Vice President Joe Biden made an aggressive entry into the 2012 campaign Thursday, calling out Mitt Romney and the other Republican presidential hopefuls by name for their failure to support the auto bailout.
A new poll from CNN and ORC International that was released on Sunday found President Barack Obama would have a hard time if he had to face off against Mitt Romney again. The poll showed 53% of Americans would vote for Romney and just 44% for Obama if "for some reason a presidential election were being held today."
NEW YORK: Don't call Chris Christie rich. The Clintons say they still have bills to pay. And Mike Huckabee? Despite his wealth, he was born "blue collar, not blue blood." Touting one's humble beginnings has been part of US presidential contenders' playbook going back to Abraham Lincoln's talk of his log cabin youth. But the 2016 hopefuls are working harder than ever to convince voters they are just like them.
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch explained his opposition to Mitt Romney's potential 2016 presidential bid in a tweet Tuesday afternoon. Murdoch, who owns Fox News, the Wall Street Journal, and a slew of other media properties in the US and abroad, indicated his objection to Romney stems from the fact the former Massachusetts governor was the Republican presidential nominee in 2012.
I inadvertently left off an item regarding trade wars that I intended to mention in Mish 2012 Predictions; 2011 Year in Review with Max Keiser. I also have some commentary on the US election, precious metals, and energy.
In the past few days, three candidates who ran for the last Republican presidential nomination, including nominee Mitt Romney, have endorsed a higher minimum wage. Yahoo!Finance asks Mitt Romney Calls for Higher Minimum Wage. Does it Matter?Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential nominee in 2012, called on Republicans Friday to raise the minimum wage, going against the congressional leadership of his own party.Related Stories
Vice President Joe Biden appears to be increasingly serious about a potentially launching a 2016 presidential campaign. According to multiple recent reports, Biden is calling friends and political allies about the race.