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Live stream: Election Night

Live stream: Election Night

November 6, 2012


Filed under Blogs, Daily Decision

President Barack Obama will address supporters tonight at McCormick Place in Chicago, while former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will appear at an Election Night rally at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. ABC News will begin live streaming its Election Night coverage at 7 p.m. Check back w...

Obama visits field office, shoots hoops for Election Day in Chicago

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 6, 2012


Filed under Blogs, Daily Decision

President Barack Obama swung by a South Side field office today and continued his Election Day tradition of playing pick-up basketball in Chicago. Obama surprised about 30 volunteers this morning at his campaign's Hyde Park outpost and helped dial a few volunteers in the battleground state of Wisconsin. "The...

CNN slates public viewing for Election Night in Chicago

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 6, 2012


Filed under Blogs, Daily Decision

CNN will host a public watch party of its Election Night coverage in Chicago, offering a more accessible alternative to the president's ticketed event at McCormick Place. The news network announced Monday night that it will put up the "largest screen in the city" at the Thompson Center plaza in the Loop. CNN's Election Night...

‘Why vote?’: Timeworn question haunts students on Election Day

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 6, 2012


Filed under Campus, Daily Decision

SESP senior Becca Portman does not take sides. Her position at the helm of Northwestern's largest voter registration initiative demands that she remain nonpartisan. But it doesn't take a diehard Democrat or Republican to gauge the pervasive apathy that grips college campuses every election season. "It...