| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:38 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shrek would be green with envy. Movie producer Jeffrey Katzenberg is animating the presidential race this election season, raising more money than any other Democratic donor.
The DreamWorks Animation CEO joins two other media...
| Oct 21, 2012
Break down the 2012 election into something fundamentally American — as opposed to the economy, which is universal, or the latest gaffe by Mitt Romney or Joe Biden, which is shallower fare — and it revolves around this question: How much...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Polls may show a hotly contested presidential election. But sales of Halloween masks of the candidates are already calling the race.
President Obama masks have been outselling those of his Republican challenger Mitt Romney by a 60% to 40% margin,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:42 AM
I just got done endorsing PBS’s “Frontline” a few weeks ago, and what do you know: they become basically the only media outlet to shed light on the connection between well-financed right-wing groups and the veritable disappearance of...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 11:57 AM
(CNN) -- The voting population of Latinos has exploded to the point where Latinos will not only be a decisive force in the presidential election, but will likely affect the outcome of political contests from school boards and statehouses to Congress,...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Precisely how much the four televised debates really influenced the 2012 presidential election remains to be seen on Nov. 6; rhetorical and presentational advantage often can prove temporary in the face of the actual issues important to all Americans...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:46 AM
With the upcoming presidential election, we decided to ask our esteemed Tax Talk columnists Ken Milani and Claude Renshaw to give us their take on the differences between the candidates when it comes to taxes.
The following is their response:
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:16 AM
A new poll released Wednesday by Roanoke College found that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has overtaken President Barack Obama in Virginia, and that George Allen is leading Tim Kaine in Virginia’s U.S. Senate race.
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:30 AM
No matter who emerges victorious in the Nov. 6 election, most analysts are expecting only a short-term calm in the stock market for the remainder of this year.
Investors typically cast their votes in the market based on what they imagine the newly...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 5:02 AM
For the past year, left-leaning Tribune columnist Eric Zorn has regularly been trading views on the presidential race with writers from the other side of the political spectrum, looking for trends, points of agreement and areas of divergence. For the last...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:15 AM
NEW YORK -- Hiring increased last month, while the unemployment rate ticked higher, according to a report released just four days before the presidential election.
The economy added 171,000 jobs in October, while the unemployment ticked up to 7.9, from...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:24 PM
The final set of monthly jobs data before Tuesday's presidential election provided both campaigns fodder to drive home their closing arguments on jobs and the economy, with President Barack Obama's team arguing the numbers show the economy on the...