A court hearing Thursday will examine his relationship with a University of Colorado psychiatrist to whom he mailed a package containing a notebook that reportedly contains violent descriptions of an attack.
Condoleezza Rice was a Republican National Convention crowd favorite. Rice and Sen. John McCain hammered Obama on defense spending, and foreign policy. But no mention was made of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Republican vice presidential contender Paul Ryan delivered his speech at the Republican National Convention Wednesday, promising he and his running mate Mitt Romney would lead America out of the economic crisis.
Rep. Ron Paul did not get a speaking slot at the GOP convention. But a video paid tribute to him,and his son Sen. Rand Paul let Republicans know that his father’s brand of libertarianism remains a force within the party.
The decision by Ban Ki-moon to visit Iran for the non-aligned summit was criticized by the US and others, but the UN chief sees the trip as a chance to raise international concerns with the regime, as he did Wednesday.
Both parties say that America stands at a crossroads – and that this election will determine which of two starkly different paths it will take. Election-year hyperbole? Not really. The Monitor examines how Mitt Romney and Barack Obama differ on the many important issues facing the nation.