News: Politics

News: Politics

Political News, Ballots and Voting, Elections, and Opinion

News: Politics

News: Politics
Political News, Ballots and Voting, Elections, and Opinion

ElectionMall Makes History by Offering Ames Straw Poll Tickets Online with Results via Cell Phone Messaging

AMES, Iowa -- While Republican presidential hopefuls are in Ames, Iowa this weekend shaking hands and jockeying for position among party faithful, two new technology tools are being offered to Iowa voters and political junkies. ElectionMall's eTicketing software and text messaging (SMS) system are being provided through allowing supporters to purchase their tickets online to the Iowa Straw Poll and receive results on their cell phone.

New Book by Dr Jabbar Fazeli Unravels the Mysteries of Iraqi Politics and Apparent Chaos

Iraq decoded bookPORTLAND, Maine -- "Iraq decoded" (ISBN: 978-0-9794922-0-4, Fazeli Publishing), a book by Dr. Jabbar Fazeli is scheduled for release on August 10, 2007. "Iraq decoded" is an up-to-date, non-partisan overview of the facts surrounding events in Iraq, coupled with a unique analysis and realistic options for moving forward.

New Book Concerning Possible Impact of Illegal Immigration Gets Mass Appeal

America Libre novelDAYTON, Ohio -- "America Libre" (ISBN: 0-595-42606-9), a fictional book by Raul Ramos y Sanchez, highlights the growing social tension caused by illegal immigration and shows a possible outcome of the crisis - a civil war that leads to the redrawing of America's borders.

Media Advisory: Jamestown Settlement Denies Free Speech Permit to Black / Indian Jamestown Opponents

JAMESTOWN, Va. -- Black Lawyers For Justice (BLFJ) announces news conference Mon. May 7th, 5pm. Rally organizers to file lawsuit in Federal court for 1st amendment demonstration rights to oppose Jamestown's 400th Anniversary.

Former U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young Joins the Advisory Board of Penny PAC Which Addresses Americans' Top Concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Andrew Young, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and civil rights leader, has joined the advisory board of Penny PAC. Penny PAC is a non-partisan political action committee that focuses on education, energy, economic development, health care and homeland security, issues that consistently rank among the top concerns for Americans on public opinion polls.

President Gerald R. Ford's Final Memoir is Released

Gerald Ford's MemoirNASHVILLE, Tenn. -- FlatSigned Press, a publishing house and rare books distributor, has released exclusive new writings by the late President Gerald R. Ford. The book, entitled "A Presidential Legacy and The Warren Commission" (ISBN-13: 978-1-934304-02-0), provides a fascinating look into the mind of a great American leader in the final years before his death.

American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Seek Apology and Closure for POW Abuse

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor (ADBC) will be passing a resolution at an upcoming meeting at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Herndon, VA on April 13; it will address the grievances of misconduct by the Japanese military for their brutal treatment of POWs and to the many Japanese companies that placed POWs into slavery during World War II.

Celebrity Endorsed Website, Refunds for Good, Turns War Tax Into Peace Dividend

Martin SheenWOODBRIDGE, Conn. -- On the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq, two social entrepreneurs, Jon Gorham and Michael Swartz from Connecticut, have launched a web site to help foster peace in the world: Swartz and Gorham created a company called Refunds for Good, Inc. and have launched an interactive web portal that shows individuals and organizations how to claim telephone tax refunds on their 2006 returns.

Veteran Venture Capital Manager Joins Forces with Microsoft Executive: Dr. Fred Haney Named to ElectionMall Board of Directors

ElectionMall TechnologiesWASHINGTON, D.C. -- Dr. Fred Haney, a venture capital veteran with a reputation for success joined forces today with ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. (, a nonpartisan worldwide provider of campaign technology solutions. Fred was the founder of 3i Ventures California in the 1980s, a highly successful venture fund and later was a founding member of the Tech Coast Angels, the largest group of angel investors in the country.

Leading Nigerian IT Products Provider Integrates M2SYS Fingerprint Software into Third Party National Voting System

M2SYS TechnologyATLANTA, Ga. -- M2SYS Technology announced today that it was selected late in 2006 by a leading Nigerian IT products provider to deliver fingerprint scanners and software for the secure national voting project. After the original local vendor selected for the project faced delays in meeting its timeline for the fulfillment of a portion of needed IT units, Nigerian government officials sought out the help of another company, who turned to M2SYS for assistance.