Apr 13, 2012 This year's presidential race could be the most expensive ever, and neither President Obama nor his presumed opponent Mitt Romney are expected to accept public financing of their campaigns -- it just wouldn't be enough.
Apr 11, 2012 Rick Santorum's exit from the GOP primary race means the super PAC money that kept his presidential bid alive will now likely be spent on anti-Obama attack ads.
Apr 10, 2012 Rick Santorum’s decision to bow out of the presidential race frees up millions of dollars that Republicans can now spend to fight Obama.
Elizabeth Wynne Johnson
Apr 4, 2012 Today President Obama will sign the STOCK Act -- short for “Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge.” It says Capitol Hill finally has to follow the same insider trading rules as everybody else.
Apr 3, 2012 How history has led to how recent electoral caucuses are run, and the waning influence of the super PACs in the coming general elections.
Apr 2, 2012 Web security firm Impermium is charting the role of social media spam in the 2012 race for president. And researchers in Iowa are about to find out what happens when you give apes tablet computers. (Planet of the Apes, anyone?)
Mar 27, 2012 In the battle for bucks, small donors are giving much more to Romney's GOP rivals, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich.
Mar 22, 2012 Yesterday, Marketplace host headed out to Nevada to meet with President Obama. You may have heard the interview, but what was Kai really thinking as he interviewed the man who runs the U.S.A.?
Mar 20, 2012 President Barack Obama has raised just half of what he got from big donors at this point in his election campaign four years ago.