A new Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey conducted in North Carolina between Oct. 12 and Oct. 14 shows that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney leads President Barack Obama by two percentage points three weeks ahead of the Nov. 6 election. A total of 1,084 likely voters were questioned. Forty-five percent (45%) were Democrats, 35 percent were Republicans, and 21 percent described themselves as Independent or Other.
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President Barack Obama told supporters in Wisconsin on Saturday that he needed another term in office in order to change the way Washington does business. Mr. Obama was introduced to the crowd by Hall of Fame baseball player Hank Aaron.
Politico, the web-based media which covers political news in the U.S., announced this week that it was suspending Joe Williams, one of it most experienced journalist, after he made a series of disparaging remarks about former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney and the Republicans in general.
The Republicans have accused the Obama administration of persuading drug makers to promote the president’s health care overhaul in exchange for concessions over some provisions of the bill.
This entry was posted on June 9th, 2012 under Barack Obama, Bloomberg, Democrats, Drug makers, Eric Schultz, GOP, Health care overhaul, House Energy and Commerce Committee, House of Representatives, Joe Pitts, Obama administration, Pharmaceutical companies, Republicans, Super PAC, Supreme Court, White House.
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul continues to accumulate delegates in his bid to influence the Republican platform when the GOP national convention is held in Tampa, Fla., in August. The Texas congressman announced on May 14 that he would no longer be campaigning in any of the states which had yet to hold their primary contests. Instead, he said his team would focus all their efforts on trying to obtain as many delegates as possible.
Following reports by The New York Times last week that a group of influential Republican strategists was working in tandem with conservative billionaire Joe Ricketts to launch an incendiary attack against President Barack Obama, the $10 million project is now understood to have been shelved.
The Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday to allow the construction of the TransCanada Corp. Keystone XL oil pipeline between Canada and the Gulf Coast. The White House confirmed that President Barack Obama would be vetoing the legislation should the Senate also approve the bill.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney strongly criticized President Barack Obama‘s ‘Buffett Rule‘ which would ensure that American citizens whose income is in excess of $1 million per annum pay at least 30-percent tax. Mr. Obama‘s proposal is a direct consequence of remarks billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett made last September, when he acknowledged that he would not mind paying more taxes and confessed that his tax rate was lower than his secretary’s. Indeed, the best part of Mr. Buffett’s income comes from capital gains and dividends, both of which attract a lower rate of tax than ordinary income.
This entry was posted on April 2nd, 2012 under 'Face the Nation', Andrea Saul, Barack Obama, CBS, Cold War, Democrats, Dmitry Medvedev, Foreign policy, Gas prices, Housing Market, Joe Biden, Middle class, Milwaukee, Missile defense system, Mitt Romney, NATO, November presidential election, Obama administration, Republicans, Russia, Wisconsin primary.
Rick Santorum has vowed to remain in the race following his third-place finish in Saturday’s South Carolina primary. The former Pennsylvania Senator garnered 17 percent of the votes, four percentage points ahead of Texas Congressman Ron Paul.