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On fiscal cliff, Americans say leave me out of this

Dec 6, 2012
With just about three weeks left until Congress runs up against its fiscal cliff deadline, how is the public viewing the debate?
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Obama

Study: Changes to student loan repayments benefit the well-off

Oct 16, 2012
Today the nonpartisan New America Foundation is out with a report that suggests changes to income-based loan repayment rules are benefiting high-income, high-debt students.
Posted In: federal student loans, debt, Obama

Millennials get their favorite TV and the debates too

Oct 1, 2012
Young viewers might watch the CW channel during the presidential debates, but they'll still keep up with politics via social media.
Posted In: 2012 elections, debate, Obama, romney, millennials, televbision

Middle class at a crossroads, not for the first time

Sep 21, 2012
What we can learn from American history about the presidential candidates' plans for the middle class.
Posted In: middle class, Election 2012, Obama, romney

PODCAST: Bernanke speaks, India's economy hits the breaks

Aug 31, 2012
The big news of the day is Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's much-anticipated speech at Jackson Hole. Also, we fact-check a misleading campaign ad about welfare.
Posted In: Obama, welfare, romney, Ben Bernanke

Are Romney's drilling plans eco-friendly?

Aug 24, 2012
And a new app helps you separate fact from baloney in political ads.
Posted In: Obama, drilling, energy, Mitt Romney

Report: People don't retweet candidates on the economy

Aug 15, 2012
But they do retweet them on anything else. Social media research indicates that voters might be in the mood for a broader discussion.
Posted In: Obama, romney, social media, Twitter, YouTube, according to a recent study

What Americans think about taxing the rich

Jul 12, 2012
President Obama is calling for renewing the Bush tax cuts, except for those making $250,000 a year and more. Gallup's Frank Newport on what people think about that proposal.
Posted In: Bush tax cuts, Obama, Gallup

Tax cuts, candidate wealth: What matters to voters?

Jul 12, 2012
The Presidential race this week can be summed up in a few words: Outsourcing, wealth, taxes, and jobs. How are American voters responding the latest week's news?
Posted In: jobs report, Obama, Mitt Romney, Bush tax cuts

Obama sends economic adviser to Europe

May 30, 2012
With borrowing costs spiking for Spain and Italy, the Obama administration has sent a top treasury official to Europe to encourage European leaders to take decisive action on their financial mess.
Posted In: U.S. Treasury, Obama, spain, Greece, Eurozone

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