Posts Tagged ‘Candidates’
What's Your Election Report Card? Introducing The Pew/NewsHour Quiz Pew Research Center and the NewsHour have teamed up to establish the Election Report Card Quiz. Using fifteen simple questions, the PBS NEWSHOUR’s latest online quiz will assess your views of what happened on Nov. 6 when President Obama was re-elected to a second term. You can see how you compare with others based on whether they were an Obama or Romney voter, all using data put together using Pew Research Center's latest poll on the election outcome. Take the quiz here and tell everyone where you rank! NewsHour correspondent Hari Sreenivasan sat down with Andy Kohut of Pew to talk about the poll's results and the quiz for a video you can watch here. You can also still take the NewsHour’s political [...]
Police in Columbia, S.C., have arrested a South Carolina lawmaker and candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives for driving under the influence and carrying an illegal weapon. The State reports: Rep. Ted Vick, D-Chesterfield, is currently at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing on the charges, which also includes speeding. Read the rest at S.C. Dem candidate for U.S. House arrested on DUI, weapons charge | Washington Free Beacon. Ted Vick Arrested News of Vick’s arrest – which comes days after his Congressional campaign launched its first television ad – was first reported by WIS TV 10 (NBC – Columbia, S.C.). According to the station, police officials say that Vick was “stopped on Devine Street and refused a breathalyzer [...]
Politisite delivers late Breaking Political News, Debate Coverage, Election Results, Commentary and Analysis. We strive to bring in-depth political coverage with special reports and interactive political coverage. Politisite was a pioneer in internet political news gathering and dissemination. Politisite came live in early 1998 and become the first internet only news source to cover local, state, and national political campaigns, debates, and elections. Before there were the terms Blog, Blogger, New Media, or Crowd-sourcing, before Talking Points Memo (2000), Daily Kos (2002), the Huffington Post (2005), or The Politico (2006), Politisite was developing what has become the standard in political news coverage long before most political sites were even conceived. The [...]
#IowaDebate – GOP Candidates Looking To ‘Close The Deal’ in Iowa Debate – Politisite Team Debate Coverage
This is it. The Republican presidential candidates will have one last chance on the national stage Thursday night to make their case to voters before the frantic season of caucuses and primaries gets underway. At the Fox News debate in Sioux City, Iowa, everybody but front-runner Newt Gingrich is looking to shake up the race in a big way. In a primary campaign replete with gaffes and other "oops" moments, the candidates are under pressure to give a steady performance -- they don't want another public misstep hanging in the cold Iowa air for the three remaining weeks before the caucuses. For the middle-of-the-pack candidates, the debate is a chance to demonstrate why caucus-goers should give them a second look. For Gingrich and Mitt Romney, it's a chance to lock down notoriously [...]
Mitt Romney will take a smaller, simpler, and smarter approach to government. We have a moral responsibility not to spend more than we take in. It's high time to bring those principles of fiscal responsibility to Washington, D.C. via Believe in America - YouTube.
The first 2012 presidential primaries and caucuses may still be months away, but potential contenders are already criss-crossing the country in bids to boost their political profiles and raise money. Most major-party presidential candidates filed campaign finance reports with the Federal Election Commission on July 15, 2011—reports that campaigns will continue to file quarterly this year and monthly beginning in 2012.. Here OpenSecrets.org highlights how the candidates are stacking up in the money chase, as they build massive political war chests to get their messages out to voters. Select the candidate's photo or name to view the complete money profile. Barack Obama (D) Raised $48,662,185 Spent $80,235,455 Debts $412,878 Cash on Hand $37,110,346 See [...]
Cross posted from the Official Google Blog. Since we announced the Fox News/Google Debate on September 1, people across the country have submitted more than 18,000 questions to the Fox News YouTube channel on topics ranging from immigration reform, to health care, to foreign aid to social security. Tonight, the Republican presidential candidates will answer those questions in the Fox News/Google Debate, which will be live-streamed on YouTube and broadcast on Fox News Channel starting at 9pm ET. We’ll also have an online pre-debate show starting at 8:30pm ET, featuring Fox News’s Shannon Bream and Chris Stirewalt, and Steve Grove, YouTube’s Head of News and Politics. Even if you’re watching on TV, you can visit youtube.com/foxnews during the debate to vote on real-time polling [...]
Eight presidential candidates have qualified for the Fox News/Iowa GOP debate Thursday night. Expected to appear at the nationally televised event in Ames are: Massachusetts' Mitt Romney, Minnesota's Michele Bachmann, Minnesota's Tim Pawlenty, Texas' Ron Paul, Georgia's Herman Cain, Utah's Jon Huntsman, Pennsylvania's Rick Santorum and Georgia's Newt Gingrich, according to Michael Clemente, Fox's vice president of news. The two-hour debate, with commercial breaks, will start at 8 p.m. Rules required candidates to have an average of at least 1 percent support in five national polls by 4 p.m. Tuesday to be eligible to participate, Fox officials said. Some candidates were shut out, including Michigan's Thaddeus McCotter, the most recent candidate to enter the race, and California's Fred [...]
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By Albert N. Miliron In the old news business it was very important to have a lead that was catchy. Those days of alliteration and shocking headlines have gone by the way side because on the internet word titles must be “keyword Rich” so that search engines can categorize and list your stories in the appropriate manner. There are no more children holding up a headline yelling, “Extra read all about it”. And a compelling headline positioned above the fold so you have to buy the paper to see what the EXTRA is all about. Our title is a fine example of what not to do in internet journalism or blogging. But honestly, we couldn’t resist. We went back to the good old days of journalistic trickery to emphasize what I thought the Greenville debate may have conveyed more than [...]