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2012: The mobile web election

Apr 23, 2012
Candidates are scrambling to figure out web on-the-go by November. Plus, a new "Frogger."
Posted In: 2012 campaign, 2012 election, mobile, texting, video games, Frogger

Poll shows Obama and Romney in dead heat

Apr 18, 2012
A CBS News/New York Times poll finds Romney closing the gap. So how would his wealth affect his policies?
Posted In: Mitt Romney

A look at the Obama campaign's money strategy

Apr 16, 2012
From small donors, big donors and super PACs, where will the president be getting his campaign cash?
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election, campaign contribution

Presidential candidates likely to pass on public money

Apr 13, 2012
This year's presidential race could be the most expensive ever, and neither President Obama nor his presumed opponent Mitt Romney are expected to accept public financing of their campaigns -- it just wouldn't be enough.
Posted In: 2012 election, campaign spending

GOP-friendly super PACs can now focus money on Obama

Apr 11, 2012
Rick Santorum's exit from the GOP primary race means the super PAC money that kept his presidential bid alive will now likely be spent on anti-Obama attack ads.
Posted In: super PAC, Rick Santorum, 2012 election, Mitt Romney

Campaign fundraising, pre- and post-primaries

Apr 3, 2012
How history has led to how recent electoral caucuses are run, and the waning influence of the super PACs in the coming general elections.
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, campaign contribution

The Obama interview: The 'recipe for economic growth'

Mar 22, 2012
Yesterday, Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal sat down with President Obama to speak about health care, energy, and the economy at large. Kai asked the president to make the case for why his economic policies have been good for America.
Posted In: economic growth, President Obama

As Illinois primary unfolds, House GOP unveils budget plan

Mar 20, 2012
Congressional Republicans unveiled their 2013 budget today. It's more draconian than the president's. Will it become the fiscal blueprint for GOP lawmakers' election campaigns?
Posted In: undefined

Big Obama donors missing in action

Mar 20, 2012
President Barack Obama has raised just half of what he got from big donors at this point in his election campaign four years ago.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election, 2012 campaign

Candidates use YouTube to rally, not persuade

Mar 20, 2012
Forget pricey TV spots. Political campaigners turn to YouTube for free and fast distribution of their political ads.
Posted In: security, passwords, politics, YouTube

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It's international quiz time on Marketplace. Stephan Richter, editor-in-chief of the online international affairs magazine, The Globalist, brings us questions on global poverty, wealth, economics, and everything in between.