Jul 19, 2012 Gallup's Frank Newport digs into the latest polling data on the cure for our economic ailments.
Elizabeth Wynne Johnson
Jul 18, 2012 As Romney prepares to tap running mate, historians say vice presidents have a mostly unseen role in shaping policy.
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 16, 2012 Taking a look at how to provide for an elderly relative who is having trouble taking care of himself or herself.
Jul 10, 2012 President Obama and Mitt Romney have different takes on the economy. Commentator Justin Wolfers says they're both right.
Jul 9, 2012 About a month back, the Federal Election Commission approved a proposal to allow campaign contributions via text message. Both Obama and Romney camps have showed their support for the plan. But now Reuters is reporting that wireless carriers in the country might not be so easy to convince.
Jul 5, 2012 Public pension funds are resorting to riskier investments in a bid to score returns high enough to give retirees their guaranteed payments.
Jun 27, 2012 And why they do, or don’t, really matter in this year’s elections.
Jun 27, 2012 In this installment of Money Matters, we look at the economics of democracy: whether our personal finances are having an effect in this year's major political election.