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A year before elections, Obama leads Hispanic vote

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama holds a comfortable lead over his Republican rivals among Hispanic voters a year before elections, but with less enthusiasm than in 2008, a poll showed Wednesday. A Univision News/Latino Decisions poll found Obama would easily outpace Republicans among Hispanics, with registered voters giving the president…

Cain accuser offers response in sex scandal

WASHINGTON — The scandal engulfing US Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain deepened Thursday as one of two women accusing him of sexual harassment issued a statement on the allegations. Cain, who has had a meteoric rise in the polls to join former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney at the head of…

Obama and Democrats raise $70 million in quarter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee raised more than $70 million from July to September for his re-election bid, the campaign said on Thursday, topping a $55 million target. The report shows that Obama’s money train did not stall amid protracted summer debt talks and…

Romney flip-flops on protests: ‘I worry about the 99 percent’

If you want to gauge how effective a popular movement has become, compare the present statements of leading politicians with their prior positions. In the case of former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (R), the difference is night and day. During an appearance in Florida last week, Romney was calling the…

Rick Perry takes message to New Hampshire voters

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Republican White House hopeful Rick Perry swept through New Hampshire Saturday with a message of smaller government and lower taxes as he tries to revitalize his campaign. The Texas governor’s platform of fiscal conservatism was warmly received by friendly crowds at a town hall, chili fest…

RNC attack on Obama’s bus tour ignores Bush’s political travel costs

The Republican National Committee released a tailored, satirical attack ad Monday as President Barack Obama began a three-day bus tour of the Midwest, focusing on jobs and the economy. The 11-page pdf masquerades as a press guide for what the RNC has dubbed “A Totally Non-Political, Taxpayer-Funded Administration Event That…

Perry: Another Texas governor who would be president

MIAMI — Rick Perry, George W. Bush’s successor as Texas governor, was expected to make his 2012 White House run official on Saturday — touting his state’s robust job growth as a model for the struggling US economy. Perry, who polls show running a close second behind Republican front-runner and…

Obama campaign mulls attacks on Mitt Romney’s religion

President Barack Obama’s advisers consider former governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) their most likely opponent in 2012, according to Ben Smith and Johnathan Martin of Politico. And so, in the words of one anonymous Democratic strategist, they are going to try to “kill” him by borrowing the tactics used by then-President…

Pawlenty, Huntsman attack Romney on health care

WASHINGTON – Two rivals for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination are attacking former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney where it hurts the most: health care. The moves mark the start of the race to challenge Romney, the clear frontrunner, by highlighting his key vulnerability with the conservative base. Former Minnesota governor…

Palin to launch bus tour this weekend as 2012 speculation grows

WASHINGTON – It remains unclear whether she’ll run, but a series of recent moves by Sarah Palin has fueled speculation over whether the former Republican vice presidential nominee will jump into the 2012 presidential race. The move that is generating the most buzz is Palin’s plan to launch a bus…

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