The final jobs report before Election Day had news both presidential campaigns could use. President Obama can point to the number of new jobs created to claim that his policies are working. And Mitt Romney can point to an uptick in the jobless rate to make the case that the economy is at a standstill.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
A dozen teachers, all of them Democrats, are running for seats in Ohio’s House and Senate. The surge is a byproduct of last year’s voter referendum repealing a state law that would have curbed public employees’ collective bargaining rights. Another byproduct is reusing teacher phone banks from that effort to support Obama.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
President Obama urged Americans in Sandy’s path Monday to “please listen” to local officials, and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, urged help for those affected by the superstorm. The two candidates also canceled campaign events Monday and Tuesday.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
President Obama’s campaign, including affiliated Democratic Party committees, announced that it has raised in total more than $1 billion this election cycle. Republican Mitt Romney’s not far behind, and also could pass the $1 billion mark when all is said and done.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
There has been a long line of U.S. leaders who have preached the virtues of energy independence. Few, however, have explained precisely what this goal means.
There were 67.2 million viewers for the candidates’ Oct. 3 faceoff and 65.6 for the debate on Oct. 16. One reason for the decline on Monday: Major League Baseball and the National Football League were also on the air Monday night.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Just as Sen. John McCain and soon-to-be President Obama did in 2008 Ã¢ÂÂ and other presidential contenders did before them Ã¢ÂÂ the candidates will be at a New York charity dinner tonight. They’re expected to have fun, not fight.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Both President Obama and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney found ways to use the second presidential debate against his rival. Obama mocked Romney for his “binders” comment. Romney cited questions asked by undecided voters at the debate, and Obama’s answers, as an indictment of the president.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Gordon Epperly believes the state Division of Elections has not properly verified whether Obama is constitutionally qualified for office.
Juneau man contends that the president does not have the right to run for federal office because of his race. Elections officials say they don’t have jurisidiction.