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The get-kids-voting people behind Rock the Vote recently spread out beyond the limitations of MTV's core demographic and decided to enlist the Xbox Live community, long known to be an e-bastion of enlightened political discourse. So, being the politically (and mathematically!) astute bloggers we a...

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Don't you just wish there was an easy way to identify Democrats and Republicans that didn't require DNA testing? Well, now there is! Hitting Xbox Live a few nights ago were a pair of free gamerpics that showcased the logos of both Presidential candidates in the Xbox Live Rock the Vote promotional ...

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We already brought the fantastic John McCain Space Invaders clone (which has you firing vetos at pigs shooting what we've recently realized are upside-down crosses) to your attention, but The Daily Show picked up on it last night, and added some of their own politically-themed games for your consi...

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If you live in the U.S., you probably know that there's a presidential election coming up this November. As it stands, you currently have a few front-runner options: John McCain, Barack Obama, or ... Mario and Luigi? Yes, the joke's been done before (especially because of the nine thousand Mario Par...

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Not only does Barack Obama appear on an occasional DS system and fight John McCain in Pokémon-like battles, but apparently his Mii is quite the popular avatar. On the Check Mii Out channel, it's one of the top fifty most popular, proudly standing next to Batman. The Mii's skill, aptly enough...

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Almost solely because he doesn't talk about them, Barack Obama was rated the most gaming friendly Democrat candidate for president by Yahoo recently, so we were interested to read that he had dipped his toes into the hot coffee (as it were) and brought up the complicated topic of Grand Theft Auto IV...

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We knew there were geeks in the writer's stable at Comedy Central, but now it's confirmed: there are gamers, too. For their Indecision 2008 site, Comedy Central has put together a handy one-sheet of the three major candidates, and what they will need to focus on to win the votes of various classes i...

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The DS Life is a weekly feature in which we scour the known world for narrative images of Nintendo's handheld and handheld gamers. If you have a photo and a story to match it with, send both to thedslife at dsfanboy dot com. As a rule, we don't trust any politicians, especially the ones we want...

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With Iowa's first in the nation presidential nominating caucuses coming tomorrow, and New Hampshire's primaries following early next week, pundits and observers across the nation are closely watching the polls and prediction markets for early word on who might win. But these pundits might be ignorin...

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Health care? Taxes? Immigration? Why do presidential candidates insist on wasting our time talking about such trivial issues? When will they address the questions we really care about -- the ones about video games? Well, actually, right now. Non-partisan, not-for-profit advocacy group Common Sense M...

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