Mar 13, 2012 It takes a lot of what are called rare earths to make the electronics that keep us going in the 21st century. The Obama Administration believes China is holding back its supply of these special metals to drive up prices and now the U.S. , the European Union, and Japan are taking their beef about China to the World Trade Organization.
Mar 8, 2012 According to the latest Gallup data, Americans could withstand over $5 a gallon for gasoline before they had to significantly change their buying habits.
Mar 7, 2012 Now that Super Tuesday has played out, we're getting a sharper focus on what voters care about most. Six in ten voters considered the economy the top issue.
Mar 7, 2012 Last night, the Republican presidential candidates all mentioned economic issues in their speeches following the primaries and caucuses in ten states.
Mar 6, 2012 The extended, expensive GOP primary race could help state primaries that never mattered before, in big media markets like California and New York.
Mar 6, 2012 Political cartoonist Mark Fiore lampoons the rise of the Super PAC in this short video animation
Mar 6, 2012 Super PACs are not allowed to spend the millions they take in on campaign organizations. Some cash-rich Super Tuesday candidates were so organization poor they couldn't collect enough signatures to get on ballots in all ten states.
Mar 2, 2012 For all the talk by Republicans about the dangers of "Obamacare," there are some who view the law as good for business.
Mar 2, 2012 Frank Newport, the editor-in-chief of Gallup, talks about Americans' attitude toward health care reform and the role it could play in this year's presidential election.
Feb 29, 2012 When Barack Obama won Virginia in 2008, it was the first time a Democrat carried the traditionally GOP state in a presidential election since 1964. Thanks to an influx of new hip, young voters, the president could win Virginia again.