Oct 16, 2012 Just in time for the second presidential debate, Medicare, the patient, goes to see "Dr. Obama" and "Dr. Romney."
Oct 11, 2012 New weekly claims for unemployment fell last week to the lowest level in four and a half years. Combined with last week's employment report, the claims data provides evidence of a slowly improving job market.
Oct 5, 2012 September's unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent, the same place it was when President Obama took office. Presidential economic adviser Alan Krueger and Romney adviser Glenn Hubbard share their reactions to this morning's jobs report.
Oct 5, 2012 The government's September jobs report is out this morning. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that unemployment has fallen to 7.8 percent with 114,000 jobs added last month.
Oct 5, 2012 When it comes to all of the different indicators used to measure the country’s economic health, especially during the election year, the unemployment rate is the Big Man on Campus.
Oct 4, 2012 Obama smirks, Romney leaves heart in Cayman Islands
Oct 4, 2012 In last night's debate, Mitt Romney said the president gave $90 billion to the green energy world. That $90 billion number? That's right, sort of.
Oct 4, 2012 Last night's debate brought a number of what seem like novel developments: Pivots on critical issues by Romney; the president leaving out seemingly obvious talking points. But how surprising are they, really?
Oct 4, 2012 In last night's debate Romney drew on his strengths with voters -- the economy, the deficit, and the role of the federal government. How will Romney's performance affect the trajectory of the race?
Oct 4, 2012 Following the presidential debate, voters in the swing state of Ohio weigh in on what issues matter most for the middle class this election and who won the debate.