Four years after then-Senator Barack Obama rode an unprecedented wave of enthusiasm and optimism all the way to his election as the first African-American president of the United States, the Democratic incumbent succeeded in his re-election bid Tuesday night.
Repeating the results of the historic 2008 presidential election, voters at campus precincts overwhelmingly supported President Barack Obama on Tuesday. An exit poll conducted by The Daily showed that 88.11 percent of campus voters favored granting the Democratic candidate a second term.
Booker sat down with The Daily in advance of the 2012 presidential election to discuss his predictions, the impact of Hurricane Sandy on governance and bipartisanship and the most pressing issues that will need to be addressed by the winner of the presidential election.
Election day looms ahead, even though we’re only just fresh out of the midterm-woods. For the sake of your nail beds, back pain and blood pressure, Intermission has compiled a list of the top five ways to scratch that political itch until the ballots are in.
On the heels of a presidential debate dominated by discussion of the economy, Nobel Laureate and Professor Emeritus Kenneth Arrow discussed the pertinent economic issues of the day with the Professor of Economics John Taylor, Ph.D. ’73.
Rice made few references to either Republican talking points or their nominee: she only used Mitt Romney’s name five times and only obliquely attacked the incumbent president.