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.
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.
President Barack Obama‘s re-election campaign has moved up a gear this week. After recently attacking former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney‘s 1990s stint at the head of Bain Capital, a private-equity firm, the president’s senior adviser is now focusing on the Republican presidential candidate’s record as governor of the Bay State between 2003 and 2007.
The Ron Paul campaign announced on Monday afternoon that it would not be campaigning in any of the Republican primaries due to take place between Tuesday, May 15 and June 26.
A poll conducted by Lake Research Partners, a DC-based political consultancy firm, and APIAVote (Asian American Pacific Islander) shows that 85 percent of Indian-American voters would like President Barack Obama to serve a second term.
Republican Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) told Candy Crowley on Sunday that former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney would make a great president, when he appeared on CNN’s State of the Nation. However, Senator Rubio would not confirm whether he would consider the post of vice president if he was approached by Mr. Romney.
The latest Public Polling Policy (PPP) survey conducted in Pennsylvania on April 4 shows that former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has now overtaken former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum in the Keystone State.
White House spokesman Josh Ernest told reporters on Wednesday that the Obama administration did not have, and was not working on, a plan B if the Supreme Court decided to strike down all or part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The legislation’s principal objective is to bring over 30 million uninsured Americans into the system.
The biggest Arab-American newspaper in the country, The Arab American News, has endorsed Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul. Its publisher, Osama Siblani, made the announcement at a rally held at the University of Michigan on Wednesday.
The Senate rejected a Republican amendment on Thursday which would have allowed employers and health insurance companies to refuse to offer contraception services if they objected to do so on religious grounds.