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Obama, Romney Face Off on Taxes, Jobs and Energy

Posted October 16th, 2012 at 10:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has told his Republican challenger Mitt Romney that his plan to keep tax cuts for the wealthy will increase the deficit and burden Americans. “If somebody came to you, Governor, with a plan that said, ‘Here I want to spend $7 or $8 trillion, and we’re going to pay for it […]

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Obama, Romney Face Off in 2nd Debate

Posted October 16th, 2012 at 9:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are facing off in their second debate. The two men are taking questions from an audience of pre-selected undecided voters during a so-called “town hall” event at New York’s Hofstra University. Analysts say Mr. Romney delivered the stronger performance in their first debate earlier this month. […]

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Second Debate Nears for Obama, Romney

Posted October 16th, 2012 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are making final preparations for their second debate. The two men will take questions late Tuesday from an audience of pre-selected undecided voters during their so-called “town hall” debate at New York’s Hofstra University. Analysts say Mr. Romney delivered the stronger performance in the first debate […]

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Obama Looking to Revive Campaign in Second Debate With Romney

Posted October 16th, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Aides to U.S. President Barack Obama say he will deliver a much stronger performance when he meets Republican challenger Mitt Romney Tuesday night in their second debate. Mr. Obama was heavily criticized after his first debate on October 3 for appearing listless and ill-prepared against Mr. Romney, who who was far more engaged and aggressive. […]

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Vietnam’s Government Apologizes for Struggling Economy

Posted October 16th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Vietnam’s Communist Party has issued a rare criticism of its own performance, apologizing to the nation for the mismanagement of its struggling economy. Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong says the party has admitted it “made some big mistakes,” especially in not preventing “corruption and deterioration” among some of its members. Trong’s comments, which appeared […]

Both Sides Claim Debate Victory; Libya in Focus

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The White House and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney are each claiming victory for their side in Thursday’s vice presidential debate. White House spokesman Jay Carney said Friday that Vice President Joe Biden was “forceful” and “compelling” as he took on Republican vice presidential challenger Paul Ryan. During a campaign stop in Virginia Friday, Mr. […]

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Romney Hits Campaign Trial Following VP Debate

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is hitting the campaign trail in Virginia and Ohio on Friday after Thursday’s debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Mr. Romney’s running mate, Paul Ryan. Mr. Romney campaigns in Richmond, Virginia, and later will be joined by Ryan for a rally in Lancaster, Ohio. President Obama is staying in […]

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Biden, Ryan Square Off on Economy, Middle East

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice Presdient Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan disagreed early and often on foreign and economic policy during a feisty, interruption-filled debate in (the state of ) Kentucky Thursday. From the outset of the 90-minute nationally televised debate, both candidates engaged in animated back-and-forth exchanges. Looking to regain momentum following President […]

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Biden, Ryan Square Off on Economy, Middle East

Posted October 11th, 2012 at 11:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The Republican vice presidential candidate, Representative Paul Ryan, says Americans are watching the “absolute unraveling” of the Obama administration at a time when “problems are growing abroad but jobs aren’t growing at home.” In a nationally televised debate at a small college in Kentucky, Ryan and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden opposed each other’s policy […]

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Biden, Ryan Square Off on Economy, Libya and Iran

Posted October 11th, 2012 at 10:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has asked Republicans in Congress, including the Republican presidential challenger’s running mate, Representative Paul Ryan, to “get out of the way” and let the Obama administration fix the economy. In a nationally televised debate at a small college in Kentucky, Biden blamed Republicans for the country’s economic recession. “They talk […]

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