Elizabeth Warren as Hillary’s VP?

Elizabeth Warren as Hillary’s VP?

By Mike Tuttle April 28, 2014

The United States has never had a female President. That may not seem all that strange to people in the U.S — disappointing, but not surprising. But to people in other countries, it is a real shock. Lots of other …

Romney Blimp Crash Lands in Florida Romney Blimp Crash Lands in Florida


A blimp carrying a political message in favor of U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney crashed (but didn’t burn) in a field in Davie, Florida on Sunday. The aircraft made an emergency landing and deflated after high winds prevented it from …

Swing State Votes Key For Both Obama and Romney Swing State Votes Key For Both Obama and Romney

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The U.S. Department of Labor recently released statistics showing that unemployment isn’t just falling on a national level, but falling in several key election swing states as well. Unemployment in Florida, Ohio, Colorado, Iowa, and North Carolina are down, while …

Chuck Norris Anti-Obama Ad Invokes God, Reagan Chuck Norris Anti-Obama Ad Invokes God, Reagan


It looks as if Mitt Romney might have another aging movie star on his side. Well, that may not be true, since Chuck Norris‘ new anti-Obama ad doesn’t mention Mitt Romney at all. In fact, it it only name-checks President …

GOP Convention Begins With a “Debt Clock” GOP Convention Begins With a “Debt Clock”


An abbreviated 2012 Republican National Convention will begin today with the activation of a “debt clock.” Repbulican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus will call the convention to order at 2 p.m. this afternoon. He will then promptly activate the “debt …

Bill Clinton endorses Obama's economic plan Bill Clinton endorses Obama's economic plan


The re-election campaign for President Barack Obama this week released a new TV ad featuring former President Bill Clinton. In the ad, Clinton endorses President Obama’s economic vision, comparing it to his own in the 90s. The ad begins with …

Presidential Winner Predicted by Election Analysis Presidential Winner Predicted by Election Analysis


A University of Colorado (CU) analysis of the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election predicts that Mitt Romney will win the election in November. The model used for the prediction is one that has correctly predicted all presidential elections since 1980, including …

Mitt Romney's Email Account Hacked Mitt Romney's Email Account Hacked

The presidential election cycle in the United States happens every four years or, at least, is scheduled to go on as such. If you have even one of your primary senses intact, you no doubt know that there’s a lot …

America: Banking Bailout Bad, Auto Industry Good! America: Banking Bailout Bad, Auto Industry Good!

A new Harris Poll released today has found that America’s perceptions on the automotive industry bailout of 2009, and the bank and insurance bailout of 2008, have changed in the over three years since the events. Surprisingly, a majority of …

State of the Union Goes Interactive Via Mozilla State of the Union Goes Interactive Via Mozilla

If you’re interested in the State of the Union Address, it will be given on Tuesday January 24th at 9 pm eastern time. For those who are not really sure what the ‘address’ really is, I’ll summarize for you. Annually …

MySpace Sees Big Numbers On Election Night
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MySpace has some fairly big numbers to brag about after the election.

On election night MySpace had 300 million more page views than last Tuesday and over 2 million visits to its MySpace election coverage on MySpace Decision08.

While both candidates had profiles on MySpace, Obama will be the first president on MySpace.

Google Helps Kids Get Messages to Next President
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Google (specifically Google Docs) has teamed up with the National Writing Project to sponsor a program that lets students around the U.S. write letters to the presidential candidates in a program appropriately titled: Letters to the Next President: Writing Our Future.

About.com Launches Election Section

About.com has launched a political editorial section on its site focused on providing visitors information about the upcoming 2008 election.

The section called Election 08: Behind the Headlines features information on each of the presidential candidates, what people can do to participate in the upcoming election and opinions on the concerns voters have raised about Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain, along with other election topics.

Voters Going Online For Candidate Information

While television remains the primary source for voters to get information on the presidential candidates positions, the Internet is the second most used source with 17.8 percent of voters saying they get their information about election issues online according to a survey from Burst Media.

One-fifth (21.5%) of men say the Internet is their main source on the positions that the presidential candidates have on major election issues. Among men 25-34 years old, 28.6 percent cite the Internet as their primary source of election information.

Blogger finds baseball stats proves Obama will win

Daily Kos favorite Poblano, the moniker for blogger Nate Silver, spent a lot of time getting right what powerful polling organizations missed with the Democratic nomination process. You could say he hit a home run.

Political Parties Embrace New Media

New media usage is a commonplace activity for U.S. adults in all major political parties, according to BIGresearchs’s "Simultaneous Media Usage Study."

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.