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Oil tax reform may play big role in national debt discussions

Tax reform could play a significant part of the debt package, and the oil and gas industry is making sure it keeps its tax breaks.

Obama’s Feat: Not Just Winning, But How He Won

Obama’s Feat: Not Just Winning, But How He Won

Many of the minority groups central to President Obama’s victory had long supported Democrats. But he’s the first party leader to put together a stable — and majority — coalition since Franklin D. Roosevelt back in the 1930s. This coalition promises to pay dividends to his party for years to come.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Likely Suspects: Guessing Obama’s Second-Term Cabinet

Likely Suspects: Guessing Obama’s Second-Term Cabinet

A number of people are in the running for Cabinet appointments in President Obama’s second term.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

When Will We Know Who Won?

When Will We Know Who Won?

Everybody tries to predict who will win.What we wonder, though, is when will we know whether it will be President Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney taking the oath of office next January? See if you can correctly predict.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

The Last Pew Poll: Obama Holds Edge On Eve Of Election

The poll shows President Obama leading his GOP challenger, Mitt Romney, 48 percent to 45 percent among likely voters. The poll was conducted after Superstorm Sandy hit the U.S. East Coast. Pew also found that Romney supporters are more committed to voting than are Obama’s supporters.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Obama’s Weekly Address Receives Belated Romney Response

Mitt Romney delivered the official GOP response to President Obama’s weekly address on Saturday. Media observers were surprised, however, that the challenger’s address was released hours after the president’s message.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Final Pre-Election Jobs Report Has News For Both Obama And Romney To Spin

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

In Ohio, Teachers Run For Statehouse — And Could Give Obama A Boost

In Ohio, Teachers Run For Statehouse — And Could Give Obama A Boost

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

Obama, Romney Take Breaks From Campaigning Amid Sandy

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

In Campaign’s Final Days, Record Levels Of Money Still Driving The Message

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