Michael Bitzer

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Name: Michael Bitzer
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

The sad state of campaign debates: 2014 edition

Campaign debates have gone into a state of decline. It’s becoming harder and harder to get political opponents to appear together live to discuss issues. Here's a sampling of what's going on in campaigns around the country...Here’s an example: In St. ... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Downtown Catawba series to open on Thursday

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) -From Catawba College: Catawba College will kick off its fall series of free Lunch and Learn and Lunch and Listen events at its Downtown Catawba storefront at noon on Thursday, September 25, with readings by author Margaret Garrison. ... [Published WBTV News - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Unaffiliated Voters on the Rise in North Carolina

Unaffiliated voters now outnumber those registered as members of one of the two major parties in more than half of North Carolina’s 100 counties.Registration data from the State Board of Elections show unaffiliated voters have surpassed Republicans in ... [Published Governing - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Republican campaign ad compares Obama to creepy stalker boyfriend

A controversial new campaign ad by the conservative committee Americans for Shared Prosperity has raised eyebrows. The anti-Obama ad compares the president to a stalker-like boyfriend in a relationship gone bad.Republicans have struggled when it comes ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 3 reports

Anti-Obama Ad Compares President to a Bad Online Date

An outside Republican group, Americans for Shared Prosperity, is running a new ad that compares President Obama to a bad boyfriend. The 60-second spot features a woman talking about a man she met online in 2008 with a seemingly perfect profile: “smart, ... [Published Time - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Michael Bitzer: Gender politics front and center in Senate race

The U.S. Senate race between Republican challenger Thom Tillis and Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan seems to be taking a notable shift in tone and approach, seemingly driven by gender.Never mind that the race is between a man and a woman; the issues, ads, ... [Published Salisbury Post - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Watch this weird new ad urging women to break up with their boyfriend Barack Obama

Since 2012, Democrats have increasingly portrayed Republicans as waging a "war on women." Now, one GOP outside group is ready to fight back — with this weird new ad in which a formerly lovestruck woman says she's ready to dump "Barack":[embedded cont ... [Published VOX.com - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Republicans lead in mail-in absentee ballots

With just over a month left to request a mail-in ballot, it seems most who are choosing to vote absentee in Rowan County are Republicans.As of Wednesday afternoon, 110 Rowan County voters requested absentee ballots. Most are being mailed to sites in North ... [Published Salisbury Post - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Michael Bitzer: Measuring voter enthusiasm

Much has been made about the “enthusiasm gap” that may be prevalent going into this year’s mid-term elections. Traditionally, the party in control of the White House has diminished enthusiasm about voting in mid-term elections.This year, it seems like ... [Published Salisbury Post - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Countdown to Nov. 4

Last week’s debate between the state’s two major candidates for U.S. Senate generated little buzz in the general population. People who watched the televised event heard the same themes Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis have been hammering ... [Published Salisbury Post - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 2 reports

Poll shows NC Democrats have lost advantage

By Benji Schwartz |Published 11 hours agoReinforcing North Carolina’s identity as a political swing state, the number of state voters identifying as Democrats has dropped from 49 percent in 2008 to 42 percent in 2014.That solidifies the state’s reputation ... [Published Daily Tar Heel - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Michael Bitzer: Hagan, Tillis begin home stretch

Even though the “general” campaign started immediately after Thom Tillis won the May primary, the real general campaign can start in earnest with the end of summer.And in the notorious “sixth-year” itch that voters can get against the president’s party, ... [Published Salisbury Post - Aug 31 2014]

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The sad state of campaign debates: 2014 edition [Published Daily Kos - Sep 25 2014]
Downtown Catawba series to open on Thursday [Published WBTV News - Sep 25 2014]
Republican campaign ad compares Obama to creepy... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 24 2014]
Unaffiliated Voters on the Rise in North Carolina [Published Governing - Sep 24 2014]
Anti-Obama Ad Compares President to a Bad Onlin... [Published Time - Sep 23 2014]
Anti-Obama Ad Compares President to a Bad Onlin... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Sep 23 2014]
Anti-Obama Ad Compares President to a Bad Onlin... [Published TIME.com - Sep 23 2014]
Gov. Pat McCrory’s road plan could advance low-... [Published Charlotte Observer - Sep 23 2014]
Watch this weird new ad urging women to break u... [Published VOX.com - Sep 21 2014]
Michael Bitzer: Gender politics front and cente... [Published Salisbury Post - Sep 21 2014]
Republicans lead in mail-in absentee ballots [Published Salisbury Post - Sep 19 2014]
Lunchtime learning at Downtown Catawba [Published Salisbury Post - Sep 18 2014]
Catawba College expands degree programs [Published Salisbury Post - Sep 16 2014]
Dr. Michael Bitzer: Measuring voter enthusiasm [Published Salisbury Post - Sep 14 2014]
Corporate wellness initiatives gain ground in t... [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 13 2014]
Imperial College London Diabetes Centre Launche... [Published UAE Today - Sep 10 2014]
The Party Line: Expect more Of Same In U.S. Sen... [Published Salisbury Post - Sep 07 2014]
Editorial: Countdown to Nov. 4 [Published Salisbury Post - Sep 07 2014]
Education rising in Senate race [Published Charlotte Observer - Sep 06 2014]
Poll shows NC Democrats have lost advantage [Published Daily Tar Heel - Sep 05 2014]
Local reaction to the debate [Published Salisbury Post - Sep 05 2014]
Battleground Carolina [Published Huntersville Herald - Sep 04 2014]
Preview of U.S. Senate debate between Kay Hagan... [Published Fayetteville Observer - Sep 03 2014]
Hagan, Tillis prepare for face-to-face showdown [Published WRAL - Sep 02 2014]
Dr. Michael Bitzer: Hagan, Tillis begin home st... [Published Salisbury Post - Aug 31 2014]
Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis cast contrasting vote... [Published Charlotte Observer - Aug 30 2014]
Expert: NC senator performs ‘delicate dance’ re... [Published WSOC-TV - Aug 26 2014]
Capital Tonight Aug. 25: President Obama's Image [Published News 14 - Aug 26 2014]
Veterans want answers from President Obama [Published WBTV News - Aug 25 2014]
Catawba College adds new twists to annual convo... [Published Salisbury Post - Aug 21 2014]
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Anti-Obama Ad Compares President to a Bad Onlin... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Sep 23 2014]
An outside Republican group, Americans for Shared Prosperity, is running a new ad that compares President Obama to a bad boyfriend. The 60-second spot features a woman talking about a man she met online in 2008 with a seemingly perfect profile: “smart, ...
Anti-Obama Ad Compares President to a Bad Onlin... [Published TIME.com - Sep 23 2014]
An outside Republican group, Americans for Shared Prosperity, is running a new ad that compares President Obama to a bad boyfriend. The 60-second spot features a woman talking about a man she met online in 2008 with a seemingly perfect profile: “smart, ...
#NCSEN match-up finally set: Tillis (R) will ta... [Published Sister Toldjah - May 07 2014]
North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis I watched the results as they came in last night, and it was clear once the State Board of Elections site got their “display side” website errors fixed that the NC primary for the right to challenge Hagan in ...
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