Ten thousand dollars is a generous donation to the medical field no matter who it comes from. The doctors at the Mayo Clinic say it meant a little more, however, when they found out the donor was a 14-year-old boy about to go through open heart surgery.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.
There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.
From Florida and Ohio early vote disasters with long lines to power outages in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York there are doubts that some people will have the opportunity to participate in this election.
Football Sunday across the border in Wisconsin means green and gold, but, in Hudson, the focus this week wasn’t only on the game. The focus was on helping Hurricane Sandy victims.
Governor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for…outside of the right-wing blogosphere.
As odd as it seems, President Barack Obama and Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey are in the midst of a marvelous “bromance”.
With just seven days to go before the election, last minute visits by former President Bill Clinton and Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan are raising a new question: Is Minnesota in play?
Some local businesses are feeling the strain of delayed flights, power outages and damage from Hurricane Sandy.
Hundreds of miles from its turbulent center, superstorm Sandy’s outer bands were violent enough to rip up near-record high waves Tuesday on Lake Michigan, sending a community of avid surfers in Chicago into the cold, churning waters despite warnings from city officials.
Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.
Like Hurricane Sandy, the presidential campaign is changing course by the hour, as President Obama and Mitt Romney each search for the right tone, while toning down the rhetoric.
Sandy has combined with a strong cold front resulting in the first winter storm of the season in western North Carolina.
Some Minnesotans have been sent to help support sections of the East Coast as it struggles with Sandy, which was recently downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone.
With Hurricane Sandy forcing President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney to cancel their appearances early this week in Wisconsin, attempts to personally persuade the state’s famously fickle voters in the waning days of the race will have to wait.
As parts of New York evacuate and others out east prepare for Hurricane Sandy to make landfall, Minnesotans are also feeling some of the impact of Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy is on a collision course with one of the most populated areas of the United States. New Jersey is preparing for a possible direct-hit. Hurricane Irene slammed many communities there last year – so they’re taking no chances with this time around.
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.