Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The interstates were closed late Wednesday afternoon from the Atlanta airport to the Cobb Energy Centre, where GOP VP nominee Paul Ryan was appearing at a fundraiser.
One of Atlanta's busiest thoroughfares came to a standstill Wednesday afternoon, but not for the usual rush hour reasons. Northbound lanes of Interstate 85 from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport through the Downtown Connector and up Interstate 75 to Cobb County were closed down for the arrival of Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan at a fundraiser at the Cobb Energy Centre. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that access to all northbound entrance ramps was shut down along the affected route. According to 11 Alive, motorists traveling on the Downtown Connector were being urged to use surface streets or alternate routes due to the rolling road block. Only secured vehicles were permitted travel in the Ryan motorcade. …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
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, NBC, FOX, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and more, including CNN Espanol. Live Streaming Online: YouTube's Election Hub, AOL. Below is more detailed information on Thursday night's debate, as well as the schedule for upcoming debates, all of which are presented by the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD): According to the CPD, "The debate will cover both foreign and domestic topics and be divided into nine time segments of…
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Monday, August 13, 2012
A Patch panel of Democratic elected officials and activists say the Ryan pick draws a stronger contrast between presidential candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama.
A Patch poll of Georgia Democrats found that most respondents feel that Mitt Romney’s decision to tap Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate could make it easier for Democrats to paint the GOP ticket as out of touch with the middle class. “Romney is now absolutely married to the tax breaks for the rich, tax increases for the middle class, gut the programs for everybody but the 1%,” one respondent said. Most of those who took part in the nonscientific flash poll agreed that Ryan, a Wisconsin congressman, will ‘galvanize’ Democrats in the Peach State. Twenty Democratic elected officials, candidates and activists completed the nonscientific survey over the weekend. Several respondents said they didn’t think the Ryan selection would make a big …
Saturday, August 11, 2012
A Patch panel of GOP elected officials and activists say they see Ryan as a strong conservative.
A Patch poll conducted Saturday found that Republican respondents are enthusiastic about Mitt Romney’s decision to tap Rep. Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate. Most of those who took part in the nonscientific poll agreed that Ryan, a Wisconsin congressman, will ‘galvanize’ support for Romney in the Peach State. “He is actually presenting America with ideas and a vision,” noted one of the respondents. “Whether you agree with all of those ideas or not, at least he is offering up something for debate.” Twenty-eight Republican elected officials, candidates and activists completed the survey. Sixty four percent of respondents agreed with the statement “Mitt Romney’s decision to choose Paul Ryan as his VP candidate will galvanize …