Thursday, January 24, 2013
Here is the full-length version of President Obama's inauguration speech.
Click here for a full version of President Barack Obama's inauguration speech and video, as reported in the Boston Business Journal. Key topics in the 15-minute speech included health care, enrollment programs, climate change, foreign policy, and gay rights.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
A mock election was held in Medfield grades 4-12 this week. See if the children's election results mirror the adult's results.
While the adults were off to the polls on Tuesday, so were Medfield's school children. A mock election was held at Dale Street Elementary School as well as Blake Middle School, and Medfield High School. Here is a look at the mock election poll results: Dale Street Elementary School (grades 4-5) President: Barack Obama (184) and Mitt Romney (222) U.S. Senate: Scott Brown (312) and Elizabeth Warren (95) Coordinated by Fifth Grade teachers Mrs. Cowell and Mr. Mason who had voting booths set up in their classrooms. Blake Middle School (grades 6-8) President: Obama (53%) and Romney (47%) Medfield High School (grades 9-12) President: Obama (407 or 53%) and Romney (314 or 41%). Also, Stein (30 or 4%) and Johnson (18 or 2%) Senator: Brown (…
Monday, October 22, 2012
President Barack Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney will face off in one final debate tonight, Monday, Oct. 22. Get the information you need here.
Monday, October 22, 2012
The final debate between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney is scheduled for 9 tonight, Monday, Oct. 22. Check below for more information on the debate. TV Channels Broadcasting Live: NBC, CBS, ABC, PBS, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC and CSPAN. The debate will not be airing on Fox News because of a baseball game, and instead will be livestreamed on its website. Full debate schedule: The format for the debate will be identical to the first presidential debate and will focus on foreign policy.
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 Massachusetts Republicans and Democrats reacted.
The attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya that led to the death of four Americans became the flashpoint in Tuesday night's second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney: that's the major finding of the Red and Blue Commonwealth flash polls sent out to local politicos immediately after the debate ended on Thursday night. Obama and Romney faced off on Oct. 16 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY, in a town hall format, with CNN's Candy Crowley moderating a debate that covered both domestic and foreign policy. Of the 17 local influential Democrats who took the poll after the debate ended, 13 of them (76.5 percent) voted that Obama won by a large margin and four (23.5 percent) voted that the …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama squared off at Hofstra University Tuesday night.
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama Tuesday night duked it out in their second presidential debate. Candidates debated everything from college loans to manufacturing jobs to contraception. You can watch the entire debate here. So, who you think won the debate tonight? Tell us in the comments.
Monday, October 8, 2012
Patch readers, 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 on Long Island, where voters will ask President Obama and Mitt Romney about domestic and foreign policy. Patch is asking you, our Shrewsbury Patch 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 …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Did you think President Barack Obama or former Gov. Mitt Romney won the first debate?
The much anticipated first presidential debate is over and the pundits have spoken. But we want to know -- who do you think won the debate? Did you like former Gov. Mitt Romney's approach or back what President Barack Obama had to say. Some pundits after the debate praised Romney while criticizing the president for being disinterested and not being prepared. However, others said Obama made great points during the health care debate. What do you think? Let us know in the comments section.
Local Democrats and Republicans across Massachusetts discussed Wednesday night's debate between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in a live chat on Patch.
In the first presidential debate last night, Democrats and Republicans from across the state who joined Patch in a live chat, said President Barack Obama came out flat while Gov. Mitt Romney had some effective arguments. "Overall, tie goes to Obama," said Democrat Alex Buck. "Romney had a couple good lines, but nothing hugely productive. He looked jittery and possibly his most memorable line was about Big Bird." Reader, and Governor's Council candidate, Tom Sheff added late in the debate, "No defining moment so far, that's for sure." As the debate opened on the economy, Romney took an early upper hand, according to the Democrats and Republicans who joined the chat as panelists. "President seemed nervous, and missed the mark on a direct …
President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney squared off in the first presidential debate on Tuesday, Oct. 3 in Denver, CO. Here's what Massachusetts Republicans and Democrats said about the debate in a flash poll.
Gov. Mitt Romney won his first debate with President Barack Obama on Oct. 3: That's the major finding from Red and Blue Commonwealth flash polls sent out to Massachusetts Republicans and Democrats immediately after the debate ended on Tuesday night. Local influential Republicans polled in Patch's survey voted 86.2 percent that Romney won by a wide margin, with the remaining 13.8 percent voting that he won by a slim margin. Local influential Democrats voted 19.1 percent that Romney won by a wide margin and 28.6 percent voted that he won by a slim margin, while 19.1 percent voted that Obama won by a slim margin and only 9.5 percent voted that the president won by a wide margin. Another 23.8 percent voted "neutral." Asked who would be the …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Congressman Barney Frank and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino are also scheduled to speak tonight.
Similar to the first night of the Democratic National Convention, Massachusetts will be in full force on the second night. Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, Congressman Barney Frank and Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren are all scheduled to speak during tonight’s session. Menino is scheduled to speak in the 5 p.m. hour, Frank will speak in the 8 p.m. hour and Warren will speak in the 10 p.m. hour. Warren will speak shortly before Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and President Bill Clinton. Gov. Deval Patrick and Congressional candidate Joseph Kennedy III spoke during the first night of the DNC. Patrick gave a fiery speech in which he criticized his predessor, Mitt Romney, and praised President Barack Obama. The Wall Street Journal posted …