- 1998, robo- + call. (Wiktionary)
“According to Shaun Dakin of the non-partisan Citizens for Civil Discourse, individuals in three states have reported receiving a new robocall from the National Pro-Life ... var news_amount = 8;”
“Ugh! CNN calls the robocall about killing babies a challenge to Obama's position on abortion ... jeezus '!!!”
“That really turned them off to Liberman, not because it was Clinton per se but because it was a robocall, which is about the limit of Clinton's support for Lieberman.”
“FiveThirtyEight, com has pointed out that when receiving an automatic phone poll (a.k.a. a "robocall"), support is at its highest.”
“Justice O'Connor, who retired from the Supreme Court in 2006 but still actively hears cases as a visiting judge on the federal appeals bench, is featured in an automated "robocall" that went out to voters on Tuesday ....”
“Today, Betty White left a warm and positive phone message (listen here) with about a half million Missouri women voters in support of Prop B-- a different kind of robocall, given that this campaign tool is so often used to convey harsh and dishonest information about a candidate or issue campaign on the eve of an election.”
“Jackson's campaign placed a "robocall" to Berwyn Heights voters the night before the election, an occurrence which led to several conversations at the town's polling site, Calvo wrote.”
“But the 2008 vice presidential nominee recorded a "robocall" that Murphy said rang on the phones of 260,000 likely Maryland primary voters.”
“It is amazing, still, to think that due to the efforts of StopPoliticalCalls.org and our members, there is now "robocall" a character on SNL.”
“Hillary Clinton quickly responded with her own "robocall" that attempted to tar Mr. Obama as an elitist, antigun liberal.”
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