Stories tagged: Public opinion
Wed., Sept. 19, 2012, 1:20 p.m.
Obama boosted by upbeat housing reports, new polls
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh signs of a national housing rebound and growing support in public opinion polls boosted President Barack Obama’s bid for a new term in the White House …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2012, 12:11 a.m.
Chicago teachers’ strike grinds into third day
CHICAGO (AP) — The public teachers’ strike that has halted classwork and upset family routines across Chicago ground into a third day Wednesday with some movement reported by union and …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2012, 4:53 p.m.
Parents support Chicago teachers but for how long?
CHICAGO (AP) — As Chicago teachers walked the picket lines for a second day, they were joined by many of the very people who are most inconvenienced by their strike: …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2012, 8:33 a.m.
Partisan attacks on hold, but not politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — The presidential candidates are taking a break from their partisan attacks — but not all their politics — to remember the 9/11 anniversary. President Barack Obama and …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2012, 2:07 a.m.
Both campaigns eschew politics on 9/11 anniversary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The presidential candidates are taking a one-day pause from attacks in the heat of the campaign to observe the anniversary of the 9/11 attack. President Barack Obama …
Fri., Sept. 7, 2012, 11:01 a.m.
Romney, Obama in battle for working-class whites
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney are working feverishly for an increasingly smaller but crucial slice of the electorate — white, working-class voters. …
Tue., Sept. 4, 2012, 12:46 p.m.
Opening night convention spotlight on first lady
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In a tight race for the White House, President Barack Obama exhorted college students not to forget him despite difficult times on Tuesday as Democrats shone …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2012, 7:56 a.m.
Forget Marcus Welby: Today’s docs want a real life
CHICAGO (AP) — Don’t call today’s young doctors slackers. True, they may shun a 24/7 on-call solo practice and try to have a life outside of work.
Fri., Aug. 31, 2012, 11:17 a.m.
First since ‘52: No talk of war in GOP speech
WASHINGTON (AP) — With America embroiled in its longest armed conflict, Mitt Romney became the first Republican since 1952 to accept his party’s nomination without mentioning war. Three election cycles …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, 8:10 a.m.
Republican convention is in full-throated roar
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — With the Republican National Convention at last in full-throated roar, nominee Mitt Romney and his team reached out Wednesday to connect with critical voting groups — …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2012, 8:56 a.m.
Fight for women’s vote defines presidential race
ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — A nation at war, crippling joblessness and a looming budget standoff that could wreck the economy have been overshadowed in recent days by an issue that …