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Tag: Democratic National Convention

September 10, 2012 | 11:39 am

Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Assault Rifles, Mitt Romney, and the Republican Agenda

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U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is up for reelection this year, facing Republican challenger Elizabeth Emken. Belva Davis, host of KQED’s This Week in Northern California, sat down with Feinstein during last week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Feinstein sounded off about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the Republican agenda and banning assault rifles. […]

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President Obama’s Speech Sets New Twitter Record

September 7, 2012 | 11:20 am

President Obama’s Speech Sets New Twitter Record

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President Barack Obama’s speech last night at the Democratic National Convention set a new record for political moments on Twitter, according to the company. Right after the speech, 52,756 tweets per minute came in referencing @BarackObama and #DNC2012. According to Twitter’s blog: @barackobama delivered a great collection of tweetable lines this evening, and Twitter responded […]

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