Sen. Paul Ryan
It’s pledge drive time here at KCRW. While you were busy picking up the phone and
showing support for KCRW, the VP candidates were out in full force. Here are 5 things you may have missed this week.
[<a href=”http://storify.com/KCRWNews/politics-friday-8-17-12-5-things-you-may-have-miss” target=”_blank”>View the story “Politics Friday (8/17/12): 5 things you may have missed this week” on Storify</a>]<br /> <h1>Politics Friday (8/17/12): 5 things you may have missed this week</h1> <h2>It’s pledge drive time here at KCRW. While you were busy picking up the phone and showing support for KCRW, the VP candidates were out in full force. Here are 5 things you may have missed this week.</h2> <p>Storified by Which Way, LA? · Fri, Aug 17 2012 12:15:11</p> <div>1. We all know VP Joe Biden has his share of gaffes. While campaigning in Virginia this week, he said “We can win North Carolina!” Good luck with Virginia…</div> <div>Campaigning in VA, Joe Biden Says "We Can Win North Carolina"goprapidresponse</div> <div>2. While he’s enlivened Republicans, Paul Ryan’s suit choice got a negative review from the NYT: “So much for his <a href=”http://www.tmz.com/2012/08/17/paul-ryan-shirtless-abs-tomach-photo-vice-president/#ixzz23oblqTpK”>lethal six-pack</a>. He was swimming in his coat…” </div> <div>A Look at Paul Ryan’s Fashion SenseSO far, the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan ticket has been given the approval rating typically reserved for a Hollywood bromance in the dead of Au…</div> <div>3. Meanwhile Hillary Clinton refuses to talk about fashion at all.</div> <div>Hillary Clinton on Being Asked about Her ClothesInterviewer: Okay. Which designers do you prefer? Hillary Clinton: What designers of clothes? Interviewer: Yes. Hillary Clinton: Would yo…</div> <div>4. Fashionable or not, Women on both sides of the aisle are faring better than their male opponents when it comes to Senate races, seeing a surge in fundraising.</div> <div>Women Senate candidates winning the fundraising battle – Robin BravenderDemocrats are winning the so-called War on Women, at least when it comes to fundraising. The 12 Democratic women running for Senate this …</div> <div>5. Need something to do on the plane while taking a break from Bravo reruns? Register to vote! </div> <div>Virgin American Passengers Can Now Register to Vote in the SkyWhile Republicans and Democrats cross swords over voter registration in several states, they might want to pause at some point and look u…</div>