Jan 27, 2012 New Hampshire, like Iowa, has a state economy that is much better off than the national average. So what do candidates focus on there to win over voters?
Jan 4, 2012 Today was a day of new directions for Internet giant Yahoo!, which named a new CEO. And President Obama is expected to appoint a new top cop for protecting consumers. Meanwhile today, the low-calorie, natural sweetener Stevia got the green light to be sold in Europe; Italy said it will allow 24-hour businesses; U.S. car sales look good in 2012; and more headlines from the GOP campaign trail.
Dec 29, 2011 Citizens for a Working America had once planned to support Michele Bachmann. It then bought an ad in Iowa for Mitt Romney's campaign.
Dec 8, 2011 Voters in Iowa will head to the Republican caucus in a few weeks. On the ballot could be a trend that might define the election.
Jan 27, 2012 Texas Gov. Rick Perry initially based his economic plan on increasing domestic energy exploration and production while cutting regulatory agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency. Recently, he’s expanded his platform with a proposal that he says would reduce some Americans’ income taxes and all corporate taxes to 20 percent.
Jan 27, 2012 he former House speaker’s pro-business “Jobs and Prosperity Plan” aims to trigger growth by slashing taxes across the board – including eliminating the capital gains tax and reducing corporate income tax to 12.5 percent from its current marginal rate of 35 percent.
Jan 27, 2012 Rick Santorum’s economic plan draws as much from family values as it does from economics. Santorum insists that the strength of the American economy is predicated on the strength of the family.
Jan 27, 2012 Cain’s “9-9-9” plan for a radical overhaul of the nation’s tax system has turned him into one of the most popular candidates in the Republican field.
Jan 27, 2012 Ron Paul was among the handful of politicians in 2006-2007 who warned of an impending financial meltdown. And he has been a consistent critic of the prevailing financial order.