Archives for September 2012

CPD Announces 2012 Moderators

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr. and Michael D. McCurry, co-chairmen of the non-partisan Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), today announced the moderators for the 2012 general election presidential and vice presidential debates. The moderators, and the schedule and locations for … [Read more...]

Stumping for Votes on the Economy

The countdown is on; it is 40 days from Election Day, and six days until the first Presidential debate.  We are now in that time frame where everything counts for the Presidential candidates.  In a matter of days the first Presidential debate will take place.  But before that happens, each candidate … [Read more...]

Modern Day Slavery and Prostitution in America

By: April Ryan President Obama has put a face on modern day slavery and human trafficking inside the United States. At the annual Clinton Global Initiative, President Barack Obama called for an end to modern day slavery and human trafficking in this country.  The President says those trafficked … [Read more...]

Pres. Obama on Human Trafficking in the U.S.

(AURN) -- President Barack Obama uses strong rhetoric in efforts of making the issue of human trafficking a topic of concern. Listen: … [Read more...]

A Glimpse of the Face of Poverty at Home

By April D. Ryan - The Clinton Global initiative runs simultaneously with the United Nations General Assembly Session.   In 2005, Former President Bill Clinton began work to pull together large donors and world leaders to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. Rev. Jesse … [Read more...]

Remarks of President Obama at the United Nations General Assembly–As Prepared for Delivery

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY September 25, 2012   Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery Address to the United Nations General Assembly New York City, NY September 25, 2012   As Prepared for Delivery – Mr. … [Read more...]

As Romney stumbles, Obama regains his mojo

By: Aaron Blake - Washington Post The recent shifts in the polls may be less about Mitt Romney than they are about President Obama. We have been documenting for a few days how Obama has consistently risen in polls of swing states — in many of them by several points — to the point where Romney … [Read more...]

Obama to Speak at Clinton Global Initiative

(AURN) -- The Clinton Global initiative will attract the attendees of the United Nations general assembly session. President Obama will speak to the crowd. The White House did not detail what is in his speech however officials admit global poverty is something the President will address. Listen: … [Read more...]

60 Minutes – Campaign 2012

Obama, Romney Take Turns In '60 Minutes' Interviews   Mitt Romney's plan to restore America to fiscal health includes less government, entitlement reform, tax cuts - and cooperation with Congress. Scott Pelley reports. For President Barack Obama, the choice is clear: "Do we keep … [Read more...]

At Black Caucus dinner, Michelle Obama urges members to get out the vote

By: James Ball - Washington Post Michelle Obama used a speech to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation on Saturday night to urge delegates to register voters and encourage African Americans to turn out in November’s election. Speaking in Washington at the foundation’s annual Phoenix … [Read more...]