2016 Election Financial Bio: Mike Huckabee

The next announced nominee running in the 2016 Republican primary that Campaign On This will give a quick bio and campaign finance background on is Mike Huckabee. Huckabee served as the governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007. Huckabee first threw his hat into the presidential race in 2008. During the Republican primary, Huckabee was …

Military Spending By the Numbers: Should It Be Cut?

There is always a debate when it comes to the topic of military spending, and it is with good reason. The military is the third highest expenditure for total federal spending in the United States. Out of $3.9 trillion, the military uses $648 billion, which is 16.3% of all expenditures. The only areas that have …

2016 Election Financial Bio: Marco Rubio

Campaign On This already gave you the financial bios of Senator Ted Cruz and Senator Rand Paul. Click on their names to check out their campaign finance information. The next nominee running in the Republican Primary that we will give a quick bio and campaign finance background on is Republican Senator Marco Rubio from Florida. …

Income vs. Wealth…Do You Know The Difference?

In America, income and wealth are perceived as being synonymous. While the two concepts often go hand in hand, using the terms interchangeably is misleading. America’s most wealthy individuals don’t necessarily draw the highest levels of income. For example, while occupations such as professional athletes, top executives, doctors and lawyers have reputations for earning high …

2016 Election Financial Bio: Rand Paul

Campaign On This gave you a quick bio and campaign finance breakdown on Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, who is seeking the Republican Nomination for President in 2016. The second major name to throw his hat in the ring is Republican Senator Rand Paul from Kentucky. He is the son of former Representative Ron Paul …

CBO Projects Affordable Care Act Will Cost Less, But Many Still Disapprove

Congressional Budget Office Projects Affordable Care Act Will Cost Less, But Many Still Disapprove As we celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “Obamacare,” the law still remains unpopular with the public. According to a poll taken by the Pew Research Institute, 53% of Americans currently disapprove of  the …

2016 Election Financial Bio: Ted Cruz

Due to Senator Ted Cruz’s announcement that he is running for president, we at Campaign On This want to give you a quick bio and campaign finance background on Senator Cruz. He was elected to the United States Senate in 2012 and became the first Hispanic or Cuban American elected to the Senate from the …

The Cost of War

When it comes to U.S. military spending, you could argue that our country is reactionary, especially when we are attacked on our own soil. When we look back in history after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, there was a large increase in military spending. Post-Pearl Harbor military spending amounted to $4.1 trillion. Fast-forward to a …

Top 10 Majors Among Ranked Institutions

Curious to find out what the most popular majors are among the top ranked Higher Education institutions? As of 2013, according to the BLS Current Population Survey, the unemployment rate among young college graduates is 7.4%. Campaign On This has compiled data from the top 350 universities to show the ten most popular majors at …