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How Mitt Romney's tax rate stacks up

Jan 24, 2012
Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has finally released his tax returns. How does he compare to the average millionaire, and the average American?
Posted In: 2012 campaign, Mitt Romney, Taxes

What is an effective tax rate?

Jan 24, 2012
News is out this morning that Mitt Romney's effective tax rate is around 14 percent. But that's a different tax rate calculation than the one you're probably familiar with.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Taxes, 2012 campaign

Tea Party, Republicans await S.C. primary

Jan 19, 2012
We speak to one of the founding members of the Tea Party in South Carolina about which candidate she favors and why.
Posted In: 2012 campaign, 2012 election, republican primaries, tea party

The first $1 billion presidential candidate?

Jan 12, 2012
The Obama re-election campaign said this morning the campaign and the Democratic National Committee raised $68 million in the last three months of 2011. Could he be on his way to topping the $1 billion mark by election day?
Posted In: politics, 2012 campaign, Barack Obama

How campaign spending has changed since 2008

Jan 12, 2012
Today we found out President Obama and the Democrats raised $68 million in the last quarter of 2011, as the president seeks re-election. But this money is a bit... different.
Posted In: 2012 campaign, super PAC, Barack Obama

Super PACS helping to level the playing field

Jan 12, 2012
Republican candidates, thus far, are way behind President Obama in terms of campaign financing. But they are also turning to independent super PACS for funds.
Posted In: politics, 2012 campaign, super PAC

When American politicians recycle

Jan 11, 2012
Mitt Romney won the New Hampshire primary last night. But why did his victory speech sound so familiar?
Posted In: politics, 2012 election, 2012 campaign

FlackCheck: Separating facts from political malarkey

Jan 5, 2012
Why not get some laughs with your fact-checking? A new site joins the tradition of political comedy, with facts at the forefront.
Posted In: politics, 2012 campaign, 2012 election, romney

Google to post caucus results

Jan 3, 2012
Steve McQueen powerless to stop it.
Posted In: Google, election, 2012 campaign

Mid-day Extra: Are presidential debates free advertising?

Nov 23, 2011
This year has had an unusual number of Republican presidential debates on television. Does this help candidates without much money hold on longer than they should?
Posted In: politics, Republicans, 2012 campaign

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