In an email to supporters, followed by Facebook and Twitter messages, Congressman Bruce Braley has announced his candidacy for the open U.S. Senate race in 2014. From: Bruce Braley <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 9:29 AM Subject: A Big Step Forward I want you to be the first to know. It’s a big [...]
Election Day is always unpredictable, but Election Night is crazy. If you’re not my Facebook friend, or follow me on Twitter, or maybe you don’t know what Twitter even is. The live chat below should (I hope) feature my tweets throughout the night. Comments are disabled because there is no way that we can moderate [...]
The unemployment rate in Kansas dropped from 6.2 percent to 5.9 percent in September. Before figuring who to credit for this, we ought to take a look at the underlying trends.
(DES MOINES) – Iowa is the victor in CNBC’s “Top States Twitter Battle,” garnering more than 35% of the vote using #TopStatesIA. Tweets using the #TopStatesIA were sent from a broad spectrum of businesses, individuals, news organizations, public officials, associations, schools, and other interested parties. The #TopStatesIA Twitter stream was displayed multiple times this week [...]
In a recent article from the Post Gazette the question of twitters presidential power is raised. Can Twitter matter? The Republican and Democratic parties think so. In this tight presidential race, a national battle is on. And the ammo includes thousands of tweets, 140-character messages shot off to hundreds of thousands of followers, a blizzard [...]
Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced Iowa’s participation in CNBC’s “Top States Twitter Battle,” and encouraged all Iowans on Twitter to use #TopStatesIA to assist in promoting Iowa’s stature as a great place to do business. In addition to engaging on Twitter, CNBC offered each governor the opportunity to record an [...]
For the first time in almost a month, the GOP presidential candidates are pitted against each other on the debate stage. This one takes place in Mesa, Arizona and will be televised by CNN. The debate will be the only one prior to next Tuesday’s Arizona and Michigan primaries, as well as Super Tuesday, so [...]