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Entries by Elise Foley from 10/2012

TRUST Act Vetoed: California Gov. Jerry Brown Calls Limits On Immigration Enforcement 'Flawed'

Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill late Sunday to make California the "anti-Arizona" on immigration enforcement, after a long fig...

Jerry Brown veta ley proinmigrante en California

Posted 10.01.2012 | Voces

El gobernador de California Jerry Brown vetó en la medianoche del domingo una ley que hubiese convertido a California en el estado "antiArizona" en m...

Barack Obama Maintains Huge Lead Over Mitt Romney Among Latinos

Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney isn't having much luck winning over Latino voters, according to a poll released by CNN Tuesday that puts President Barack Obama a whopping...

Robert Gibbs Jokes Obama Will Mention '47 Percent' 47 Times In Debate

Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

DENVER -- How many times will President Barack Obama say the words "47 percent" at the presidential debate on Wednesday? Forty-seven, Obama senior cam...

Mitt Romney Deferred Action Immigration Switch Puts GOP Hardliners On Mute

Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

DENVER, Colo. -- Republican immigration hawks were quiet on Tuesday after GOP nominee Mitt Romney said he would honor deferred action granted by the ...

Marco Rubio: Joe Biden Is 'The Best Thing We've Got Going'

Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

DENVER, Colo. -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) took advantage on Wednesday of Vice President Joe Biden's comment that the middle class has been "buried" i...

Obama-Romney Debate: Mitt Romney Stays Light On Detail

Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

DENVER, Colo. -- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney spent much of his first presidential debate Wednesday walking back some of his core prima...

Orrin Hatch: Mormonism Will Become Next Line Of Attacks

Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

DENVER -- Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), who is Mormon, said Thursday that it's only a matter of time before Democrats begin attacking GOP presidential no...

Mitt Romney Makes Surprise Appearance At CPAC, Conservative Political Action Conference

Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

DENVER, Colo. -- Mitt Romney surprised the crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday by stopping by unannounced, revving up th...

8-Year-Old Big Bird Fan To Mitt Romney: 'You Find Something Else To Cut Off!'

Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

Eight-year-old Alabama resident Cecelia Crawford wasn't happy during the debate on Wednesday night when Mitt Romney said he would stop government fund...

Excited Elementary Schooler To Mitt Romney: 'I Just Saw You On TV!'

Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney got a reception usually reserved for Justin Bieber during a surprise stop Monday at a Fairfield, Va., elementary school. Students at t...

Crossroads GPS Makes $4 Million Ad Buy In 5 Senate Races

Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

Conservative group Crossroads GPS will begin running $4 million worth of ads Tuesday against Democratic senatorial candidates Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wi...

Barack Obama Speaks Spanish, Touts Support For 'Dreamers' In New Ad

Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama campaign is upping its use of the Dream Act to rally Latino voters in a new ad out Tuesday, featuring Obama speaking straight ...

Mitt Romney Abortion Stance Changes, As Candidate Says He Won't Push To Restrict Access

Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney said Tuesday he has no plans to push for legislation limiting abortion, a softer stance from a candidate who has said he would "get rid of...

Colorado Latinos Still An Uphill Climb For Mitt Romney

Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

DENVER, Colo. -- Edgar Antillon, 27, spent his Tuesday evening last week making phone calls at a field office in Thornton, Colo., near his home. He wa...

Mitt Romney Avoids Clear Stance On Indefinite Detention Provision

Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney dodged a question Wednesday on whether he would have vetoed a bill that included indefinite detention, even though he has previously said ...

Arizona Latinos Prefer Barack Obama, Richard Carmona

Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney has a problem with Latino voters nationwide, but things look particularly bleak for him in Arizona. A poll posted Wednesday by Latino ...

Quico Canseco Mailers Accuse Catholic Opponent Of Denying God

Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

Rep. Francisco "Quico" Canseco's (R-Texas) reelection campaign is sending harshly-worded mailers to voters in his district accusing his opponent of de...

Mississippi Joins Lawsuit Against Obama Immigration Policy

Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The state of Mississippi joined a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration over its decision to stop deporting some undocument...

Jeff Flake Promises Not To Sign Tax Pledge He Already Signed

Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican congressman running for U.S. Senate, said Wednesday he had not and would not sign the no-tax pledge from Grover Norq...

Jeff Flake Ad: Richard Carmona Has 'Issue With Anger' And Women

Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Jeff Flake, a congressman and the Republican candidate for Senate from Arizona, released an ad on Thursday accusing Democratic opponent Richard Carmon...

Pew Hispanic Center Poll Shows Latinos Less Certain To Vote Than General Population

Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

A Pew Hispanic Center poll released Thursday shows the problem Democrats could face with Latino voters this year: even though they support President B...

Joe Arpaio Called A Chicken, Still Won't Debate

Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

A group working to oust Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio showed up to his office Wednesday with chickens, accusing him of being too scared to debate his opp...

Richard Carmona Ad Strikes Back: Jeff Flake 'Should Be Ashamed'

Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), running for a U.S. Senate seat, released an ad earlier on Thursday that attacks Democratic opponent Richard Carmona for all...

Joe Biden: Paul Ryan Asked Me For Stimulus Funds (VIDEO)

Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden laughed at Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan Thursday for his attacks on the stimulus, reminding him that he req...