President Barack Obama went on the attack against congressional Republicans and used his call for raising the U.S. minimum wage as an appeal to younger voters who might help Democrats avert electoral losses in November.
The adage that voters hate Congress but love their own representatives no longer holds true, according to a poll that shows Americans increasingly sour about the country’s direction and spoiling for change in Washington.
Soaring gasoline prices have eroded President Barack Obama ’s job-approval ratings and exposed him to political attacks even as futures markets, the chairman of the Federal Reserve and some analysts say prices may soon peak.
President Barack Obama yesterday sought to end persistent questions from some political opponents about his birthplace by releasing a copy of his long-form birth certificate and decrying the “silliness” of the controversy.
Labor leaders, after getting voters to repeal an Ohio law restricting collective bargaining, begin training their sights tomorrow on Wisconsin, where they face a tougher battle to unseat Republican Governor Scott Walker.
A majority of voters approve of the job President Barack Obama is doing, even as a larger share express concern about his handling of the economy and the deficit , according to a Politico-GW Battleground Poll.
The entire New Hampshire salaried staff of Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has quit, according to a local television station, undercutting her candidacy in the state that traditionally conducts the nation’s first primary.