Anecdotal Evidence, August 25: Getting clean for Gene

Aug. 25, 2015

In our Anecdotal Evidence column, movers and shakers share personal stories of how intriguing (and often odd) presidential campaigning in their respective swing state can be. Terry Shumaker – New Hampshire Lawyer and Longtime Clinton Family Friend Terry Shumaker. Photo: Lars Gesing/CU News Corps “I came to New Hampshire to...

Anecdotal Evidence, August 23: The Sarah Palin momentum

Aug. 23, 2015

In our Anecdotal Evidence column, movers and shakers share personal stories of how intriguing (and often odd) presidential campaigning in their respective swing state can be. The spark that was Sarah Palin Mark Harris. Photo: Lars Gesing/CU News Corps Mark Harris – GOP Consultant in Pittsburgh “The big thing in...

Coffee With George Brauchler: Theater shooting case DA sits back

Aug. 22, 2015

On the eve of the Aurora theater gunman’s formal sentencing, we have a conversation with the District Attorney who prosecuted the case for seven months. George Brauchler sat down with CU News Corps’ Carol McKinley to explain what’s ahead. This week, starting Monday, dozens of victims who were in theaters...

Does Colorado’s death penalty have a race problem?

Aug. 22, 2015

James Holmes was sentenced to life in prison despite killing more people than the three African American men, on Colorado’s death row, combined. Now, many are asking, does race affect who gets death? James Holmes killed more people during his movie theater massacre than Nathan Dunlap, Sir Mario Owens and...

Anecdotal Evidence, August 22: Philly cheesesteak, campaign-style

Aug. 22, 2015

For one reason or the other, presidential candidates just can't get their cheesesteak order right. In our Anecdotal Evidence column, movers and shakers share personal stories of how intriguing (and often odd) presidential campaigning in their respective swing state can be. Matthew Weaver – Pennsylvania Democratic Consultant, Philadelphia native Matthew...

WATCH: Pennsylvania presidential politics and the “Brain Drain”

Aug. 21, 2015

Dr. G. Terry Madonna. Photo: Lars Gesing/CU News Corps A conversation with Dr. G. Terry Madonna, director of the Franklin & Marshall College Poll LANCASTER, Pennsylvania – A majority of the people of Pennsylvania have voted for a Democratic president in every election cycle since 1988. Yet the state is...

Anecdotal Evidence, August 18: Obama calls Pennsylvanians bitter clingers

Aug. 18, 2015

In our Anecdotal Evidence column, movers and shakers share personal stories of how intriguing (and often odd) presidential campaigning in their respective swing state can be. Are Pennsylvanians bitter and cling to guns & religion? John Baer. Photo: Lars Gesing/CU News Corps John Baer – Political Columnist, Philadelphia Daily News...

State afFairs

Aug. 15, 2015

Visitors at the Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport, Iowa. Photo: Lars Gesing/CU News Corps The political magnitude of fried Snickers and fair-y insouciance MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin – Oh, the joys of fried butter and the chance to “meet a calf.” There is hardly a presidential candidate this weekend who will not...

Anecdotal Evidence, August 14: Throwback to Kennedy’s Wisconsin campaign

Aug. 14, 2015

In our Anecdotal Evidence column, movers and shakers share personal stories of how intriguing (and often odd) presidential campaigning in their respective swing state can be. #throwback – The long-lost days of retail primaries in Wisconsin Charles Franklin. Photo: Lars Gesing/CU News Corps Charles Franklin – Director Marquette Law School...

Anecdotal Evidence, August 13: The get-out-the-food campaign strategy

Aug. 13, 2015

In our Anecdotal Evidence column, movers and shakers share personal stories of how intriguing (and often odd) presidential campaigning in their respective swing state can be. Get out the food or get out the vote? Marian Krumberger – Chairwoman Brown County Republicans Marian Krumberger. Photo: Lars Gesing/CU News Corps “Ann...

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