Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, attacking President Barack Obama for his auto industry policies as he battles for votes in Ohio, is drawing pointed rebuttals from General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group LLC, which are being pulled into the election against their will.
Newt Gingrich’s staff compares the next few days of his presidential campaign with George Washington’s crossing of the ice-filled Delaware River during the American Revolutionary War more than 200 years ago.
President Barack Obama is stepping up criticism of tax-exempt Republican-leaning groups using undisclosed donations to fund “attack ads” less than a month before congressional elections, a complaint his opponents call baseless.
Barack Obama has more money in his campaign bank account than Republican challenger Mitt Romney, and the president is using his funds early -- outspending the former Massachusetts governor by about 2-to-1 last month.
A decade ago, Dirk Van Dongen sat across from President George W. Bush in the Indian Treaty Room in the White House complex, mapping out plans to pass tax cuts. Now, Van Dongen, who heads the nation’s top wholesalers’ group, is leading a lobbying blitz to ensure they survive.