Ike Skelton (D-Mo.), who has served in the House for 34 years and was chair of the House Armed Services Committee, was defeated tonight by Republican Vicky Hartzler, a former schoolteacher.
Earlier this week at a campaign stop, Hartzler outlined what she would try to do if victorious:
“I’m not going to Washington with a to-do list, ...
Social media has been a wild card in presidential politics since at least 2003, when liberal, tech-savvy activists used blogs and early social networks to lift from obscurity Gov. Howard Dean’s anti-war challenge to front-runner Sen. John Kerry.
But so far, social media has played a minimal role in the most decisive campaign news events – the presidential and vice presidential debates held in the final weeks of the campaign.