Election 2012

News and Articles About Election 2012

Barack Obama's Second Term Small-Business Agenda
Finance

Barack Obama's Second Term Small-Business Agenda

Barack Obama won his reelection bid last night. See what his second term holds for small businesses.
Diana Ransom
Young Entrepreneurs Weigh in on the 2012 Presidential Election
Entrepreneurs

Young Entrepreneurs Weigh in on the 2012 Presidential Election

It's often hard to pigeonhole a generation of business owners, but as a voting block they do seem to come together -- at least on one issue.
Eric Shapiro
Steve Blank on Entrepreneurs as Dissidents
Starting a Business

Steve Blank on Entrepreneurs as Dissidents

On Election Day, serial entrepreneur Steve Blank takes a moment to remember why freedom of speech, expression and thought are critical to entrepreneurship.
Steve Blank
Election Day: A Last-Minute Voter Guide For Business Owners
Starting a Business

Election Day: A Last-Minute Voter Guide For Business Owners

Here's our synopsis of where Barack Obama and Mitt Romney stand on 10 issues of importance to America's entrepreneurs.
A Buzzworthy Startup Rethinks the Political Process
Next Big Thing

A Buzzworthy Startup Rethinks the Political Process

Backed by Silicon Valley heavyweights, Votizen co-founder Jason Putorti talks to us about changing the future of campaigning.
Brian Patrick Eha
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Red, White and Fabulous? Fashion Tips from the Campaign Trail
Marketing

Red, White and Fabulous? Fashion Tips from the Campaign Trail

Entrepreneurs can learn a lot (or not) about dressing to impress from Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Joe Biden and Paul Ryan.
Rod Kurtz
Obama and Romney Get Tough on China
Growth Strategies

Obama and Romney Get Tough on China

In their final debate, the presidential candidates laid out aggressive stances on China in a debate Monday that focused on foreign-policy issues.
Catherine Clifford
Should You Tell Employees How to Vote?
Growth Strategies

Should You Tell Employees How to Vote?

Mitt Romney has urged business owners to tell their employees how they plan to vote.
Catherine Clifford
5 Tips for Talking About Politics on Social Media
Marketing

5 Tips for Talking About Politics on Social Media

With the final debate tonight and the election right around the corner, follow these tips when mentioning politics on social media.
Scott Levy
Shelly Sun on the Burden of Health Care (Opinion)
Growth Strategies

Shelly Sun on the Burden of Health Care (Opinion)

No matter who wins in November, our next president must work to get small-business health-care costs under control, writes Shelly Sun, co-founder of the BrightStar Care franchise.
In Contentious Debate, Obama and Romney Spar Over Small-Business Jobs
Growth Strategies

In Contentious Debate, Obama and Romney Spar Over Small-Business Jobs

Sparks flew Tuesday as the presidential candidates parried over taxes, health care and other issues that impact how and when entrepreneurs hire.
Catherine Clifford
Rob Foregger on Fixing the Debt (Opinion)
Growth Strategies

Rob Foregger on Fixing the Debt (Opinion)

The presidential election is a wake-up call for the main event: Tackling America's out-of-control debt problem, the EverBank co-founder writes.
Rob Foregger
Save for Tax Clash, Veep Debate Mum on Small Business
Growth Strategies

Save for Tax Clash, Veep Debate Mum on Small Business

Joe Biden and Paul Ryan touch on the role of small businesses in economic recovery but stop short of outlining entrepreneurship policies.
Catherine Clifford
How to Avoid Workplace Political Spats
Growth Strategies

How to Avoid Workplace Political Spats

This election season, your employees may quarrel over candidates. Labor attorney Robin E. Shea offers tips, plus a free example of a harassment policy.
Eric Shapiro