May 8, 2012 Hercules, Calif. was on the brink of bankruptcy. So the town made major sacrifices to stay solvent.
May 4, 2012 This weekend, voters in both France and Greece will go to the polls, and the expectation is that they'll be in a bit of an anti-austerity mood. One clue came yesterday in the U.K. where voters delivered big losses to the ruling Conservative party.
Feb 28, 2012 We look back at three big economic issues that have swayed elections in recent memory.
May 3, 2012 It's our first (and probably last) edition of PAC Name Fever, the super PAC name game where you decide whether they're real or fake.
Feb 8, 2012 Is that a Super PAC or a Britney Spears movie? Marvel over this list of the most obscure Super PAC names and create your own with the Super PAC Name Generator from WNYC
May 3, 2012 Marketplace reporters Sarah Gardner and David Gura discuss their recent reporting trips to Nevada and Nebraska as they take the pulse of the nation ahead of the presidential election.
Jan 16, 2012 Voters in Taiwan re-elected President Ma Ying-jeou on Saturday. Ma pursues a conciliatory policy toward China, which has welcomed his victory.
Jan 13, 2012 As cash-strapped local and state governments look to raise more money, many are moving toward privatizing things that used to be public. Is it a good decision?
Jan 27, 2012 After 20 years, MTV's long running campaign to get youth voters to the poles is getting revamped -- starting with the name