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Status Quo Election: President Obama Wins 4 More

President Obama won re-election last night, Democrats held the U.S. Senate, and the Republicans remain in control in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Published on November 07, 2012

Chance of Split Electoral-Popular Vote Very Real

In a recent article in National Journal, respected political analyst Charlie Cook lays out the likely hood that President Obama will carry the Electoral College while Governor Romney will secure the popular vote.

Published on October 31, 2012

New Pew Presidential Poll Shows Even Race, 47%- 47%

Pew Research Center released a new poll showing the Presidential race even, 47%- 47%, however, the poll gives a slight turnout edge to Governor Romney, but oddly the poll participants still believe the President Obama will win re-election, 49%.

Published on October 30, 2012

In Light of Hurricane Sandy, Ground Game Becomes Really Important

Over the weekend, The Atlantic published a great article comparing the Obama and Romney ground game.

Published on October 29, 2012

2012 Newspaper Endorsements

RCP has a nice run down of all of the current newspaper endorsements:

Published on October 29, 2012

WaPo Postmortem on the 2012 Debates

The 2012 Presidential debates are in the history books and the Washington Post's political writer, Chris Cillizza has great, quick read on how the debates may be viewed in perpetuity.

Published on October 23, 2012

Two Weeks!

The campaign for the Presidency is in its final 14 days and following last night's third and final debate both candidates are on the move.

Published on October 23, 2012

13 Days to Go, New RCP Electoral College Map Has Obama Winning

In the last week much attention has been given to the electoral college, reminding folks that the President is selected not by popular vote but a weighed system, to "win" the election you must receive 270 electoral college votes.

Published on October 22, 2012

Small Business Owners Featured in Yahoo! Article

In a Yahoo! Small Business article today, four small businesses owners were profiled and asked questions relating to the upcoming November election and what issues are of most concern, health care costs, regulation, and continued challenges of maintaining a business during a recession.

Published on October 19, 2012

WaPo Outlines Small Business Guide to the Presidential Election

The Washington Post has an article outlining the candidates positions on issues important to the self-employed community, including: taxes, health care, regulation, immigration, government contracting, SBA, and exporting.

Published on October 17, 2012

Debate Especially Aggressive with 19 Days to Go

Last night's debate was heated, contentious, and if it had taken place in a boxing ring, it would have been decided by decision

Published on October 17, 2012

2nd Presidential Debate to Feature "Town Hall" Format

This evening, President Obama and Governor Romney will meet for the second of three Presidential debates.

Published on October 16, 2012

VP Biden Throws His Boss a Lifeline

Last night's Vice-Presidential debate was predictable, both VP candidates taking a much more aggressive attack towards the other campaign, however, for VP Biden, this incredibly important to help swing momentum back towards the Obama-Biden ticket.

Published on October 12, 2012

One and Only Vice-Presidential Candidate Debate- Tonight

Coming off of last week's Presidential debate, expectations are high for Congressman Paul Ryan to keep the momentum going for the Romney/Ryan ticket, while Vice-President Biden is tasked with stopping the surging Romney campaign with a strong debate performance.

Published on October 11, 2012

Pew Poll Adds to Obama's Headache

The Pew Research Center released a new post-debate presidential poll showing what the Obama campaign feared, Governor Romney taking a lead over President Obama following the Governor's strong debate performance.

Published on October 10, 2012

RCP Average Presidential Poll Has Romney Up +.08

In the last two weeks, President Obama's average lead in national polls has been erased and for the first time in nearly a month, Governor Romney holds a slight advantage over President Obama.

Published on October 10, 2012

NASE Presidential Questionnaires Submitted

Prior to Wednesday's debate, the NASE submitted candidate questionnaires to the campaigns of President Obama and Governor Romney.

Published on October 04, 2012

1st Debate Analysis: Gov. Romney Had a Good Night

Politics is a sport and therefore, folks love to claim "winners" and "losers" for debates.

Published on October 04, 2012

Tax Fiscal Cliff to Dominate 1st Presidential Debate

The Associated Press is running a story this AM highlighting the financial impact on individuals and families if Congress does not address the looming expiring tax rates.

Published on October 02, 2012

Election Watch 2012: The Candidates and the Self-Employed

The NASE believes it is important for our members to know how both candidates have positioned themselves in the self-employed arena. We have evaluated the candidates on three issues: small business, taxes and health care.

Published on October 01, 2012

First Presidential Debate Slated for Wednesday

Next Wednesday, President Obama and Governor Romney will have their first of three debates. The Vice-Presidential candidates, will also have an opportunity to meet and discuss issues once.

Published on September 27, 2012

60 Minutes Interview with Pres. Obama & Gov. Romney

On Sunday's 60 Minutes, Scott Pelley sat down, separately, with both President Obama and Governor Romney, for in-depth interviews.

Published on September 24, 2012

Democratic Candidates in Three Senate Races Surge

New polling out of Wisconsin, Virginia, and Massachusetts shows all three Democratic Senate candidates either taking a small or dramatic lead over their respective Republican challengers.

Published on September 20, 2012

New Pew Research Center Poll Has Obama Up

A Pew Research Center national poll has Obama leading Romney by 8+ pts, the poll weighed significantly towards registered voters.

Published on September 19, 2012

Romney Video Stirs Debate

Video footage from a Romney fundraiser in May has caused significant headaches for the republican nominee.

Published on September 19, 2012

Regardless of Polls, Electoral College Holds Path to Victory

In today's Washington Post, political analysts Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake argue just like most polls showing a tight race, the electoral college is also narrow thing, throwing a slight lead to incumbent, President Obama.

Published on September 12, 2012

Politico Identifies 9 Battleground States

In today's print edition, Politico identified nine battleground states for the 2012 Presidential campaign:.

Published on September 10, 2012

Tax Comparison: 2012 v. 2013 and Romney v. Obama

Tax Comparison: 2012 v. 2013 and Romney v. Obama

Published on September 10, 2012

Newest General Election Polling Data: Obama v. Romney

Newest polling data tracking the general election: Romney v. Obama. The RCP average shows Obama leading by 2+.

Published on September 10, 2012

President Obama Accepts Democratic Nomination for President

Democrats nominated President Obama for a second-term on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. You can read and listen to his entire speech here:

Published on September 06, 2012

Democrats Release 2012 Party Platform

On the opening day of the Democratic Convention, party officials released the 2012 platform outlining key principles for governing and the vision for America moving forward.

Published on September 04, 2012

Romney Accepts Republican Nomination

On August 30, 2012, Governor Mitt Romney accepted the Republican nomination for President. You can read and listen to his entire speech here

Published on August 30, 2012

2012 Republican Platform Released

Republicans released their 2012 party platform in Tampa, the platform outlines the guiding principles for the Republican party. The platform addresses issues of importance to the small business community with an emphasis on entrepreneurship, but makes no mention of the self-employed specifically:

Published on August 28, 2012

Off to the Races: 2012 Campaign Begins In Earnest

November 2012 is just six months away. Along with the presidential race, voters will be tasked with electing leaders on the local and federal level, shouldering the responsibility of steering their states and country forward.

Published on June 01, 2012

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NASE Statement On 2012 Election

Published on November 07, 2012

Status Quo Election: President Obama Wins 4 More

Published on November 07, 2012

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