Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 20, 2012 One is seen as a family man, one isn't. But they both are struggling to relate to voters in their presidential campaigns.
Mar 16, 2012 The GOP presidential candidate is looking at having to raise more money to fight off rivals with staying power.
Mar 15, 2012 Your politics even determines your take on the weather outside.
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 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 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.
Feb 24, 2012 Michigan is a state known for its unions. But Mitt Romney says employees should be able to opt out of mandatory union dues.