Scott Detrow

Scott Detrow appears in the following:

Paris Attacks Bring Domestic Surveillance Into Presidential Race

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The candidates have mostly stayed away from discussing the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. That's quickly changing.


Would More Dinner and Golf Solve Washington's Problems? Ray LaHood Thinks So

Saturday, November 14, 2015

The former Transportation Secretary's new book bemoans the end of bipartisanship. Is his vision of compromise a pipe dream?


Man At Clinton Town Hall Says He Wants To 'Strangle' Fiorina

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

"I wouldn't mess with you," presidential candidate Hillary Clinton joked after an audience member said he wanted to "strangle" Carly Fiorina.


Another Dad Joins Facebook — President Obama

Monday, November 09, 2015

The president is billing his new page as "a place where you can hear directly from me."


Cruz's Crew: You Play The Game, But It's The Cruz Campaign That Scores

Monday, November 09, 2015

Ted Cruz's campaign is hoping its app motivates supporters to volunteer and donate as well as turn over personal information.


Ben Carson Pushes Back On Questions About His West Point Story

Friday, November 06, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says he never applied to West Point, although in his book, he had written that he was "offered a full scholarship" to the elite military academy.


GOP Debate Frustrations Seep Into Iowa Event

Sunday, November 01, 2015

Ten Republican hopefuls made their pitches to party activists in Des Moines on Saturday. Many of the candidates were still steaming about last week's highly criticized debate on CNBC.


Like It Or Not, Political Campaigns Are Using Facebook To Target You

Monday, October 26, 2015

If you're seeing a political ad in your Facebook feed, there's probably a very specific reason that candidate is interested in you.


Donald Trump, Retweetin' Like It's 2008 — But How?

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Who exactly is behind Trump's prodigious Twitter account — and how is he retweeting Trump supporters? The recent hubbub over a deleted tweet has merely deepened the mystery.


Whose Supporters Like Cheap Flights, 'The Daily Show' And Fracking?

Monday, October 19, 2015

Online marketers know an awful lot about the shopping preferences of supporters of various Democratic presidential hopefuls.


'Dumbass' Or Not, Rand Paul's Live Stream May Be The Future Of Campaigning

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Rand Paul might have tired with a daylong Internet broadcast from the trail, but his campaign says it was a success.


The 2-Minute Facebook Hack To Avoid Getting Bombarded By Politicians

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Interested in hearing more from Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, but a little hesitant to declare to your friends that you "like" them?


Gallup Says Goodbye To The 2016 Horse Race

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

The longtime polling group has closely followed where the presidential candidates stand compared with each other going back to when FDR was running for president. Now, it's getting out of that race.


Inside The Message Machine That Could Make Politicians More Persuasive

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

A political scientist identified optimally persuasive terms that make people more inclined to support the health care act. He says the tool could someday make it easier to sharpen political messages.


Hear How Energy Policy Helps Bush Put The ! In Jeb!

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

With a "praise Jesus" and "preach!" presidential candidate Jeb Bush brought his energy level way up Tuesday, after criticism that he's been flat.


'Protected Intersection' For Bikes Opens In Salt Lake City

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

This intersection design has long existed in the Netherlands, but the new one in Salt Lake City will be only the second in the U.S.


What Edward Snowden On Twitter Could Mean For The Presidential Race

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The former NSA contractor was up to more than 600,000 followers hours after joining Twitter. His presence on the social-media platform could mean domestic surveillance makes a campaign comeback.


Lucky Guy? Kevin McCarthy Once Won The Lottery. Now He Might Be Speaker

Monday, September 28, 2015

Following Speaker John Boehner's decision to resign, the House majority leader quickly became a front-runner to replace him. McCarthy has already gone far in Congress relatively quickly.


Yes, People Are Placing Bets On Politics. Here's How

Friday, September 18, 2015

Call it the stock market of politics. A new trading market allows people to essentially place bets on who will win a debate, get the most speaking time and more. And it walks a fine legal line.


PredictIt Lets Investors Buy And Sell Political Candidate Stock

Thursday, September 17, 2015

One company closely watching the GOP presidential debate believes there's money to be made in the political horserace. PredictIt allows investors to buy and sell shares based on how candidates are doing.