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Personal income and its effects at the ballot box

Sep 27, 2012
Well we are 40 days away from Election Day here in the U.S. And there's some new polling about just how much a voter's income determines his or her vote.
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Income level way down the list of presidential predictors

Sep 20, 2012
Frank Newport of Gallup drops by to school us on just what factors truly effect how we vote for the president. Spoiler alert: gaffes like Romney's "47 percent" aren't one of them.
Posted In: 2012 elections, Mitt Romney, 47 percent

The 47% who don't pay federal income tax include middle class, poor, retirees

Sep 18, 2012
Mitt Romney wasn't wrong when he said almost half of Americans don't pay federal income taxes. Some of those people are retired, some are poor. Another big reason why some don't pay? Tax cuts.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Taxes, 47 percent

Mitt Romney criticized over comments about taxes

Sep 18, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says 47 percent of Americans pay no net income tax -- ergo, they are predisposed to vote for President Obama. We break down the numbers.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, 47 percent, Taxes