The presidential campaign would like Americans to think the very fate of the country rests on what happens to the Bush tax cuts. But the Congressional Budget Office reminds us there is actually a lot more going on in the economy besides taxes.
US elections always matter in Cuba, writes a guest blogger. The island has been under a half-century US embargo.
The NAACP crowd booed Mitt Romney, and polls say that the president could win at least 95 percent of the African-American vote. Still, Obama may need that and more in key states.
Mitt Romney expected and, his critics say, even wanted to be booed at the NAACP convention, as a signal to voters that he's willing to face an audience not likely to agree with him – and not pander.
The jeering started when Mitt Romney told the NAACP crowd that he would eliminate 'Obamacare.' Conservative analysts say the incident gives him credibility on the right and among independents.
Repeatedly, we’ve seen the Obama campaign launch an attack, only to find the exact same accusation hurled back at them by Mitt Romney's folks. 'Outsourcer in chief' is a recent example.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney gets a cool reception at the NAACP convention but he may have gone for reasons other than winning votes this November.