to change things nationally and around the world.
Posted In: Mike Bloomberg, philanthropy, smoking, money and power, New York, super PACs, super PAC

Election 2012 winner: The Internet meme

Oct 17, 2012
From Binders Full of Women to Big Bird, the 2012 election season has inspired a wealth of Internet memes to remember.
Posted In: memes

Web pounces on Romney 'binders full of women' comment

Oct 17, 2012
It took just a few minutes for social media pages built around Mitt Romney's debate comment about having "binders full of women" to materialize. But how do you monetize a meme?
Posted In: debate, memes, Internet

Anti-China rhetoric belies U.S. economic ties

Oct 16, 2012
Mitt Romney says Obama policies force U.S. to borrow money from China. But Japan is about to overtake China as largest holder of U.S. debt.
Posted In: China, Mitt Romney

Campaigns don't help small businesses in swing states

Oct 15, 2012
You might think all that political activity in places like Iowa, Ohio and Florida would be great news for the local economy. But campaign spending isn't trickling down to the local level.
Posted In: 2012 election, Iowa, Small Business

RapGenius.com analyzes the vice presidential debate

Oct 12, 2012
Mahbod Moghadam of RapGenius.com says the lack of rhyme in the vice presidential debate was "malarkey".
Posted In: Joe Biden, Paul Ryan, debate, Mahbod Moghadam

Prepping for the V.P. debate: What we're reading

Oct 11, 2012
Get ready to chat along with us on our live blog and video stream of the vice presidential debate tonight with this list of what we're reading today.
Posted In: debate

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