News To Know: 50+ Voters Deliver, As Usual

Analysis of the 2008 Presidential Election shows that despite the attention paid to the youngest voters, it was 50+ voters who delivered the election to President-Elect Obama.

I Voted

Today was such an important day in history – for so many reasons, and for so many people. I started voting as soon as I was able to: when I turned 18. Not any one candidate or issue got me fired up, it was simply an important rite of passage. To vote meant to participate in one of our greatest freedoms. Voting is perhaps the most important representation of a democracy which we are so lucky to have here in …

It’s 5:30 Somewhere!

The work day is over, you’re heading home…or off to vote…or the bar…or to your brother’s mother-in-law’s house to watch all the election night hullabaloo. If you’re hosting your own party, or maybe just want to have some fun with your family, here’s a few suggestions: Real Simple has election night cocktails to celebrate the occasion and also has some food ideas as well. Make a game of Bingo! from commonly used election-related phrases from media and candidates alike! Daily …

Interesting…Taxes Calculator

Came across this interesting little calculator today….gives you a rough estimate of what each candidates tax plans will do to your taxes over the next four years….

Update From The Field: Iowa

Iowans got a whooole lotta Champ, the Divided We Fail mascot, today…check him out!

Guest Blogger: Arturo Vargas of NALEO

One more guest blogger for you today. This time, Arturo Vargas from National Association of Latino Elected Officials (or NALEO) joins us in talking about the much sought after Latino vote… Today, the Latino community has a historic opportunity to play a decisive role in the outcome of the presidential election. In order to meet the needs of the country’s Latino voters, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund has been engaged in an unprecedented …