If President Obama holds on to the White House in November, he’s likely to quickly move to fill the vacancy caused by the imminent departure of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.
Barack Obama's election win in 2008 was hailed by some as ushering in a post-racial age in the US. However, recent books and surveys have shown that black American progress has often either halted or declined.
When Obama was elected I was hopeful and fearful at the same time. I was excited about his inaugural promise to close Guantánamo and I believed that he meant it. The suppression of civil liberties is more critical than any other issue we have right now in America, and I would say globally as well. I was hopeful but I knew that the vested interests that benefit from terror theatre and endless war are so powerful that no single president is powerful enough to completely resist that pressure.
Anyone looking to start a business under current political and economic conditions needs "a lot of courage," casino owner Steve Wynn told CNBC.
Here's a couple of videos on Joe and Paul. See what you think.
In the normal course of events, vice-presidential debates, much like vice-presidents themselves, don't particularly matter.
Mitt Romney's strong performance in the first general election debate has drawn him closer in the race for the White House against President Barack Obama, according to new NBC News/Wall Street Journal polls of three swing states.
For months, Mitt Romney has doggedly avoided saying much about foreign policy. The Republican presidential candidate has kept his focus rigidly on the struggling economy, seeing this as his best route to the White House. Everything else was viewed as a distraction, especially foreign affairs.
The public feuding between Israel and Washington ratcheted up sharply on Tuesday amid claims that Barack Obama has declined to meet Binyamin Netanyahu during the Israeli prime minister's visit to the US later this month.
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney took their respective blueprints for America to key electoral battlegrounds Saturday with polls suggesting that the White House race remains neck-and-neck.