Nov 6, 2012 Since World War II, incumbent presidents have been defeated in election years when the unemployment rate is above 7.5 percent. What does that mean for President Obama and October's 7.9 percent unemployment rate?
Nov 5, 2012 Loudoun County, Virginia fence-sitters explain what got them to commit.
Nov 2, 2012 Depending on political spins and eventual revisions, the final Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report before the presidential election, could be good or bad for whoever wins.
Nov 2, 2012 The Weekly Wrap examines the latest unemployment numbers from October -- the last jobs report to come out before Election Day -- and why that matters.
Nov 2, 2012 With the government's latest jobs report due out this morning, talk of jobs and the economy will likely rule the day. But there are a host of other issues at stake in this election, including education.
Nov 2, 2012 Ahead of the government's jobs report tomorrow, Gallup is predicting a decrease in unemployment from the organization's independent polling.
Nov 1, 2012 Initial claims for unemployment insurance dropped last week and productivity increased modestly. Does the data mean hiring is back on track?
Oct 31, 2012 As stricken homeowners dig out, home-improvement sales should see a boost.
Oct 26, 2012 The government is estimating U.S. GDP grew two percent for the past three months. The figure is better than economists had expected -- but then again, they weren't expecting much.
David Martin Davies
Oct 23, 2012 The trial begins this week. Cash-starved school districts are arguing that big budget cuts violate the state constitution's guarantee of fair and adequate education for all its citizens.