New Data: Can Twitter Predict Elections?

By Dan Zarella, DanZarella.com With the 2010 midterm elections coming up on Tuesday, I decided to look into the correlation of candidates Twitter accounts and their recent performance in polls. I gathered a random sample of 30 senate, house and governor races from RealClearPolitics database of recent election polls and gathered each the number of followers had by each candidate … Read More

A Citizen’s Guide to a Free and Fair Election

While reports of voter fraud are increasing and potential recounts are looming nationwide, ASG President Bryan Rudnick has published “A Citizen’s Guide to a Free and Fair Election” for the 1776Coalition.com. The whitepaper can be used to assist campaigns, political parties, poll watchers and concerned citizens who seek to ensure our democratic republic remains intact on Election Day and beyond. … Read More

GOP Beating Democrats with Social Media for Midterm Elections

By Anthony Calabrese, MediaShift PBS If 2008 was the year that social networks like Facebook and Twitter broke through to mainstream America, then 2010 is shaping up to be the election year that’s defined by social media. Consider that three out of five Americans who consider themselves somewhat politically active are members of a social network, and 70 percent of … Read More

Schumer, Townsend Spar In NY1 Debate

Senator Charles Schumer and Republican opponent Jay Townsend took part in their first and only debate of the campaign season Sunday, with each taking jabs at one another on several hot button issues including the stimulus bill and financial regulation of Wall Street. The live, hour-long debate sponsored by NY1 and its YNN sister stations upstate was held at Marist … Read More

Schumer, Townsend Spar In NY1 Debate

From: NY1 News Senator Charles Schumer and Republican opponent Jay Townsend took part in their first and only debate of the campaign season Sunday, with each taking jabs at one another on several hot button issues including the stimulus bill and financial regulation of Wall Street. The live, hour-long debate sponsored by NY1 and its YNN sister stations upstate was … Read More

In every election season, there’s a recount. Lessons from Bush and Franken.

By Jay Weiner, The Washington Post It is Wednesday, Nov. 3, in the wee hours of the morning after election night. From Chicago to Las Vegas, from West Virginia to Colorado, exhausted campaign managers are on their BlackBerrys and iPhones, talking, e-mailing and texting with election lawyers and party operatives in Democratic and Republican bunkers in Washington. The word on … Read More

LEAH™ Hosts Meeting with F.A.U. & Shoah Foundation Institute

BOCA RATON, FL—The League of Educational Awareness of the Holocaust™ (LEAH) Board of Directors recently hosted a dinner at Max’s Grille with Dr. Samuel Paul, Associate Professor of Digital Resources at the Shoah Foundation Institute, University of Southern California. The event was underwritten by LEAH Board members, Karol and Marshall Hershon, and celebrated the successful partnership between LEAH, the exclusive … Read More

John Dennis outraises Nancy Pelosi

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Republican challenger raised more than $1.1 million over the past three months, more than three times as much as Pelosi did. John Dennis, the Ron Paul-backed GOP nominee running against the Speaker in her liberal San Francisco-based district, raised roughly five times as much as he collected in the previous quarter, according to new Federal Election … Read More

John Dennis outraises Nancy Pelosi

By Kasie Hunt, Politico House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Republican challenger raised more than $1.1 million over the past three months, more than three times as much as Pelosi did. John Dennis, the Ron Paul-backed GOP nominee running against the Speaker in her liberal San Francisco-based district, raised roughly five times as much as he collected in the previous quarter, according … Read More