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Why Obama And The Democrats Can't Get Any Love For The Economy

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.11.2015 | Business

The U.S. economy is growing, unemployment is tumbling and stocks are at record highs. So why aren't President Barack Obama and the Democrats getting e...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

The Economy Is Still The Biggest Issue For The Voters | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For all the talk about ISIS and Ebola, and all the political firestorms over the Affordable Care Act, most voters this year remain focus...

Economic Signposts to Watch This Fall

Richard Barrington | Posted 11.17.2012 | Business
Richard Barrington

So what type of business conditions will greet Americans this fall? The precise answers to those questions will probably play out over time. But these key economic signposts are likely to help determine them.

It's (Not) the (State) Economy, Stupid!

Thomas M. Holbrook | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
Thomas M. Holbrook

I'm skeptical that state-to-state variations in economic conditions -- especially those based on unemployment -- have much to do with presidential election outcomes.

Election, Upcoming Economic Data Could Affect Dow's Wild Ride

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - Wall Street's steep gains in the final days of October are leaving some investors optimistic that the market has put its scariest days behi...