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.
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?
The latest data, according to Politico, shows left-leaning campaign groups are losing the battle for dollars with their conservative opponents. Democrats at their convention in Charlotte, N.C., are set to try and close that gap, but their opportunity is fast evaporating.
Charlotte, N.C., will take center stage tonight when the Democrats convene their national convention. Michelle Obama will be the big star tonight and kick off urgent efforts to get her husband, President Barack Obama, re-elected.
With winds of at least 75 mph, expected to climb slightly higher, Hurricane Isaac was prepared to hit the Gulf Coast of the United States, especially Louisiana. While the winds are relatively light, forecasters are worried the slow-moving storm will dump a lot of rain on top of an area that's already quite soggy.
U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, (R-Mo.) a candidate for the U.S. Senate, over the weekend explained that he would ban abortion and didn't believe an exception was necessary in cases of rape -- because he's heard that women's bodies can shut down their reproductive systems and prevent becoming pregnant if they're "legitimately" raped.
A new ad campaign against President Barack Obama includes former U.S. intelligence and special forces operatives attacking the president for boasting about killing Osama bin Laden and accuses him of leaking material from the White House.
Over the weekend, Mitt Romney announced that he'd chosen Paul Ryan as his running mate in the upcoming presidential election. And while Republicans praised the pick as bold and game-changing, and something that would rally the conservative base, Democrats sought to paint him as out of touch and, perhaps worse, as the ideological leader of a deeply unpopular U.S. Congress.
Mitt Romney says he left Bain Capital in 1999. The Obama administration blames him for job losses at Bain affiliates through 2002. This week, Obama's claims got a little more credence.