Sometimes kids understand the political process so well, it's scary.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
If you've got wit, add your punchline to Patch's weekly comic and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your south suburban neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to LEDA, who provided the winning punchline to last week's Angel Fishing comic: This would be so much more relaxing if that practical joker Moses …
Monday, October 22, 2012
The final presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney is scheduled for 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22.
The third and final presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney is set for 8 p.m CST on Monday, Oct. 22. AOL will provide a live stream of the debate. TV Channels Broadcasting Live: ABC-WLS, NBC-WMAQ, FOX-WFLD, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and more, including CNN Espanol. Live Streaming Online: YouTube's Election Hub, AOL. Tonight's debate is presented by the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD): October 22, 2012 Presidential According to the CPD, "The format for the debate will be identical to the first presidential debate and will focus on foreign policy."
Sunday, October 21, 2012
When it comes to picking a side, some people like to consider every angle.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney is scheduled for 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16.
After Joe Biden and Paul Ryan sparred throughout last week's Vice Presidential Debate, the nation's voters are looking forward to President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney's second debate: a town hall event focusing on foreign and domestic policy. The second presidential debate between Obama and Romney is set for 8 p.m Tuesday. Check below for more information on that debate and the remaining debates leading up to Election Day. AOL will provide a live stream of the debate. TV Channels Broadcasting Live: ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and more, including CNN Espanol. Live Streaming Online: YouTube's Election Hub, AOL. Full info on Tuesday night's debate, as well as the schedule for the final debate, both of which are …
Sunday, October 14, 2012
How about those pearly whites the vice president kept flashing during the VP debate with Paul Ryan?
Monday, October 8, 2012
If you have a question for the candidates, submit it in the comments section below and it could be asked during the televised Oct. 16 Town Hall Presidential Debate.
If last Wednesday’s presidential debate left you with more questions than answers, here’s your chance for the presidential candidates to address the issues that most matter to you. The next presidential debate will be a town hall meeting format at Hofstra University in Long Island, where voters will ask President Obama and Mitt Romney about domestic and foreign policy. Patch is asking you, our readers, to participate by submitting questions for the candidates. All you have to do is post your question in the comments section below and we’ll send it to the Commission on Presidential Debates. The Commission is partnering with Patch's parent company Aol, along with Google and Yahoo, to take questions from web users across the country. Don’t …
Friday, October 5, 2012
Students from Saint Xavier University watched the first debate with Patch. Here's what these first time voters had to say.
As part of Patch's mission to not only cover the community, but actively engage with it, we hosted a debate viewing party at Saint Xavier University. Students, most of whom will be first time voters, came out to watch the big show and share their thoughts. This was just one of many Patch viewing parties held all across the country. Read: Who Won the Presidential Debate? Patch Survey Takers Say Romney About 10 students registered to vote before the debate got started. Afterwards, we polled them on their first impressions. Follow us on Facebook: Beverly-Mt. Greenwood / Oak Lawn / Evergreen Park
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney met for their first debate. We surveyed influential Illinois politicians and guests at Patch watch parties, who say the president whiffed.
Illinois Republicans said Mitt Romney "hit a home run" in the Oct. 3 presidential debate and some Democrats said President Barack Obama "looked unprepared," even if they still agree with what he said. Patch conducted a quick, unscientific poll among politically involved citizens following the debate and also surveyed residents at Patch-sponsored watch parties throughout the suburbs. Of the 19 Republicans who responded to the online survey, 16 said Romney won by a wide margin and one said he defeated Obama by a slim margin. Two Republican respondents said Obama won the debate. "I expected Obama to lecture Romney. I never expected Romney to lecture Obama," one Republican said. "Obama spent more time looking at his belly button like a …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Search our interactive campaign contribution database.
Patch has created an interactive database so you can see how much your neighbors are donating to the presidential campaign—and to which candidate they’re writing their checks. We’ve included communities across Illinois, so if you want to see what the campaign contributions in nearby towns are like, go right ahead. The information in the database was downloaded from the Federal Election Commission’s website. The data is based on quarterly reports, and is current through July. The data will be updated in mid-October. Follow us on Facebook: Evergreen Park / Oak Lawn