Colin Powell endorses Obama again

Colin Powell endorses Obama again

Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell on Thursday endorsed Barack Obama’s bid for re-election, citing the Democratic president’s efforts to wind down the war in Afghanistan and tackle terrorism. “I think we ought to keep on the track that we are on,” the Republican, who also backed Obama in 2008, told “CBS This Morning,” […]

Federal appeals court declares anti-gay marriage law unconstitutional

Federal appeals court declares anti-gay marriage law unconstitutional

An appeals court in New York ruled on Thursday that a law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman is unconstitutional. It was the second federal appeals court to reject the law, which could go before the Supreme Court soon. The ruling by the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals was in […]

Re-energized Obama hits the campaign trail in swing states

Re-energized Obama hits the campaign trail in swing states

President Barack Obama hit rival Mitt Romney hard on women’s issues as he headed back on the campaign trail on Wednesday after a spirited debate performance that re-energized his bid for a second term. A day after a much-improved performance in the second of three presidential debates, a revitalized Obama continued sparring with his Republican […]