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What really matters to Florida voters

Aug 30, 2012
Mitt Romney is scheduled to accept the GOP nomination tonight. We travel to Florida's I-4 corridor to take the pulse of voters living in "The Real Economy."
Posted In: Florida, politics, GOP

For Florida town, growth at what price?

Aug 29, 2012
The mayor of Port Orange, Fla., has been a cheerleader for growth, but now has second thoughts.
Posted In: Florida, growth, development

A Florida community banker weighs in on the election

Aug 29, 2012
As part of our coverage of "The Real Economy" -- what matters most to voters this election year -- we've invited a guy named Mike Sleaford into the studio to give us his thoughts on the election and the economy.
Posted In: Florida, banking

Florida town rides housing boom, bust

Aug 28, 2012
Famed for their citrus groves, Dundee residents take stock of the economy and the upcoming elections.
Posted In: Florida, oranges, 2012 election

Election ads depict a lost America

Jul 20, 2012
In the 2012 presidential election race, both parties focus on images of factories and hard hats.
Posted In: 2012 election, ad campaign, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Mike Huckabee on how Mitt Romney can help the middle class

Jul 16, 2012
The former governor talks about the importance of the middle class in this year's presidential election, and what he thinks Mitt Romney needs to do to improve his standings.
Posted In: middle class, 2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee

How personal finance is factoring into the election

Jun 27, 2012
In this installment of Money Matters, we look at the economics of democracy: whether our personal finances are having an effect in this year's major political election.
Posted In: Money Matters

Romney's role in pioneering the outsourcing of jobs

Jun 27, 2012
The presidential campaign has returned to the issue of private equity and the outsourcing of jobs. President Obama has latched onto a Washington Post report that says private equity firm Bain Capital, which Mitt Romney used to run, helped pioneer the outsourcing of jobs.
Posted In: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Bain Capital, outsourcing

Just who are the white working class?

Jun 27, 2012
And why they do, or don’t, really matter in this year’s elections.
Posted In: 2012 election, working class

Obama to visit upper-middle-class black L.A.

Jun 6, 2012
Neighbors say they are more economically vulnerable than white counterparts.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, elections, los angeles, View Park

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