Thursday, April 18, 2013
From the starting line in Hopkinton to the midway point in Wellesley and the finish line downtown, the community has taken a step toward closure during an extremely trying week.
The two blasts that rocked the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon caused physical damage to Boylston Street killed three and injured more than a hundred people. News of the bombing traveled backward along the 26.2-mile course instantaneously, affecting every inch of the annual race. Three days later in a new, high-security Boston, local dignitaries, political officials, families of the three people who were killed in the bombings, hundreds of Boston Athletic Association volunteers, Boston Police, fire and medical personnel and The First Family gathered at the Church of the Holy Cross for an interfaith service in Boston’s South End to pray for the victims and to attempt to close this dark chapter of the marathon’s 117 year history. …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney squared off in the third and final presidential debate on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Here's how Rhode Island Republicans and Democrats reacted.
As we entered the final presidential debate Monday, both parties were looking for a clear victory. But according to our Rhode Island political influencers, neither party felt their candidate was the dominant winner in the debate. That's the major finding of the Red and Blue Rhody flash poll sent out to local political influencers immediately after the debate ended Monday night. For the third and final time President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney came face to face for a presidential debate on Monday night in Florida. Obama and Romney faced off on Oct. 22 at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida with CBS's Bob Schieffer moderating the debate. The format for the debate was identical to the first presidential debate and …
Monday night's foreign policy debate in Florida was the last time the two candidates will meet before the election Nov. 6.
It might be remembered as the "bayonets and horses" debate. Or it could be known as the "attacking me is not an agenda" debate. Either way, it was the final debate of the 2012 Presidential election. So, we ask you one last time: who won? More importantly, did the arguments of either candidate sway you? And what did you think of moderater Bob Schieffer?
Monday, October 22, 2012
President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney will face off in one final debate on Monday, Oct. 22. Get the information you need here.
Monday, October 22, 2012
Debate number three could be the charm for one of the two major candidates in the presidential race. The final debate between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney is scheduled for 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22. Check below for more information on the debate. TV Channels Broadcasting Live: FOX (KMSP), NBC (KARE), CBS (WCCO), ABC (KSTP), PBS (TPT), CNN, MSNBC, FOX NEWS, CNBC and CSPAN Full debate schedule: COMPLETEs Oct. 3, 2012 The debate will focus on domestic policy and be divided into six time segments of approximately 15 minutes each on topics to be selected by the moderator and announced several weeks before the debate. The moderator will open each segment with a question, after which each candidate will have two …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney squared off in the second presidential debate on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Here's how Rhode Island Republicans and Democrats reacted.
Rhode Island Democrats are more confident this time around in President Obama's debate performance over the first, while state Republicans feel Governor Mitt Romney's debate performance was less encouraging than the first. That's the major finding of the Red and Blue Rhody flash polls sent out to local political influencers immediately after the debate ended Tuesday night. Obama and Romney faced off on Oct. 16 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York in a town hall format, with CNN's Candy Crowley moderating a debate that covered both domestic and foreign policy. At the conclusion of the debate, Patch surveyed 52 Republicans and 51 Democrats, asking who they thought won the debate. Among those who responded, 62% of the Republicans …
Friday, September 7, 2012
What did you think of Obama's speech and the convention? Will you vote for him in November?
President Barack Obama capped off the Democratic National Convention with a speech that highlighted his foreign policy wins, health care reform and immigration reform on Thursday. Over three nights, Democratic leaders took aim at Republican nominee, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, and his running mate Congressman Paul Ryan. A number of Massachusetts Democrats spoke at the convention, including Gov. Deval Patrick, Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren and Senator John Kerry. After last week's Republican National Conventon, we asked readers to tell us what they thought of the convention and Romney. Now, we want to hear from Woonsocket about the Democratic convention. What did you think of the president's speech? What did you think of …