Mid-day Extra: Are presidential debates free advertising?

Nov 23, 2011
This year has had an unusual number of Republican presidential debates on television. Does this help candidates without much money hold on longer than they should?
Posted In: politics, Republicans, 2012 campaign

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

Mid-day Extra: Are brands politically neutral?

Nov 9, 2011
As Election Day results come pouring in, we look at one study that shows how Republicans and Democrats differ in their brand preferences.
Posted In: Republicans, Democrats, branding

AT&T hearing today

Sep 21, 2011
We're staying with this story because it matters and it's in the process of getting arcane and hard to follow. There's a hearing today in DC to set...
Posted In: AT&T, doj, House, Republicans, T-Mobile

2012 online

Apr 20, 2011
As Obama gets ready for his Facebook town hall this afternoon, The New York Times writes today that the political left doesn't own the Internet -...
Posted In: Facebook, Obama, Republicans, Twitter

MIDDAY UPDATE: Oil prices, energy efficient light bulbs

Jan 5, 2011
Increasing oil prices could end the global economic recovery, according to Fatin Birol, chief economist at the International Energy Agency. Birol...
Posted In: GOP, light bulbs, mid-day update, Oil, oil drilling, oil industry, oil price, Republicans

Health care industry in limbo as Republicans target health care reform law

Jan 4, 2011
The health care industry is hanging in limbo - and part of that has to do with the political changes this week in Washington....
Posted In: health care, healthcare reform, Republicans

On green one-upmanship at the DNC and RNC

Aug 27, 2008
Both the Democrats and Republicans appear to be scrambling in a game of one-upmanship to host "the greenest national convention ever." While that...
Posted In: conferences, Democrats, DNC, policy, Republicans, RNC