WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The political goal is the same as it was in the mid-1980s – seed grass-roots support for an overhaul of the U.S. tax code – but the approach launched Thursday relies on email, not snail mail.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama vowed on Tuesday to make a new push to close the Guantanamo detention center, where about 100 inmates are on hunger strike, saying it was damaging to U.S. interests to keep holding prisoners there … Continue reading
ZAATARI, Jordan, Aug 30 (Reuters) – At a dust-blown refugee camp in the Jordanian desert, Ayham Qaddah hugs the only member of his immediate family to survive the rocket which struck his home in Syria’s southern province of Deraa, killing … Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In crafting a response to Republican congressman Todd Akin’s comments on rape, President Barack Obama and his aides are following Napoleon Bonaparte’s age-old advice: Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Mitt Romney released two years of his own tax returns to the public but that didn’t appear to be enough when he vetted running mate Paul Ryan and other vice presidential candidates.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – For weeks, anxious Republicans called on Mitt Romney to respond more aggressively to attacks from the Democrats, afraid his hopes of winning the presidency could slip away if his rivals were able to define him as being … Continue reading
CAMP DAVID, Md. — Leaders of the world’s wealthiest nations opened the door Saturday to more government spending in Europe as way to revive the continent’s struggling economy, shifting away from the idea that the surest way to recovery was … Continue reading
Top world leaders gathering in Camp David on Friday will confront renewed financial tensions in Europe and a deepening quandary over how to bolster tepid economic growth in developed nations while controlling public debt. Read full article >>
BOSTON (Reuters) – Police cleared an anti-Wall Street tent camp in Boston’s financial district early on Saturday morning, arresting 47 people in one of the few remaining major U.S. cities where authorities had not yet evicted demonstrators.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former pizza magnate Herman Cain will not endorse former rival Newt Gingrich for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination on Monday, contrary to a media report, a spokesman for Gingrich’s campaign said.