Jan 27, 2012 Economy continues to add jobs, but not fast enough to make campaigning easy for President Obama.
Jan 6, 2012 A fractured web presence and unified pranksters affect the presidential candidate's results.
Jan 5, 2012 Why not get some laughs with your fact-checking? A new site joins the tradition of political comedy, with facts at the forefront.
Jan 5, 2012 But can the president boost the economy without Congress?
Jan 27, 2012 The economy is shaping up to the top issue of this election year. How does that compare to the last election in 2008?
Jan 27, 2012 Rick Santorum is the latest GOP candidate to face the problem of increasing popularity without an increase in political dollars.
Jan 5, 2012 The president plans to use a recess appointment to name Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Jan 4, 2012 Many experts suggest the global aid community – including the largest donor, the United States – responded too late to the famine in the Horn of Africa.
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Jan 27, 2012 The unemployment rate in Iowa is relatively low compared to much of the rest of the country. How does the state's economy impact the Iowa caucuses?