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2009-04-23 23:50:33

Meghan McCain, whose father was the GOP presidential nominee in 2008, said Thursday longtime Republican political adviser Karl Rove should go away. Appearing as a co-host on ABC's The View, McCain was asked about her recent assertion that Rove was creepy because he follows her on Twitter, the microblogging Internet service. She said Rove's time of political relevance has passed, the New York Daily News reported. You've had your eight years, she said. Now go away. By way of explanation, McCain...

2009-04-22 14:09:32

A relative of the late U.S. boxing great Jack Johnson says she hopes a new resolution in Congress will restore the controversial champ's reputation. The measure introduced by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., would urge President Barack Obama to grant a pardon to Johnson, who was convicted in the early 20th Century of violating the Mann Act. The conviction stemmed from Johnson, who was African-American, having a relationship with a white woman. Prosecutors considered the situation to be in violation...

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2009-04-16 08:50:00

About half of adults in the US took to the Internet when it came to contributing to the 2008 election, announced a study on Wednesday. 55% looked online for political updates, reviewed candidate platforms, discussed issues or else took an active part in the election via the Internet, the Pew Internet and American Life Project discovered. New ways to communicate and share information, like blogs, social-networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, and video-sharing sites were highly...

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2009-03-27 07:00:00

President Barack Obama held a precedent-setting virtual town hall meeting at the White House on Thursday, responding to questions sent in by online readers and White House attendees on a wide variety of topics from universal health care to jobs, education, the auto industry, and the legalization of marijuana.  "When I was running for President, I promised to open up the White House to the American people. And this event, which is being streamed live over the Internet, marks an...

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2009-03-02 10:50:00

Members of the US Congress are increasingly making use of the microblogging site Twitter. Democrat Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri is likely to be the most avid Twitterer in the Senate. She has written more than 250 messages since becoming a member of the Twitter community in January. She sent off a number of "Tweets" during President Barack Obama's speech before the joint session of Congress last week "“ a move that drew criticism from her mother, to which McCaskill responded to...

2009-02-27 15:54:18

Swiss researchers said their study indicates that voters may be heavily biased by the physical appearances of political candidates. University of Lausanne economists John Antonakis and Olaf Dalgas said adult participants in the study were shown pictures of two unfamiliar political candidates and chose the correct winner as their preferred candidate based on appearances alone more than 70 percent of the time, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday. The researchers said a repeat of the experiment...

2009-02-24 18:22:00

The Hard Hitting Documentary Exposes Unprecedented Mainstream Media Bias in the 2008 Presidential Election LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new feature-length documentary provides the most compelling and comprehensive portrait yet of the unprecedented mainstream media bias and abdication of duty that took place during the 2008 presidential election. The movie, entitled Media Malpractice: How Obama Got Elected and Palin Was Targeted provides a contextual and chronological...

2009-02-12 12:00:00

'Online Open House' of former McCain residence gives prospective homebuyers a high-definition, full-motion preview of the newly remodeled compound, Format adds value to any residential listing GILBERT, Ariz., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The former home of Sen. John and Cindy McCain, a landmark estate in central Phoenix, has undergone a multimillion-dollar transformation. The current owners have put the estate back on the market, and they chose Gilbert-based VisitMyLuxuryHome.com (VMLH) to...

2009-02-05 10:03:00

Pajamas TV signs Wurzelbacher for 'Just Joe,' has him cover financial crisis LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pajamas Media (www.pajamasmedia.com) announced today that Joe Wurzelbacher (Joe the Plumber) will be appearing in a new, regular "Just Joe" segment on Pajamas TV. To kick it off, Joe is in Washington, D.C. this week to help cover the U.S. financial crisis and the proposed stimulus package. Wurzelbacher will also be participating at the inaugural Conservatism 2.0...

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2009-01-23 15:42:36

Former U.S. presidential candidate John McCain says his wife Cindy flirted with the idea of competing on Dancing with the Stars, but they decided against it. Sources had previously told Usmagazine.com the ABC dance competition show's producers approached Cindy about appearing on the series. Well, we discussed it, the Republican senator told CNN's Larry King. But we decided it just was not a good idea. McCain went on to say his wife, who is 54, has had knee replacement surgery. It would have...


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