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By Kelly Price on November 16th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:02 pm
Florida labor officials say the state’s unemployment dropped to its lowest mark in nearly four years in October with 8.5 percent of the workforce still hunting for jobs. Although the figure is an improvement from September’s 8.7 percent unemployment in [...]
By Shane Chernoff on November 7th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:38 pm
The media frenzy during Election Night could be seen and heard throughout the country thanks to social media sites and around-the-clock election coverage on TV. The result: praise for television networks and 20 million tweets about Election Day 2012, making it the most-tweeted event in U.S. political history.
By Kéran Billaud on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:47 pm
Voters between the ages of 18 to 24 have been voting more in recent presidential elections, with an approximate 10 percent increase between 1996 and 2008. The statistic would be impressive if this same age group did not still possess the lowest voter turnout rate.
By Ryanne Doumet on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:50 pm
Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney took a few days off of the campaign trail as a result of Hurricane Sandy’s trek across the Northeast. Both candidates have been using other politicians as representatives in their absence and have planned to get back to campaigning this week to visit crucial areas.