What the Candidates Think  

Romney: Romney argues that the federal government should "stop doing things we don't need or can't afford." He aimsto reduce funding for organizations such as the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. 

Obama: In a recent speech, Obama opposed Romney's plan to cut funding to public broadcasting, arguing that cutting these funds was not the right way to reduce the deficit. The federally approved funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in the Fiscal Year of 2013 is $445,000,000.

Only 53 percent of Americans over 65 use the Internet and email. (Pew Research Center, April 2012)

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Pew Research Center: Older Adults and Internet Use

White House Policy on Technology and Access to Information

The Public Broadcasting Act of 1967