An Islamic cleric who preached at London’s Finsbury Park Mosque deployed followers for terrorist activities including a deadly hostage-taking and an attempt to set up training camp in Oregon, a prosecutor said.
The news that Barack Obama continued the Bush administration’s domestic telephone surveillance program is sparking new doubts about a president who campaigned as a champion of civil liberties and greater transparency.
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro predicted President Barack Obama will win at least 70 percent of the Hispanic vote, describing Republican challenger Mitt Romney as “the most conservative candidate that the Latino community has ever seen.” Castro, the convention’s keynote speaker on Sept. 4, was interviewed today at a Bloomberg/Washington Post breakfast in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Ohio Senator Rob Portman said at a Bloomberg-Washington Post breakfast at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, that the U.S. presidential debates will help Republican Mitt Romney close a likability gap with President Barack Obama.
Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley sought today to clarify his remarks after Republicans seized on his answer to a question about whether Americans are better off after four years of Barack Obama’s presidency.