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Entries by Zach Carter from 07/2012

Obama Trade Policy Seeks To Include Exceptions In Trans-Pacific Partnership

Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Tuesday received cautious praise from open Internet advocates, after it released an outline for key proposal...

Cities Forced To Choose Between Bankruptcy And Foreign Investors

Posted 07.05.2012 | Business

With cities across America on the verge of financial ruin, local governments face two decisions. Like Stockton, California, they can file for bankrupt...

Reince Priebus: Elect Mitt Romney To 'Save America' (VIDEO)

Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said Sunday that Mitt Romney must be elected in November in order to "save America...

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Hits Romney On Treatment Of Family Dog (VIDEO)

Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, joked Sunday about Mitt Romney's infamous treat...

Romney's Swiss Bank Account Criticized By Top Democrats

Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats repeatedly attacked Mitt Romney for his secretive offshore financial arrangements on Sunday, on the heels of a major Vanity Fa...

Obama's Global Health Policy Undercuts Reform At Home

Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A few hours after the Supreme Court upheld his signature health care legislation last week, President Barack Obama approached a White Ho...

America For Sale: Obama's Leaked Doc Exposes Foreign Corporations' Radical New Powers

Posted 07.10.2012 | Business

During the 2008 campaign, Hillary Clinton warned America that Barack Obama, if elected president, would go behind the country's back and sell it out t...

Mitt Romney Taxes For 2010 Not Fully Disclosed

Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has not released his full tax records from 2010, including key documentation connected to his Swiss bank account. Althou...

Mitt Romney: Cayman Islands Accounts Used By Foreign Investors To 'Not Be Subject To' U.S. Taxes

Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some tax experts are alarmed by Mitt Romney's apparent admission that Bain Capital set up offshore accounts in the Cayman Islands to hel...

Patrick Leahy, Democratic Senator, Mocked By Progressive Group For Batman Appearance

Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of progressive Internet freedom activists have created a website mocking the Batman movie appearances of Senate Judiciary Commit...

Mitt Romney, Offshore Tax Accounts Entangled Since Bain Capital's Founding

Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's involvement with anonymous accounts in offshore tax havens goes back to the 1984 founding of Bain Capital, which raised mi...

Austerity's Big Winners Prove To Be Wall Street And The Wealthy

Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

This article is part of a Huffington Post series on the global impact of austerity -- "A Thousand Cuts" -- from affordable housing funds lost in San F...

Obama Administration Blocks International Treaty To Benefit The Blind

Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is blocking the creation of an international treaty designed to protect access to books and reading material fo...

International AIDS Conference Sparks Protest Of Obama Trade Policies

Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thousands of people marched on the White House and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Tuesday to protest a new trade agreeme...

Obama Administration Wants Treaty For The Blind Delayed, Sources Say

Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is doubling down on its efforts to block an international treaty that would allow access to books and reading m...

Obama Administration Stalls Blind Rights Treaty For Another Year

Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Delegates from the United States and the European Union have managed to delay a key human rights treaty for the blind until at least 201...

Antonin Scalia Blasts Health Care Reform Decision, Says Supreme Court Is Not 'Political' (VIDEO)

Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Sunday that he does not believe the high court is "political," and refused to comment on Chief...

Robert Gibbs Says Mitt Romney's London Gaffes 'Embarrassing' (VIDEO)

Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's former spokesman Robert Gibbs mocked Mitt Romney's recent barrage of gaffes in London, saying the former Massac...

Dick Cheney: Sarah Palin Pick 'A Mistake' (VIDEO)

Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney criticized Sen. John McCain's 2008 decision to choose Sarah Palin as his running mate, saying Palin was not prepared...