Monday, October 31, 2011

American Political News for Monday, October 31, 2011

2012 Election


AP analysis: Candidates' Twitter use varies widely

Texas poll: Cain leads, Perry bleeds

Energy Debate Heats up Amid 2012 Candidates: Fact Checking GOP Claims

Election 2011: Ohio, Va. among votes to watch

IA-2012 Caucus: 23% Cain, 22% Romney, 12% Paul, 8% Bachmann (Des Moines Register 10/23-26)

Election Laws Tightening In Republican-Run States Ahead Of 2012

"Run Hillary Run!" and the Search for Democratic Opposition to Obama

Rick Perry, Herman Cain In Dead Heat In Texas: Poll

Poll: Cain and Perry lead in Texas

Cain, Perry Hide Flaws Through Avoidance

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama to meet with Blair, sign economic order

Obama to order FDA to help reduce drug shortages

President may have found his niche

Obama to sign executive order to address prescription-drug shortage

John Kline: Obama student loan plan a 'mistake'

Obama to welcome European leaders for summit

Rick Perry 2012 Presidential Campaign


Rick Perry's bizarre New Hampshire speech

Perry's second Iowa ad: 'I'm a doer'

New Perry Iowa ad touts jobs over campaign polish

Perry campaign denies involvement in Cain sexual harassment allegations

The first pro-Perry super PAC spots

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Mitt Romney Limits National Media Exposure With Frontrunner Strategy

How Tea Party Indecision Is Boosting Mitt Romney

The shaping of a candidate: A look at Mitt Romney's faith journey

Why Republican Candidates Hate Mitt Romney

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


Paul camp responds to Cain story -- by hitting him on bailouts, the Fed

Herman Cain 2012 Presidential Campaign


Cain campaign accuses Politico of ‘unsubstantiated personal attacks’

Herman Cain, the Howard Dean candidate of the 2012 presidential race?

Cain denies report of sexual harassment

Herman Cain-linked company picked up campaign expenses, report says

Herman Cain attacks POLITICO report on allegations of inappropriate behavior

Bombshell: Cain accused of inappropriate behavior by female employees

Cain attacks, doesn't deny POLITICO report

Cain camp denies harassment allegations

The Herman Cain harassment story: How bad is it for him?

First Thoughts: Lowering Cain?

Reporter: Herman Cain Story Based On Documentation, Dozens Of Sources

Politico Reporter On Cain's Alleged Misconduct

Karl Rove ratchets up pressure on Herman Cain

Herman Cain rebuffs question on NRA report

Mark Block denies harassment, hedges on settlement

Herman Cain ducks press at AEI

Concerned Women for America wants answers from Herman Cain

Herman Cain Denies Sexual Harassment Allegation: ‘Bring Me The Accuser’

Cain denounces "witch hunt," denies sex harassment

Sexual Harassment Claims Against Cain: Much Ado About Nothing

Cain faces questions about campaign financing

Politico won’t say if rival campaign fed them Cain story

Herman Cain's story shifts

Herman Cain's story divides conservatives

Palestine


U.S. stops UNESCO funding over Palestinian vote

US cuts UNESCO funding over Palestinian vote

Iran


Iran demands US apology, cash over assassination plot charges

Iran complains to U.S. about plot

Iran FM says US buildup near Iraq lacks 'prudence'

U.S. Gulf buildup would be imprudent: Iran foreign minister

Other News


FACT CHECK: GOP lawmakers spin funding tall tales

Clinton urges Turkey to smooth ties with neighbors

U.S. hopes regional talks will stabilize Afghanistan

US missiles kill 4 in Pakistan

DOW, NASDAQ, Stocks, Dividends


Wall Street futures fall; signal lower open for shares

Stocks fall on worries about US broker, Europe

Retailer Bluestem Brands files for IPO

Ugly end to historic October on Wall Street

US Economy


Investors cut stocks, buy U.S. debt in October: Reuters poll

U.S., EU, Japan press China on financial services at WTO

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Board to post "accurate, real-time" US muni ratings

Treasury projects borrowing of $305 billion

Commodities


Oil falls below $93 amid slowing global economy

Oil rises 18 pct in October

US Dollar


World stocks lower, dollar surges against yen

G20 to keep focus on China currency flexibility: U.S.

Credit/Stock Rating


Fitch downgrades Kellogg's debt rating to "BBB-"

US Companies/Industry


Macy's to open at midnight Thanksgiving Day

Earnings Preview: Kraft Foods 3Q

Insurer Humana's 3Q profit climbs 13 percent

Earnings Preview: Allstate to report 3Q results

Earnings Preview: Whole Foods Market 4Q

Ahead of the Bell: Canadian Pacific

Boeing to build spacecraft at shuttle hangar

FDA backs Vytorin for kidney disease patients

Dreamworks Animation shares fall on movie opening

Report: MF Global to seek bankruptcy protection

Catastrophe losses weigh on Loews

Shaw fiscal 4th quarter loss widens; may sell unit

AT&T announces first phones for new network

AbitibiBowater 3Q loss narrows on fewer charges

Google Maps to charge for usage

Earnings preview: Clorox's 1st quarter

Honda to cut US, Canada production by half

3Q chip sales fall 1.7 percent globally

UniSource 3Q profit rises on settlement gain

Macy's, Target plan earlier Black Friday openings

October auto sales rate seen at 8-month high

MF Global collapses under euro zone bets

Solar panel maker Solyndra set to auction assets

Goldman buys real estate portfolio from Lehman

Earnings Preview: CenturyLink to report 3Q results

US home video spending up for 1st time since 2008

Earnings Preview: 'Potter 2' to aid Time Warner 3Q

Leap Wireless narrows 3Q loss

AvalonBay Communities posts higher FFO for 3Q

Pendrell Corp buys stake in digital rights company

Boeing leasing shuttle hangar to build new capsule

Allstate profit sinks on disaster losses

Anadarko has bigger loss on BP settlement

GM to invest $385M in Detroit-area engine plant

Weingarten 3Q FFO drops as property values fall

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


SEC case against ex-State Street execs dismissed

Judge rejects competing Tribune bankruptcy plans

Sunday, October 30, 2011

VIDEO: Perry to Attend at Least 5 More Debates

American Political News for Sunday, October 30, 2011

2012 Election


Cain, Romney in tight Republican race in Iowa: poll

Iowa up for grabs 2 months before GOP caucuses

Cain and Romney statistically tied in new Des Moines Register Iowa poll

All Republicans Need to Drop Birther Argument

Studies challenge wisdom of GOP candidates' plans

New Cain Internet ad shines focus on viral videos

Des Moines Register poll: Herman Cain vs. Mitt Romney in Iowa

Cain, Romney top new Des Moines Register poll

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama strategist defends handling of economy

Obama's Economic Trip Across The Pond

Republicans criticize Obama on Iraq, Libya

Obama Jewish liaison to event

Rick Perry 2012 Presidential Campaign


Perry: Obama's lost standing on foreign policy

Perry to GOP: I could handle Obama in debate

Perry to attend at least 5 more debates

Rick Perry flip-flops on debates

Rick Perry to debate after all

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


White House adviser: Can Romney make tough calls?

Mitt Romney's friends provide ammo to his critics

Yellow light for Mitt Romney in Iowa

Jon Huntsman 2012 Presidential Campaign


Huntsman doesn't rule out giving campaign more money

Michele Bachmann 2012 Presidential Campaign


Bachmann says she would 'not do anything' for children of illegal immigrants

Bachmann not worried by 4th place Iowa poll finish

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


Paul has no plans for third-party bid, yet

Ron Paul wins both tallies at GOP straw poll in Iowa

Ron Paul defends eventual end to federal student loans

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Santorum endorsed by ‘nation’s oldest & largest’ GOP volunteer group

Herman Cain 2012 Presidential Campaign


Confident Cain plans to cut back campaign events

Herman Cain Knows that His 'Place' is in the White House

Cain's 9-9-9 Plan A Hard Sell In Anti-Tax N.H.

Cain jabs smoking, Planned Parenthood, George Bush

Conservative group was fundraising with Cain book

Cain re-clarifies abortion stance, discourages smoking

Cain: Polls show I'm connecting with voters

Herman Cain Clarifies Abortion Stance, Stands By Planned Parenthood 'Genocide' Comments

Planned Parenthood Rejects Cain Claim Abortion Clinics Are Aimed at Black 'Genocide'

Other News


U.S. to boost Gulf presence after Iraq pullout: report

Bosnia U.S. embassy attacker says he acted alone: lawyer

US Companies/Industry


MF Global seeks sale, all options on table: source

Saturday, October 29, 2011

American Political News for Saturday, October 29, 2011

2012 Election


GOP rivals focus on flat taxes, smaller government

Battleground states in the 2012 presidential election

Perry, Romney contrast in style, substance

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama's team banks on his 'regular guy' appeal

Obama; wealth gap shows need for fairer approach

Obama cites income gap to push stalled jobs bill

Obama uses language of Occupy Wall Street in weekly address

Obama acts alone to boost business

Barack Obama in weekly address dings GOP on jobs

Rick Perry 2012 Presidential Campaign


Republican Perry chides Romney, defends Texas actions

Rick Perry's uphill battle for flat tax

Perry: Romney wouldn't be 'consistent' as POTUS

Anita Perry: Rick will 'do more debates'

Rick Perry courts conservative media

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Irresponsible Romney: 'We Don't Know What's Causing Climate Change'

Mitt Romney Criticized For Slow Motion, Climate-Change 'Flip Flop'

Michele Bachmann 2012 Presidential Campaign


Bachmann blames Perry for tea party trashing

Bachmann exaggerates directive in her criticism

Bachmann accuses Perry camp of 'stealth' political attack

Bachmann: 'I'm The Tea Party Candidate'

Bachmann's history lesson for Obama

Herman Cain 2012 Presidential Campaign


Cain not running on empty; South could be pivotal

Cain underscores Romney's authenticity gap

Cain: Alabama matters

Cain tells Paul supporters to 'be respectful' during speech

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Gingrich touts experience over Cain’s

Could Gingrich Be Next GOP Challenger To Surge?

Afghanistan


Suicide bomber kills 13 Americans in Afghanistan

Kabul suicide bomb kills 13 U.S. troops

American Troops Die In Afghan Attack

13 American Troops Killed In Afghan Bombing

Other News


Police raid Bosnia village after US embassy attack

15 detained in Serbia after US embassy attack

U.S. moves to sell attack helicopters to Turkey

US scales back northern border checks

Gunman opens fire near US embassy in Sarajevo

US Dollar


Portugal wants U.S. help in euro crisis: source

US Companies/Industry


Bank of America revamping debit card fees

MF Global aims for sale by Monday: source

Friday, October 28, 2011

American Political News for Friday, October 28, 2011

2012 Election


First Thoughts: A rough week for Romney and Perry

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama taking more steps on own to help businesses

Obama to observe Hindu holiday

Obama lost many donors from '08 presidential race

Obama Has Declared Record-Breaking 89 Disasters So Far in 2011

Barack Obama's fundraising incomparable, says Martin Frost

Factbox: Has Obama delivered on his 2008 campaign promises?

Jon Huntsman 2012 Presidential Campaign


Jon Huntsman Is As Shocked As You Are That Anyone In New Hampshire Would Donate To His Campaign

Michele Bachmann 2012 Presidential Campaign


Bachmann: Reagan Didn’t Have a Flat Tax

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


Ron Paul defends student loan plan

Herman Cain 2012 Presidential Campaign


Top Cain aide has checkered past

Herman Cain's Ads Unconventional If Not Effective

Cain wades into abortion controversy again

Cain campaign reports more than $3 million raised in October

Herman Cain could defy gravity, John Dickerson reports

Everyone Profits from the Cain Campaign

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Gingrich: Obama's student loan plan is a ‘Ponzi scheme’

Other News


US-SKorea: Northern aggression won't be tolerated

US flies drones from Ethiopia to fight Somali militants

US-South Korea security pledge as Panetta visits Seoul

Suspected U.S. drone kills 13 Pakistani Taliban

DOW, NASDAQ, Stocks, Dividends


US stocks open lower after Thursday's big rally

Stocks turn mixed after Thursday's big rally

US Economy


Ahead of the Bell: Consumer Spending

Consumer spending jumped 0.6 pct. in September

Commodities


Grains futures mixed, livestock prices rise

Oil price lower a day after big rally

US Companies/Industry


Cigna's 3Q profit falls 35 pct on charge

Whirlpool to cut 5,000 jobs to reduce costs

Whirlpool slashes profit outlook, to cut 5,000 jobs

China, US companies test-fly biofuel-powered plane

Whirlpool moving about 160 production jobs to Iowa

Merck profit beats forecast on impressive sales

Cigna 3Q profit falls, but expects 2012 growth

Cablevision misses Street estimates, shares tank

Summary Box: Cigna 3Q profit falls 35 percent

Total, Chevron profits lifted by firm oil price

Goodyear posts 3Q profit, revenue up 22 percent

Merck 3Q profit soars, beats analysts' views

Chrysler CEO wants one wage rate for UAW workers

Chevron 3Q profit more than doubles on higher oil

Thursday, October 27, 2011

American Political News for Thursday, October 27, 2011

2012 Election


Will the Iraq Withdrawal Impact the Election?

From Romney, Perry, Mixed Campaign Messages

Register poll due this weekend

Elections 2012: State Issues Prove Tricky For GOP Presidential Field

Obama, Perry team up in attacking Romney

US-2012 Primary: 24% Cain, 20% Romney, 12% Gingrich, 10% Perry (Fox 10/23-25)

Post-spill, GOP still pushes 'Drill, baby, drill'

Perry, Gingrich, Bachmann making it official in South Carolina

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama to meet with Czech PM, then city leaders

Obama 2012 campaign seeks to capitalize on president’s student loan initiative

Obama adviser says president best for middle-class

Robert Gibbs: Obama Can Win Re-Election Despite Economy

Why Obama needs young voters

Obama has dinner with 4 campaign donors

Obama says he is confident in European leadership

Rick Perry 2012 Presidential Campaign


Should Rick Perry quit debating?

Rick Perry May Skip Some Of Remaining GOP Presidential Debates

Rick Perry's debates: how he has fared so far

Rick Perry: a campaign of gaffes and mis-steps

Anita Perry Blames Obama for Son Quitting His Job

Is Rick Perry on the comeback trail?

Can Perry afford to pass on debates?

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


The Multimillion-Dollar Question: Is Romney Ready to Gamble on Iowa?

Can Mitt Romney afford to skip Iowa?

Will the Flip-Flop Label Stick to Mitt Romney?

Romney Fights The ‘Fragile Frontrunner’ Label And Cain Fights Back (The Note)

After Christie's Nod, More Money, Supporters for Romney

Evangelicals more aware of Mitt Romney's faith

Jon Huntsman 2012 Presidential Campaign


Jon Huntsman on the tea party, the polls, and his hair: the Yahoo News interview

Michele Bachmann 2012 Presidential Campaign


Bachmann criticizes Obama's student loan plan

Tea party group to Bachmann: Quit the presidential race

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Santorum is first to whack Perry over skipping debates

Rick Santorum hits Herman Cain in Web ad video

Santorum: 'I would never skip a debate'

Struggling in polls, Santorum underlines NH commitment

Herman Cain 2012 Presidential Campaign


Herman Cain campaign memo: 'Do not speak to him unless you are spoken to'

Herman Cain: ‘I Gotta Fight Romneycare and Get the Nomination’

Herman Cain Calls Perry’s Plan ‘Flat Tax Lite’

Can Herman Cain actually win the GOP nomination?

Herman Cain Touts Management Skills, But Ex-Aides Tell Story Of Campaign Dysfunction

Herman Cain: 81 Percent of Americans 'Brainwashed' by Democratic Party

Herman Cain: College aid should be states’ job

But wait, there's more from Cain on abortion

Herman Cain measured through an Ohio lens

Cain: I don't need to know the foreign-policy details

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Newt Gingrich is back with a vengeance. But does it matter?

Afghanistan


Afghan president's comments rile US lawmakers

Insurgents attack US-run base in Afghanistan

Pakistan


US drone strike kills key commander in Pakistan

U.S. drone "kills five Taliban commanders" in Pakistan

Other News


US reaches out to Iranians, warns Iran government

U.S. defense chief skeptical on North Korea talks

Hillary Clinton to be grilled on Capitol Hill

Biden’s shocking job-loss figures

Deficit-Cutting Supercommittee: 'We're Not There Yet'

Cantor: 'Boom of activity' in House

John Edwards Criminal Charges: Judge Denies Attempted Dismissal Of Case

Debt committee: Why $1.2 trillion isn't enough

House votes to trim some health benefits

Rise in Medicare premiums less than feared in 2012

Boehner committed to 'supercommittee' success

Somalia, Libya, Uganda: US increases Africa focus

House speaker says no more defense cuts

DOW, NASDAQ, Stocks, Dividends


Stock index futures point higher

US stocks surge on European debt deal

Time Warner keeps quarterly dividend at 23.5 cents

US Economy


Economy grew 2.5 pct. in Q3 as consumers rebound

Pimco boss says euro zone debt deal needs more clarity

Economy shows 2.5 percent growth

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Money fund assets fall to $2.634 trillion

Commodities


Ahead of the Bell: Natural gas supplies

Oil jumps above $92 after Europe debt plan

Grains futures, livestock prices rise

Oil jumps 3 percent on positive US, European news

Real Estate Market


Rate on 30-year fixed mortgage falls to 4.10 pct.

Contracts to buy homes fell 4.6 percent in Sept.

Credit/Stock Rating


Moody's upgrades Ford, GM

US Companies/Industry


Procter & Gamble posts profit, keeps year view

Dow Chemical 3Q profit soars on higher prices

Time Warner Cable 3Q net income slips 1 percent

PulteGroup 3Q loss narrows on lower charges

Dow Chemical profit narrowly misses Street

Ahead of the Bell: EA to post 2Q results

Colgate-Palmolive 3Q profit up on higher prices

Bristol-Myers 3Q profit rises 2 pct. as sales jump

Altria 3Q net income rises nearly 4 pct

Hershey 3Q profit rises, boosting sales forecast

Libbey profit triples on China, US, Canada sales

Royal Caribbean 3Q net income rises 14 percent

Diebold 3rd-quarter profit falls 9.4 percent

Avon under SEC investigation; shares drop

Avon 3Q profit slips 1 percent; cancels outlook

Fuel bill dents United Continental 3Q profit

Fuel bill dents US Airways 3Q profit

Coca-Cola to buy bottler for $360 million

Monster posts 3Q earnings, reversing loss

Dana posts record third-quarter profit

Wegmans recalls pine nuts over salmonella concerns

Exxon profit rises 41 percent, shares higher

Upscale hotel chain Starwood returns to 3Q profit

Neiman Marcus to take Visa, MasterCard

Raytheon 3Q profit falls 31 percent, sales dip

Summary Box: Royal Caribbean 3Q profit grows

Chrysler posts $212M 3Q profit

Cardinal Health 1Q profit falls 20 percent

Timken Co. 3Q net income up 58 percent

Medtronic: FDA panel rejects heart catheter

Mosaid agrees to C$590 million sale to Sterling partners

HP ditches costly PC unit spin-off

Yahoo, bidders at impasse over nondisclosure

Chipmaker AMD says resolving output problem

Six Flags cuts costs, 3Q profit rises

Mead Johnson 3Q profit climbs 36 percent

Midas 3rd-quarter net income rises 75 percent

Moody's 3Q net income drops 4 percent

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

VIDEO: President Barack Obama on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno October 25, 2011

VIDEO: Rick Perry supports Occupy Wall Street?

American Political News for Wednesday, October 26, 2011

2012 Election


Herman Cain Will Help Newt Gingrich Realize His Dream Of Re-Enacting The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Republicans Jump On Flat Tax Bandwagon

NY-Obama Approval: 50% Approve, 45% Disapprove (Quinnipiac 10/18-24)

OH-2012 President: 28% Cain, 23% Romney, 8% Paul, 7% Gingrich (Quinnipiac 10/17-23)

US-Obama Approval: 46% Approve, 46% Disapprove (CBS/Times 10/19-24)

How the Occupy Wall Street movement could help Democrats

Wide open race seen for Republican White House nod

CNN/Time poll: Mitt Romney leads Iowa, strong across early states

Herman Cain Leads Mitt Romney In Ohio But GOP Field Trails Obama

How candidates' tax plans would affect one struggling family

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama's 2012 pitch: Still unfinished business

Obama 2012 Strategy in Colorado Hinges on Hispanics

Barack Obama returns to 'change' message

Obama courts young voters

Obama wraps up 3-day Western tour

Obama Speeds Up Aid for College Students: How Will It Help You?

Obama's tough talk on Iran: All about the presidential election?

Obama: No decision on oil pipeline from Canada

Lawmakers ask Obama to delay Keystone decision

Rick Perry 2012 Presidential Campaign


Rick Perry Releases First Round of Ads in Iowa

Rick Perry: Mitt Romney Says Whatever He Needs To Say For Whatever Office He's Running For (VIDEO)

Rick Perry's Tax Plan Fails Simplicity Test, Deemed More Complicated Than Current Code

Rick Perry On Increasing Income Inequality: 'I Don't Care About That'

National Review unimpressed by Perry flat tax plan

Rick Perry touts jobs record in first paid ad

Rick Perry Admits Mistakes On Immigration, GOP Debates

Rick Perry Sidesteps Questions About Obama Birthplace

Rick Perry aide says yes to Michigan debate, but maybe not beyond

Rick Perry to do full hour with Fox News Sunday

Take four: Rick Perry says President Obama's a citizen

Perry opposes Confederate license plates in Texas

Perry walks back birther comments, says he has 'no doubt' Obama's a citizen

Perry comes out against confederate plates

See Rick Perry hunt in video

Rick Perry Iowa ad appears to be missing part of FEC disclaimer

Rick Perry Is a Fun Guy

Would Rick Perry's flat tax bankrupt the U.S.?

Late Returns: For Perry, There's An Upside In Going Birther

Rick Perry Launches Iowa Ad: New Plans, Old Footage

How Rick Perry’s birther comments are hurting him

Critics say Rick Perry's flat-tax plan favours richest Americans

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Romney Targeted in High-Dollar Ad Onslaught

Romney Declines to Offer Opinion on Controversial Ohio State Ballot Issues

Mitt Romney pitches to GOP fence-sitters

Romney: '110 Percent' Behind Ohio Labor Law

Mitt Romney: Actually, I do support Ohio law

Romney reverses himself, supports anti-union law

Simple Strategy -- How Mitt Romney Stays on Top

Why won't Mitt Romney make his tax returns public?

Mitt Romney may be haunted by Massachusetts health care costs

Mitt Romney impresses House GOP at meeting

Jon Huntsman 2012 Presidential Campaign


Huntsman on Romney: ‘Leading From Behind,’ Not Showing ‘Presidential Leadership’

Jon Huntsman On Rick Perry Birther Flirtation: 'I Cringe'

Michele Bachmann 2012 Presidential Campaign


Michele Bachmann Warns Against United Nations Taking Away Gun Rights

With no staff, Bachmann mails paper for NH primary

Perry Tax Plan Sound Familiar? Bachmann Says She Pitched It First

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


Ron Paul Spent $1 Million on Charter Flights

Ron Paul Can't Win White House Or Nomination, Power Outsiders Say

Ron Paul: Heterosexuals 'Causing More Trouble Than Gays' In The Military

Ron Paul’s Economic Plan Gets His Rivals Talking

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Rick Santorum Says He Supports Assassinating Foreign Nuclear Scientists

Herman Cain 2012 Presidential Campaign


The Herman Cain Conundrum (The Note)

Herman Cain Surges In The Polls As More Republicans Get To Know Him

Herman Cain on abortion: 'A family will make that choice'

Herman Cain heading to Capitol Hill

If Conservatives Are Racist, Why is Herman Cain Leading in the GOP Polls?

The Mystery of the Missing Presidential Campaign: Cain Operation MIA in Key States

Ohio Loves Herman Cain

Herman Cain Campaign Came Up With List Of Foreign Leaders To Commit To Memory

Herman Cain Lapsed In Georgia State Income Tax Payments In 2006

Herman Cain's 999 Math Problem

Why Cain was Applauded for Trashing the Unemployed

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Newt Gingrich On Occupy Wall Street Protests: 'There Is A Frightening Level Of Anti-Semitism'

Gingrich calls GOP debate bickering unbecoming

Newt Gingrich: He’s baaack!

Gingrich builds staff in New Hampshire

Syria


Outspoken Ambassador To Syria Returns To U.S.

US pulls envoy out of Syria, citing safety concern

Other News


Deficit Super Committee Keeps Congress in the Dark As Deadline Nears

Supercommittee Reconvenes On Deficit Reductions

China rejects U.S. praise, arms sales to Taiwan

U.S. defense chief says North Korea "serious threat"

US to seize assets from Equatorial Guinea leader's son

Palestinians seek UNESCO vote despite U.S. opposition

Debt committee's failure would trigger deep cuts

Supercommittee GOP, Democrats swap offers

House votes to boost huge Arizona copper mine

Redrawn Districts Could Shake Up Congress

2 supercommittee plans show vast gulf

100 lawmakers push for $4T deal

War savings complicates supercommittee work

US reaches out to Iranians, warns Iran government

House Democrats Want Republicans to Stop Saying 'Obamacare'

US could face chill by seizing E. Guinea assets

Even Congress hates Congress

Napolitano Grilled Over ‘Fast and Furious,’ Likens Hearing to Cross Examination

DOW, NASDAQ, Stocks, Dividends


Stronger earnings, business spending lift stocks

Stocks mixed on stronger earnings, Europe reports

Express Scripts and Medco jump after 3Q reports

Panera shares rise on better-than-expected 3Q

iRobot shares surge on 3Q report, raised outlook

Shares of defense companies fall on spending cuts

Exxon Mobil keeps dividend at 47 cents per share

Midday Glance: Oil companies

US Economy


US durable goods orders beat forecasts

Durable goods demand shows economy strengthening

Gap between rich, poor is widest in Atlanta

'Unequal' US sees Occupy Wall Street clashes

Nightmare scenario: U.S. deflation risks rising

Commodities


Grains futures mostly fall, livestock prices mixed

Oil falls more than 2 pct. on supply increase

Real Estate Market


Mortgage applications bounced last week: MBA

New-home sales tick up as builders slash prices

Instant view: New home sales rise in September, prices fall

New home sales tick up as builders slash prices

New home sales rise in September, prices fall

Credit/Stock Rating


McDermott slashes 3Q profit guidance, shares fall

US Companies/Industry


IBM names Rometty its first female chief executive

Ford profit beats Street; focus now on dividend

Earnings Preview: PulteGroup to report 3Q results

Medco 3Q net income falls, adj. results top Street

Ahead of the Bell: Oil supplies expected to rise

South Africa Reconsiders Walmart's Bid For Retailer

U.S. may miss Keystone XL pipeline deadline

Rise in UK requests for Google content removal

In naming female CEO, IBM passes gender milestone

Corning's 3Q profit rises 3 percent

American strikes deal with bag handlers

Avery Dennison 3rd-quarter profit drops 22 percent

Report says MF Global exploring sale, options

First Solar releases 3Q early after CEO departure

Earnings Preview: Royal Caribbean

AllianceBernstein 3Q revenue off 15 pct, profit up

GlaxoSmithKline Q3 net profit up 7 percent

Boeing 3Q profit up 31 pct; cuts delivery forecast

AEP 3Q earnings up 67 pct. on ruling, hot weather

Bristol-Myers, Gilead work on new combo HIV pill

Earnings preview: Procter & Gamble's 1st quarter

Summary Box: Corning posts higher 3Q profit

Asbury Automotive 3Q profit falls slightly

GM to invest $275M in Indiana truck plant

A look at telecom-industry earnings for quarter

How chips, PCs, services companies are faring

Lehman nearer bankruptcy exit, creditors sign on

Higher rates help Southern Co. boost 3Q profit

Exelon 3Q profit falls on charges

Summary Box: JetBlue profit falls on higher costs

Ruth's Hospitality reports 3Q profit as sales rise

Penn Virginia to buy coal reserves for $21.6M

Biogen's MS drug meets goals in second trial

Acxiom 2Q falls on disposal of regional ops

Earnings Preview: AMD to report 3rd-qtr results

Ford hit by falling metal prices and losses in Europe

Torchmark posts higher profit in 3Q

US says trans-Pacific trade deal on track

TriQuint 3Q beats views but outlook disappoints

KBR 3Q net rises on tax benefit

UAW says Chrysler workers ratify contract

LSI's Q3 net income jumps 25 percent

Visa 4Q profit rises 14 percent on heavy card use

Norfolk Southern 3Q profit, revenue rise

Boeing profit lifted by commercial and defense sales

Freddie Mac CEO to resign, regulator says

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


AP: Man to surrender in NY insider trading case

Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta in custody

Murdoch lawyer accused BBC of phone hacking vendetta

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

VIDEO: Rick Perry Unveils 20 Percent Flat Income Tax

VIDEO: Bachmann's Ex-NH Staff: Campaign Was Rude, Cruel

American Political News for Tuesday, October 25, 2011

2012 Election


Insight: Jobless voters could desert Obama at election

Joe the Plumber plans big news on bid for Congress

Florida primary will be a winner-take-all contest

US campaign ads: the good, the bad and the weird

CBS/New York Times poll: Herman Cain still riding high

Florida GOP Primary Will Be Winner-Take-All Contest

Herman Cain Barely Leads Mitt Romney Nationally In a New Poll

The GOP Campaign Ad Wars, As Seen On YouTube

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


President Obama tells Congress 'we can't wait'

Obama Hollywood Fundraisers: President Mingles With Stars At Los Angeles Events

Obama plans moves to spur jobs for veterans: White House

For Obama, a campaign money swing with star power

At fundraisers, Obama says 60 percent of promises kept

Obama campaign: Romney, Perry tax plans help wealthy, hurt those who work

Can Obama take the economy off the table in 2012?

Can Obama kickstart the economy without Congress' help?

Top Republican assails Obama "reset" with Russia

Obama acts to ease burden of student loans

Rick Perry 2012 Presidential Campaign


Perry wants flat tax with some popular deductions

Rick Perry’s Fix: 20% Flat Tax, Cap Spending at 18% of GDP

Rick Perry's new guns

Rick Perry attacks Mitt Romney over taxes

Rick Perry slow to receive endorsement from Texas GOPers

Rick Perry outlines 'Cut, Balance and Grow' flat tax plan

Perry to meet with DeMint

Analysis: Rick Perry's flat tax will live up to promise of being simple

Can Rick Perry Pivot? (The Note)

Rick Perry to Meet With DeMint, Haley in S.C.

Perry Views Romney as a ‘Fat Cat’

Rick Perry Doubles Down on Birther Issue

Rick Perry tries to hit the ‘reset’ button

Rick Perry: Obama Birth Certificate 'A Good Issue To Keep Alive' (VIDEO)

Perry Doubles Down on Entitlements

Perry: 'Fun to poke' at Obama on birth certificate

Rick Perry's team hits Mitt Romney over Ohio hedge

Perry to O'Reilly: Debates probably a 'mistake'

Rick Perry's worst nightmare: Jennifer Rubin

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Mitt Romney's Top 5 Contradicting Comments

Dems call out Romney for foreclosure remarks

Mitt Romney goes after Obama energy loans

Jon Huntsman 2012 Presidential Campaign


Jon Huntsman makes Chinese food joke on "Colbert Report"

Stephen Colbert cuts Jon Huntsman China gaffe

Huntsman Shows Off Mandarin Skills

Michele Bachmann 2012 Presidential Campaign


Bachmann vs. Bachmann: No to Libyan 'Entanglement' but Wants to Keep Troops in Iraq

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


Before He Delivered For Voters, Paul Delivered Babies

Texas Rep. Ron Paul drops a bomb

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Santorum’s attacks on Romney call attention to his own flip-flop

Herman Cain 2012 Presidential Campaign


Herman Cain Web Ad Puts Quirky, Smoking Staffer Front and Center

US elections 2012: bizarre Herman Cain advert features chief of staff smoking

Herman Cain honed 2012 stump spiel on radio

Herman Cain and abortion: Flip-flop-flip?

Mark Block: Herman Cain video just 'Block being Block'

Herman Cain ramps up in Florida

Cain robocalling in Iowa

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Newt Gingrich channels "The Sixth Sense"

Gingrich cites fundraising spike

Iraq


US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,481

Iraq rounds up Baathists ahead of U.S. pullout

Other News


Race and redistricting: Unholy alliance starting to fray

A Push To Register New Voters Reaches Behind Bars

Spectrum feud lands before supercommittee

On the supercommittee agenda: Cutting Congress’s budget

U.S.-North Korean nuclear talks delayed

U.S.-North Korea talks resume after delay

Panetta: No comment on US-Libya military relations

US envoy: Progress in N. Korea talks, but no deal

U.S. to defuse biggest nuke

U.S. upbeat on nuclear diplomacy after North Korea talks

Congress tackles EU emissions plan for airlines

Alabama Hispanics concerned over immigration law

US ambassador to Syria a frank, outspoken critic

US insists operation in Africa a limited mission

DOW, NASDAQ, Stocks, Dividends


Stock index futures seen mixed

Netflix plummets on weak outlook, downgrades

Poor profit outlook from 3M drags down Dow average

Higher fares boost Delta 3Q profit but shares fall

TD Ameritrade hikes quarterly dividend 20 percent

Stocks fall on poor profit, confidence reports

Oil refiners fall on rising costs, pinched profits

US Economy


October rise expected in consumer confidence index

Consumer confidence in October drops

Consumer confidence tumbles in October

Lawmakers seek tougher stance on China trade

USTR says China policies "hobbling" U.S. business

Commodities


Oil rises to near $92 ahead of Europe debt plan

Grains futures trade mixed, livestock prices fall

US Dollar


Obama willing to work on China legislation: Treasury

Currency bill no "silver bullet": House Republican

Real Estate Market


Low mortgage rates elude 'underwater' homeowners

Survey: Home prices up in half of major US cities

Home prices flat in August: S&P

US Companies/Industry


Earnings Preview: 3Q profit seen up at Norfolk So.

Novartis to cut 2,000 jobs to save annual $200 million

DuPont profit jumps 23 percent; raises outlook

Novartis plans 2,000 jobs cuts despite profit rise

DuPont reports 23 pct increase in 3Q earnings

Earnings Preview: Boeing to report 3Q results

Penalized in China, Wal-Mart reopens Chongqing stores

Earnings Preview: United Continental

Xerox profit beats Street, shares rise

Reynolds American 3Q profit falls on charges

Wal-Mart reopens 13 China stores after pork case

Autoliv earnings fall on higher tax rate

FDA warns of complications with Medtronic catheter

UPS reports higher profit, affirms outlook

Summary Box: Coach 1st-quarter net income rises

Summary Box: Reynolds American 3Q profit falls

Coal giant Peabody's 3Q net income rises

Illinois Tool Works 3Q profit rises, revenue up

CIT Group swings to loss as it pays down debt

AK Steel narrows 3Q losses

Puma profits but sales fall in US

Earnings Preview: Medco to report 3Q results

Celanese Crop 3Q net income up 15 percent

Journal Communications earnings fall 29 percent

InterContinental to reposition Crowne Plaza

TD Bank earns C$54 million from Ameritrade in quarter

Consumer Reports says Ford's quality slips

Amazon profits dive after heavy Kindle investment

IBM names its first female CEO

Arthur J. Gallagher's profit edges higher in 3Q

Google faces more government demands for user info

RadioShack 3Q misses, doubles dividend

Apple TV: Coming in 2012?

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


UBS fined in US over "systemic" short-sale failure