President Barack Obama delivered remarks on the economy in Cleveland Wednesday.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won in the state’s wealthier more urban counties – the wealthy Monied Burbs, exurban Boom Towns and collegiate Campus and Career locales. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum won all the other county types including the agricultural Tractor Country, culturally conservative Evangelical Epicenters and aging Emptying Nests.
It's caucus night in Iowa, and It's A Free Country and WNYC have got you covered on-air and online. Throughout the night, tune in to the live chat below for tweets, updates, photos -- and a chance to add your comments. And below the chat - real-time analysis from Iowa Public Radio reporters around the state.
How will the Iowa caucuses shake out? You tell us.
For Republican hopefuls, it's the final full day of campaigning in Iowa. And at least in the television ads the candidates are putting their names and faces to, it's all positive in their final pitches.
The final GOP debate before the Iowa Caucus is tonight at 9pm from Souix City. Join the It's A Free Country politics team - and you fellow WNYC fans - for a live chat. Watch and add your comments in real time, all you need is a computer and a love of politics!
Late last week I took to Twitter and the airwaves to urge Donald Trump to fire himself from moderating his own Republican debate. Judging from the press accounts yesterday, he followed my advice.
With unemployment near 10 percent, housing prices depressed all across the country and a sense ...
Saturday night, ABC hosted a Republican debate with The Des Moines Register and Yahoo! The It's A Free Country's politics team and your fellow WNYC fans live chatted the debate, and you can re-live the magic here.
A day after the release of the newest political ad from Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry, media watchers are calling it a “viral video fail” and comedians are writing parodies.
When Newt Gingrich first formed his presidential exploratory committee back in March of 2011, we wondered if this was the "Return of the Mack." Once he jumped into the race, his staff jumped ship, his campaign sank into debt, and we stopped wondering. However, the unlikely events of the last month—Perry's "Oops," the Cain Train's fantastic derailing, Romney's continued "meh"—have us, and the electorate, taking a second look. This is your guide to Gingrich, complete with some things you might not know about the latest Republican hopeful to make a grab for the Not-Mitt-Romney mantle.
President Barack Obama gave a jobs speech today at Manchester Central High School in New Hampshire, where he was heckled by Occupy Wall Street supporters.
What did voters learn about the candidates—their biographies, their politics, their vision for the country—through more than just the news stories and blog posts and 140-character updates?
Politics are personal.
-Texas Gov. Rick Perry, struggling to name the three cabinets he's vowed to eliminate from the U.S. government during Wednesday night's GOP debate.
On Wednesday, November 9th, the candidates for the GOP presidential nomination debated at Oakland University in Rochester, MI.
—Eliot Spitzer, former Governor of New York, on The Brian Lehrer Show.
Larry Norden, deputy director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center, Adrienne Kivelson, city affairs chair of the League of Women Voters of the City of New York, Lucia Gomez-Jimenez, executive director of La Fuente, Mark Winston Griffith, adjunct faculty at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Rachel Bishop, national programs director at the League of Young Voters, Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the NY Immigration Coalition, and John Stremlau, vice president for peace programs at the Carter Center, brainstorm ways to turn around the city's low voter turnout.