By Phil Milnarik 1/2/08 — The Polk County Convention Complex is tomorrow’s ground zero for the Iowa Caucuses. Right now it’s a media circus, but that’s not keeping key caucus players away from the action.
by Sarah Kneezle
In about as much time as it took Stephen Colbert to decide to run for
president, his application was rejected: South Carolina’s Democratic
Party says he’s not serious enough to be included on the ballot.
But serious or not, Colbert, the comedian who often mimics
This year, new election tactics are wedding computers and cars. Phil
Milnarik reports on campaign efforts to get voters from their homes to
the voting stations.
Phil Milnarik reports.
Florida and Michigan fought to take New Hampshire’s first primary
position but failed.
Pratt III reports.
Santa barely beats politicians in New Hampshire
For awhile, it looked as though New Hampshire might have a
pre-Christmas primary. Road to the Whitehouse’s Ashley Porter
finds Granite […]
With the diverse line-up of Democratic candidates, more minority
voters may be turning out to the polls.
by Anna Sabella
YouTube and other online communities are emerging as major campaign
vehicles this election.
Democrats and Republicans alike are banking on the popular free video
site to reach new voters and regularly upload ads for their candidates
at no cost. The site also partnered with CNN […]
by Katelyn Harding
It’s safe to say presidential politics has seen nothing quite like them.
Fifteen years after ABC’s Carole Simpson broke ground by moderating
the first presidential debate with audience participation, CNN and
YouTube have created a contemporary debate standard. This year,
Republicans and Democrats have been […]
by Sarah Kneezle
Aside from ties to Arkansas, what do Democratic Sen. Hillary Clinton
and former Republican Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee have in common?
Believe it or not, both have received an endorsement from the same labor union.
The 700,000-member International Association of Machinists and
Aerospace Workers paired […]
by Sara Altermann
Poking fun at politicians is one of America’s favorite pastimes, never
more so than during a presidential campaign.
From cartoons to sketch comedy, websites to television, political
satirists use humor and symbolism to deliver criticism, sometimes
muted, sometimes stinging. Now, for six weeks, the television
By Jennie Palluzzi12/07/07 — During the CNN/YouTube
debates last week, the Republican nominees’ performance personified
what the American public already knew: That this year’s race for the
GOP nomination is about proving which candidate is the true
conservative. But beyond the posturing Republican voters may have to
balance strongly held views on social issues against who has the best
chance of winning.
By Jennie Palluzzi 10/24/07 — He began his speech with
baseball—but his message was clearly political. “Im a Sox fan, too, a
White Sox fan,” presidential candidate Barack Obama told a crowd of
Bostonians at the Common this week. His message: I speak the truth.
By Jennie Palluzzi 10/21/07 — In one of his final events as a
presidential candidate, Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback told a crowd at
Boston University the United States needs to pay attention the
overlooked, neglected continent of Africa.
By Jennie Palluzzi,
HANOVER, N.H. — Outside, campaign volunteers chanted for their
candidates on an unseasonably sultry evening. On stage, the heat was
on Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.