Obama cites auto bailout as a reason for re-election

Obama cites auto bailout as a reason for re-election

President Barack Obama sought on Saturday to sustain momentum from Vice President Joe Biden‘s strong debate showing by touting the benefits of one of his signature actions, the rescue of the U.S. auto industry, as he prepared for his next debate with Republican Mitt Romney. “We refused to let Detroit go bankrupt,” Obama said in […]

Congress expands probe into meningitis outbreak

Congress expands probe into meningitis outbreak

Lawmakers on Friday widened their investigation into the deadly meningitis outbreak to include the role state regulators played in monitoring the pharmacy that produced steroid treatments blamed for killing 14 people in six states. The U.S. House of Representatives‘ Energy and Commerce Committee called on the Massachusetts pharmacy board to tell congressional staff what it […]

Shots fired at Obama campaign office in Denver

Denver police say someone has fired a shot through the window of President Barack Obama’s Denver campaign office. Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez says people were inside the office when the shooting happened Friday afternoon, but no one was injured. A large panel of glass was left shattered at the office on West Ninth Avenue near […]

Foreign policy dominates vice presidential debate

Foreign policy dominates vice presidential debate

Vice President Joe Biden challenged his rival Paul Ryan on Thursday to show how a Republican administration would alter U.S. foreign policy in a dangerous world, but extracted few new details on issues including Iran, Syria and Afghanistan. Biden and Ryan spent almost half the time in their only debate sparring over foreign policy, with […]

Another poll, another lead for Romney

Another poll, another lead for Romney

Republican challenger Mitt Romney has pulled ahead of President Barack Obama in the race for the White House for the first time in more than a month and leads 45 percent to 44 percent among likely voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos tracking poll released on Wednesday. With just under four weeks to go before the […]

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