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2008-11-01 15:00:10

Republicans need to raise $5 million in the next three days to compete with Democrats' get-out-the-vote efforts, the GOP's U.S. vice presidential nominee said. The e-mail to supporters, vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin said the presidential race between Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama is tightening. The Alaska governor also warned that the Obama campaign is better funded than the campaign she and McCain are waging. She said Democrats are "using their financial edge...

2008-10-31 12:00:32

Sermo (http://www.sermo.com), the world's largest physician-only online community, has captured the attention of both presidential candidates. Senators McCain and Obama agreed to open a dialog with physicians on Sermo by answering questions ranging from their stances on healthcare regulation to the recent shortage of primary care specialists. In less than 24 hours, the candidates garnered thousands of responses from physicians across the country. The polling results and ongoing discussion...

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2008-10-31 09:20:00

Sen. Barack Obama's tax plan would mean a better break for those making less than $100,000 than Sen. John McCain's proposal, independent analyses indicate. Further, the report says, Obama's presidential proposal would not raise taxes for those households making less than $250,000 a year, The New York Times said Friday. McCain, the Republican presidential nominee, would cut taxes by about the same ratio as Obama, the Democratic candidate, for those making $100,000 to $250,000 a year, the...

2008-10-31 06:00:18

By Karl Puckett GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- Wind farm development has many Montanans turning green. Now the question is how many of them will turn blue when they vote for president Tuesday. Since 2006, 178 giant turbines have sprouted in farm fields at four commercial facilities churning out a combined 270 megawatts of electricity, with even more projects in the planting stages, according to the state Department of Commerce. Energy policy is front and center for presidential candidates...

2008-10-30 21:00:13

Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Barack Obama leads Republican John McCain 51 percent to 40 percent in a poll released Thursday. The New York Times/CBS poll also indicated that 59 percent of voters do not believe Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is qualified to be vice president. That has increased by 9 percentage points in a month, with most of the shift coming from Republicans and independents. The poll, which has a margin of error of 3 percentage points, surveyed 1,439 adults, including...

2008-10-30 18:00:29

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With only a few days remaining before Election Day, researchers from Harvard School of Public Health and the Kaiser Family Foundation, writing for the November 6, 2008, New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), find that seven in ten registered voters say major changes are needed in the U.S. health care system. The article, written by Robert J. Blendon, Sc.D., Professor of Health Policy and Political Analysis at the Harvard School of...

2008-10-30 12:00:44

An overwhelming majority of CFOs and senior comptrollers (79%) do not plan to make any tax decisions based on the outcome of the November 4 elections, according to a survey conducted by Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd. "It's a little surprising that so few financial executives plan to make any tax decisions based on who wins the election considering how much interest there's been in how each candidate plans to tax various kinds of income," said...

2008-10-30 12:00:32

hi5, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing social networks, today released results from a worldwide survey of members. The overwhelming results revealed that the international community favors Senator Barack Obama by 83% as the next president of the United States of America. The survey was conducted from October 23 to October 28 by hi5 Networks. The San Francisco company's popular hi5.com web site is the third-largest social networking site in the world, with over 58 million...

2008-10-30 09:00:18

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- One week before the national polls open, tens of thousands of texting moviegoers have spoken! Senator Barack Obama beat out Senator John McCain by moviegoers when polled via text message "who would you rather take to the movies?" Texters had no problem sounding off on who they preferred when it came to catching a flick with the two presidential candidates. Senator Obama easily raked in the most votes with 83% of all text messages compared to McCain's 17%....

2008-10-30 09:00:17

Social media buzz about Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama far outpaces that of Republican John McCain and appears to be much more favorable. Those are the findings of a Prime Buzz survey conducted by Prime Visibility (PrimeVisibility.com), a rapidly growing integrated online marketing company specializing in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Pay-Per-Click (PPC). Prime Buzz, designed to help companies, political campaigns and brands better quantify how they are viewed...


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