Thursday, October 11, 2012
What does Maryland think?
Update, 10:50 p.m.: Vice President Joe Biden's use of "malarkey" or his famous smirk (@BidenSmirk) may have taken some of the attention during Thursday night's vice presidential debate, but many called the showdown between Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan a substantive exchange on policy. Several news outlets called Biden's performance "dominant" in what was a highly anticipated face-off between two experienced Washington politicians out to defend their running mates' policies. Some of the credit for the effective give and take went to moderator Martha Raddatz, an ABC News correspondent who asked tough questions and attempted to stick to time limits. Raddatz asked the candidates about their stances on the economy, unemployment, healthcare and …
Here are details on Thursday's debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The first and only vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan is set for 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. 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 (2), NBC (11), FOX (45), CBS (13), CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and more, including CNN Espanol. Live Streaming Online: YouTube's Election Hub, AOL. Where to Watch the Debate in Perry Hall: Televisions at restaurants ranging from Gunpowder Lodge to Bill Bateman's will likely flip the channel to the debate at the request of patrons. Below is more detailed information on Thursday night's debate, as well as the schedule for upcoming …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Arne Duncan lambasted education cuts in Rep. Paul Ryan's proposed budget following a Wednesday address at Perry Hall High School.
On the day President Barack Obama released an ad criticizing the education plan of his Republican presidential opponents, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan spoke to Baltimore County educators about the need to invest in education. "Reform is important ... unfortunately, America is slipping," Duncan said Wednesday during a speech at Perry Hall High School. The address was part of a school system professional development event. Find more photos from the speech here on Patch. The secretary said that the Democratic president had already spent about $60 billion to keep teachers in the classroom, and was looking to spend an additional $25 billion on that effort. "[Obama] fundamentally believes in education as the pathway out of poverty, …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Now 82 days away from the election, choose your pick for president.
With Wisconsin's Rep. Paul Ryan joining Mitt Romney, a former Massachusetts governor, on the Republican ticket, voters now have a much clearer picture of their November ballots. During the Republican primaries, Romney repeatedly beat out competitors on polls here on Perry Hall Patch—but how will he and Ryan fare against sitting Democratic President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden? We're still 82 days away from the Nov. 6 election, but take a moment to vote now for which president would best serve Perry Hall. What do you think about the addition of Rep. Paul Ryan? Who will gain your vote? Tell us in the comments. Don't forget to register to vote in the general election by Oct. 16. More details are available here from the Maryland …
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney headed on a "blue state" tour after picking his running mate.
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney headed for a campaign stop Saturday at Harris Pavilion in Manassas, VA, on a bus tour of "blue" states that did not include Maryland. Romney announced Saturday morning in Norfolk that he selected Rep. Paul Ryan, R-WI, as his running mate. Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell joined Romney and Ryan at the campaign stop at the USS Wisconsin, a retired battleship that is now a museum. Romney's tour stopped at Randolph-Macon college in Ashland, VA, and Manassas was to be his final bus stop on Saturday. The bus tour will continue on to North Carolina, Florida and Ohio Sunday through Tuesday. Various road closures were in effect Saturday as Romney campaigned in Virginia, considered a battleground state in the …