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Let's play PAC Name Fever!

Feb 8, 2012
It's our first (and probably last) edition of PAC Name Fever, the super PAC name game where you decide whether they're real or fake.
Posted In: super PAC, elections

Play the Super PAC Name Game!

Feb 8, 2012
Is that a Super PAC or a Britney Spears movie? Marvel over this list of the most obscure Super PAC names and create your own with the Super PAC Name Generator from WNYC
Posted In: super PAC, elections

Nebraska and Nevada, ahead of the election

Jan 27, 2012
Marketplace reporters Sarah Gardner and David Gura discuss their recent reporting trips to Nevada and Nebraska as they take the pulse of the nation ahead of the presidential election.
Posted In: elections, Economy, votes, Jobs, Unemployment

Taiwanese re-elect President Ma Ying-jeou

Jan 15, 2012
Voters in Taiwan re-elected President Ma Ying-jeou on Saturday. Ma pursues a conciliatory policy toward China, which has welcomed his victory.
Posted In: China, Taiwan, elections

Mid-day Extra: MTV's Choose or Lose gets lost

Dec 19, 2011
After 20 years, MTV's long running campaign to get youth voters to the poles is getting revamped -- starting with the name
Posted In: 2012 election, elections, mtv, politics

Russian billionaire to challenge Putin

Dec 13, 2011
Vladimir Putin has a new opponent for the March presidential elections, billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, owner of the New Jersey Nets.
Posted In: Russia, Vladimir Putin, Mikhail Prokhorov, elections

Economy weighs on Egyptians' minds as they vote for a new parliament.

Nov 28, 2011
Many plan to vote for a the party associated with the Muslim Brotherhood, whose charity efforts are well known to Egypt's poor. But some worry the Brotherhood may not make the economy a priority if it's chosen to form the next government.
Posted In: Egypt, elections, Muslim Brotherhood

Betting the odds on the Republican presidential nomination

Nov 10, 2011
This final note today about the GOP debate and what markets can tell us about ourselves.
Posted In: elections, Final Note, Republicans

Obama's data management could keep him in the White House

Oct 11, 2011
CNN ran a story by Micah Sifry, co-founder of the Personal Democracy Forum, about the Obama campaign's data crunching strategy. Sifry says Obama's...
Posted In: data, elections, Tech Report, white house

Elizabeth Warren to run for Senate

Sep 13, 2011
This final note today. Elizabeth Warren's sick and tired and she's not going to take it anymore. So she's going to run for the Senate. She's hopi...
Posted In: elections, Elizabeth Warren, Senate

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