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Romney hosts mega donors at Utah retreat

Jun 22, 2012
More than 100 of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's top donors will join him this weekend, a sign that big-money donors -- not the small donors that propelled Barack Obama to victory in 2008 -- may be the difference-makers in this election.
Posted In: presidential candidates, fundraising, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Romney, Obama focus one-quarter of spending in one state

Jun 18, 2012
And, no, it's not Ohio. Would you believe... Massachusetts?
Posted In: campaign spending, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Obama pushed to recast economic message

Jun 14, 2012
Ahead of what's billed as a major speech by Barack Obama in Cleveland, democratic strategists want the president to change his message to acknowledge slow growth.
Posted In: 2012 election, President Obama

FEC will allow campaign donations by text

Jun 12, 2012
The change gives federal candidates a new way to tap into small donor networks, but questions about how much money it will bring in remain.
Posted In: campaign contributions, 2012 election

The magic small political donation number

Jun 5, 2012
Why do the Obama and Romney campaigns both set $3 as the entry-level donation?
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, campaign contribution, 2012 election

The Obama Dashboard and what it means

May 25, 2012
The President’s re-election campaign is using high tech tools for grass roots organizing
Posted In: Barack Obama, politics, according to a recent study

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

Electronic voting 2012: Here we go again

May 11, 2012
Elections come and go and many issues change, but one seems to remain: electronic voting. Two years ago, four years ago, eight years ago -- the story's been about the same: the machines don't seem ready for primetime, but we're using them anyway.
Posted In: voting, 2012 election

President Obama returns to Hollywood

May 10, 2012
The president seeks more Hollywood cash now that GOP challenger Mitt Romney is cutting into his Wall Street donations.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election, campaign contribution

Wall Street turning cold shoulder to Obama

Apr 24, 2012
In 2008, bankers and traders were among Obama's big donors. This year, many are now embracing Romney.
Posted In: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, 2012 election, Wall Street

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