President Barack Obama has been named TIME magazine's "Person of the Year" for a second time after landing an impressive re-election campaign. TIME's Managing Editor Rick Stengel revealed this year's honored figure on "TODAY" on Dec. 19, and explained why Obama was chosen.
After famously suggesting a "mass revolt" against the re-election of President Obama and an online campaign to help conclude the birther" controversy, it seems a web rebellion has started against Donald Trump.
Signon.org has started "Dump Trump," a new online petition demanding that Macy's ax "The Donald" as one of their celebrity spokespersons for his "nasty and despicable behavior." Many people must agree- the online revolt has garnered more than 476,000 signatures online. "Donald Trump does not reflect the 'magic of Macy's," reads the petition via SignOn.org, the progressive nonprofit online campaign arm of MoveOn.org. "We urge you to sever ties with him. Macy's says it has a strong obligation to be 'socially responsible' and that 'actions speak louder than words.' Indeed. It's time to act."
President Obama wasn't the only winner on Election Day 2012, for achieving landslide victory that led to his re-election; the First Daughters also earned kudos in the style department.Malia and her younger sister Sasha both channeled the stylish conservative vibe their mother, First Lady Michelle Obama is widely known for. The First Daughters wore age-appropriate chic full skirts with basic dark tops with fun accessories.The New York Times fashion critic Cathy Horyn, thought the girls' look was the highlight of Election Night. The journalist, who is known for doling out witty criticism to the top fashion luxury designers for the newspaper, applauded the First Daughters for upping their style quotient. "The Obama girls might be the fashion news tonight-full skirts, bright color, cute," tweeted Horyn.
The top celebrities in entertainment took to Twitter to share their thoughts about the candidates and the voting process on Election Day on Tuesday, Nov.6.
Naturally, their politics differ but there is one commonality in their overall message: the stars all urged their fan and followers to vote. Justin Bieber, Chris Brown,Kim Kardashian,Lena Dunham, Lady Gaga, Katie Couric, Ryan Seacrest and more weighed in. Check out what celebrities are saying about the election on Twitter.
Early voting results determine that so far thirty million votes have already been cast for the next president of the Unites States. The results are based on ballot figures in 34 states and the District of Columbia. The Democratic party dominate several key states including Iowa, Florida, Ohio, Nevada and North Carolina, according to Associated Press.
The voting for the presidency began this morning in what has been a dead heat race between President Barack Obama and the former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney. As Tuesday morning broke, polling stations throughout the eastern United States and parts of the Midwest opened up as the race to the White House nears its finish.
The latest Presidential Polls for Election 2012 has shown tight contests across swing states with President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney tied dead even in the key swing state of Ohio.
President Obama will appear in a live 30-minute special on all MTV channels on Friday, Oct. 26. The president will answer questions from young voters in-person in Washington D.C and through questions submitted to MTV's Facebook page. MTV's "Ask Obama Live" is a platform created by the network to allow both Obama, and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney a chance to address young voters' concerns. Several topics of discussion may include educational and financial concerns including rising tuition costs and student loans and many and social issues.
Looking to garner support among women voters, President Barack Obama went on a political attack against Mitt Romney on Thursday. The Democrat criticized Romney for his support of Richard Mourdock, a candidate for the Senate in Indiana who controversially stated that pregnancies resulting from rape are "something God intended."