Public Policy Polling's latest presidential poll in Florida, done after the Republican convention, finds no change in the Presidential race there.
"Barack Obama leads Mitt Romney 48-47, exactly as he did on our last poll of the state five weeks ago.
"The Republican convention ... appears to have been a wash. 33% of voters say it made them more likely to vote for Republicans, 33% said it made them less likely to vote for Republicans, and 34% said it didn't make a difference to them either way."
Charlie Crist to Speak Today at the DNC
Obviously, President Obama and Vice President Biden will accept the Democratic nominations for President and Vice President at Bank of America Stadium on Thursday, but one of the big questions for Florida political aficionados is, 'When will Charlie speak?' Charlie being former Governor Charlie Crist.
Well, according to a preliminary schedule, Crist will be speaking today.
Thursday's program begins at 4 p.m. and will include performances by James Taylor, Foo Fighters, Mary J. Blige and Earth, Wind and Fire, as well as speeches by Crist, Caroline Kennedy, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Sen. John Kerry, and actress Eva Longoria.
Obama at St. Pete College Saturday
The President will speak at St. Pete College in Seminole Saturday, with doors opening at 8:30 a.m. The free tickets to the event are available at various outlets.
Romney Expected to Visit Sarasota for Big-Ticket Fundraiser
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will appear at a fundraiser in Sarasota this month, the Republican Party of Sarasota County said on Monday. Romney is set to appear Sept. 20. Tickets start at $2,500 per person. Location and other details are still being determined.
DNC's Instant Coverage Via Livestream
[T]he entire Convention is livestreamed on DemConvention.com/live and through the Democratic National Convention Committee Mobile App ... 'We are revolutionizing the way political conventions are done by making Charlotte 2012 more open, accessible and relevant to the American people,' [Obama for America] Deputy Campaign Manager Stephanie Cutter said. ...
On Thursday, ... the programming will also feature a web-only convention special starting at 8 p.m. ET Hosted by actor Kal Penn, the Live from Charlotte programming will include interviews with campaign officials and special guests, including Marc Anthony, Elizabeth Banks, Aisha Tyler, Olivia Wilde, Fran Drescher, Zach Braff, and Alexis Bledel.
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