Both President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney needed to have a strong showing in Monday night’s third debate, the final major event before Election Day in an increasingly tight election. The debate at Lynn University, in Boca Raton, Fla., focuses on foreign policy, including Afghanistan, Israel, Iran, terrorism and the rise of China.
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A conservative advocacy group will start airing ads in Michigan today attacking President Barack Obama’s record on healthcare, taxes, home foreclosures and the deficit. As part of a $25 million, month-long initiative, Crossroads GPS launched its kickoff ad, called “Obama’s Promise” in Michigan. The one-minute ad features a series of clips from Obama speeches and … Continue Reading →
Republicans who control the Michigan House last week delayed voting on a non-binding resolution sponsored mostly by Democrats thanking President Barack Obama and the U.S. Congress for coming to the rescue of Chrysler and General Motors. House Resolution 189 has remained stalled in the House Commerce Committee since state Rep. Douglass Geiss, D-Taylor, introduced the … Continue Reading →