Five myths about swing states →
2012swingstates: Sometimes it seems that the nominees are running for president of the United States of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida, and that the rest of us are just spectators. A few misperceptions about these in-demand states in by Jonathan Bernstein in today’s Washington Post Outlook section.
When the '86 Giants Visited the White House, This...
They’re coming back mentalflossr: Original Caption: Harry Carson dumping Gatorade (popcorn) on President Reagan with Nancy Reagan watching at the Diplomatic entrance. President Reagan met the New York Giants football team after Super Bowl XXI victory. 2/13/87. Today the 2011 Giants are meeting President Obama.
Colorado Republicans warming up to Romney
How “Colorado” is this picture? 2012swingstates: Although he wasn’t the caucus choice in February, Colorado Republicans are now mustering support for Mitt Romney, who hopes to turn what was a blue state in 2008. Students line up to see President Obama speak at the Coors Center in Boulder, Colo. on April 24. Rick Santorum was the Colorado Republicans’ preference in the February...
When a senator or congressman walks into a room now, you don’t think power. You...– — Sally Quinn on the decline of D.C.’s power set. (diplomats? journalists? also powerless) (via amzam) Real talk for Washingtonians.
Introducing the 12: Student journalists... →
The 12 is live! Check out our new Tumblr, curated by student journalists at 12 universities in 2012 swing states. 2012swingstates: It’s all but certain that a handful of states will determine whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney will get to 270 electoral votes Nov. 6. And within those states, a few recurring narratives will dominate headlines and national perceptions about how those votes will...
'Loans are not paid off by some future version of... →
Cool feature: newshour: The faces of student-loan debt