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Obama congratulates Romney for securing GOP nod while launching new attacks

Obama congratulates Romney for securing GOP nod while launching new attacks

President Barack Obama, saying he is looking forward to an “important and healthy debate about America’s future,” called presumptive GOP Presidential candidate Wednesday and congratulated him on clinching the number of delegates needed to secure the nomination. The call came as all verifiable counts showed Romney secured the nomination by winning the Texas primary Tuesday, […]

Mitt Romney clinches nomination with Texas win; Ron Paul strikes out in home state

Mitt Romney clinches nomination with Texas win; Ron Paul strikes out in home state

All Mitt Romney needed to do in the Texas GOP primary Tuesday was win at least 38 percent of the vote to gather enough delegates to officially clinch the nomination for President. He pulled down 69 percent, picked up 97 of the proportionally awarded delegates and cleared the 1,144 total hurdle with numbers. The Republican […]

Anti-war sentiment runs rampant among Iraq and Afghan war veterans

Anti-war sentiment runs rampant among Iraq and Afghan war veterans

During the Vietnam war, many who served in that controversial conflict became anti-war activists and some turned in their medals or tossed them over the fence at the White House. It’s happening again. Irag and Afghan war vets joined in the protests at last week’s NATO summit in Chicago.  At one point, a group of […]

Male vets prefer Romney while women support Obama

Male vets prefer Romney while women support Obama

Military veterans — mostly older men — clearly support presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney over incumbent President Barack Obama, a new Gallup poll shows. Some 58 percent of veterans support Romney, compared to just 34 percent who prefer Obama, Gallup found in an April 11-March survey. Among non-vets, Obama leads Romney 48-44 percent but […]

Romney can ignore Trump’s zany ideas in exchange for support

Romney can ignore Trump’s zany ideas in exchange for support

Mitt Romney doesn’t care if off-the-wall billionaire Donald Trump is a “birther” who supports the discredited movement that questions President Barack Obama’s citizenship. The presumptive GOP Presidential nominee wants Trump’s support and is willing to overlook the real estate mogul’s support of crackpot ideas to get it. Says Romney: You know I don’t agree with […]

Wall Street dumps Obama, showers Romney with campaign cash

Wall Street dumps Obama, showers Romney with campaign cash

Wall Street, fed up with a barrage of attacks from President Barack Obama, is abandoning the incumbent President and throwing is considerable weight and wealth behind presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney. “They have basically ditched Obama,” Center for Public Integrity managing editor John Dunbar told CNN. “Romney is just a much friendlier candidate if you […]

Obama steps up attacks on Romney, looks for ways to capture missing campaign energy

Obama steps up attacks on Romney, looks for ways to capture missing campaign energy

President Barack Obama delivered his harshest rebuttal yet to rival Mitt Romney on Thursday, dismissing his challenger’s claims as “a cowpie of distortions” while seeking to rekindle the all-but-faded Iowa magic that launched him in 2008. Escalating his criticism of Romney’s background as a venture capitalist, Obama said it wasn’t adequate preparation for the presidency. […]

Romney mangles the facts on Obama’s record with unions

Romney mangles the facts on Obama’s record with unions

When Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney decried President Barack Obama as beholden to the nation’s teachers’ unions and unable to stand up for reform, he glossed over four years of a relationship that has been anything but cozy. Obama has promoted initiatives that encourage districts to tie teacher evaluations to student performance and to expand […]