2012 election


Nate Silver on political polling in the cellphone and social media age

Oct 22, 2012
Nate Silver, who tracks polls at the New York Times blog Five Thirty Eight, says that technology is great for forecasting political races, if we use it correctly.
Posted In: debate, 2012 election, polls

Mystery group spends $1 million opposing Obama

Oct 19, 2012
'Citizen Awareness Project' based in Colorado
Posted In: 2012 election, nonprofits, Barack Obama

Secret campaign donations -- so what?

Oct 18, 2012
Nonprofit social welfare organizations may become more potent political donors than super PACs. And they don't have to disclose who gave money.
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, super PACs, campaign contributions

Koch-funded groups attack Obama for 'war on coal'

Oct 18, 2012
Ads target swing states of Ohio and Virginia.
Posted In: 2012 election, coal, Barack Obama, Koch, super PACs, energy

The "spring break" president?

Oct 17, 2012
New attack ad from a Tea Party PAC says Obama is the one who's out of touch with Americans
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, tea party, super PACs

Debates more significant than usual

Oct 17, 2012
Last night's second presidential debate between President Obama and Governor Romney was fiery and full of pocketbook issues. Will the debate impact the short term polls and the final election outcome?
Posted In: debate, 2012 election

Yes, some voters are still undecided

Oct 16, 2012
As Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama prepare to meet again for tonight's second presidential debate, they'll face not only the moderator and each other, but undecided voters.
Posted In: town hall, debate, 2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Super PAC quarterly report sheds light on donors

Oct 16, 2012
Notable donors include the National Education Association, Bob Perry and Foster Friess
Posted In: super PACs, 2012 election

Checking up on Medicare

Oct 16, 2012
Just in time for the second presidential debate, Medicare, the patient, goes to see "Dr. Obama" and "Dr. Romney."
Posted In: Medicare, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, 2012 election

Web video implies Biden 'on something' in debate

Oct 15, 2012
Group's backers a mystery.
Posted In: 2012 election, Joe Biden, debate