Obama team tries to lower expectations for debates
Sep17

Obama team tries to lower expectations for debates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign doesn’t want to talk about what the Democrat is doing to prepare for the fall debates with Republican Mitt Romney. But aides are readily setting expectations — and not surprisingly, they want to keep them low for Obama while raising the stakes for Romney....

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Obamas’ Fundraising Win Over Romney
Sep10

Obamas’ Fundraising Win Over Romney

President Barack Obama squeaked out a fundraising victory over Mitt Romney in August as the candidates gear up for the final stretch of their closely contested campaign. SOURCE

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Obama Warns Syria about Chemical Weapons
Aug20

Obama Warns Syria about Chemical Weapons

Monday, President Barack Obama warned that he would consider military force if Syria’s Bashar Assad either tries to relocate his regime’s arsenal of chemical and biological weapons or attempts to use them on his own people in a bid to crush an uprising that could topple him from power....

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Candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney Show Disinterest for New Gun Control Laws
Jul26

Candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney Show Disinterest for New Gun Control Laws

Both candidates Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama share their views on the new gun control laws. Last week’s massacre at a Colorado movie theater revived the dormant gun control debate in the United States. Neither President Barack Obama nor Republican candidate Mitt Romney are pushing for new gun control laws.  

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Campaign Pauses in Respect of Colo. Shooting
Jul25

Campaign Pauses in Respect of Colo. Shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly shootings at a movie theater in Colorado have briefly silenced the presidential campaign, prompting both President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney to cut short their schedules and pull advertising in the state out of respect for the victims and their families. SOURCE

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Obama Says Hugo Chavez is Not a ‘Serious’ Threat
Jul11

Obama Says Hugo Chavez is Not a ‘Serious’ Threat

President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast late Tuesday that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez—a leftist leader who flaunts close ties with Iran and has become a bugbear for American conservatives—has not posed a “serious” threat to American national security....

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