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2012-08-27 06:20:35

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Long Island Contractors' Association (LICA) is throwing down the gauntlet to the delegates of both political parties who are traveling to their respective Presidential nominating conventions, asking them whether the roads and bridges they will be taking are in better shape than the ones on Long Island and throughout New York. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/NY63187) LICA Executive Director Marc Herbst is going so far as...

2012-08-16 10:22:46

GOP breaking ground to create "a nationwide discussion on America's future" TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Republicans organizing their party's upcoming 2012 national convention will "use every available communications platform and technology to create a nationwide discussion about America's future and Mitt Romney's plans to strengthen the economy and create new jobs," William Harris, convention CEO announced today. (Logo:...

2012-07-03 23:03:14

Gov. Mitt Romney increased his lead to nearly 32 percentage points over President Barack Obama in the latest count in the “Headed to the White House 2012 Straw Poll” at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University. College Station, Texas (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 Gov. Mitt Romney increased his lead to nearly 32 percentage points over President Barack Obama in the latest count in the “Headed to the White House 2012 Straw Poll” at the George...

2012-06-05 06:26:06

NEWARK, N.J., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's Presidential primary election is meaningless for citizens living in New Jersey, California, Montana, New Mexico and South Dakota. This creates an alienated and cynical electorate that is becoming more disenfranchised with every election cycle, says Jim Lynch, author of "The 2020 Players: A Futuristic View of the 2020 Presidential Election." (Available on Amazon) Lynch asks, "Can you blame Americans for tuning out? This is not democracy; in...

2012-05-10 06:22:25

3 Out of 4 Voters Likely 50+ -- AARP Idaho Releases First-Ever Primary Voters' Guides to Help Public Get Facts, Learn Candidate Positions on Issues BOISE, Idaho, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With less than a week to go before Idaho's primary election, AARP is reminding candidates it's the state's 50+ who will likely determine the winners. In the last 4 primary elections in the Gem State, the voting bloc accounted for over 75 percent of all votes cast. Breakdown of the...

2012-04-13 06:23:43

Convention Planners Use New Digital Platforms to Engage Viewers TAMPA, Fla., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2012 Republican National Convention today announced that Google, Inc. has been named the "Official Social Platform and Live Stream Provider" of the Republican presidential nominating convention to be held Aug. 27-30 in Tampa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111130/DC14659LOGO) As a convention partner, Google will provide a range of technology...

2012-03-06 22:45:14

With Super Tuesday tomorrow, candidates are warned to know that it's the viability they show as a leader, rather than their image or electability that may be the most important attribute in garnering the Republican nomination. A recent study by ICA members Mitchell S. McKinney, PhD, and J. Brian Houston, Phd, of the University of Missouri, found in multiple surveys that viewers are more likely to see a candidate's viability —their position as the strongest representative of the party...

2012-03-06 10:21:00

Assoc. wants Idaho delegates to carry issues of Social Security, Medicare, and getting state's 50+ back to work to Republican National Convention BOISE, Idaho, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's Super Tuesday and as GOP voters across Idaho prepare to head to the state's first Republican presidential caucus tonight, AARP Idaho is encouraging them to keep retirement security issues in the forefront and help ensure the delegates they choose do the same. Across the...

2012-03-01 16:02:00

SALEM, Va., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mitt Romney leads Ron Paul by 35 percentage points (56%-21%) in the Super Tuesday Republican Presidential primary election in Virginia according to The Roanoke College Poll. Romney leads Paul in every demographic group, although Paul does best with younger voters. The Roanoke College Poll interviewed 377 likely Republican primary voters in Virginia between Feb. 13 and Feb. 28. The Poll has a margin of error of + 5 percent....

2012-02-28 13:47:00

SALEM, Va., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Republican George Allen has opened an eight-point lead on Democrat Tim Kaine in a likely November matchup for the U.S. Senate seat from Virginia according to The Roanoke College Poll. Virginians are somewhat more positive about the situation in the country, but they are not enamored with any of the Republican Presidential candidates. In potential Presidential election scenarios, President Obama leads all Republican candidates except Mitt Romney, with...