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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

The magic small political donation number

Jun 5, 2012
Why do the Obama and Romney campaigns both set $3 as the entry-level donation?
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, campaign contribution, 2012 election

Advocates fight for candidates to address foreclosures

May 31, 2012
Today housing advocacy groups from 22 cities and 17 states are launching a campaign to force the presidential candidates to address the specific topic of foreclosures.
Posted In: Housing, foreclosures, 2012 election

How your job shapes your vote for president

May 24, 2012
According to Gallup, what you do for a living, not how much money you make, may determine your vote in November.
Posted In: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Gallup, 2012 election, unions

Obama mines Silicon Valley

May 22, 2012
Hollywood isn't the only place in California with lots of campaign money. The Bay Area also has many deep pocket donors -- especially in the Silicon Valley, the home of many tech billionaires.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election, Silicon Valley

Which candidate can better steer the economy?

May 17, 2012
Gallup's latest polls reveal which presidential candidate Americans believe can best fix the U.S. economy.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, 2012 election

Electronic voting 2012: Here we go again

May 11, 2012
Elections come and go and many issues change, but one seems to remain: electronic voting. Two years ago, four years ago, eight years ago -- the story's been about the same: the machines don't seem ready for primetime, but we're using them anyway.
Posted In: voting, 2012 election

President Obama returns to Hollywood

May 10, 2012
The president seeks more Hollywood cash now that GOP challenger Mitt Romney is cutting into his Wall Street donations.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election, campaign contribution

It's the economy, stupid... right?

Apr 25, 2012
Commentator and economist Patrick Anderson puts that theory to the test.
Posted In: 2012 election, voting, Barack Obama

Billionaires top list of donors to super PACs

Apr 25, 2012
Find out who tops the list of top contributors to so-called super PACs through the end of March.
Posted In: super PAC, 2012 election

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