Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Amateur pundits take to social media to weigh in on debate performances

By on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm

The first presidential debate of the 2012 election season is still generating hashtags and hits on social media sites across the Internet, from criticisms of moderator Jim Lehrer to quips from fact-checking machines. Poynter Institute contributor Tracie Powell said she […]

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In the News: unemployment falls, UF hacked, state voter purge goes on, Apple remembers Steve Jobs, state Supreme Court lets statute stand

By on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: October 10, 2012 at 9:42 am

Two UF systems breached in international hacking Monday – Hundreds of thousands of email addresses, passwords, IDs and names of students and faculty members were taken from more than 100 universities worldwide as part of a hacking sweep by an anonymous […]

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In the News: First presidential debate, Wal-Mart sued, Meningitis outbreak, Facebook hits a billion, Florida voter forms

By on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: October 5, 2012 at 10:44 am

5 things we learned from the presidential debate – The first presidential debate was last night. Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama set the tone for the presidential debates to come and discussed the economy and all of its […]

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Five Takeaways From The First Presidential Debate

By Alan Greenblatt on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: October 4, 2012 at 7:21 am

President Obama came across as defensive and lackluster, while Romney sounded confident and may have begun a late-season pivot to the center. It may not be enough to erase Obama’s polling lead, even in the short run, but Democrats will want to hone their messages for the debates to come.

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Local experts discuss importance of presidential debates

By on October 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:45 pm

President Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney will face off Wednesday night in this year’s first televised presidential debate.

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Education to have prominent role in presidential debates

By on October 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:45 pm

The first presidential debate will take place on Wednesday. Education is likely to be an important topic for both the presidential and vice presidential debates.

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In the News: early voting, Florida justices, Brooksville West Nile

By on September 27th, 2012 | Last updated: September 27, 2012 at 4:11 pm

With Start of Early Voting, Election Day Becomes Election Month – NYTimes.com – Voters in Iowa went to the polls to cast the first ballots in the 2012 presidential race less than a week before hearing either candidate remark in […]

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Expect to see a crowded Florida ballot in November

By on September 27th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:55 pm

Florida voters might be taken by surprise at the polls when they go to cast their votes in the presidential race. This year’s ballot includes the nation’s second-highest candidate total, 12, behind Colorado’s 17.

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Josh Romney speaks at UF, emphasizes importance of youth vote

By on September 21st, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 11:13 am

The son of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney stopped by the University of Florida to talk about his father and his father’s plan for the country if elected president.

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Mitt Romney’s remarks at private fundraising dinner in Boca Raton possibly threaten his campaign

By on September 18th, 2012 | Last updated: September 18, 2012 at 6:30 pm

Mitt Romney stands by remarks made at a private fundraising dinner in May that shed an unfavorable light on 47 percent of Americans.

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