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Couch Potato: Election-related TV you can't miss

To calm your nerves before we find out the next President of the United States – or, later, to dry your tears if your candidate-of-choice doesn't get elected – check out these election-related snippets of TV comedy.

Living the American DREAM

While many college-bound seniors think they have it tough, imagine applying to colleges, searching for scholarships and fighting to stay in the country. For some Blazers this isn't just a hypothetical, this is reality.

Data mining degrades democracy

With all the scrutiny that comes with campaigning for the oval office, President Barack Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney have allowed the nation to pry into their personal lives and histories. What voters may not realize, however, is just how much the two campaigns know about the public.

RECAP: Presidential debate highlights, Obama vs. Romney vs. Lehrer

For those who haven't watched the debate, Silver Chips Online has compiled a list of the good, the bad and the just plain sassy. Here's a rundown of the Top 10 boldest statements of the night.

2012 Presidential Election candidates on key issues

Here at Silver Chips Online, we've taken the liberty to read and sum up both major parties' 2012 platforms, so you don't have to.

A literal peanut gallery at the RNC

After an incident at the Republican National Convention, CNN camerawoman Patricia Carroll will probably find it hard to enjoy another peanut again.

Romney bets wrong on Ryan

Former governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney has finally emerged as the GOP nominee to take on Obama. To do this, he has chosen Congressman Paul Ryan for his running mate. This choice represents a decision to focus his campaign on economic issues and maintain his core voter base for the election. However, Romney has made an mistake in choosing Ryan, as Ryan's lack of short-term solutions and experience will hurt the GOP ticket.

Fed forgets ed

Last week, the College Board finally acknowledged what many educators fail to: many of the 1.2 million kids who drop out of school each year have no other choice.

Enough of playing fair

Among the first political advertisements to hit Maryland during this presidential election was an attack ad, "You’ve Heard It All Before," released June 4 by the Obama campaign. Despite this advertisement, campaigning in Maryland so far has been minute when compared to that of other states.
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