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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

A fundraising boost from same-sex marriage

May 14, 2012
President Obama's shift on same-sex marriage might have opened the door to more fundraising.
Posted In: gay marriage, Barack Obama, fundraising

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

Gay rights got two wins today

May 9, 2012
President Obama came out in favor of gay marriage today, and the executive director of the Family Equality Council rung the New York Stock Exchange's closing bell.
Posted In: gay marriage, Barack Obama, new york stock exchange

President Obama speaks on Afghanistan drawdown

May 2, 2012
America's role in the war in Afghanistan is winding down, according to President Obama, who gave a speech in Kabul, Afghanistan last night.
Posted In: Barack Obama, government spending, afghanistan

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

Wall Street turning cold shoulder to Obama

Apr 24, 2012
In 2008, bankers and traders were among Obama's big donors. This year, many are now embracing Romney.
Posted In: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, 2012 election, Wall Street

President Obama targets oil price manipulators

Apr 17, 2012
President Obama announced a new crackdown on illegal manipulation of oil prices by traders. He's asking for stronger regulations, bigger penalties for violators and more cops on the regulatory beat.
Posted In: Barack Obama, Oil

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