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Sen. Scott Brown pushes independent appeal, garners Dem. support

As Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren and U.S. Sen. Scott Brown struggle in the polls, the Brown campaign stressed Brown’s Democratic side to keep the incumbent Republican afloat in a primarily blue state. Fighting for a state that, before Brown, last elected a Republican senator in 1972, the Brown campaign is pushing his bipartisan voting record […]

BU alumna underlines power of the youth vote

CHARLOTTE— Boston University alumna and actress Alfre Woodard spoke during a student summit Tuesday at Charlotte’s Johnson C. Smith University to stress the importance of voting this November. The conference coincided with the first day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, which a number of students are covering as part of the Washington, D.C., Journalism […]

BU students cover national conventions

Among the 15,000 journalists covering the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., are seven Boston University students as part of the Washington, D.C., study abroad program. Six other students are returning after covering the Republican National Convention last week. “This is a chance for the students to operate beyond college, in the real world,” said […]

Romney announces Rep. Paul Ryan as running mate

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced that U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin, will be his running mate in the upcoming election, according to an official campaign press release. During the announcement Ryan called Romney, “the right man to lead America back to prosperity and greatness,” according to an official transcript of his speech. Ryan […]

Romney comes down on Obama’s ‘building businesses’ speech during Roxbury visit

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney criticized President Barack Obama’s comments about business while touring the Middlesex Truck & Coach in Roxbury Thursday afternoon. The former Massachusetts governor said Obama was not supportive of small businesses after the president said business owners did not achieve success on their own, according to a live video stream of […]