Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Here are details on today's Presidential Debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
What time is the presidential debate? The second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney is scheduled for 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. Check below for more information on that debate and the remaining presidential debates leading up to Election Day. AOL will provide a live stream of the debate. TV Channels Broadcasting Live: ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and more, including CNN Espanol. Live Streaming Online: YouTube's Election Hub, AOL. Below is more detailed information on Tuesday's presidential debate, as well as the schedule for the final presidential debate, all of which are presented by the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD): October 16, 2012 Presidential According to the CPD, "The second …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Vice president Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan will debate on Oct. 11.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Nearly 60 million people tuned in on Oct. 3 to watch the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. There will be three more debates before election day on Nov. 6. Next up is the vice presidential debate tonight at 9 p.m. Here's the entire schedule: Topic: Domestic policy Air Time: 9-10:30 p.m. Easter Standard Time Location: University of Denver in Denver, Colorado Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates Participants: President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney Moderator: Jim Lehrer (Host of NewsHour on PBS) The debate focused on domestic policy and was divided into six time segments of approximately 15 minutes each on topics selected by the moderator, including …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Local Republican and Democrat groups gathered to watch the first of the presidential debates.
Although people watching the first of the 2012 presidential debates in Denver on Wednesday night weren't permitted to cheer or jeer, those watching at local viewing parties did. In Livonia, at the OneUnder Bar & Grill on Five Mile Road, the two 11th Congressional district Republican groups met to watch the debate in the company of fellow Mitt Romney supporters. State Rep. Kurt Heise (R-Plymouth), Wayne County Commissioner Laura Cox and candidate for the Wayne County commission, Shannon Price, were also in attendance. They all will be listed on the ballot in November. Northville resident and Wayne 11th Congressional District Republican Committee chair Joseph Xuereb said Romney has had a mobilizing effect on local GOP supporters. "I haven't …
Western Wayne Democrats gather at campaign office in Canton for debate watch party.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney came out swinging Wednesday during the first presidential debate, but it was the message of President Barack Obama that scored points with Western Wayne County Democrats on Tuesday. Thirty-year-old tax return software employee Tracy Ringstad of Canton said she did not know what to expect before the debate between Obama and Romney, but felt Obama's message resonated the most. "Personally, I think Barack Obama did better because he actually addressed the questions," Ringstad said. In line with her day job, Ringstad, who said she generally sides with Democrats on many issues, said she was most interested in learning about Romney's tax plan, but felt details remained scarce after the debate. "I don'…
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Plymouth residents have donated almost $94,000 and Canton nearly $37,000 to Barack Obama or Mitt Romney, according to an interactive database of campaign contributions from the Federal Election Commission.
This election cycle, Plymouth residents are giving larger contributions to Republican candidate Mitt Romney, but President Barack Obama is getting more contributions from the city and township. In Canton, however, Obama is the recipient of a majority of local donations. According to Federal Election Commission records, Plymouth residents have made 29 donations of $1,000 or more to both presidential campaigns. Of those, 21 were checks to Romney, including 13 contributions over $2,400. The rest, eight contributions, were at least $1,000 to Democrat Obama. In total, Plymouth residents have contributed almost $94,000 to the candidates. But where Romney is getting more money per contributor, Obama is getting more contributions. Of the 397 …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Sommer Foster of Canton sends photos from the Convention floor.
Sommer Foster from Canton is among several Democratic delegates representing Michigan in North Carolina this week for the Democratic National Convention. Foster sent some photos from the convention floor Wednesday night where former President Bill Clinton was keynote speaker, nominating President Barack Obama for a second term.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
In our first Blue Mitten survey, most respondents say they agree that President Barack Obama's support for the 2009 auto bailout will help him in Michigan in the November election.
Democratic Michigan insiders said President Barack Obama’s auto bailout will help his chances in the state in the November election: that’s the finding of this week’s inaugural Blue Mitten survey of influential Democrats. Twenty-nine Democrats from the southeastern Michigan area were asked using an automated survey tool what they thought about how the auto bailout will affect Obama’s standing among Democrats and independents in Michigan. Eighteen responses were collected. All of the respondents said they agree or somewhat agree the bailout will help Obama win over Democrats in Michigan. Obama and other Democrats have said the 2009 federal bailout of General Motors and Chrysler saved jobs. “His decisiveness on this issue is palpable …
Monday, July 16, 2012
State Senator from Canton plans discussion for divisive health care bill.
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck (R-Canton) will hold a town hall meeting Tuesday in Canton to discuss the impact of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (House Resolution 3590) crafted by President Barack Obama, recently upheld as constitutional by the United States Supreme Court, and how it affects the state of Michigan and residents. The forum will run 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the banquet and conference center at the Summit on the Park, 46000 Summit Parkway in Canton. Colbeck opposed passage of the health care bill and said the federal healthcare law requires most adults not covered by an employer or government-sponsored insurance plan to maintain health insurance coverage or pay a penalty, commonly referred to as the individual …
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Supporters of Bill Roberts for Congress appeared at Art in the Park this weekend, sporting signs depicting President Barack Obama as Adolf Hitler.
A group of LaRouche Democrats — a group purporting to be Democrats abiding by the principles of U.S. Labor Party leader Lyndon LaRouche — have appeared on downtown Plymouth sidewalks this weekend for Art in the Park, sporting signs depicting President Barack Obama as Adolf Hitler. The group, who supports LaRouche Democrat Bill Roberts (D-Redford) for former U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter's vacant seat in Michigan's 11th Congressional District, frequently demonstrates outside the U.S. Post Office building in downtown Plymouth, displaying the same Obama-as-Hitler signage. The group is not affiliated with Plymouth's Art in the Park. Because the city's sidewalks are public property, the group's demonstrations are constitutionally protected. The …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
One of the state's high-ranking Democrats says he won't be voting in today's primary.
Michigan Congressman Gary Peters (D-9th District) won't be voting in today's Democratic primary election. Neither will Farmington Hills Mayor Barry Brickner. The two elected officials say there's no reason for them to go to the polls today, because Democrats will be choosing their candidate – President Barack Obama – in statewide caucuses on May 5. And even those won't offer much action. "There's only one person running, so it's going to be a real quickie," Brickner said. Michigan Democratic Party officials passed a resolution earlier this month that allows Democrats to vote in the primary and at their caucuses. In the resolution, officials accused Secretary of State Ruth Johnson of "partisan mischief," confusing voters over a party rule…