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Entries by Sabrina Siddiqui from 08/2012

Priorities USA Action, Pro-Obama Super PAC, Reserves $30 Million In TV Ad Time [UPDATE]

Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, a super PAC backing President Barack Obama, has reserved $30 million worth of television ad buy in six battleground states. ...

Obama 'Stretch' Ad Knocks Mitt Romney For Plan To Raise Taxes On Middle Class

Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign is once again attacking Mitt Romney over the issue of taxes, releasing a new ad on Thursday highlighting ...

Eric Fehrnstrom Responds To Harry Reid's Claim About Romney's Taxes: 'Have You No Decency, Sir?'

Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's top adviser Eric Fehrnstrom had just one question to ask of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid following the latter's charge that the pre...

Romney Wind Energy Pollster Serves On Pro-Romney Super PACs

Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

Since Mitt Romney’s campaign announced the presumptive Republican nominee’s opposition to extending a tax credit for wind energy producers, there...

Mitt Romney: Michele Bachmann's Muslim Brotherhood Claims Are 'Not Part Of My Campaign'

Posted 08.03.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney declined to speak out against Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and four other House Republicans on Friday for seeking to investigate whethe...

Obama Campaign Attacks Mitt Romney Over Women's Health Issues In New Ad

Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign slammed Mitt Romney over women's health issues in a new ad released Saturday. The ad, titled "Importan...

Harry Reid Joined In Romney Tax Return Fight By Workers Voice, AFL-CIO Super PAC

Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

Workers Voice, the super PAC of the AFL-CIO, is supporting Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the fight over Mitt Romney's tax returns. The super...

Mitt Romney: 2002 Winter Olympic Games Were Made Possible By 'Enormous' Federal Spending

Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney said he would have been unable to host the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah, had it not been for the "enormous spending a...

Obama Flatters Anne Hathaway, Aaron Sorkin At High-Profile Fundraiser

Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama showered praise on celebrity supporters Aaron Sorkin and Anne Hathaway at a high-profile fundraiser Monday hosted...

Mitt Romney, Bain Capital Targeted Over GST Steel Plant Closure In New Priorities USA Action Ad [UPDATE]

Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, a super PAC supporting President Barack Obama, renewed its attacks on Mitt Romney's record at private equity firm Bain Capital ...

Michael Jordan, Carmelo Anthony To Appear At 'Obama Classic' Fundraiser

Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign is bringing in NBA heavyweights Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning and Carmelo Anthony to boost the president's fundrai...

Paul Ryan Budget Plan Targeted By Progressive Academics Via Scholars Strategy Network

Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of progressive academics is hoping that a bit of wonkiness can help shape the political discourse during the presidential camp...

Bill Pascrell Reacts To Sikh Temple Shooting: DHS Report Warned Of Right-Wing Extremism

Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It’s been almost two years since Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), as a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, watched conservati...

Priorities USA Action Defends Controversial Romney Ad As 'Wildly Successful'

Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA Action is standing by its controversial ad that draws a link between Mitt Romney and a woman's cancer...

Mitt Romney On Tax Returns: 'I'm Not A Business'

Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney continued to defend his decision to not release more tax returns in an interview with Businessweek published on Thursday, saying he is "no...

Mitt Romney Criticizes Obama Campaign Over Priorities USA Action Ad Linking Him To Woman's Death

Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney criticized President Barack Obama and his reelection campaign on Thursday over a controversial ad released earlier this week by pro-Obama ...

Crossroads GPS Pulls Ad Attacking Heidi Heitkamp Containing False Claim

Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

Crossroads GPS, the conservative advocacy group backed by Karl Rove, announced Thursday that it would no longer air a television ad that makes a false...

Obama Campaign Ad: We Are Not Removing Work Requirements For Welfare Recipients

Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's campaign fired back against GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's welfare attack against the Obama administration in a new...

Romney Campaign Ad Blames Obama For Controversial Super PAC Attack Ad

Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign continued to point fingers at President Barack Obama's campaign for a controversial ad that was actually released by the pro-Ob...

Mitt Romney Wants Business Record Removed From Obama Campaign Attacks

Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney appears to be seeking an agreement with the Obama campaign to remove his business record from the conversation, a sign that the repeated a...

Rick Berg, North Dakota Senate Candidate, Asked By YWCA To Pull Misleading Ad

Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The board of directors of YWCA Cass Clay, a nonprofit group backing women, has asked North Dakota Republican U.S. Senate nominee Rick Be...

Ron Wyden Distances Himself From Paul Ryan, Says Mitt Romney Is 'Talking Nonsense'

Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

Shortly after naming Paul Ryan as his vice presidential pick on Saturday, Mitt Romney was already touting the Republican Wisconsin congressman's bipar...

Romney Campaign Falsely Accuses Obama Of Gutting Welfare In New Ad

Posted 08.13.2012 | AOL

Mitt Romney's campaign continued to attack President Barack Obama over welfare reform with the release of a new ad on Monday, once again falsely stati...

Romney Campaign Falsely Accuses Obama Of Gutting Welfare In New Ad

Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign continued to attack President Barack Obama over welfare reform with the release of a new ad on Monday, once again falsely stati...

Obama Targets Paul Ryan Over Farm Bill In Iowa

Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama will waste no time going after presumptive Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan while campaigning in Iowa on Monday. ...