6 Political Truths About 50+ Americans

Posted on 06/12/2014 by |In Other News . . . | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsAmericans are more divided along ideological lines — and animosity between Democrats and Republicans is deeper and more extensive — than at any time in the past 20 years, a new report from the Pew Research Center shows. As part of a yearlong study of political polarization in the United States, Pew conducted the largest political survey in its history, polling more than 10,000 adults from Jan. 23 to March 16. It’s a mother lode of age-segmented data on the political attitudes …

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sarah Palin

Posted on 02/11/2014 by |Who's News | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsSince she burst onto the national scene as a vice presidential candidate in 2008, former Alaska governor, political commentator, bestselling author, social media maven and reality show host Sarah Palin has remained in the spotlight. Here are some facts that you might not know about the outspoken conservative politician-turned-media personality.   Though one of Alaska’s most famous residents, Palin was born in Sandpoint, Idaho, on the same day in 1964 that the Beatles gave their first live U.S. concert in …

3 for 3, Santorum Seizes the Spotlight

Posted on 02/8/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Bulletin TodayNow it’s Rick Santorum’s turn. Santorum may have been robbed of momentum coming out of Iowa, where his victory was declared after the fact, but last night he may have gotten it all back as he swept Missouri, Colorado and Minnesota. Missouri was a nonbinding “beauty contest,” meaning no delegates were at stake. Those will be chosen at GOP party caucuses in mid-March. But it doesn’t tarnish the bragging rights of going three for three against the Mitt Romney juggernaut, …