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Tag: 2012 presidential election

May 31, 2012 | 2:15 pm

Fact Checking Mitt Romney’s Comments That Obama Administration Steered Solyndra Money to ‘Friends and Family’

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Here’s the raw video today of Mitt Romney at Solyndra slamming President Obama, the stimulus, and a “serious conflict of interest on the part of the president and his team.” Here’s what Romney said: Two years ago President Obama was here to tout this building and this business as a symbol of the success of […]

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April 25, 2012 | 12:52 pm

Analysis: Obama Loss on Arizona Immigration Law Could Help in Election; Transcripts of Today’s SCOTUS Arguments

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When is a loss a win? If the U.S. Supreme Court rejects the Obama Administration’s arguments and upholds Arizona’s tough immigration law, that could very well be the case. Judging by today’s oral arguments, SCOTUS seems likely to uphold some if not all of the law, which allows Arizona police to seek citizenship documentation from […]

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April 10, 2012 | 11:05 am

Santorum Quits Presidential Race

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GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) Bowing to the inevitable, Rick Santorum quit the presidential campaign Tuesday, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination. Santorum, appearing with his wife and family in his home state of Pennsylvania, told supporters the race for him was over, but the fight to defeat President Barack Obama would […]

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‘Yes We Code’: Obama Campaign Hopes to Attract Techies

March 26, 2012 | 4:00 pm

‘Yes We Code’: Obama Campaign Hopes to Attract Techies

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Obama 2012 has opened a “technology field office” in San Francisco. It’s a first-time effort to recruit the tech community into a presidential campaign. Back in 2008, the Obama campaign turned out phone-bankers and door-knockers. At last night’s launch party, organizers were sweet-talking data-miners and coders. “I’ll eventually just get roped in,” says web developer […]

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March 6, 2012 | 3:43 pm

Follow Super Tuesday Live on the Web

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NPR is all over this election thing. Check out the following Super Tuesday coverage: Election 2012 Presidential Race Super Tuesday live blog and results Listen to NPR radio coverage Then you got your PBS NewsHour live coverage: Live video for mobile from Ustream Some more links for you: Results by state (RealClearPolitics) A Guide to […]

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February 27, 2012 | 8:18 am

Video: Governors Jerry Brown And Jan Brewer on ‘Meet The Press’

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Jerry Brown joined Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on ‘Meet The Press’ yesterday to discuss the presidential election. Brown framed the election as a “reasonable man versus wreckless men,” saying Republicans have made an “extreme move to the right.” The two guvs also discussed immigration policy. Brewer, of course, signed a strict and extremely controversial anti-illegal […]

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December 15, 2011 | 3:27 pm

Video: Romney Ad Highlights the Newt and Nancy Show

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On the Chronicle Politics Blog: Carla Marinucci writes about Mitt Romney’s new ad painting Newt Gingrich as just to the left of Fidel Castro, all because he supported “Al Gore’s liberal global warming agenda” in the form of a public service announcement he made with Nancy Pelosi. “We do agree, our country must take action […]

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The First (Ever) Presidential Twitter Debate!

July 21, 2011 | 10:54 am

The First (Ever) Presidential Twitter Debate!

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Held yesterday, by TheTeaParty.net. Participants in the GOP-only event, as described by Time’s Techland blog: Gingrich, former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza Herman Cain, Rep. Michele Bachmann, former Sen. Rick Santorum, former Gov. Gary Johnson, and Rep. Thaddeus McCotter all participated in the debate, which was moderated by S.E. Cupp, a right-leaning columnist, with live analysis […]

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