The Gaffe Machine versus the Empty Suit. Working class Catholic versus shotgun-totin’ evangelical. Scranton versus Wasilla.
I have to admit, despite mispronouncing “nuclear” and avoiding a few too many questions, I like Governor Palin.
When Washington University received the offer to host the vice presidential debate in November 2007, it was the second choice for an event that pundits never predicted would amass the media attention it did.
Many members of the national media and campaign teams waited for hours at the media welcome center in the Laboratory Sciences building on Thursday in order to receive their credentials to enter the Debate Hall and Spin Alley, an unexpected delay.
Student Life reporter Scott Fabricant talked to Laura Schwartz, who hosts CBS’s “Trail Mix,” a segment of The Early Show covering what most of the media doesn’t cover for this election cycle.
Planned Parenthood, and its political arm of the St. Louis Region, ADVOCATES, responded to Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin’s records on women’s reproductive rights on campus during the vice presidential debate.
St. Louis resident Andrew Elliot stood near the corners of Forsyth and Big Bend Boulevards, holding an anti-war poster and waving a large rainbow-striped flag.
Washington University’s first-time voters turned out for CNN’s “Election Express Yourself” tour bus, set up outside the Danforth University Center on Thursday.
The excitement surrounding the vice presidential debate this past week climaxed as many students chose to attend viewing parties of the vice presidential debates. Across campus, students felt that Sen. Biden had won the debate.
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