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2014-03-11 04:21:00

Majorities also feel each party is more interested in "beating" the opposition than in what's good for the country NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot tempers and heated words have always been part of the U.S. political scene. In fact, Aaron Burr challenged Alexander Hamilton to a duel in the early days of the United States. But how bad do Americans think it's gotten? A new Harris Poll addresses the issue of incivility in politics and public life, and whether it's seen as getting in...

2014-03-05 04:22:14

Increasing Social Security and Medicare eligibility ages most popular among those already eligible, least popular among those approaching eligibility NEW YORK, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Social security and Medicare are often treated collectively as something of a third rail in politics (though there is admittedly no shortage of those). However, as American life expectancy has increased and as Baby Boomers are now eligible for early retirement and are approaching full retirement benefits...

2014-02-11 11:01:39

It’s not necessarily voters who should be blamed for the lack of minorities in state legislatures, but instead the two major political parties for not recruiting enough candidates, indicates new research by a Michigan State University scholar. Eric Gonzalez Juenke analyzed nearly 10,000 statehouse elections in 2000 and 2010 and found Latino candidates were on the ballot just 5 percent of the time. But when Latinos did run for office, they won just as often as their white counterparts –...

2014-02-05 16:25:31

-New research from uSamp shows grave concern across party lines in US- LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uSamp, a leader in providing targeted audiences for global consumer and business insights, today unveiled a new study regarding Americans' views on data privacy and a new Constitutional Amendment to protect those rights. Overwhelmingly, Americans from every side of the political spectrum, whether they call themselves Liberals or Conservatives, Libertarians or Green-Party, are in...

2014-01-06 08:33:18

Resolution against 'American anti-democracy' calls on citizens to shun GOP SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A California business is seeking funding on website Indiegogo.com to pay for a full-page advertisement in the New York Times that asks United States citizens to "resolve to declare our independence from American anti-democracy." Indiegogo.com page link:...

2013-12-12 16:23:58

SAINT LEO, Fla., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The two most popular politicians among Florida voters are New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to a new poll by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute. Clinton, a Democrat, is viewed favorably by 59 percent of Florida likely voters and unfavorably by 37 percent, for a net favorability rating of +22. Christie, a Republican, has a favorability rating of 55/29, for a net...

2013-12-03 12:22:59

Fernando Sarmiento Promoted to Managing Director of Engineering Firm's Expanding Latin America Operating Group CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Greeley and Hansen has named Fernando Sarmiento as managing director of the firm's new Latin America Operating Group. Sarmiento most recently served as office director for the Phoenix location of the firm. He has more than 16 years of professional engineering experience with Greeley and Hansen, managing a diverse range of water and...

2013-11-01 08:24:40

PLYMOUTH NOTCH, Vt., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation, the Presidential Foundation honoring and representing the thirtieth President of the United States, announced today the finalists for the first annual Coolidge Prize for Journalism. The $20,000 prize honors short writing of all kinds in the spirit and style of President Calvin Coolidge. The prize will be awarded Tuesday, November 12, 2013, in New York City at a dinner featuring...

2013-10-22 16:22:25

See here for ICSC scientists' corrections of Mr. Gore. OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - "Al Gore's approach in 24 Hours of Reality: The Cost of Carbon is backwards," said Tom Harris, executive director of the International Climate Science Coalition (ICSC). "Instead of focusing on helping vulnerable people prepare for and adapt to climate change in the present, Gore concentrates on trying to stop climate change that may happen decades in the future." New Zealand-based Terry...

2013-10-17 16:21:53

Jason Mraz, Mashable, DoSomething.org join Al Gore for Carbon Conversation BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In advance of the third annual 24 Hours of Reality, the Climate Reality Project will kick off the largest ever conversation on the cost of carbon pollution with a Google+ Hangout on October 21(st) at 9:30 am Pacific/12:30 Eastern Time featuring the Chairman of the Climate Reality Project, Vice President Al Gore, Jason Mraz, Stacy Martinet, Chief...