Wednesday, June 19, 2013
By Anna Sale
For the candidates, union backing can be an important seal of approval on their policies, and for the unions with the mobilization muscle, an important turnout machine.
Friday, October 19, 2012
If you read the local paper in Boston, Denver, or Sacramento, soon you’re likely to see endorsements for candidates cropping up on the editorial page. But if you get your news in Atlanta, Chicago, or Tuscaloosa, you probably won’t. In recent years, papers in these cities have gotten out of the endorsement business. Bob talks to Kevin Riley, editor of Georgia's largest newspaper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, about his paper's decision to end editorial endorsements.
Monday, November 28, 2011
The Republican candidates for the presidential nomination have been going through something of a public juggling act, with only Mitt Romney maintaining his place at the top of the field. The latest candidate to emerge as a front runner is Newt Gingrich, who received an endorsement from the New Hampshire Union Leader this past weekend.
Monday, October 24, 2011
Former New Hampshire Governor and White House Chief of Staff John H. Sununu announced today that he would endorse Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination, while business mogul Steve Forbes came out in support of Rick Perry over the weekend.
Friday, September 02, 2011
The 2012 campaign is well under way, and while most politicians in Washington haven't decided which candidate to support, some have joined droves of state legislators, entertainers and activists in endorsing a candidate.