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.
Feb 23, 2012 Rising prices at the gas pump could threaten the economic recovery and pose an election year problem for Obama. What can he do?
Feb 23, 2012 The president spoke to the crowd at the University of Miami about American energy.
May 3, 2012 The GOP candidates and President Obama all have plans to boost manufacturing, but commentator Robert Reich says they're mostly wishful thinking.
Feb 16, 2012 Commentator Megan McArdle says no president has that much control over the economy.
Feb 16, 2012 Do Americans agree with President Obama's latest budget proposal? Gallup's editor-in-chief Frank Newport explains what Americans want the government to cut and spend more money on.
Feb 1, 2012 President Obama plans to build much of his election-year policy agenda around carrots and sticks. But commentator Amity Shlaes that plan could backfire.
Jan 27, 2012 Barack Obama's rendition of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" has boosted sales for the 1972 hit.
Jan 25, 2012 In his State of the Union speech last night, President Obama said he hopes to bring manufacturing jobs back to the country from overseas. But with countries like Apple firmly planted in factories abroad, will that ever happen?