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Campaign Trail

Obama, Romney draw attention over apps

Jeff Horwich and Jeremy Hobson Aug 8, 2012
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Campaign Trail

Obama, Romney draw attention over apps

Jeff Horwich and Jeremy Hobson Aug 8, 2012
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With election day now less than three months away, the campaigns of both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have amped up. One of their newest feats? Mobile apps.

The Obama campaign app has already caught some criticism for a feature that lets you see other Democrats in your neighborhood laid out on a map. Meanwhile, the Romney campaign has created an app specifically designed to reveal the name of his running mate, once picked.

Here to talk with us in today’s Mid-day Extra, is Peter Ubertaccio, a political scientist at Stonehill College in Massachusetts.

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