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Romney's 1040: Tax Terms An Accountant Would Love

Friday, July 20, 2012

The debate over Mitt Romney's tax returns is the latest example of America's mixed feelings about wealthy presidential candidates, including John F. Kennedy, Ross Perot and John Kerry. Some of the lingo related to all this can be baffling. So just what are blind trusts, tax shelters and offshore accounts?

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Read: Obama on Colorado Shootings

Friday, July 20, 2012

President Obama declined to use a scheduled stop in Florida as a campaign event in the wake of the shootings at a Colorado movie theater. He told supporters, "there are going to be other days for politics.  This, I think, is a day for prayer and reflection."

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Map: Explore Obama's New York

Thursday, July 19, 2012

From his days as a student at Columbia University to date nights with Michelle to fundraising at some of the city's most elite addresses, Barack Obama knows a thing or two about the Big Apple. Follow in his footsteps, and explore Obama’s New York City.

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When Will NY Be Able to Register to Vote on Facebook?

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Washington has just become the first state to allow people to register to vote via Facebook, and the way things are going, it won’t be the last.

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Obama’s Harlem Apartment for Rent

Thursday, July 19, 2012

The two-bedroom Harlem apartment where President Barack Obama lived while he attended Columbia University in the 1980s is for rent.

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As Republicans Block DISCLOSE Act, Romney's Position Unclear

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

After Senate Republicans won a vote along party lines to kill the DISCLOSE Act, campaign finance reformers may have to wait until after the election to see any meaningful legislation come before Congress.

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Anna in the Swing States: Iowa's Political Migrations

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Winning this state in 2012 will come down to which campaign can woo Iowa’s ticket-splitting rural voters and swing Catholic voters, while establishing a edge in the politically diversifying cities.

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Explainer: What the Ron Paul Campaign Needs to Stay Alive

Friday, July 13, 2012

There's still a reason to talk about Ron Paul, and it has to do with whether or not he'll be allowed to talk at the Republican National Convention next month.

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Anna in the Swing States: No 'Mile High' Enthusiasm in Colorado

Friday, July 13, 2012

The choice Colorado voters are anticipating in November is not so much Obama versus Romney, but whether voting for the guy they kind of like is worth the trouble.

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Biden to Romney: Here's How You Address the NAACP

Thursday, July 12, 2012

He had weed jokes—another thing Mitt Romney was missing.

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The 5 Boos Mitt Romney Heard During His NAACP Speech

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Mitt Romney told the NAACP Wednesday morning, "If you want a president who will make things better in the African American community, you are looking at him." The response was mixed.

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Listen: Swing States Voter Voices

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

In this first swing swing, we'll hear from voters in Colorado, Iowa, Wisconsin and Ohio about what's changed in their lives since 2008 and what matters most to them for the next four years.

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Christie Talks Bipartisanship in Washington: A Tryout for Tampa?

Monday, July 09, 2012

In front of a standing-room-only audience, the blunt style of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie went over big at the Brookings Institute in Washington on Monday.

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What We Learned from Obama's Tax Speech

Monday, July 09, 2012

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before.

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Anna in the Swing States: Colorado's Swinging Suburbs and Untapped Latino Voters

Sunday, July 08, 2012

Follow along as Anna Sale makes her way through the swing states, talking to to the most coveted — and besieged — voters in the country. In the swing state of Colorado, those are residents of the swelling suburbs and the growing numbers of Latino voters.

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What's On Herman Cain's CainTV?

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Herman Cain's new website goes above and beyond the high-water mark for weirdness Cain has set over and over again.

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Watching 'Tax' Tweets After Supreme Court Decision

Thursday, July 05, 2012

You know how your corner of Twitter reacted to last week's Supreme Court decision, but how did *everyone* on Twitter react?

As an experiment, and to tinker with some new tools, the WNYC Data News team tried to find out.

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Did the ATF Walk Guns to Mexico in Fast & Furious?

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

On Tuesday's Brian Lehrer Show, reporter Katherine Eban broke down her breakthrough investigation into the root cause of the Fast and Furious "gun-walking" scandal.

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How this Year's Supreme Court Rulings Affects Immigrants

Friday, June 29, 2012

Our Supreme Court justices have been rather productive this week and their rulings will impact the lives of all of us who live in this country, including those who have chosen the United States as their adopted home, with or without proper documentation.

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Post-Ruling, Obama Takes GOP Line on Jobs as Romney Vows Repeal

Thursday, June 28, 2012

President Obama used one of the GOP’s favorite talking points against them in the wake of Thursday’s landmark Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act.

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