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The influence of the vice president

Jul 18, 2012
As Romney prepares to tap running mate, historians say vice presidents have a mostly unseen role in shaping policy.
Posted In: vice president, Mitt Romney, 2012 election

Mike Huckabee on how Mitt Romney can help the middle class

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.
Posted In: middle class, 2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee

This election? James Carville says it's all about the middle class

Jul 12, 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!''
Posted In: james carville, middle class, 2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Democrats, Republicans

Good economy, bad economy: Both candidates are right

Jul 10, 2012
President Obama and Mitt Romney have different takes on the economy. Commentator Justin Wolfers says they're both right.
Posted In: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, 2012 election

Wireless providers have doubts about texting campaign donations

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.
Posted In: campaign contributions, text messages, 2012 election, mid-day extra

Just who are the white working class?

Jun 27, 2012
And why they do, or don’t, really matter in this year’s elections.
Posted In: 2012 election, working class

Obama pushed to recast economic message

Jun 14, 2012
Ahead of what's billed as a major speech by Barack Obama in Cleveland, democratic strategists want the president to change his message to acknowledge slow growth.
Posted In: 2012 election, President Obama

Do Americans support the Affordable Care Act?

Jun 14, 2012
Any day now, the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act will come down. Two years since the act was passed, what do American's think of the reforms?
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, 2012 election

FEC will allow campaign donations by text

Jun 12, 2012
The change gives federal candidates a new way to tap into small donor networks, but questions about how much money it will bring in remain.
Posted In: campaign contributions, 2012 election

Apple rumors heat up; political donations via text

Jun 11, 2012
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off today, and rumors of a new operating system are abound. Plus, political candidates will soon want you to text them some cash.
Posted In: text messages, FEC, 2012 election, apple

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