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Rep. Jackie Speier outs obscene Marine Facebook page

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Amid the sudden uproar over sexual assaults in the military following a Pentagon report Tuesday that 26,000 members of the military were assaulted last year, Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, released portions of a Facebook page, “F’N Wook,” denigrating women in the Marine Corps. In a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Marine Corps Commandant   [Read More]

Twitter talk: Obama answers questions about fiscal cliff, tax cuts

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On Monday, President Obama took to Twitter to discuss the fiscal cliff. Twitter followers submitted questions using #My2K and Obama tweeted his responses from @whitehouse.
Tweets sent from the president are signed -bo.
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The Tweetelection: Obama had more than just the ground game in his favor

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President Barack Obama might have won yesterday’s election thanks to his ground game, but the 44th president also dominated the race on social media. [Read More]

Ten politicians who’ve excelled at social media in 2012

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People have been showing their support for candidates for months using social media. So which candidates have taken advantage of this unique sharing tool? Here are our top picks for 2012. [Read More]

Media bias? Study finds that Romney has received more favorable coverage than Obama since first debate

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As Romney gained in the polls in the aftermath of the Denver debate, he got substantially more favorable media coverage. Obama’s coverage suddenly became more negative. Nearly three times as many Obama-related stories had a negative tone than a positive one. [Read More]

Chris Christie tells FOX that relief efforts in NJ are “much bigger than presidential politics”

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“I’ve got 2.4 million people out of power. I’ve got devastation on the shore. I’ve got floods in the Northern parts of my state. If you think right now I give a damn about presidential politics, then you don’t know me.” [Read More]

Chris Christie prepares to reschedule Halloween in NJ; FEMA says storm might affect elections

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“We are anticipating that, based on the storm, there could be impacts that would linger into next week and have impacts on the federal election,” FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate said during Monday’s conference call with reporters. [Read More]

Ishtar 2? Clint Eastwood stars in new ad for Mitt Romney (VIDEO)

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Nobody in Hollywood has been clamoring to make “Ishtar 2.” Or re-imagine “Howard the Duck.” Why? Because they were BOMBS, that’s why. So why in the name of “Gigli” would Mitt Romney’s campaign — er, Karl Rove’s American Crossroads superPAC – dust off Clint Eastwood to make a campaign commercial touting Mitt? All it does [...] [Read More]

“Horses and bayonets” top Twitter moment in debate (CHART)

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Here is how Monday’s debate tracked on Twitter. The peak moment was President Obama’s zinger about “bayonets.” At 6.5 million Tweets, it was the least-tweeted about debate….which means there are a LOT of Giants fans in the Twitterverse.
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Was Romney having an Albert Brooks/Richard Nixon sweating moment (VIDEO)

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Maybe it was tiny, non-HD screen we watched Monday’s debate on, but we didn’t quite get soaked by the tsunami of sweat that some on social media are buzzing that Mitt Romney was spewing. Or, as Albert Brooks — icon of the greatest TV flop-sweat moment in movie history in “Broadcast News — tweeted: “If [...] [Read More]