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The science behind Obama's fundraising emails

Nov 29, 2012
"Casual" and "frequent" seem to be the formula for campaign fundraising emails.

A balance sheet of 'political capital'

Nov 7, 2012
President Obama and House Republicans both say they have it, but who has more?

What are your favorite election phrases?

Nov 7, 2012
A look at words, taglines and phrases that came out of past elections. Which were your favorites?

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?
Amey Esparza puts her 'I Voted' sticker on after casting her ballot at John Fremont Middle School on Nov. 6, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Super PACs are here to stay

Nov 6, 2012
Outside political groups expected to focus their dollars on post-election issues.

So what can $6 billion buy you?

Nov 5, 2012
The price of this year's campaign spending is what Americans spend every year renting DVDs.

On the fence: A small business owner from Virginia

Nov 5, 2012
With less than a day to go until the nation selects a new president, small business owner Brett Fry's vote will go to the party that will be good stewards of the armed forces.

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On the fence: A small business owner wants her candidate to say the right thing

Nov 2, 2012
Marketing strategist Olalah Njenga is hoping her candidate will give her the "how" so she can give him her vote.

Country musicians often sing a GOP tune

Nov 2, 2012
Both presidential campaigns have their soundtracks. And on the Republican side, it’s got a twang, with a list of country music artists either endorsing or campaigning with Mitt Romney.

Could Google be this election's true crystal ball?

Oct 23, 2012
One researcher uses Google to track which voters are likely to go to the polls and the candidate they'll choose.