2012 Presidential Election Newswire (Page 8)

2012 Presidential Election Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Democratic convention spotlight falls on Wasserman SchultzRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Miami Herald

    A week before the start of the Democratic National Convention, its chairwoman, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, strolled into the arena - of the opposing party's presidential convention. But Wasserman Schultz, persona non grata at the GOP, wasn't engaging in covert political ops.

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  2. Trump Brand RepublicansRead the original story

    Saturday | Dissident Voice

    The Republican convention recently concluded with Donald J Trump accepting his party's nomination for president. Featuring marginal politicians, unemployed athletes and a roster of forgotten celebrities, including 1980s Tiger Beat mainstays Scott Baio and Antonio Sabato Jr, the event truly had it all.

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  3. Brian Goebel: Is It Time for the First Organized - and Centrist...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Noozhawk

    With Donald Trump having accepted the Republican Party's presidential nomination in Cleveland, and with Bernie Sanders reluctantly burying the hatchet with Democratic Party rival Hillary Clinton in exchange for her increasingly leftward march, the November ballot will include the names of the two most disliked presidential candidates in U.S. history. Under these circumstances, many voters will understandably have trouble picking the lesser of these two evils - the traditional voter calculus when facing two unattractive candidates, especially in battleground states.

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  4. The youth vote-a unicorn worth hunting in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Hill

    As a college student soon to vote in my first presidential election, I am always perplexed by what seems to be an odd paradox: all candidates clamor for the "youth vote," and tout it is as a symbol of great importance indicative of their broad appeal and general viability, yet, in academic circles and a majority of intellectual political coverage, many deride the notion that the youth vote matters much at all, given how youth today are disproportionately outvoted by older generations, and have poor turnout historically.

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  5. DNC email leak doesn't offer much for LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Advocate

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards was largely spared from any of the fallout of the leaking of emails from the Democratic National Committee headquarters this week -- as were nearly all Louisiana's highest ranking politicians. Emails mentioning Edwards and other officials from the Pelican State were largely limited to press clippings and schedule reminders, based on searches of the WikiLeaks online database of the security breach.

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  6. Glenn Beck: "I'm probably going to vote for Gary Johnson"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    GOP delegates from D.C. also switch to the L.P. candidate, but don't believe those Jeb Bush rumors. In a brief interview yesterday with jeff4justice of the No More 2 Party System YouTube channel, the increasingly libertarian political commentator and media impresario Glenn Beck was asked whether he was going to vote for Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson.

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  7. Where Tim Kaine And Hillary Clinton Stand On Key IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | News 88.9 KNPR

    Hillary Clinton has chosen Tim Kaine to be her vice presidential running mate. The Virginia senator has been an elected official - including mayor, governor and senator - for over 20 years and was once the chairman of the Democratic National Committee.

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  8. The country will elect the president it deservesRead the original story

    Saturday | The Alpenhorn News

    Recently, the Pew Research Center issued a report that showed the overall satisfaction rate among both Democrats and Republicans in regards to their presidential candidates is at its lowest point in two decades. According to the report, fewer than 50 percent of registered voters in either party are satisfied with their party's choice of presidential candidate-only 43 percent of Democrats and even fewer Republicans, 40 percent.

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  9. Shooting controversy prompts consultant hireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newms360.com

    The mayor has hired a consultant to advise his administration about communication strategy in the wake of tension over the June shooting death of a black man by a white city police officer. The consultant, Danny Blanton, will be paid a rate of $5,000 per month and be reimbursed for relevant expenses and travel. 8 comments

  10. When a governor names his dog 'Veto'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Christian Science Monitor

    There used to be a popular political aphorism: "As Maine goes, so goes the nation." Until 1950, the state was considered a bellwether for presidential elections: Whomever Mainers elected as governor in September, that party would take the White House in November.

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  11. 2 stocks that could soar if Donald Trump wins the electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CNN

    Not only do economic policies on taxes and trade have a direct effect on the economy, but the fortunes of sectors such as defense, manufacturing, and healthcare are closely tied to government policy, as we've seen with initiatives during the Obama administration like the Affordable Care Act and the auto industry bailout. Electing Donald Trump as president would likely roil markets as well, as he would be an unprecedented leader with little to no experience in politics or military affairs, and uncertainty in the economy almost always leads to volatility in the stock market.

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  12. Trump: He's Just Not That DwightRead the original story

    Saturday | The Washington Monthly

    You know who they are. The folks with the Donald Trump bumper stickers on their cars.

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  13. Republican convention won't make much differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Brandon Sun

    While it started off bumpy, by mid-week, the Republican convention in Cleveland gained steam and had to make Democratic voters nervous. Whether it was current Arkansas Attorney General talking about Hillary Clinton's flaunting of the laws, or former U.S. attorney general Michael Mukasey doing the same, it shouldn't make much difference.

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  14. Obama rejects Trump depiction of US in crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    U.S. President Barack Obama says the dark vision of America cast by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump doesn't mesh with reality. U.S. President Barack Obama says the dark vision of America cast by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump doesn't mesh with reality.

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  15. Clinton's VP Choice Excites Some, Riles OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Voice of America

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at a rally in Annandale, Va., July 14, 2016. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate in the 2016 presidential election.

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  16. Tim Kaine: Here are 9 things you may not know about himRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... been a "red state" or one that votes Republican in the general election. However, in the 2012 presidential election, President Obama won the state. 7. So, he's a little, well, boring : He calls himself boring, and, when Clinton was asked about him ...

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  17. Mexican leader says he respects U.S. presidential candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Thanh Nein News

    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he will seek a "frank and open" dialogue with the eventual winner of the U.S. presidential election, during a joint appearance with President Barack Obama at the White House. Editor-in-Chief: Nguyen Quang Thong 268-270 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St. , Distr.

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  18. Rep. Don Young's visits sparks protests in SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Congressman Young was met with demonstrators calling for climate change legislation and gun control. This angered some Sitkans, who staged a pro-gun rally nearby.

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  19. Obama rejects Trump depiction of U.S. in crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbian

    President Barack Obama fiercely rejected Donald Trump's depiction of an America in crisis on Friday, arguing that violent crime and illegal immigration have plunged under his leadership to their lowest rates in decades. Looking to November's election, Obama said, "We're not going to make good decisions based on fears that don't have a basis in fact."

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  20. Why Maine matters at the Democratic National ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    Supporters of Bernie Sanders cheer at the Democratic State Convention in Portland in this May 2016 file photo. Buy Photo As Cleveland cleans up after the Republican gathering, Democrats are heading to Philadelphia for their version of partisan pomp punctuated by triumphant soundtracks .

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