After Tuesday’s election, America is essentially right where it was before voters went to the polls.
Police estimated the crowd at the IBEW Union Hall on Pittsburgh’s South Side at 500 Tuesday night as Democrats gathered to celebrate what they hoped were victories in the election.
While Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.
History would suggest that winning Pennsylvania in Tuesday’s Presidential Election is an uphill climb for Republican nominee Mitt Romney. However, his campaign suggests there’s a growing GOP momentum in the Keystone State.
Former President Bill Clinton has become President Obama’s surrogate-in-chief, making nearly two dozen campaign stops in the last week alone. Today, Clinton hit Pittsburgh.
Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
On Friday, President Barack Obama told his supporters at a campaign rally – inside a public high school, no less – to vote for revenge!
As the campaign draws to a close it has become very apparent that Obama will return to the White House and that Harry Reid will lead a Democratic Senate.
Both political parties – Republicans and Democrats – are known for getting carelessly carried away with name calling when stakes and tensions are high in the political arena. Regardless, there is no excuse for the type of name-calling that has surfaced over the past week.
Local Democrats tried to counter-punch Congressman Paul Ryan, even before he even arrived Saturday morning.
It doesn’t matter who’s elected president – federal payroll taxes to fund Social Security are going up on January 1st. Most people don’t seem aware of it.
Outside the student union building on the Pitt campus Thursday, the voter registration table was open for business as students energized by last night’s debate were signing up.
The whole controversy over voter ID is full of politics. Republicans, who said they wanted to safeguard the election process, admitted it might give Mitt Romney the edge in Pennsylvania. And Democrats said the bill was designed to keep Democrats from voting in big cities.
For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.
If the GOP wants a candidate to “man up”, they should tell Mitt Romney to grow up and stop hiding his returns and stop disparaging working Americans for meeting their tax obligations while he dodges his.