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Less than three months left, less than three months until one of the most-important elections of our lifetimes.  For everyone who thinks they can just stay at home, or that they can’t be bothered to vote this time around, let me remind you what’s at stake: Medicare, unemployment insurance, health care, programs to help the […]

In key swing states, just ahead of the November showdown between President Barack Obama and Republican hopeful Mitt Romney, voter ID laws and election rules are being challenged as the presidential race heats up. Despite protests by groups, such as the NAACP, a judge in Pennsylvania has upheld a strict voter ID requirement that Democrats […]

Just when you think Mitt Romney couldn’t sink any lower in this presidential race, he finds another way to up the ante. If the former Massachusetts governor weren’t such a condescending, disingenuous, and overall spineless politician, maybe more people would find his unyielding desire to always top himself impressive. SEE ALSO: Man Complains To Cops About […]

First Lady Michelle Obama (pictured right) and San Antonio, Texas Mayor Julián Castro (pictured) will headline the opening night of the September 4th Democratic National Convention, reports ABC News. SEE ALSO: Mitt Romney Can Only Blame Himself For His Constant Blunders Both prominent speakers are set to address delegates at Charlotte, North Carolina’s Time Warner Arena […]

WASHINGTON — Former President Bill Clinton says he believes President Barack Obama (both pictured) can win re-election if he can persuade voters he steadied a shaky economy. SEE ALSO: Santorum Faces The Next Wipeout Clinton tells ABC’s “Good Morning America” he believes likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney will have a difficult time reconciling positions he’s […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s ambassador to Belgium has given Republicans heavy fodder for criticism by linking Israeli government policy with rising anti-Jewish sentiment among Europe’s Muslims – an argument that has angered Jewish groups and given the Obama administration a new headache as it seeks to counter Republican claims that it is anti-Israel. […]

President Obama’s re-election bid is increasingly becoming a hard fought battle as Republican presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney, Rick Perry and Herman Cain are either winning or are neck and neck with the current president in the latest USA Today/Gallup poll released Friday. See also: Joe Biden Warns Congressional GOP Against Stalling Obama’s Jobs Plan See […]

President Obama’s approval rating is at an all-time low as concerns for his re-election grow. With a bad economy and an even worse job market, morale in the “Yes We Can” believers has taken a big hit in the past three years. Even though there are now more women serving on the Supreme Court than […]