Voters across America headed to the polls today to snatch up stickers as a bonus for exercising their civic duty. Many locales kept their “Thanks for voting” rewards fairly simple, but a few precincts seized the opportunity to display their electoral pride.
Millions of Americans headed to the polls to choose who will lead them over the next four years as U.S. President. Also on the ballot in a number of states, voters decided on congressional representatives, state amendments and referendums from the Dream Act to same-sex marriage and legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
With Election Day less than a week away, U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney have both intensified their campaigning efforts in the 2012 election’s key battleground states.
Residents and businesses in the eastern United States tried to return to normalcy on Wednesday following mega-storm Sandy. The storm, initially a hurricane, crippled transportation, knocked out power for millions and killed at least 64 people.
The New York City area was hit particularly hard by Sandy. With a paralyzed subway system, traffic-clogged streets and large areas still without power, the Big Apple faces a daunting path before things can fully return to normal.
As of 2:10 p.m. EDT, the number of confirmed deaths has risen to 30 in the U.S. while millions continue to struggle with flooding, fire and power outages as a result of Superstorm Sandy.
Seven states later and everything from Noah’s ark to a hillbilly zoo: Postcard from Freak Flag America
Be prepared to be jealous. Seriously.
From gator rentals to an isolated community of Swiss immigrants and being referred to as “fat-ass hunters,” local photographers Rob Brulinski and Rachel Younghans are on a roadtrip discovering what makes Americans… well uniquely American… for their upcoming book Freak Flag America.
Seven states later and 3,818+ miles driven, the duo shares a photo postcard dated Oct. 21 from the road.
From holding babies to campaign pins and signs and hanging out with the kids on the couch, a side-by-side photo comparison of U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.