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  • April 2, 2012   BY Christina Bellantoni  

    President Obama leads Mitt Romney by 2-to-1 among women under 50, according to a new Gallup/USA Today poll. Continue reading

  • March 7, 2012  

    Despite winning six states, Mitt Romney’s Super Tuesday victories did little to winnow the GOP field. Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul picked up some delegates and continued campaigning ahead of more caucuses and primaries. Gwen Ifill, USA Today’s Susan Page and the Pew Research Center’s Andrew Kohut discuss the race. Continue reading

  • March 5, 2012  

    On the eve of Super Tuesday, GOP hopeful Mitt Romney cited his business background as good experience for helping the economy while Rick Santorum took aim at the media, telling voters not to be swayed by poll numbers. Kwame Holman reports, then Judy Woodruff speaks with some Ohio voters about which candidates they favor. Continue reading

  • February 28, 2012  

    Struggling against an aggressive challenge in his home state of Michigan, GOP hopeful Mitt Romney on Tuesday accused rival Rick Santorum of “dirty tricks” in courting Democratic cross-over votes with automated robocalls. Gwen Ifill discusses what to look for in the primary results with Bill Ballenger of Inside Michigan Politics. Continue reading

  • February 23, 2012  

    GOP contenders Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum traded repeated blows at a debate Wednesday night in Mesa, Ariz., criticizing each other on conservative beliefs, use of federal earmarks and education reform. Judy Woodruff reports on the Republican candidates’ campaign tactics ahead of primaries in Arizona and Michigan. Continue reading

  • February 22, 2012  

    GOP contenders campaigned Wednesday in Arizona as they prepared for the season’s 20th presidential debate. Gwen Ifill reports from Phoenix. Then Judy Woodruff discusses the coming Michigan primary with Micheline Maynard of the public media project Changing Gears and Bill Ballenger of the Inside Michigan Politics newsletter. Continue reading

  • February 15, 2012  

    Several national polls now show GOP hopeful Rick Santorum in a new dead heat with longtime front-runner Mitt Romney. Gwen Ifill discusses Santorum’s rise and efforts to win Michigan’s Feb. 28 primary with The Washington Post’s Dan Balz and Bill Ballenger of the Inside Michigan Politics newsletter. Continue reading

  • February 1, 2012  

    As presidential candidates raise and spend increasingly larger amounts of money this election season, new financial reports show what role Super PACs are playing. Gwen Ifill discusses how campaign finance is shaping up this election year with John Dunbar of the Center for Public Integrity and Roll Call’s Eliza Newlin Carney. Continue reading

  • January 31, 2012  

    While Florida Republicans cast ballots in Tuesday’s primary, GOP hopeful Mitt Romney stressed his conservative credentials and rival Newt Gingrich vowed to continue his fight — no matter the outcome. Judy Woodruff, reporting from Tampa, discusses the pointed attacks and the 50 delegates at stake with Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. Continue reading

  • January 31, 2012  

    A new Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index showed U.S. home prices fell for a third straight month in two Florida cities, Miami and Tampa. Jeffrey Brown discusses the housing market’s role this election season with The Wall Street Journal’s Arian Campo-Flores and Jed Kolko of the real estate website Trulia. Continue reading

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