Posts Tagged ‘polls’
DAILY GRINDER: Obama Holds PA Lead, Clinton Coming to Town, Bishops Release Voting Guide

DAILY GRINDER: Obama Holds PA Lead, Clinton Coming to Town, Bishops Release Voting Guide

Former President Bill Clinton is all over the state today, rallying support for President Obama. At 10:15 a.m., he’ll be in Pittsburgh; at 2:30 he’s in Blue Bell; at 4 p.m., he’s in Philly, at the Palestra; and at 7:30 p.m. he’s in Scranton. Hide your girlfriends. Mitt Romney rallied his own supporters in Yardley yesterday. The Secret Service said there...

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“Poll” Shows Romney Leading Pennsylvania

“Poll” Shows Romney Leading Pennsylvania

As PW wrote earlier this campaign season for our September election app guide: “Call us old-fashioned, but we love misleading, often blatantly racist headlines that link us to right-wing websites peddling Beltway-bubble batshit with a xenophobic hatred of President Obama. It helps us get through the day. Which is why we love the Drudge Report. In the lead-up...

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DAILY GRINDER: Libertarian and Green Parties on Pennsylvania Presidential Ballot

DAILY GRINDER: Libertarian and Green Parties on Pennsylvania Presidential Ballot

The Libertarian Party will stay on the ballot in Pennsylvania, despite Republican lawyers doing their damndest to kick candidate Gary Johnson off. Commonwealth Court Senior Judge James Gardner Colins said the Libertarians have at least 20,730 signatures, which is 129 more than the law requires. So now what? Now what is, you get the choice in November between...

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DAILY GRINDER: Romney T-Shirt Story Being Exploited for Campaigns, School Choice

DAILY GRINDER: Romney T-Shirt Story Being Exploited for Campaigns, School Choice

Let’s talk about the Mitt Romney T-shirt outragicide! But first, let it be known that if you post the personal contact information of the teacher accused of mocking the student in Port Richmond for wearing the Mitt Romney T-shirt—or anyone else’s personal information, with the intention of that person being harassed, as several people tried to do last...

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DAILY GRINDER: Local Voting App Featured in PW Wins Award

DAILY GRINDER: Local Voting App Featured in PW Wins Award

The web app developed by Philly Voter activist Faye Anderson, Yo! Philly Votes, recently won 1st place in the first round of Hacks For Democracy, which sought to judge applications that could improve the fall election. Yo! Philly Votes was previously featured in Philadelphia Weekly as one of the best election apps this year. The app allows users to easily report...

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New Poll Shows Support for the Green Party’s Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala

New Poll Shows Support for the Green Party’s Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala

Stein and Honkala (via Facebook) CNN has a new poll out, in which they’ve included third-party candidates Gary Johnson, of the Libertarian Party, and Jill Stein, of the Green Party. And as it happens, both Johnson and Stein poll: Johnson earns 3 percent; Stein gets 2. And while it doesn’t necessarily mean either candidate is on the verge of winning the election...

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DAILY GRINDER: Koch Brothers Group May Pull PA Ads After Low Romney Polling

Chuck Todd of MSNBC—or NBC News?—tweeted yesterday that Americans for Prosperity, a Koch Brothers-funded right-wing group, was pulling out of Pennsylvania after a series of bad polls for Mitt Romney’s campaign. Both an AFL-CIO and Inquirer poll showed Romney down by almost 10 points. Polls have consistently shown Pennsylvanians don’t care much for the...

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DAILY GRINDER: Nutter to Speak at Democratic National Convention

Mayor Michael Nutter will speak at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina! Good for the mayor! He joins recent speaker picks like Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Costco co-founder and former CEO Jim Sinegal and plenty others (Georgetown Law School Graduate Sandra Fluke, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, President of Planned Parenthood Action...

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DAILY GRINDER: $1.6 Million Settlement in Contaminated Water Fracking Case

DAILY GRINDER: $1.6 Million Settlement in Contaminated Water Fracking Case

So you're saying this isn't Perrier? Coulda fooled me. Three northeastern Pennsylvania families have reached a $1.6 million settlement with Oklahoma-based Chesapeake Energy over contaminating their water wells and forcing them to go somewhere else. It’s a good chunk of change, but one of the families say it’s not much considering they have to leave...

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Obama, Casey Hold Large Leads in Pennsylvania

Obama, Casey Hold Large Leads in Pennsylvania

Last night’s Democratic loss in Wisconsin was a huge blow for liberals and public sector unions (and probably those still in denial about the impact of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision), but finding a parallel to Pennsylvania might be a little tough. Because in most statewide elections here, the Demcorat seems to be crushing it—for now. According...

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