Posts tagged Romney

How ready was Romney?

He had victory fireworks and a transition website ready to go.

We asked our readers for their one-word emotion on Election Day before we knew the results and then again today — the morning after.
Here’s what you said.

We asked our readers for their one-word emotion on Election Day before we knew the results and then again today — the morning after.

Here’s what you said.

Fact-checking the debate

We take a look at:

  • private-sector job gains
  • tax cuts
  • the middle class
  • taxes for the wealthy
  • energy independence
  • Medicare cuts

Full fact-check: http://usat.ly/QRIo64

Who are the winners and losers?

In a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll, Americans express definite perceptions about what groups would thrive under which administration.

The rich? By an overwhelming 55 percentage points, those surveyed say upper-income Americans would fare better if Mitt Romney wins.

The poor? By 36 points, they say low-income people would do better under Barack Obama.

And by 10 points, middle-income Americans are seen as doing better over the next four years if Obama wins a second term.

More: http://usat.ly/SsOEwP

Big speeches mean it’s word cloud time. Here are visualizations of Mitt Romney’s (top) and Barack Obama’s (below) prepared speeches at the two conventions.  

What’s your takeaway?

We’re rolling out a new interactive we’re pretty excited about: You can track the Twitter ratings of the presidential candidates with our new USA TODAY/Twitter Election Meter. You’re also able to scroll through the timeline to see how they’ve fared leading up to the election, and see related tweets.
Check it out here: http://usat.ly/NJhj4C

We’re rolling out a new interactive we’re pretty excited about: You can track the Twitter ratings of the presidential candidates with our new USA TODAY/Twitter Election Meter. You’re also able to scroll through the timeline to see how they’ve fared leading up to the election, and see related tweets.

Check it out here: http://usat.ly/NJhj4C

On Sunday, there will be 100 days left in the race for the White House

Our Susan Page picks the five things to watch during the final leg.

First up: the Olympics. Michelle Obama is set to lead the U.S. delegation at the opening ceremony Friday and Mitt Romney, who led U.S. efforts during the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, will be there, too.

More: http://usat.ly/OKsfK4

Fun seeing Pinterest users share their Candidate Match Game results.
Take a spin through the interactive and see what percentage of you agrees with your candidate (and what portion of you is actually the opposition).

Fun seeing Pinterest users share their Candidate Match Game results.

Take a spin through the interactive and see what percentage of you agrees with your candidate (and what portion of you is actually the opposition).