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Rasmussen: Romney still ahead of Obama nationally   no comments

The latest national survey conducted by Rasmussen and published on Saturday shows that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney remains ahead of President Barack Obama 10 days ahead of the Nov. 6 election. The results are based on interviews conducted over the previous three evenings.

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Written by Dr. Whom on October 27th, 2012

Ron Paul will not be endorsing Mitt Romney   no comments

Texas Congressman Ron Paul does not believe there is a lot of difference between Mitt Romney's and Barack Obama's policies. Photo: CNBC.

Texas Congressman Ron Paul does not believe there is a lot of difference between Mitt Romney's and Barack Obama's policies. Photo: CNBC.

Texas Congressman Ron Paul has no plan to endorse Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, he told CNBC’s Futures Now on Thursday. When he spoke to Fox News a week ago, Dr. Paul told the channel that he was not ready to announce who he would be voting for.

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Written by Dr. Whom on October 14th, 2012

Unemployment rate falls below 8 percent   no comments

President Obama attended a rally at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., on Friday. Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty.

President Obama attended a rally at George Mason University
in Fairfax, Va., on Friday. Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty.

The Department of Labor announced on Friday that the official unemployment rate had decreased from 8.1 percent in August to 7.8 percent in September. This is the first time in 44 months that the jobless rate has fallen below the eight-percent (8%) mark.

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Written by Dr. Whom on October 6th, 2012

Bloomberg poll: Obama 49%, Romney 43%   no comments

A new national survey conducted for Bloomberg News between Sept. 21 and Sept. 24 shows that President Barack Obama would garner 49 percent of the votes were the Nov. 6 election held today. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is currently the favorite of 43 percent of voters. Just over 10 percent of their supporters could still be persuaded to change their minds between now and the contest.

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Written by Dr. Whom on September 27th, 2012

Obama and Clinton ads aired in Pakistan   no comments

Demonstrators tried to attack the U.S. embassy in Islamabad on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.

Demonstrators tried to attack the U.S. embassy in Islamabad on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.

The U.S. embassy in Islamabad has released a series of advertisements showing President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton condemning the controversial film depicting Prophet Muhammad as a child molester, a womanizer and a ruthless killer in an attempt to placate Muslims in Pakistan. According to the embassy, the ads will be shown on seven Pakistani television stations and will cost the taxpayer $70,000 to air.

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Written by Dr. Whom on September 20th, 2012

Obama speaks with Libyan, Egyptian and Yemeni leaders   no comments

The US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was destroyed on Sept. 11, 2012. Photo: AFP / Getty.

The US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was destroyed on Sept. 11, 2012. Photo: AFP / Getty.

President Barack Obama spoke to his Libyan, Egyptian and Yemeni counterparts in the past couple of days following the death of four American diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, on Tuesday. Unconfirmed reports suggest that one of the victims, U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, may have been raped before he was killed.

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Written by Dr. Whom on September 14th, 2012

Obama forced to move to much smaller arena   no comments

President Obama will be giving his acceptance speech in a smaller venue tonight. Photo: Streeter Lecka / Getty Images.

President Obama will be giving his acceptance speech in a smaller venue tonight due to poor attendance. Photo: Streeter Lecka / Getty Images.

President Barack Obama will give his acceptance speech tonight in the Time Warner Cable Arena and not the Bank of America Stadium as originally planned. Although the last-minute change of venue is being blamed on the inclement weather, rumors suggest that the Obama campaign was unable to fill the 74,000-seater stadium and decided to move to a much smaller venue to avoid embarrassment.

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Written by Dr. Whom on September 6th, 2012

Obama wants to see the freedoms of super PACs restrained   no comments

President Obama took part in a question-and-answer session on social news website Reddit on Wednesday. Photo: Twitter.

President Obama took part in a question-and-answer session on social news website Reddit on Wednesday. Photo: Twitter.

President Barack Obama indicated on Wednesday that he would like to see a 2010 Supreme Court ruling allowing businesses and unions to contribute unlimited amounts of cash towards political campaigns overturned. The court’s decision a couple of years ago encouraged the emergence of super political action committees, or super PACs.

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Written by Dr. Whom on August 30th, 2012

Ryan: Obama is China’s doormat   no comments

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are promising to stop China penalizing U.S. businesses. Photo: Nelson Ching / Bloomberg.

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are promising to stop China penalizing U.S. businesses. Photo: Nelson Ching / Bloomberg.

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan has criticized President Obama for letting China use him as a “doormat” and for failing to act to stop Beijing from pursuing an anti-U.S. economic policy.

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Written by Dr. Whom on August 18th, 2012

Romney and Ryan get warm welcome in N.C.   no comments

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan addressed a several-thousand strong crowd at the NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresvilles, N.C., on Sunday. Photo: AP.

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan addressed a several-thousand strong crowd at the NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresvilles, N.C., on Sunday. Photo: AP.

Presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney and his newly selected vice president, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, went to the NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, N.C., on Sunday where around 6,000 people had congregated to hear the new duo talk about the country’s future after Obama. Their visit came only one day after the former Massachusetts governor revealed the identity of his running mate.

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Written by Dr. Whom on August 12th, 2012