Posts Tagged ‘Presidential’

Bot Turns Trump’s Tweets Into Official-Looking Presidential Statements

Who needs official statements from the White House when President Donald Trump’s tweets appear to be a more accurate reflection of his true thoughts?  Russel Neiss, a technologist, coder and activist, decided to answer that question by creating RealPressSecBot, an Internet bot that looks for a new Trump tweet every 15 minutes and edits the message […]

The Rock Announced His 2020 Presidential Bid On ‘SNL’ (Kind Of)

One of the most likable men in Hollywood may have just announced his presidential bid for 2020. After weeks of teasing a run for presidency, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson told America “I’m in” during the season finale of “Saturday Night Live.” The pro wrestler-turned-actor said he was officially running for president starting that night, right […]

‘Weird’ Al Yankovic Turns Presidential Debate Into New Anthem: ‘Bad Hombres, Nasty Women’

Maybe this is how all the debates should be handled: with the candidates singing their answers as they’re grilled by “Weird” Al Yankovic.  The latest “Songify” clip from the Gregory Brothers features Yankovic in the moderator role at Wednesday night’s debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The Gregory Brothers wrote in the New York Times […]

WATCH: Everything You Missed From The Second Presidential Debate

Sunday’s second presidential debate in St. Louis was highly anticipated, especially after a 2005 tape of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump leaked Friday.  Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton had several intense verbal exchanges throughout the night. Clinton passionately condemned Trump’s “locker room talk” in the leaked video, in which he spoke about groping women. […]

For Presidential Candidates, 70 is the new 45

by Dr. Mehmet Oz & Dr. Michael Roizen Controversy blossomed this week surrounding the health of our presidential candidates. That’s because we’re heading into this fall’s presidential election knowing relatively little about the medical history of either major-party candidate, and at 68 and 70, respectively, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would be among the oldest […]

The Green Party Picks Its Presidential Ticket

HOUSTON ― The Green Party officially nominated Massachusetts physician and progressive activist Jill Stein as its presidential candidate on Saturday, also selecting human rights activist Ajamu Baraka as her running mate. “We are what democracy looks like and we are what political revolution looks like,” Stein said accepting her party’s nomination. Stein also served as the […]

Girls Change the Presidential Conversation

When I was in middle school, I never thought much about politics. I wasn’t old enough to vote, and therefore thought my voice wouldn’t matter much in a political conversation. I also was a girl, and girls at that time weren’t particularly encouraged to develop their political voice nor given much import for their public […]

The Perilous Unknown: The Mental Health of Our Presidential Candidates

It’s become normal for Americans to demand and receive a professional assessment of the physical health of the candidates for president — just as they expect updates on the medical state of the president himself. After all, there have been many infamous cases of presidents, from Franklin Roosevelt to Jack Kennedy, who secretly endured serious […]

Petition Calls For Jon Stewart To Moderate A Presidential Debate

Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show” retirement is barely two weeks old, but there’s already a push to bring him back to the airwaves next year — this time as moderator of one of the upcoming presidential debates.  “Over the last 16 years, Jon Stewart has played an influential and iconic role in covering U.S. politics and media,” the […]

Presidential Hopefuls Ham It Up At Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As Hillary Rodham Clinton walked among the booths of funnel cakes and corn dogs at the Iowa State Fair, trailed by a massive pack of media and onlookers, Donald Trump’s helicopter circled the fairgrounds in the air above. That’s as close as Clinton and Trump’s massive entourages came at the state […]

4 Charts That Explain How Latino Voters Feel About 2016 Presidential Candidates

As the number of Latino voters increases, so has the importance of winning their support for presidential candidates. One new study estimates that the winner in 2016 may need nearly half of the Latino vote — a challenge for Republicans who have traditionally taken a far smaller share. Candidates are well aware of this fact, […]

How Presidential Candidates Are Pushing Past Campaign Finance Boundaries This Time

WASHINGTON — The 2016 presidential campaign is in full swing, and as the second national campaign since the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision, it’s bringing a whole new dynamic favoring wealthy donors and big-monied interests. Its main difference from the 2012 campaign — which featured the first single-candidate presidential super PACs — is that […]

Something Else From Chris Christie’s Past May Haunt Presidential Dreams

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) has faced criticism since key members of his staff were implicated in the Bridgegate scandal. The politically motivated shutdown of George Washington Bridge access lanes has cast a cloud over Christie’s tenure as governor and his potential presidential plans. But there’s another brewing controversy that predates his career as […]

Trail To The Chief: 10 Things Presidential Campaigns Could Do Without Edition

10 Things Presidential Campaigns Could Do Without Edition As you may have heard, the Iowa Straw Poll — one of the primary season’s famed mettle testers for GOP presidential candidates — is no more. Four years after the Straw Poll title was claimed by then-Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann and she subsequently failed to capitalize on […]

Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign Finally Gets It

There’s a scene in the movie My Fair Lady when a lower-class flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, is being taught to speak the “King’s English” by an upper-class Englishman, Professor Henry Higgins, a phoneticist who has appointed himself her speech instructor. Professor Higgins requires her to repeat over and over after him, “The rain in Spain […]

Jeb Bush Teases Presidential Announcement On June 15

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeb Bush is giving a strong indication that he’ll join the presidential campaign this month, tweeting that an announcement is coming on June 15. The former Florida governor, widely expected to run for the GOP nomination, tweeted “coming soon” with a link to the website jebannouncement.com. On that page, the date 06.15.15 […]

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry Plans To Enter The 2016 Presidential Race, Senior Advisor Says

ADDISON, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry launched his presidential campaign four years ago as an instant front-runner — a proven job-creator with solid conservative credentials, formidable fundraising prowess and perhaps enough cowboy swagger to take Republicans by storm. Then came “Oops” and Perry’s tumble from powerhouse to punchline. Now he’s back, hitting […]

Rick Snyder Will Not Pursue A Presidential Bid

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) said Thursday that he will not pursue the Republican nomination for president, confirming earlier reports that he would not join the race. Snyder released a statement on his government website breaking the news. “I will focus my attention on continuing Michigan’s reinvention,” Snyder said in the statement. “I will continue […]

Jon Stewart Shows How Weird Rand Paul’s Presidential Announcement Was

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) made his big announcement on Tuesday, telling a crowd in Louisville that he’s running for president in 2016. But as Jon Stewart pointed out on Tuesday night’s “Daily Show,” it took a while to get there. Before Paul went onstage, there were multiple speakers, the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, […]

President Obama Signs a Presidential Memorandum on College Opportunity

On March 10, 2015, President Obama delivered remarks on making college more affordable before singing a Presidential Memorandum that supports the President’s Student Aid Bill of Rights. Learn more: www.whitehouse.gov/collegeopportunity Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

Launching the Presidential Challenge for Advanced Outdoor Lighting

We take it for granted that outdoor lights are there to help keep America moving after the sun goes down. But the outdoor lighting when you drive your car down the road at night, cheer for your favorite baseball team, or load groceries into your car after work uses energy and takes a bite out […]

Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient – Mildred Dresselhaus

Mildred Dresselhaus is one of the most prominent physicists, materials scientists, and electrical engineers of her generation. A professor of physics and electrical engineering at MIT, she is best known for deepening our understanding of condensed matter systems and the atomic properties of carbon, which has contributed to major advances in electronics and materials research. […]

Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient – John Dingell

John Dingell is a lifelong public servant, the longest serving Member of Congress in American history, and one of the most influential legislators in history. Having represented Michigan in the House of Representatives since 1955, Mr. Dingell has fought for landmark pieces of legislation over the past six decades, from civil rights legislation in the […]

Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient – Suzan Harjo

Suzan Harjo is a writer, curator, and activist who has advocated for improving the lives of Native peoples throughout her career. As a member of the Carter Administration and as current president of the Morning Star Institute, she has been a key figure in many important Indian legislative battles, including the passage of the Native […]

Brazil’s Presidential Race Stunned By The Death Of Candidate Eduardo Campos

SANTOS, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s presidential race is in stunned disarray after one of the top three contenders was killed on the campaign trail when a small plane carrying him and aides crashed into a residential area in this port city. Socialist politician Eduardo Campos and the six other people aboard the aircraft died in […]

Ready For Hillary’s LGBT Kickoff Event Stirs Clinton Presidential Buzz

WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hasn’t even announced that she’ll run for president in 2016, but that hasn’t stopped one super PAC from drumming up support for her. Ready for Hillary held an “Out and Ready for Hillary” fundraiser Wednesday night at Town Danceboutique, a gay nightclub in Washington, D.C. Kris Perry […]

President Obama on Israel – 2012 Presidential Debate in Boca Raton, FL

Are you in? http://OFA.BO/Uta7br President Obama on Israel – 2012 Presidential Debate in Boca Raton, FL Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

Catching up with the Curator: The Presidential Seal

Go inside the White House with White House Curator, Bill Allman, as he talks about the Presidential Seal and shows you a sample of the locations it is hiding in plain sight. See more videos like this at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/inside-white-house Uploads by whitehouse Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss […]

President Obama on Libya: “I’m the President and I’m Always Responsible.” – 2012 Presidential Debate

Share this: http://OFA.BO/LV9Qyh Tweet this: http://OFA.BO/jcrt5a Excerpt from the 2012 Presidential Debate in Hempstead, New York: President Obama on Libya: “I’m the President and I’m Always Responsible.” Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. […]

Congressman Chris Van Hollen on Thursday’s Vice Presidential Debate

Watch the enhanced version of the debate here: http://OFA.BO/VPGjvm Congressman Chris Van Hollen lays out the choice that Congressman Ryan faces on Thursday when he debates Vice President Biden. Ryan can stand by the extreme positions he and Governor Romney hold, like turning Medicare into a voucher program that ends the program’s guaranteed benefits for […]

Stephanie Cutter on Tonight’s Presidential Debate

Get the enhanced debate experience here: http://OFA.BO/RfedJ2 Stephanie Cutter breaks down how we’ll need you to help get the facts out for tonight’s Presidential debate. We’ll be monitoring each and every word Romney says. And every time he lies or takes a cheap shot get online and help set the record straight. Uploads by BarackObamadotcom […]

Stephanie Cutter on Tonight’s Presidential Debate

Get the enhanced debate experience here: http://OFA.BO/RfedJ2 Stephanie Cutter breaks down how we’ll need you to help get the facts out for tonight’s Presidential debate. We’ll be monitoring each and every word Romney says. And every time he lies or takes a cheap shot get online and help set the record straight. Uploads by BarackObamadotcom […]

Launch of the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program

This exciting new initiative is partnering top innovators from the private sector, non-profits, and academia with top innovators in government to collaborate on five projects that will fuel job creation, save taxpayers money, and improve the lives of millions of Americans. August 23, 2012. Uploads by whitehouse Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to […]

John McCain Presidential Campaign, 2008: John McCain Presidential Campaign, 2008, List of John McCain Presidential Campaign Endorsements, 2008

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