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Debate night recap: It's the economy, Big Bird

Oct 3, 2012
After a night focused on numbers, tax cuts, and deficits, the takeaway discussion points may well end as Big Bird and moderator Jim Lehrer.
Posted In: debate, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Who would a $17K cap on tax deductions affect?

Oct 3, 2012
Mitt Romney says he wants to lower everyone’s tax rate by 20 percent, and one way of doing that is to restrict deductions of more than $17,000. Experts say Mitt Romney 's deduction cap would mostly impact the wealthy.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, 2012 elections, Taxes

Misleading ad attacks Obama on Libya

Oct 2, 2012
American Crossroads makes political hay out of attacks in Libya
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Israel, Iran, United Nations, Libya

Debate Night: It's the economy, smarty-pants

Oct 1, 2012
President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney meet for a debate on domestic policy. According to moderator Jim Lehrer's notes, the first three topics will be: the economy, the economy, and the economy.
Posted In: Election 2012, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Nonprofit spends $8.2 million against Obama

Sep 28, 2012
Americans for Job Security's new ad attacks Obama on economic issues
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Dr. Seuss, super PAC, Mitt Romney

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.
Posted In: income, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, 47 percent

The summer of super PAC money

Sep 21, 2012
Democratic super PACs gained ground against GOP counterparts and raised big bucks in August
Posted In: Election 2012, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, super PACs

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

Do Americans want less government?

Sep 20, 2012
Mitt Romney and President Obama will be crisscrossing the state of Florida today. In recent weeks, one issue is becoming central to the campaign: Whether the government is over-regulating business.
Posted In: government, Mitt Romney, government spending

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

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