Monthly Archive for October, 2012

: October, 2012

Obama gets rave reviews for hurricane response — but he doesn’t get more support

In interviews conducted last night by Langer Research Associates, 78 percent of those questioned rated the president’s hurricane response as “excellent” or “good.” Just 8 percent called Obama’s actions “fair” or “poor.” Romney, who modified his campaign schedule in response to the natural disaster, generally got good grades, too: 44 percent positive, 21 percent negative, with 35 percent expressing no opinion.

National Rifle Association weighs in on U.$. $enate race, against Chris Murphy

Last week, the Federal Election Commission website indicated that while Republican Linda McMahon was outspending US Rep. Chris Murphy overall by about 4-to-1, including tens of millions of dollars in

In Connecticut it’s called a scrum, but on Air Force One, it’s a gaggle (of skeptical reporters)

Here’s the transcript from the White House Press Office, of the availability of Obama spokesman Jay Carney, with reporters on Air Force One, as the president flew to New Jersey. He was welcomed by

Chris Christie tells FOX that relief efforts in NJ are “much bigger than presidential politics”

“I’ve got 2.4 million people out of power. I’ve got devastation on the shore. I’ve got floods in the Northern parts of my state. If you think right now I give a damn about presidential politics, then you don’t know me.”

Obama’s Secretary of Business pander panned

Even HuffPo is taking notice of President Obama’s plan to create a “Department of Business.”
What that the new agency would leave for the Department of Commerce remains unclear. Obama said the new cabinet agency would reduce redundancies in gove…

Chrysler, GM say new Romney ad flat out wrong

We know that the Romney campaign disdains fact-checkers — they said so — but now their blatantly false ad about the auto industry that’s blanketing the Ohio airwaves is being called out by automaker executives. The Romney ad says: “Under President Obama, GM cut 15,000 American jobs, but they are planning to double the number […]

Cuomo: ‘Climate change is a reality…we are vulnerable’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo doubled-down on his suggestion Tuesday that climate change is responsible for the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, and said there should be more conversation about “a systemic solution long-term, because this is really a long-term issue.” “It’s a longer conversation, but I think part of learning from this is the recognition […]

Michael ‘Heckuva Job’ Brown asks why Obama responded ‘so quickly’ to Sandy

The former director of Federal Emergency Management Agency, Michael Brown, has stepped forward on Monday to criticize President Obama’s handling of the current natural disaster.

NBC Anchor Brian Williams comments on flood of McMahon ads during Sandy

The rain and wind from Hurricane Sandy were blowing outside in recent days while households were experiencing a flood of campaign advertising inside. Connecticut households with power before, during
Categories: General

ATR: Storm-themed anti-Obama mailer was produced in September

John Kartch, spokesman for Americans for Tax Reform: “We’re circulating no such flyer. ATR sent out a mail piece opposing President Obama’s policies using a storm analogy way back in September. Sounds like someone is being dishonest.”