White House senior adviser David Plouffe said Republican Mitt Romney is “disingenuously” hiding his positions from voters as polls show the U.S. presidential contest deadlocked in the campaign’s final days.
Mitt Romney’s campaign sued Wisconsin for allegedly delaying distribution of more than three dozen ballots for the Nov. 6 presidential election to civilians and military personnel overseas, asking a court to extend the deadline for all such ballots in the state.
Mother Jones, the magazine that published a secretly-made tape of Mitt Romney’s May remarks to donors, released another video yesterday that shows the Republican nominee in 1985 characterizing Bain Capital LLC as a partnership created to invest in companies, help manage them and “harvest them at a significant profit.”
President Barack Obama said he is “more than happy to work with the Republicans” to make the federal government “leaner and more efficient,” adding that he would accept $2.50 in spending cuts for every $1 in new revenue.
President Barack Obama, campaigning in Florida, told voters in this battleground state with a concentration of senior citizens that he’ll protect their Medicare and Social Security while suggesting Republican Mitt Romney would not.
Mitt Romney’s criticism of President Barack Obama for promoting green-energy subsidies may keep the former Massachusetts governor from boasting about his own contribution to his state’s expanding clean-energy industry.