Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney‘s running mate Paul Ryan mocked President Barack Obama‘s decision to publish a 19-page booklet highlighting the policies he will be pursuing if he is elected to serve a second term. The Wisconsin representative was addressing a 1,000-strong crowd in Bristol, Virginia, when he dismissed the president’s program.
In his first interview following last week’s presidential debate, President Barack Obama told ABC’s World News Tonight that he does not believe his poor performance against former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has affected his chances of winning the Nov. 6 presidential election.
A new study conducted by The Commonwealth Fund, a New York-based private foundation working toward a high-performance health care system, has revealed that the number of uninsured Americans would skyrocket were Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney‘s health care overhaul be implemented.
The Obama campaign launched an attack against Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney for holding shares in a Chinese company which has close ties with Iran. This information came to light when Mr. Romney released his 2011 tax return late last week.
President Barack Obama told CNN’s David Letterman on Tuesday that a U.S. president should work for every American, whether or not they voted for him. The president’s comments came in the wake of the release of a video showing Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney suggesting that Mr. Obama’s voters were freeloaders who believed that they were entitled to all the help they received from the government.
President Barack Obama outraised Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney for the first time in four months in August, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Monday.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national poll published on Sunday shows that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has overtaken his Democratic opponent, as he benefits from the usual convention ‘bounce.’ The GOP, which held its national convention last week, saw Mr. Romney‘s wife, Ann, give a speech about the ‘real Mitt.’Last Thursday, the former Massachusetts governor accepted his party’s nomination.
President Barack Obama used his weekly radio and Internet address on Saturday to insist that the changes that he proposed for Medicare, the government-administered social insurance program for senior citizens, would benefit the elderly. In contrast, he said, the Republican proposal would “end Medicare as we know it.”
The Obama campaign has acknowledged lying about a man who appeared in an ad attacking former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney. A separate ad put out by pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA also featured the same man, prompting many to conclude that the Obama campaign and the super PAC had been in contact at some point. A campaign is forbidden by law to coordinate with a political action committee (PAC).
Any new survey conducted by Democracy Corps between July 21 and July 25 found that the number of Americans who believe that the country is headed in the wrong direction has fallen slightly of late, although the majority still believe Mr. Obama‘s economic policies are not in the best interests of in the nation.