Web an increasing tool to link campaigns, voters

By BETH FOUHY | AP NEW YORK (AP) — As potential voters in New Hampshire and Iowa scan the Internet, they probably are seeing ads for Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama alongside deals for shoes and holiday gifts. The campaign ads will then follow those voters around the Web, popping up on news sites, Google searches and on social networking sites like Facebook. Online advertising, once used … Read More

South Florida chosen as site for final debate of 2012 presidential campaign

By Anthony ManOctober 31, 2011 06:18 PM One of the biggest single events of the 2012 presidential campaign will take place in Boca Raton – just 15 days before Election Day. The last of three presidential debates is set for Lynn University, the bipartisan Commission on Presidential Debates, announced Monday. “We’re fired up. We’re so excited,” said Robert Watson, a … Read More

The 140-Character Campaign: Which GOP Candidate Is Winning at Social Media?

By Amy Bingham, The Note – ABC News Can a presidential candidate win an election 140 characters at a time? In this digital age, they sure are trying. Whether it is a promoted tweet, a YouTube video or a Google search ad, presidential campaigns have infiltrated social media in unprecedented ways this election cycle. “It would be crazy for a … Read More

How Campaigns’ Use of Facebook Data Might Change the 2012 Election

By Nick Judd | techPresident More than in any other race to date, Americans may experience the 2012 presidential election through precisely targeted phone calls, visits, tweets and Facebook posts — messages not from the candidates themselves, but from their own politically active friends. If those messages come, they won’t be random. As campaigns become more savvy about their data … Read More

Google to launch YouTube Politics

By JENNIFER MARTINEZ | Politico Google-owned YouTube is launching a special site Thursday that it hopes will be a one-stop online spot for political junkies to watch the good, the bad and the ugly of the 2012 presidential campaign. The site, YouTube Politics, will include videos from the candidates’ official YouTube channels and a mix of videos produced by media … Read More

Jobs Numbers Demonstrate the Government is not a Jobs Creator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07 October 2011 CONTACT: BRYAN RUDNICK (561) 499-3201   Jobs Numbers Demonstrate the Government is not a Jobs Creator Weston, FL–Republican Congressional Candidate Ozzie deFaria believes this morning’s jobs numbers published by the U.S. Department of Labor demonstrate that the Obama economic agenda, championed by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), proves that both she and President Obama … Read More

Republican candidate says he’s ready to challenge Wasserman Schultz

By Anthony Man, Sun Sentinel Ozzie deFaria hopes his extensive business background and conservative anti-tax, anti-government spending views make him the candidate who can vanquish one of South Florida’s most popular politicians, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston. deFaria, also a Weston resident, said this week he’s seeking the Republican nomination to unseat Wasserman Schultz, who’s seeking her fifth term … Read More

Republican candidate says he’s ready to challenge Wasserman Schultz

By Anthony Man, Sun Sentinel Ozzie deFaria hopes his extensive business background and conservative anti-tax, anti-government spending views make him the candidate who can vanquish one of South Florida’s most popular politicians, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston. deFaria, also a Weston resident, said this week he’s seeking the Republican nomination to unseat Wasserman Schultz, who’s seeking her fifth term … Read More

SFL Businessman to Challenge Debbie Wasserman Schultz

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 30 September 2011 CONTACT: BRYAN RUDNICK (561) 499-3201   SFL Businessman to announce candidacy for Florida’s 20th Congressional District What: South Florida businessman Ozzie deFaria will announce his candidacy for U.S. Congress, Florida District 20 in the Republican Primary. When: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 @ 6:00 PM Where: Bonaventure Country Club, 200 Bonaventure Blvd. Weston, FL 33326 Refreshments will be served. ABOUT OZZIE … Read More