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Robocall

A $50,000 Prize For Anyone Who Can Stop Robocalls

AP | JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 12.18.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — Those annoying prerecorded phone pitches known as robocalls aren't just getting on the nerves of millions of consumers: The govern...

Mayor's BRILLIANT Solution In Fight Against Nuisance Signs

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 07.10.2012 | Miami

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The cheap signs smashed into lawns and along the corners of busy intersections are hard to miss. "We Buy Junk Cars!" `'Cash fo...

Sam Stein

Robocall Attacks Missouri Dem For Ties To Hardcore, Gay Pornography

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While the closing weeks of the 2008 presidential campaign were defined in part by a series of nasty robocall attacks on Barack Obama, there has been a...

Sam Stein

Social Conservative Robocall Drops 'Homosexual' Reference Ten Times In Attacking Democrat

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An otherwise obscure statehouse race in Midland County, Michigan, may be home to the most remarkable robocall of the election cycle -- put up by a soc...

Bloomberg Takes Robocalls To The Next Level, Microtargeting Population With 75 Different Calls

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK – Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spent millions of dollars to get inside the head of every New York City voter, hundreds of thousands of w...

Arthur Delaney

Biden Robocall Supports Dem Candidate In NY House Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Upstate New York residents might be getting a call today from Vice President Joe Biden, who has recorded an audio message endorsing Democratic congres...

Jason Linkins

Top Ten Robo-Calls Of The Election Year Revealed

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Shaun Dakin, CEO and founder of the National Political Do Not Contact Registry battled the bots all year long, serving as a champion to everyone who prefers their telephones free of pollutants. So we're happy to defer to his judgment as to the Top 10 Political Robocalls of 2008.

Sam Stein

Obama And McCain Turn To Two Different Robocall Tactics

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the election less than 48 hours away, the Obama and McCain campaigns are trying entirely different tactics vis-à-vis robocalling to advance thei...

Eyes and Ears: Putting On The Palin Wig, Rogue Robocalls, Obama Shoutouts And Sign Switcharoos

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

I have a bumper sticker on my car that raises eyebrows and gets a good response here. It says: Republicans for Voldemort.

Sam Stein

McCain Robocall: Obama Will Fund Special Interest Programs With Your Tax Dollars

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two readers have forwarded a new robocall from the McCain campaign, whacking Barack Obama for wanting to "spread your wealth around" so as to afford "...

Obama Launches Portal to Expose GOP Attacks

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

In the new era of web-driven politics, nothing stays below the radar for long, which can pose a bigger problem for hypocritical and deceitful candidates.

Sam Stein

McCain Camp Raises Bittergate In Latest Robocall

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign is out with yet another scathing anti-Obama robocall, this time attacking the Illinois Senator for his notorious "bitter" comments...

The Big Lie At The Heart Of McCain's Ayers Campaign

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen C. Rose

In a deep sense, this election really is about turning the page on the thinking that would divide us by whether we have regrets about Vietnam. Or Iraq. Or war period.

Sam Stein

Obama Launches Own 'Joe The Plumber' Robocall

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's campaign is trotting out its own "Joe the Plumber" to counteract efforts by John McCain to make inroads on the white working class vote...

Sam Stein

Wave Of McCain Robocalls Reported, Some May Violate State Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain-Palin campaign and the Republican National Committee launched a massive robocall campaign on Thursday designed to alarm voters about Barack...