CNET News Video: Tech Minute: Election 2012 -- there are apps for that
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CNET News Video: Tech Minute: Election 2012 -- there are apps for that

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With the presidential campaign in full swing, one handy way to stay on top of the latest political news is through your mobile device. CNET's Kara Tsuboi brings you some of the best smartphone and tablet apps to keep you informed.

And political ads are notorious for stretching the truth. -- you can keep the facts straight with apps like super -- an ad hoc. These free apps lesson to political advertisements on television and then tell you who paid for them and how much they're spending on the campaign. Before pointing you to other sources of information. What's a campaign year without the constant horse race a political polls -- the free poll tracker app to keep up. This Apple saying average polls from a number of sources including -- and you can also get information on congressional and local contests ill. And finally election pastor aggregates all -- -- national headlines an influential blogs and presents them in this global list. You're also able to choose your own sources be it left right or center. With these apps still strengthen your civic knowledge and -- pastor average -- voter. And severance as -- car is tsuboi cnet.com for CBS news yeah.

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