Today's hangout: Op-Ed columnists Frank Bruni and Gail Collins will talk with five voters about bipartisanship in light of Obama's 2008 campaign promise to make Washington less contentious. Is there still potential for cooperation between parties?
During his 2008 campaign, Barack Obama promised that his presidency would change the tone of politics in Washington. Four years later, cooperation between Democrats and Republicans remains elusive. What is the future of bipartisanship after Obama’s struggles in this realm? Does bipartisanship still matter to those who have supported him?
New York Times Op-Ed columnists Gail Collins, Frank Bruni and Charles Blow talk to a group of voters from around the country and across the ideological spectrum about why they're switching to Mitt Romney this year after supporting Obama in 2008.
Cassidy Krug, 26, is going to her first Olympics this year after winning the women's three-meter springboard title at the U.S. diving trials. Kristian Ipsen, 20, her teammate, will compete in the three-meter synchronized springboard competition. Joe Ward of The New York Times will speak to Cassidy, Kristian and their coach at Stanford University, Rick Schavone, about their road to London and their expectations for the games. Do you want to participate in this Hangout? Please raise your hand by posting a comment below saying that you'd like to be in the Hangout and we'll follow up with you. Or you may submit a question for Cassidy by commenting below or posting it with the hashtag #London2012Hangout ; selected questions will be answered live during the Hangout.
Tune in here at 4 p.m. ET for a conversation with a group of voters about their key concerns for the next administration and evaluate how the Democratic and Republican economic proposals might affect them personally. Moderated by the Op-Ed columnist Frank Bruni and David Firestone, a member of The Times's editorial board.
What do women voters think about the allegations of a so-called Republican War on Women? Is it real or merely political rhetoric? A diverse group of women discuss what’s most important to them now with New York Times Op-Ed columnists Frank Bruni and Gail Collins. Watch live on +The New York Times G+ page or on this special page on nytimes.com: http://nyti.ms/POLgjt
The fifth hangout in our series with Olympians. So far they've been lively and interesting discussions giving insight into the lives of these elite athletes. Long-distance runner Kara Goucher will talk with NYT's Mary Pilon at 6 p.m. ET today. Tune in live or watch afterwards.
Join New York Times reporter Mary Pilon in a live Google+ discussion with Kara Goucher, a long-distance runner on the 2012 U.S. Olympics team. Do you want to participate in this Hangout? Please raise your hand by posting a comment below saying that you'd like to be in the Hangout and we'll follow up with you shortly. Or you may submit a question for Mary Pilon to ask Kara by commenting below or posting it with the hashtag #London2012Hangout . Selected questions will be answered live during the Hangout.
Attention N.B.A. and Olympics fans: Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 11 at 6 p.m. Eastern time, we'll be hosting a special G+ Hangout right here with +Carmelo Anthony and +Chris Paul of the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Clippers, respectively. Mr. Anthony and Mr. Paul will join us from Las Vegas, where they're training for the 2012 U.S. Olympics basketball team. Do you have questions for them about their road to the games in London or their careers in general? Please post them below; selected questions will be answered during the hangout. You can add this event to your calendar here: http://bit.ly/Mjb6Zv