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2012-10-16 07:23:37

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly a quarter of a million students across the country cast their ballots, and the results are in: President Barack Obama is the winner of the 2012 Scholastic Student Vote, with a 6% lead over Republican candidate Mitt Romney. The Student Vote is conducted every four years through paper ballots in Scholastic Classroom Magazines, and through online voting at www.scholastic.com/election. The vote is an opportunity for students to learn about the...

2012-10-11 03:21:09

CHICAGO, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With less than four weeks to election day, pollsters and politicos are revising campaign predictions and looking at new angles daily, if not hourly. In the spirit of election season, Apartments.com recently polled its website visitors for predictions surrounding the upcoming 2012 presidential election. Four years ago, more than half of Apartments.com survey respondents said they were voting for then-candidate Barack Obama. This year, in a similar survey,...

2012-10-05 02:22:22

COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a strong performance with younger voters in the 2008 presidential campaign, a new poll shows President Barack Obama failed to connect with this critical demographic during last night's televised presidential debate. A national poll conducted by Surveys on the Go® shows that nearly 60 percent of 18- to 34-year-old voters who watched last night's debate between President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney believe that Romney came out on...

2012-10-04 14:21:03

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Minneapolis-based advertising agency Martin|Williams conducted a survey following the presidential debate on Wednesday night wondering what questions people still had, and found some surprising results. The agency asked 250 adults in the U.S., "Following the first presidential debate, what one question would you ask the candidates?" Democrats were 50 percent more likely to want to ask the candidates about jobs and the economy while Republicans were...

2012-09-20 10:24:28

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee's Learn Our History animated educational video series has released a new film designed to teach children about the presidential election process. The new release, Election Day: Choosing Our President, is a fun and entertaining way to teach children about all aspects of how America chooses its president, including primaries, caucuses, conventions, debates and the Electoral College. Each film in the...

2012-09-13 02:25:12

DALLAS, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Every four years, some things happen like clockwork - leap year, the summer and winter Olympic games, U.S. presidential elections, and with it, 7-Eleven(®)'s 7-Election((TM)) Presidential Coffee Cup Poll. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/DA73591) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101208/DA14293LOGO) In past years, millions of everyday Americans have participated in the 7-Election vote as they go about their daily...

2012-09-11 02:27:01

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when many Americans are frustrated by the overbearing nature of federal power, U.S. Navy veteran and legal scholar Brian Vanyo shows how they can reassert their command over government in his new book, The American Ideology. Just released this week, Vanyo's book identifies the fundamental principles that facilitated freedom in the United States, it documents the federal government's gradual departure from those ideals, and it...

2012-09-06 18:20:40

CHARLOTTE, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a copy of a speech, as prepared for delivery, by The Honorable Jennifer Granholm, Former Governor of Michigan at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, September 6, 2012: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120720/MM44058LOGO) Good evening, I'm Jennifer Granholm, from the great state of Michigan, where the trees are just the right height! Let me tell you a story about the dark days in my home state....

2012-09-04 18:21:06

CHARLOTTE, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a transcript of a speech, as prepared for delivery, by The Honorable Harry Reid, Democratic Majority Leader, Member of the U.S. Senate, Nevada, at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, September 4, 2012: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120720/MM44058LOGO) My name is Harry Reid, the majority leader of the United States Senate and the senator from Searchlight, Nevada. It has been my honor to support and...

2012-09-04 18:20:54

CHARLOTTE, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a transcript of a speech, as prepared for delivery, by Governor of North Carolina, The Honorable Bev Perdue at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, September 4, 2012: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120720/MM44058LOGO) Welcome to Charlotte, the Queen City, in the great state of North Carolina. It is always an honor to welcome a distinguished group of national leaders to North Carolina, but it's...