Archive for October 2014

Campaign attack ads

October 24, 2014 - 05:07 PM
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In the weeks leading up to the election, opposing sides have taken to using negative campaign ads for ammunition in the battle for the Senate. Now, analysts expect even more money to spent in the coming weeks.

Dave Levinthal, senior reporter with the Center for Public Integrity, discussed the trend with Capital Insider.

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Closing in on Election Day

October 23, 2014 - 02:16 PM
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The battle for the Senate is in full swing, and lawmakers are spending their last weeks rallying support. Many analysts say the decision of who takes control could go on until January.

Alexandra Jaffe, staff writer for The Hill, discussed races to watch and how Independents could hold the power with Capital Insider.

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Counting down to the midterms

October 16, 2014 - 10:04 AM
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Election day is three weeks away and the battle for the Senate is in full swing. Now, one candidate is making headlines for her refusal to answer a question.

Jessica Taylor, campaign editor with The Hill, discussed the controversy in Kentucky and other close races with Capital Insider.

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Big businesses, little transparency

October 10, 2014 - 03:40 PM
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A new report looked at the political transparency of major companies like Netflix, Whole Foods, and Walmart. While many corporations remain quiet about who they support politically, some are calling for greater transparency.

David Levinthal, senior reporter with the Center for Public Integrity, discussed the business side of political contributions with Capital Insider.

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Countdown to the midterms

October 9, 2014 - 02:36 PM
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Americans will head to the polls in less than 30 days, and both sides of the aisle are in campaign overdrive.

What's at stake this November?

Jessica Taylor, campaign editor with The Hill, discussed the races to watch in the upcoming election with Capital Insider.

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