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Yard Signs

Courting the Pro-Palin Hooters Demographic in Va.

Riley Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Riley Murray

Republicans in Augusta County have been working to sustain a rise in base enthusiasm for the McCain-Palin ticket. The Party's large "I'm Voting for the Chick" signs are cropping up across the county and are most popular with male small-business owners.

Campaign Journal: McCain Husbands and Obama Wives

Lori Jewett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lori Jewett

Lori Jewett is an OffTheBus grassroots correspondent. Each week she contributes a campaign journal documenting her life out on the trail. The word...

A Happy Yard Sign Story With a Lesson

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

I parked, walked to the front of one of my favorite local restaurants and there, in front of its sign, was a McCain Palin yard sign. What was I to do?

Political Activism Turning Into Criminal Acts in North Carolina

Tim Ayers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tim Ayers

We as a nation cannot truly progress so long as there exists a critical mass of partisan peoples who feel the need to demonize one another. Blind partisanship that is driven by malice and contempt is a sad state of affairs and potentially dangerous.

YouTube Those Campaign Sign Thieves for the Pleasure of Local Police and the Global Public

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

PHOENIX -- Although this may be one of the most emotional and hotly contested presidential elections in decades, the theft and vandalism of political ...

VA Liberals Stake Out Territory With Yard Signs

Emily Pease | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Emily Pease

Paul Reagan concedes that a yard sign isn't the best means of communication, but when your house is flanked on either side by the opposition, you need to take a stand. "It's primitive," Reagan said. "It's a way of staking out territory. I feel like there must be plenty of people who aren't McCain supporters, but it's the intimidation of all those signs."

Winning the War on Voters: Will Institutional Mismanagement Quash Turnout Gains?

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

Campaigns are focusing huge resources on turning out the youth vote, but this segment of the population always lags behind in voter percentages. Will this year be any different?

Where Are The Yard Signs?

Craig Bloomfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Bloomfield

Driving through the neighborhood recently, it struck me that there are no signs anywhere. None for Obama, none for McCain, none for U.S. House District 10 incumbent Mark Kirk or his Democratic challenger, Dan Seals. The only signs to be seen -- and there are plenty of these -- are For Sale signs.