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Presidential task force said to recommend overhaul of NSA

Nonbinding suggestions propose sweeping changes at the agency, including shifting its leadership from the military to civilians, sources tell the Wall Street Journal.

By December 13, 2013

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Can Nate Silver and friends nail their presidential predictions?

FiveThirtyEight statistician and blogger Nate Silver has taken fire for his polling aggregation methods. But he and others may be able to hit the final numbers spot on. CNET tracks the data.

By November 6, 2012

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Twitter interest drops off for final presidential debate

Twitter users sent 6.5 million tweets about the debates, reflecting a steady decline in Twitter activity since the first debate's 10.3 million tweets.

By October 22, 2012

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Apple made-in-China issue surfaces at presidential debate

Apple's strategy to make all of its marquee products in China triggered some sparring in the second presidential debate.

By October 16, 2012

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Presidential debate memes: Binders of women, a job for Jeremy

Mitt Romney's comment about seeing "binders full of women" while fielding candidates as Massachusetts governor spurs a blog and Twitter account, while Jeremy the concerned college student now has the whole country job-hunting for him.

By October 16, 2012

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A copyright proponent's wish for the presidential debate (Q&A)

Robert Levine wrote a book critical of what he sees are attempts to weaken the ability of creators to earn a living. He wishes Washington could engage in serious debate about Web piracy. That's unlikely, he thinks.

By October 16, 2012

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Presidential debate spawns campaign to save Big Bird

Indiegogo campaign looks to raise funds for PBS and the huge flightless bird that became a Twitter superstar during the Obama-Romney debate in Denver last night.

By October 4, 2012

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Twitter launches dedicated presidential debate page

Political junkies and first-time debate watchers alike can get the latest punditry and reaction to the first face-off between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney tonight on Twitter's special page.

By October 3, 2012

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YouTube to air presidential debates live on Elections page

The company is partnering with ABC News on the coverage and will offer commentary and analysis from eight sources.

By October 1, 2012

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Amazon looks at book purchases to size up presidential race

E-tailer launches an "Election Heat Map" showing what sort of books people in all 50 states are buying related to the upcoming election season.

By August 22, 2012