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'Tiger Blood' flows in Florida race

Aug 24, 2012
A Democratic super PAC goes after Rep. Connie Mack for past legal troubles by comparing him to actor Charlie Sheen.
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, campaign finance, Florida, Connie Mack, Charlie Sheen

GOP nonprofits press attack

Aug 23, 2012
Conservative political nonprofit continue to blanket airwaves with attack ads in Senate races.
Posted In: 2012 election, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Senate, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Florida, Virginia, Nevada, Koch

Liberal groups spend big

Aug 22, 2012
Patriot Majority USA kicks off long-term campaign targeting billionaire Koch brothers
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, nonprofit, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Koch, Todd Akin

GOP super PACs' fundraising dominates Dems

Aug 21, 2012
Restore Our Future sitting on $20 million-plus
Posted In: super PAC, 2012 election, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Mystery group goes after Dems in Senate races

Aug 20, 2012
Conservative nonprofit American Future Fund attacks Senate candidates in Florida and Wisconsin
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Attack ads fly on the prairie

Aug 17, 2012
Crossroads GPS hits North Dakota's Heitkamp with the second round of ads in as many weeks
Posted In: North Dakota, 2012 election, super PAC, campaign spending

Virginia politics is for haters, not lovers

Aug 16, 2012
Heavy-hitting outside groups release five negative ads in 24 hours
Posted In: super PAC, RNC, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Karl Rove, 2012 election

Disillusioned Democrats speak

Aug 15, 2012
Republican ads say Obama's promise of 'hope and change' hasn't materialized for voters.
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Americans for Prosperity, RNC

Union enters presidential fray

Aug 14, 2012
AFL-CIO super PAC goes after Romney and Ryan on coal and Medicare
Posted In: 2012 election, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, unions, super PAC

Ads tout veep pick Ryan

Aug 13, 2012
RNC, nonprofit group introduce 'America's Comeback Team'
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, RNC, 2012 election

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A special series from the Marketplace Wealth & Poverty Desk looking at the demographics of the growing income gap. For instance, based on sales data from the last few months of 2012, we know that Toyota is the go-to car brand for people making about the median household income. Similar data exists about commute times, home ownership and all sorts of information.