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Entries by Elise Foley from 05/2012

Scott Brown Ad Boasts Of 'Great Experience' Standing With Obama

Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

Republican Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts called "standing with President Obama" a great experience in a radio ad posted to YouTube on Tuesday. ...

John Raese Alludes To Hitler, Claims Obama Wants To Kill 4-H Youth Programs

Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- West Virginia Republican Senate candidate John Raese, who previously compared smoking bans to forcing Jews to wear the Star of David und...

Barack Obama's Young Life, Relationships Revealed In Biography

Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father reveals his younger life, grappling with his racial identity and past. Some of the details in the book, though, a...

Barack Obama's Young Life, Relationships Revealed In Biography

Posted 05.02.2012 | AOL
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Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father reveals his younger life, grappling with his racial identity and past. Some of the details in the book, though, a...

Russell Pearce Distances Himself From J.T. Ready, Shootings In Gilbert, Arizona

Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

Ousted Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce (R) tried to distance himself on Wednesday from a former anti-unauthorized immigration ally J.T. Ready, who a...

Mitt Romney: 'Dark Day For Freedom' If Chen Guangcheng Stories Are True

Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney responded on Thursday to the conflict over Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, saying if reports that the U.S. government pressured the man...

Undocumented Immigrant Offers To Leave, Gets Detained

Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

Kalsum Pangkey, a 56-year-old undocumented immigrant from Indonesia, went to an Immigration and Customs Enforcement office on April 25 to report that ...

Rick Perry Claims Obama Encourages Unauthorized Immigration By Minors

Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry accused the Obama administration last week of skirting its immigration enforcement duties to the point of encourag...

Same-Sex Marriage Supported By Half Of Americans, New Poll Shows

Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

As the Obama campaign attempts to thread the needle on same-sex marriage, a poll released by Gallup on Tuesday reports that 50 percent of Americans su...

RNC Official: Romney Still Deciding Immigration Position

Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

A Latino-vote outreach program on Tuesday plans to stress to voters that the president has failed on immigration reform and deported a record number o...

House GOP Defends DOMA's Separation Of Binational Same-Sex Couples

Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will intervene in a lawsuit that would keep same-sex couples from being pulled apart -- even separated to different co...

Mitt Romney: Marriage Between A Man And A Woman Is 'My Own Preference'

Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday reiterated that he opposes same-sex marriage, a few hours after President Barack Obama said...

Mitt Romney: Gay Couples Should Be Able To Adopt Out Of Wedlock

Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney said Thursday that same-sex couples should be allowed to adopt children, but they should not be married because children should be raised ...

George Clooney Obama Fundraiser Nets $15 Million

Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

While Republicans mocked President Barack Obama for holding fundraiser at the home of George Clooney, he may be the one getting the last laugh. The...

Kris Kobach Attends Mitt Romney Fundraiser

Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

Immigration hawk and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach attended a fundraising appearance by Mitt Romney Thursday, according to a pool report of th...

Obama's Broken 2008 Immigration Promises Create Dilemma For Democrats

Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), one of President Barack Obama's most vocal critics on immigration, was sitting at dinner with his family a...

Dream Act Supporters: Bill-Killing Filibuster Was Unconstitutional

Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Would-be Dream Act beneficiaries aren't just angry that the bill failed in the Senate in 2010: Some also are joining a lawsuit seeking a...

Prison Rape Elimination Act To Expand To Immigrant Detention Centers

Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigrant detainees will no longer be treated differently under the law than prison inmates for purposes of rape prevention, the Obama a...

Luis Gutierrez Could Support 'Watered-Down' Dream Act

Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) is willing to support a "Dream Act"-style bill from Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) even if it's "watered-down" and doesn't giv...

Mitt Romney, Barack Obama To Appear At Latino Politics Conference

Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

In a mounting campaign battle to reach out to Latino voters, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama will each appear in June at a political conference for a maj...

Mitt Romney: What Dream Act?

Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has said he supports finding a solution for undocumented students. But you wouldn't know it from his Wednesday speech on edu...

Super PAC Ad Aimed At Latinos Ties Mitt Romney To Arpaio, Brewer

Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

A left-leaning super PAC is aiming to broaden Mitt Romney's struggle with Latino voters in a television ad buy in Arizona that ties the candidate to S...

Group Targets Latino Voters By Calling Obama 'Worse Than Joe Arpaio'

Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

An anti-Obama group hopes to use the president's deportation record to pull away his Hispanic support, beginning in a campaign in Nevada next week. ...

Barack Obama Congratulates Mitt Romney In Personal Phone Call

Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

The race is officially on. President Barack Obama called Mitt Romney on Wednesday to congratulate him on clinching the Republican nomination, after...

Obama Targets Latinos In New Spanish-Language Ads

Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign launched new television ads on Wednesday aimed at Latino voters, highlighting the auto bailout, the stimulus and health care reform...