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Is Your State a … Weakling?

Posted on 01/24/2014 by | Washington Watch | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsPolitico Magazine has tallied the numbers, and the Oscar for best state goes to … New Hampshire. Actually, the magazine’s ranking is pegged to a different winter event: the president’s annual State of the Union address. Here’s what Politico‘s Margaret Slattery has to say: Tuesday, President Obama, if precedent holds, will declare that the state of America’s union is “strong.” Is it? One way to judge is by the state of the states of the union: How strong are they, and, …

One App for All Your Political News

Posted on 09/28/2012 by | Technology | Comments

TechnologyPolitical junkies and regular voters from both parties can cross the great aisle of division, and unite around an iPad app that dishes up politics evenly. Just download the free Washington Post Politics App and leap into the campaign season with gusto. The app, launched earlier this year, offers terrific photos, graphics, and animation of everything political.  It features news and analysis, interactive maps with state-by-state polls, historical election results, campaign ads and candidate issues at-a-glance. It also contains, my …

Everybody’s Yelling and I Don’t Hear a Word They’re Saying

Posted on 06/20/2012 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

PoliticsThe left keeps screaming at the right.The right keeps screaming at the left. And for a punchline, Politico recently said that a bunch of Washington politicians have decided to meet again behind closed doors to come up with a secret deal that may or may not change Social Security and Medicare without giving Americans a say. On June 20, volunteers and AARP staff from all 50 states descended on the Capitol to meet with Senators and members of Congress from …

Q&A with Jonathan Martin of Politico

Posted on 08/4/2008 by | General News | Comments

Your LifeShaarp Session sits down to talk Election ’08 with Jonathan Martin, blogger and reporter for Politico.

Q&A with Jonathan Martin of Politico

Posted on 08/4/2008 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Your LifeShaarp Session sits down to talk Election ’08 with Jonathan Martin, blogger and reporter for Politico.