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2009-06-23 14:20:18

More individuals gave more money to candidates for federal office, national and state party committees, and political action committees or other interest groups in 2007󈝴 than in any previous election.

2009-06-23 14:18:12

Candidates, political party committees and interest groups all raised and spent more money in 2007-08 than in any previous election cycle, according to a major new report from the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy (CSED) at Brigham Young University

2009-05-04 04:07:00

However, the President's support among non-taxpayers appears to be slipping. WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 2008 presidential campaign, polls showed that President Obama drew enthusiastic support from an often overlooked demographic: Americans who have no federal income tax liability (who total 30 percent of the electorate).

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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2009-03-02 10:50:00

Members of the US Congress are increasingly making use of the microblogging site Twitter.

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.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.