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Chelsea Clinton Could Be Headed For Politics

Chelsea Clinton Could Be Headed For Politics

By Sean Patterson April 15, 2014

As the daughter of two of the most recognizable political figures in the U.S., it was inevitable that Chelsea Clinton would be asked about her political ambitions. The 34-year-old has always deflected such questions in the past, but now it …

Bill: Hillary 2016 Speculation a Waste of Time Bill: Hillary 2016 Speculation a Waste of Time

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Though President Barack Obama easily won two presidential elections, it doesn’t mean he coasted into the White House. Perhaps his biggest political challenge came before he ran for president in 2008, when he fought Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination …

Chelsea Clinton's Apartment Cost $10.5 Million Chelsea Clinton's Apartment Cost $10.5 Million

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Spending her formative years growing up living in the White House seems to have worked out for Chelsea Clinton. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State (and presumptive 2016 presidential candidate) Hillary Clinton has just …

Earhart: Titanic Discoverer On Board For Search Earhart: Titanic Discoverer On Board For Search

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After she disappeared without a trace with her navigator, Fred Noonan on July 2, 1937, Amelia Earhart has captured the fascination of millions as the mystery of what happened to her–and her plane–remain shrouded in shadows. Several extensive searches on …

Facebook, Google Seek to Expand Dublin Offices Facebook, Google Seek to Expand Dublin Offices

In Dublin, 40% of offices bought or leased in 2011 were held by American companies, and internet companies like Google and Yelp are seeking more space in the Irish capital. Facebook seeks to double the size of it’s Dublin office, …

Obama Campaign Spent $1 Million On Google

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Barack Obama again spent more in online advertising than Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, according to the candidate’s new filings with the Federal Election Commission.

What Google Says About The Candidates
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Now that the US Presidential candidates have been campaigning for a solid year, we’re running out of angles from which to look at them. Since the Googleplex has hosted each of the remaining candidates, we thought we’d use the Google search engine to find those new angles.

This can show us a few things: what the Internet "climate," so to speak, is for the candidates; how they stand on issues affecting the Internet; and which ones are making the best use of the Internet for their campaigns.

And I’ll try to keep my opinions out of it. (Cub)Scout’s honor.

Clinton Set To Launch Sites Attacking Obama

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The campaign of Senator Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y. is set to launch two Web sites that will be focused on attacking her biggest political threat, Senator Barack Obama, D. -Ill.

New Hampshire Blog Bans Clinton Staffers

A New Hampshire based Democratic blog has banned six usernames tracked to an IP address belonging to Senator Hillary Clinton’s campaign, because they did not say they were involved with the campaign.

The Blue Hampshire blog traced two usernames to the Clinton campaign, along with four usernames that had registered with the blog within minutes of one another that were recommending a pro- Clinton post, according to Dean Barker, managing editor of the blog.

Google Trends Identifies Clinton As Top Democrat
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We’re more than ready to admit that analyzing Google Trends isn’t the best way to predict the future.  However, according to recent data, it looks like Hillary Clinton could be well on her way to becoming the Democratic nominee.

Google Checks Out Frequent Flyer Promo

Google continues its seasonally aggressive Checkout campaign, again offering discounts and special promotions in advance of Cyber Monday.

Fred Thompson Gets All The Media
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Potential Republican Presidential candidate Fred Thompson has a website that should be a model for anyone aspiring to political office.

Microsoft, Clinton Make Green Software, Services

Google’s well known for its environmentally friendly leanings, and Yahoo launched a “Be a Better Planet” campaign just last week.  Now Microsoft has joined the usual suspects by launching its own endeavor; oddly enough, former president Bill Clinton was also involved.

Googlers Take A Crack At John McCain

Never mind the PBS crew – at a recent debate starring John McCain, neither Jim Lehrer nor Gwen Ifill served as the moderator.  Instead, Google’s CEO, Eric Schmidt, filled that role.  And this seems fitting, considering that the event took place at the Googleplex, in front of a crowd of around 700 Googlers.

Political Advertising Spending Grows Tremendously
If you thought Howard Dean’s efforts to rally online supporters was impressive, wait until you see what the 2008 candidates have in store for us.

According to the Washington Post, the amount spent on online political advertising has grown at a phenomenal rate.

SEO and the Presidential Candidates
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A recent article posted on Slashdot looked at various website design points of the top 6 Presidential Candidates.

Presidential Candidates and Analytics

I thought it would be interesting to look at all of the top presidential candidates and see what they are using for analytics for their site. I visited each site, viewed source, and looked for Javascript code or any other trace of analytics code I could find.