Saturday, August 11, 2012
Today, Mitt Romney added Congressman Paul Ryan to the Republican
national ticket, with a new slogan, "America's Comeback Team," and
a new logo. The logo does not use the large, stylized...
Monday, October 31, 2011
Piggy banks, posters, billboards, videos, and Facebook groups are
all propaganda vehicles in Taiwan, which will hold its presidential
and legislative elections on January 14,...
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Next year's election campaign in the United States promises to
be a wild one, with an incumbent president fighting increasingly
longer odds on his reelection, given the terrible state of
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Mitt Romney is trying to win the Republican nomination this
year—as he did in 2008. He is following in the footsteps of
his father, George, who attempted to win the GOP nomination
Saturday, April 30, 2011
The 1864 U.S. presidential election campaign—which was
held the year after Robert E. Lee's defeat at Gettysburg—was
an important one. As was the case in 1860, the North was
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
The most famous political TV ad of all time—the so-called
"Daisy Spot"—was only run once. But it made quite an
The 1964 presidential election...
Monday, January 17, 2011
Warren G. Harding, the presidential candidate of the Republican
Party in the United States in 1920, is portrayed by actor Malachi
Cleary in the HBO television series, "Boardwalk...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
In its May auction, Heritage
Auction Galleries sold a copy of what it called "Perhaps the
Most Sought After of...
Thursday, May 6, 2010
It is surprising that televised debates—which began in the
United States in 1960—just arrived in the United Kingdom this
year! After all, British prime ministers have responded to...
Thursday, April 22, 2010
The first round of Poland's presidential election will take
place on June 20. If no candidate garners more than 50% of the
vote, a second round will be needed, which will occur on
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Mark Jones, on a
Reuters blog that focuses on Britain, speculates that...
Thursday, February 18, 2010
The influential parenting Web site in Britain, Mumsnet.com, is being
used by the political parties to get across their messages to
Sunday, February 7, 2010
This Friday is Abraham Lincoln's birthday. Lincoln, who was born
201 years ago in Kentucky, was ranked recently as the greatest U.S.
president (albeit in a
Saturday, September 19, 2009
Between 10 and 5 is a blog that showcases South African
graphic design work from agencies, freelancers, illustrators,
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Political Web sites all over the world have copied Barack
Obama's very successful site—in their designs, color schemes,
features, and more! Regardless of their position on the
Thursday, April 16, 2009
In 1872, Victoria Woodhull became the first woman to run for the
presidency of the United States. A one-time actress, spiritualist,
prostitute, and free-love advocate, she was a member of the...
Friday, February 20, 2009
Elections are scheduled this year in five countries in Latin
America, namely Chile, Panama, Uruguay, El Salvador, and Honduras.
World Audit rates the first three countries as "fully...
Sunday, February 8, 2009
Israel's parliamentary election is this Tuesday, with former
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party slightly favored to
regain power. Since the Israeli incursion into Gaza last
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Iraqi politicians have embraced American political methods, as
evidenced by their behavior in the campaign leading up to the
provincial elections on January 31, according to the
Friday, November 14, 2008
As far as I can tell, the Obama campaign was the first
ever to sell t-shirts with the candidate's portrait on it. And
there were a lot of different designs that featured his...