Election 2012

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2012: Reviewing the year of the super PAC

Dec 25, 2012
Super PACs spent big money on the 2012 election. But some of the biggest donors didn't exactly get a good rate of return. So, can we expect more big spending the next election cycle?
Posted In: Election 2012, super PACs

Bad day for billionaires

Nov 7, 2012
Conservative super donors fared poorly on Election Day
Posted In: Election 2012, super PACs, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Yea or nay: Whether to talk politics at work

Nov 6, 2012
Politics, like religion and sports, can be a delicate workplace conversation topic. How will the day after play out around the office water cooler?
Posted In: workplace, etiquette, Election 2012

How the stigma of food stamps plays into the election

Nov 2, 2012
Politicians keep bringing up the food stamps program this election season -- how does that affect the people who actually use them?
Posted In: food stamps, Election 2012

Retirement -- election no-show

Nov 2, 2012
Commentator Helaine Olen says neither President Obama nor Mitt Romeny acknowledge coming 'retirement crisis.'
Posted In: Retirement, Election 2012

Social Security: It's too complicated

Nov 2, 2012
More than 20 percent of the U.S. national budget is spent on Social Security, so of course politicians like to promise to reform it. Commentator Chris Farrell says unfortunately both candidates' plans are way too complicated.
Posted In: Social Security, Election 2012

Opinion: Why I'm voting for Barack Obama

Nov 2, 2012
Comedian Andy Kindler on why he's voting to reelect President Barack Obama.
Posted In: Election 2012, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Opinion: Why I'm voting for Mitt Romney

Nov 2, 2012
Comedy writer Brian Donovan on why he's voting for Mitt Romney.
Posted In: Election 2012, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Campaigns reboot after Sandy

Oct 31, 2012
Election officials in storm-stricken counties scramble ahead of voting day.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, Election Day, Election 2012

Food stamps and the politics of poverty

Oct 30, 2012
As the 2012 presidential election enters its final days, we examine one of the stars of the campaign. Not binders or Big Bird. This one begins with the letter 'F' -- food stamps.
Posted In: food stamps, Election 2012

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