Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan were courting some of Wall Street’s most powerful political donors Monday night.
Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio said late Tuesday that he opposes a new bipartisan budget deal agreed to by chief negotiators Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash).
The Republican-led House today passed a bill to “suspend” the nation’s debt limit until May, which if passed by the Senate and signed into law, would stave off for a few months the risk of letting the U.S. government default on its loans.
At midnight, not only did the ball drop in Times Square, ushering in a New Year, but Congress dropped the ball on delivering the country meaningful deficit reduction.
On a conference call with donors Romney claimed that Obama won because he gave “gifts” to African Americans, Latinos and young voters.
Four days after the election, Florida has finally tallied up its votes. “It’s done. It’s finished,” voter Norma Cameron said. “Thank God.”
While the presidency has already been decided, the state of Florida still hasn’t been declared to be a win for President Barack Obama or Mitt Romney.
Many voters in Broward County will remember Election Day 2012 for long lines, not enough ballots and a majority of precincts that only had one ballot scanning machine, which many said led to lengthy backups.
This is an Election Day residents of the storm damaged Northeast will never forget. Thousands are still without power, many without a place to live. But even in the most devastated areas, they’re overcoming all obstacles to get out and vote.
Voters lined up before dawn across Miami-Dade to cast their ballots on Election Day.