Latino activists are working hard to get Hispanics registered to vote in time for the November elections. According to figures, that community breaks overwhelmingly for President Barack Obama, but in the last election they didn't turn out in great numbers to vote in the last election. Will that change?
While most of American attention in recent days has been focused on Libya, where four American diplomats died, the bigger trouble may be brewing in Egypt. People are protesting there too, and while no one is getting killed, the long-term effect of the chill on Egyptian-American relations may be startling.
In the days since the Democratic Convention wrapped up, President Barack Obama has added to his lead over Republican Mitt Romney. And while Romney has drawn close, and the lead had always been narrow, Romney is quickly running out of time to close the gap.
The 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks was not marked with speeches, but rather with somber silence. With the exception of one memorial in Pennsylvania, memorials to the about 3,000 people who died in the violent terrorists attacks were marked with reading of names, laying of wreaths and moments of silence.
On Thursday night, Vice President Joe Biden was lambasted on social media for his repeated use of the words literally (when he literally meant figuratively) and folks. But other words that were said over-and-over again at the Democratic National Convention were said with a bit more purpose. But some were purposefully left out.
In Barack Obama's first election, the eyes of Kenya, where his father was born, were watching closely. But this year, as the novelty has worn off and Kenyans face their own upcoming election, attention has shifted -- especially as people focus on getting young people interested in voting.
It was Bill Clinton's turn Wednesday night to speak to the crowd of Democratic enthusiasts assembled to nominate Barack Obama for president. He led them through a full-fledged endorsement of Obama's work on the economy and tore down and poked holes in many Republican criticisms.
When President Barack Obama ran for office in 2008, he made 508 distinct promises to voters and of those, he's kept a little more than a third, and compromised on about 15 percent. But on 83 promises, according to the nonprofit organization Politifact, Obama has broken a promise he made during the 2008 campaign.
President Barack Obama has announced his intention to shift America's foreign policy away from Iraq and Afghanistan and toward China and Asia in general. That could be easier, some experts say, in a second term. But he may be boxed in by budget cuts. And what if Mitt Romney wins? What will he do?
Michelle Obama stepped to the podium of the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night and defended and humanized her husband, President Barack Obama. In so doing, did she embrace an age-old stereotype of the first lady as cheerleader-in-chief?