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Obama: More Moderate Republican Than Socialist
The President Rejected Criticism From Some Conservatives That His Policies Are Socialist.
Boston Marathon Bombing: The Waves of Social Media Reaction
With the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December and Monday’s bombing at the Boston Marathon, Americans have, unfortunately, become no strangers to hearing about tragic news and responding to it. And more than ever during these events, social media, including Twitter, Facebook and...
The Note's Must-Reads for Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson and Jordan Mazza FISCAL CLIFF: ABC News’ Devin Dwyer, John Parkinson,...
A Cloudier Crystal Ball: The Wackiest 2012 Election Predictions
As Election Day approaches, candidates, campaign staffers, supporters and journalists are trying to foresee the future. Will Obama win the women's vote? Can Romney hold on to the edge he got in the first presidential debate? Some say they have the answers to these questions. But as with all fortune
GOP Jobs Report Manipulation Claims Dismissed
The U.S. unemployment rate unexpectedly fell to a near four-year low of 7.8 percent in September, the lowest since President Obama took office. Most economists were expecting a slight rise, so the number has raised suspicions that the White House might be cooking the books ahead...
Hispanic Unemployment Drops Below 10 Percent, First Time Since Obama Took Office
The unemployment rate fell below eight percent for the first time in 43 months, according to the federal government September jobs report. The figures also show a Hispanic unemployment rate that has dropped below 10 percent for the first time since December 2008, before President Obama took office.
Fact Checking the Presidential Debate in Denver
Romney Fact Check #7: Romney’s Bipartisan Record — 10:36 p.m.: Governor Romney: First of all, I liked the way we did it in Massachusetts. I like that in my state we had Republicans and Democrats come together and work together. Shush Walshe has...
New Union Ads Hit Romney, Republicans on Medicare
The Service Employees International Union is going after Mitt Romney and two freshman House Republicans on Medicare, with a flight of ads airing in three states. The union plans to make health care a central theme in its ads this fall. “You’re going to see...
POTUS has Coffee with Progressive Media Stars
An all-star list of progressive and liberal media folks came to the White House today to chat with President Obama over coffee in the Roosevelt Room. The group chatted with the president about economic messaging, his agenda for 2012, the various campaign arguments against different...