On the eve of the first presidential debate, conservative media outlets seized on footage of a five-year-old speech by then-candidate Barack Obama, who argued at the time that the federal government discriminated against Hurricane Katrina victims.
The latest salvo in the battle for coal country is an ad from President Barack Obama's campaign, which accuses Mitt Romney of using miners as "props" at a campaign rally that was subsequently used in a television commercial.
Hours before the first debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney, a showdown that will focus on domestic issues, a new national survey indicates that Americans have undergone some major changes on the basic questions concerning the size and role of the federal government.
In a spate of expectation-setting ahead of Wednesday night's debate, both campaigns offered their predictions for the first meeting between the two presidential candidates, with President Barack Obama's team arguing the first session between the candidates will be about laying details before voters, and Team Romney looking for unfiltered access to those who remain undecided.
Going into the first presidential debate in Denver, a senior Romney campaign aide said they are feeling "good" about where they are in the campaign.
Mitt Romney's sparring partner offers glimpse into GOP debate prep.
Hours before the first presidential debate here at the base of the Rocky Mountains, new polls indicate that President Barack Obama holds a lead over Republican nominee Mitt Romney in one crucial battleground state, with the race for the White House basically all tied up in two other swing states.
U.S. stocks held modest gains Wednesday as investors welcomed improved reports on hiring and the services sector, but gains were tempered by concerns about growth in Europe and Asia.
Private sector hiring slowed in September, according to a report released Wednesday by payroll processor ADP. Private employers added 162,000 jobs in the month, ADP said.
Both President Obama and Mitt Romney share a similar goal when it comes to the federal debt: They want to get it under control.
When big companies offshore profits to dodge taxes, small business owners say they are left footing the bill -- and they're not happy about it. A U.S. Senate panel recently reviewed how Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard shaved billions off their taxes in recent years by moving profits offshore.
T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS have agreed to merge, joining together two of the nation's largest low-cost wireless carriers.
At first blush, it looks like luxury has a China problem. After a blockbuster 2011, two major upscale brands Burberry and Louis Vuitton recently shook up the rarefied world by reporting a slowdown in their China sales momentum.
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Forty years ago, Balbino and Rosario Guevara didn't vote. It had nothing to do with Nixon's landslide or the electoral implosion of the Democratic Party; they were living in El Salvador. And they were simply afraid. "I had two businesses: a restaurant and store. But then, the politics took a turn for the worse. ... People, even teachers, were being kidnapped. It was terrible," Balbino Guevara said. "I told my wife, 'I don't like this. We need to leave.' " The Guevaras watched helplessly as the country hurtled toward a brutal civil war. They fled to the United States in the early '70s, and suddenly, the ballot box became a key part of their identity.