Obamacare Victims Are ‘Liars,’ Says Top Democrat

Remember “I feel your pain” - Bill Clinton’s plaintive response to the woes of Middle America turned into a signature line for his administration, which became a cliché in American politics?  The biggest political attack against Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election related to the exposure of his remarks about the “47 percent” and how out of touch it made the wealthy Republican nominee ...

What we can expect on economy

America's decision to re-elect President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney will affect all that and other elements of the U.S. economy and financial system — from the health care law to the overhaul of financial rules. Spend more to build and repair roads, bridges and other public structures, which could mean giving life to stocks of construction and engineering companies. Most immediately, Obama ...

Mitt Romney lays out immigration plan to 'supersede' Obama order

Romney softens approach to immigration, dismissing Obama's plan as a 'stop-gap' measure at Latino conference Mitt Romney dismissed as a "stop-gap" measure Barack Obama's move last week to stop the deportation of 800,000 undocumented young people and pledged that he would implement a long-term solution to immigration reform. Romney was speaking at a convention of National Association of Latino ...

Mitt Romney announces intention to run in 2012 US presidential race

Republican contender says Barack Obama has 'failed America' as he formally launches bid – but still no word from Sarah Palin Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney took on the mantle of Republican frontrunner after formally declaring his intention to seek the party's nomination for the 2012 White House race. He identified America's faltering economy as the key to beating Barack Obama ...

Romney's foreign policy misstep draws unwanted attention to key advisers

Perhaps realising he can't win the election campaigning solely on the economy, Mitt Romney ventured into an area where Obama is strongest – only to emerged badly bruised For months, Mitt Romney has doggedly avoided saying much about foreign policy. The Republican presidential candidate has kept his focus rigidly on the struggling economy, seeing this as his best route to the White House ...

The fight for Ohio, the state that likes to back the winner

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have returned again and again to Ohio, which has backed every winner in presidential elections since 1964 Ohio is where the warring halves of America meet. This midwestern state, mixing rural farmland, small towns and decaying industrial cities, is the ground zero of the bitter and protracted 2012 election that on Tuesday will decide who wins the White House. It is ...