Data-driven decisionmaking played a huge role in creating a second term for the 44th President and will be one of the more closely studied elements of the 2012 cycle
The 2012 U.S. presidential campaign, a $2 billion cacophony of promises for the future, is ending with homages to the recent past
In the final weeks of the campaign, all the best–by which I mean, most vicious, least honest, most strident– advertisements get dropped on television screens. On YouTube, something similar has been happening.
Anyone doubting that the election will hinge on Latino turnout need only tune in to Spanish Language television these days.
More than $200 million spent on this election came from faceless donors. A Time/ProPublica report on how mystery cash is changing American politics.
On the way to the grocery store in Fort Collins, Colo, Tuesday, 4-year-old Abigael Evans started to cry over the sounds of NPR on the radio. Her mother asked her what was wrong.
Twenty-four debates ago, the nation began a democratic journey, a live-television experiment in primetime controlled chaos, filled with flubs, one-liners, crosstalk and body shots. Now it is all coming to an end.
Barack Obama is traveling to New York City on Thursday. He won’t meet Louis Ortiz. But thanks to the New York Times, you can.
Both candidates lurched onto the campaign trail Wednesday with new appeals to shore up support among a key demographic that may decide the outcome in key swing states.
0 minutes. Both men mean business. They are out with smiles, mouthed “Thank You’s” and a perfunctory handshake. The American people have been subjected to political debates for more than a year. But this one is bigger than …
In early June, shortly after President Obama stumbled in a press conference by saying, “the private sector is doing fine,” his senior White House and campaign aides began an e-mail chain among one another. It listed all the other …
2 minutes. They lock eyes from across the room, and neither man can look away. Big flag pin and little flag pin. Bulky suit and fitted suit. Lots of hair and little hair. A match is made, a connection struck. Their whitened …