What's the most effective way to donate to Obama this late in the game? [more inside]
Ohioans: with the election approaching, what is it like to be living in Ohio right now? [more inside]
What am I missing?-filter: I feel like I have a lot of the pieces of this notion that companies are holding onto enormous cash reserves and waiting to see how the election shakes out, but I can't quite put it all together. [more inside]
Does Romney want to remove deductions for 401k to help pay for his 20% "across the board" tax cut? [more inside]
Why doesn't Obama or any politician for that matter use graphs to explain things? For all of their sophistication in Internet and social media, why doesn't the Obama campaign just go on television and show the American people a damn chart? Are we that stupid or am I missing something here?
Is there an updated list of all the new Voter ID laws in various states in America? [more inside]
Who gave the most powerful, most persuasive, and most memorable endorsement of John McCain in this election? [more inside]
I gather from Howard Dean's announcement today that he and the Obama People don't get along. I'm curious though how much Obama's win and the Congressional turnover are due to Dean's strategies and policies as head of the DNC. [more inside]
Was the reaction to John Kennedy being elected anything like the current world-wide wave of joy and relief to the election of Obama?
Can anyone tell me about the giant (plexi?)glass walls
that were on stage during Obama's rally in Grant Park? [more inside]
I'm looking for news stories, blog posts, photos, video clips, mash-ups or anything else that captures the impact and emotion of Barack Obama's victory, especially on a personal level. [more inside]
(I think) I read somewhere recently that if Obama won, he'd be the first elected chief executive (President, PM, etc.) from a racial minority. Is that true? [more inside]
Where can my sister watch the election returns in Dublin? [more inside]
Where to watch the returns in St. Louis? [more inside]
What do I need to do to be able to go to the Obama rally in Grant Park on November 4th? [more inside]
Election 08: Best way to mount my campaign signs? [more inside]
Does anyone know where I can get a button with Shepard Fairey's Obama design
? [more inside]
How to handle the varieties of coming-out-of-the-closet bigotry that is resulting from the current U.S. presidential election? [more inside]
Why is Obama advertising in Oklahoma? [more inside]
How do I convince my grandmother to vote for Obama? Oh, and the reason why she won't vote for him is because of his race. [more inside]
To the undecideds, or those who believe they can put themselves in the undecided's shoes:
What might persuade you towards a particular candidate, particularly in the form of anything a volunteer might be able to do? Would someone coming to your door help, or hurt? Phone calls? Voter registration campaigns, or offers of rides to the polls? Signs in yards and clever bumper stickers? Blog posts? Emailing everyone I know with video clips and transcripts? What can be done to positively affect your decision in the presidential election?
In short, how might I, as a volunteer, most effectively turn you into decided for my candidate. [more inside]
Need help/ideas on politically inspired appetizers for the upcoming 2008 Presidential Debates. [more inside]
Bars that will be showing the Presidential Debate next Friday in Chicago. [more inside]
What is the "Obama-themed reggae song" referenced in this New York Times article
? [more inside]
I'm a recent transplant to NYC, and a Republican. I need to find the best ways to support McCain-Palin in what can be a somewhat inhospitable environment. [more inside]
On behalf of my parents, where is a source that they can use to look up short and sweet responses to counter to the attacks on Obama leveled by their Republican neighbors? [more inside]
Does the fact that the betting markets still give Hillary Clinton a 1 in 55 chance of being President in 2008
, mean that that is a reasonable estimate of the chance that Obama is assassinated before the election? What else could justify those odds now?
OK. Let's do this fucking thing. I want to help Obama get elected. How can I have the biggest impact in the immediate run-up to Election Day? [more inside]
Barack Obama now has more than 1.5 million donors. How many donors do Clinton or McCain have? [more inside]
How are news organizations able to project winners with 0% reporting? [more inside]
What are the main differences between Obama
healthcare proposals? [more inside]
Is there a deadline to register as a Democrat to be eligible to vote in the upcoming primary in Pennsylvania? [more inside]
We're having a Super Tuesday party at our house, and we're looking for funny politically-related finger food ideas (half-moon cookies anyone?) as well as some good party names (like Super Booze-day). [more inside]
I currently live overseas but am registered to vote in Texas. If I want to help Obama's campaign the most, should I vote in the 4 March Texas primary, or the 12 February Democrats Abroad primary?
If the point of a Presidential Primary is to determine how many delegates will vote for a given person in the next phase of picking a nominee, and both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama got 9 pledged delegates in New Hampshire, didn't they tie? [more inside]
after yesterday's speech
, recent discussions (mefi included
) have focused on the potential of illinois' barack obama and the idea that he may, in the near future, sit in the oval office.
which gets me to thinking: what's more realistic/ which will happen first in the united states: a minority president or a woman president
? [more...] [more inside]