Contact Us
Political

Political

Mark Wilson, Getty Images
Mark Wilson, Getty Images
[

Should Third-Party Candidates Be Allowed In Presidential Debates? [Poll]

The presidential debates are now over...wait, no they're not.

There is a "third-party" debate in Chicago at 9:00pm EST tonight, October 23.

Tonight's third-party debate, moderated by Larry King, will give third-party candidates a rare chance to be heard.

Should third-party candidates have been allowed in the debates with Barack Obama and Mitt Romney? 

Read More

Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
Win McNamee, Getty Images
[

Obama vs. Romney, Round 2 — Highlights From the Town-Hall Presidential Debate

The second presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney got started just after 9 o'clock from the campus of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. The town-hall-style debate, with an audience of uncommitted voters selected by Gallup, was moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley

Read More

Category: Political Tags: ,
Facebook
Facebook
[

Michigan Business Climate Improving

The business climate in Michigan is changing.

Tax Foundation reports that Michigan has the 12th best "business tax climate" heading to 2013.  That's up from 18th in 2012.

Read More

Category: Political Tags: , ,
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
[

Do You Watch Political Debates? [Poll]

We've had one Presidential debate, with more to come.  The Vice Presidential debate Thursday, October 11.

Polls often change following debates.  Mitt Romney showed gains after the first Presidential debate.  People are watching.  Are you one of them?

Do you watch political debates?

Read More

Category: Political, Poll Of The Day Tags:
hqdefault2
[

Presidential Debate is Great Musical Video (video)

This video is a blast!

The first Presidential Debate for 2012 was held last week, as we all know.  Immediately, reporters and analysts were debating the outcome of the debate.  The discussion will likely go on until the next Presidential Debate.

Read More

kids presidential election
YouTube
[

Adorable Kids Discuss Politics, Quickly Get Off Topic

Watching kids try to answer questions about politics is like watching a cat look at itself in the mirror -- it's funny because they don't know what we know. And also it's really cute. For example, our president is "

Read More

Category: Humor, Political, Videos Tags:
romney obama debate
Anthony Jacobs, Getty Images
[

Obama vs. Romney Debate: Highlights From Tonight’s Showdown in Denver

The first debate of the 2012 presidential election campaign between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney got started a little after 9 p.m. ET from the University of Denver’s Magness Arena. Jim Lehrer, host of ‘Newshour’ on PBS, moderated the event, which covered domestic policy.

Read More

Facebook/decriminalizegr
Facebook/decriminalizegr
[

Should Grand Rapids Decriminalize Marijuana? [Poll]

On September 14, Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell, along with other current and former city leaders, gathered together to show their support for Grand Rapids' Proposal 2.

Proposal 2 would decriminalize the use and possession of marijuana in Grand Rapids.

There are also many who don't support the proposal, including Grand Rapids Police Chief Kevin Belk.

Read More

twix, Flickr
twix, Flickr
[

Should School Start Before Or After Labor Day [Poll]

Summer is unoffically over and students are back in school.

Summer lasts longer than it used to for many students.  Since 2006, Michigan law requires public schools to wait until after Labor Day to begin school.

Should school start before or after Labor Day?

Read More

Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images
[

Michigan Makes It’s Mark At 2012 Republican National Convention [Video]

Michigan is having an impact on the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida this week.

Michigan has been featured during a speech by a U.S. Representative from the Upper Peninsula, as Mitt Romney’s brother reflected on his family's time spent in Michigan, during West Michigan Congressman Justin Amash's speech at a seperate rally and on more occasions.

Read More

Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
[

The Republican National Convention Has Begun, Are You Watching? [Poll]

The Republican National Convention has begun in Tampa, Florida.  August 28 was the first full day of business with much more to come.  Democrats will have their turn next week in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Are you watching?

Read More

Ed Yourdon, Flickr
Ed Yourdon, Flickr
[

Should Panhandling Be Illegal In Grand Rapids? [Poll]

Michigan law makes panhandling in public places illegal.  On Friday, a federal judge ruled Michigan's law banning panhandling in public is unconstitutional.

The ruling comes from a lawsuit filed by two men who were arrested for panhandling in Grand Rapids in 2011.

Should panhandling in Grand Rapids be illegal?

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://rivergrandrapids.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 100.5 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on 100.5 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!