Elections at a glance

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Need to raise money for a presidential campaign?

Sep 4, 2015
Try a Faustian pact with an eccentric billionaire.
Posted In: 2016 election, campaign finance, presidential candidates
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina participates in the GOP pre-debate forum on August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. CNN has changed its polling criteria to increase the likelihood Carly Fiorina will get a slot during the Sept. 16 debate.

Polling's 'spectacular disasters'

Sep 2, 2015
It takes a lot of money, and humans dialing phones, to get a quality survey.
Posted In: cnn, polls, Republicans, debate

One photographer, 35 years of campaign history

Aug 28, 2015
Jim Cole follows one rule to get a good shot on the campaign beat.
Posted In: photography, politics, New Hampshire, primary

You can't escape the campaign ad

Aug 28, 2015
Political parties want to use their voter data to help target online ads.
Posted In: campaign, advertising, 2016 election

Campaign Jobs: Making politicians prettier

Aug 19, 2015
Kriss Blevens is makeup artist to politicos, including former Rep. Newt Gingrich.
Posted In: campaign, hillary clinton, Newt Gingrich, makeup
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks during a speech hosted by the Foreign Policy Initiative last Friday in New York City. Rubio has missed almost a third of his senate votes this year.

Do members of Congress take vacation time to campaign?

Aug 17, 2015
A listener wonders how the Senate's presidential candidates can work and run.
Posted In: politics, campaign, 2016 election
Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry fields a question during a presidential forum hosted by FOX News and Facebook in Cleveland, OH on August 6.

Super PACs picking up the tab for campaign activities

Aug 11, 2015
Despite millions from supporters, Rick Perry can't make his staff payroll.
Posted In: Rick Perry, super PACs, 2016 election

What presidential candidates are not saying

Aug 7, 2015
Many debaters skated by with the minimum response when asked about the economy.
Posted In: GOP, debate, Economy
Construction crews work on $35 million renovation of Cleveland’s Public Square ahead of the Republican National Convention.

The conventions are coming...

Aug 6, 2015
Cleveland and Philadelphia gear up for Republican and Democratic national conventions.
Posted In: cleveland, Democrats, Republicans, conventions, Philadelphia
A still of businessman Joe Ricketts, a billionaire and active political donor.

The 'bring your own billionaire' election

Aug 4, 2015
If you're running for president, it helps to have someone wealthy by your side.
Posted In: 2016 election, campaign finance, billionaires
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