Scott Detrow

Scott Detrow appears in the following:

Gallup Says Goodbye To The 2016 Horse Race

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Since FDR was running for president, Gallup has been closely following where the presidential candidates stand compared to each other. Now, it won't be.


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.


#Cashtag: Twitter To Allow Direct Campaign Contributions

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The announcement is welcome news for political campaigns, which all want to make it as seamless as possible for supporters to turn over their money and personal information.


The Spin Room Goes Mobile As Campaigns Capitalize On Debate 'Moments'

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

You can expect to be plastered with promoted posts and ads before, during and after Wednesday's second GOP debate.


Presidential Candidates Use Social Media To Repackage Campaign Moments

Monday, September 14, 2015

When Republican candidates take the debate stage later this week, their social media teams will also be tweeting up a storm. NPR looks at social media on the trail.


Anti-Virus Pioneer John McAfee Enters Presidential Race With 'Cyber Party'

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

The founder of the computer security firm and former fugitive says, "We are losing privacy at an alarming rate — we have none left."


California Says Goodbye to Plastic Bags

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

A victory for the environmental movement means a hassle for plastic-happy customers.

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Sacramento Kings Look To India To Attract New NBA Fans

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Last year, Sacramento Kings fans were saying goodbye, expecting the NBA team to move to Seattle. But new ownership came together just in time, and the Kings stayed put. The new management plans to build the Kings into a contender, and a big part of that blueprint involves building up a fan base in — believe it or not — India.


California Lawmakers Target Boy Scouts' Tax-Exempt Status

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Legislators are considering stripping the Boy Scouts of America of its tax-exempt status in the state because of the organization's ban on gay and lesbian adult leaders. Scout leaders warn the move would cause major damage to a group that serves 180,000 California youth.