| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:57 AM
Mitt Romney won Wednesday night's debate with President Barack Obama. That might be a substantial help to him in the presidential race — if enough Americans managed to stay awake through the whole thing.
This first encounter between the...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The big surprise in President Barack Obama's first debate with Mitt Romney was how he left unused in the bottom of his strategy bag any references to the most prominent gaffes by the former Massachusetts governor.
There was not a single allusion to Mr....
| Oct 13, 2012
| 1:27 PM
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Among the pleas and invectives, yowls and barks coming from Patti Smith on stage at the Wiltern on Friday, the bellowed cries of “free money!” “Gloria!” and “Pussy Riot!&...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:41 AM
When Mitt Romney ran for Massachusetts governor in 2002, the private equity magnate said he was uniquely qualified to create jobs, particularly in the private sector, and to lure employers to the Bay State.
Instead, under his leadership the state was the...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 10:10 AM
If this was not totally obvious to everyone who glances at this column from time to time, I’m endorsing Barack Obama for president. Now I will make you suffer through a column about why I will vote for a second Obama term and why you should too....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.sings the serene song of capitalism in his recent column ("Capitalism on trial in Campaign 2012," June 3). He builds on the recent controversy surrounding Mitt Romney's tenure as an equity investor in his years at Bain...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:09 PM
A Washington Post story detailing Bain Capital's record of investing in companies that outsourced jobs overseas to countries like China while Mitt Romney was at the helm broke on the last day of work at a localT-Mobile call center in Hanover Township that...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:06 AM
Barack Obama continues to best Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania, in part due to strong support from the state's female voters.
A Quinnipiac University poll of voters in states deemed "swing states", Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida, found Obama leading in all...
| Jun 28, 2012
On paper, June looked like a bad month for President Obama. It began with a gaffe, his lighthearted comment that "the private sector is doing fine." Then the Federal Reserve revised its growth forecast downward, making it clear that 8% unemployment is...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:06 AM
President Barack Obama's first campaign bus tour this cycle will make its final stop at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University on Friday afternoon where he'll speak directly to voters about his administration's economic policies and aim to contrast his...
| Jul 8, 2012
In this pivotal election year, fellow citizens, I give you a chilling vision of two Americas.
One America is the swing states, the dozen or so states that don't fall into the Democratic or Republican camps and will ultimately decide the presidential...