Jul 20, 2012 In the 2012 presidential election race, both parties focus on images of factories and hard hats.
Jul 17, 2012 There's a new bad word in the race for president: 'Outsourcing.' But the latest political back-and-forth, while dramatic, ignores the realities of the American economy.
Jul 16, 2012 The former governor talks about the importance of the middle class in this year's presidential election, and what he thinks Mitt Romney needs to do to improve his standings.
Jul 16, 2012 Liberal pundit James Carville explains why class matters in this year's presidential election in his new book, ''It's the Middle Class, Stupid!''
Jul 10, 2012 President Obama and Mitt Romney have different takes on the economy. Commentator Justin Wolfers says they're both right.
Jul 5, 2012 As President Obama's "Betting on America" tour gets underway, we ask a linguist: What does it mean to "bet" on the country?
Jul 5, 2012 It's been exactly a week since the Supreme Court announced that President Obama's healthcare overhaul is constitutional. Have Americans shifted their view of the law?
Jun 27, 2012 The presidential campaign has returned to the issue of private equity and the outsourcing of jobs. President Obama has latched onto a Washington Post report that says private equity firm Bain Capital, which Mitt Romney used to run, helped pioneer the outsourcing of jobs.
Jun 22, 2012 More than 100 of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's top donors will join him this weekend, a sign that big-money donors -- not the small donors that propelled Barack Obama to victory in 2008 -- may be the difference-makers in this election.
Jun 18, 2012 And, no, it's not Ohio. Would you believe... Massachusetts?