Republican National Committee Attacks Obama's Jimmy Fallon Appearance
"A Tale Of Two Leaders" As they embrace Mitt Romney as their presumptive nominee, Republicans object to Obama cracking jokes about paying for college. "I don’t think America’s laughing…certainly college students shouldn’t be the punch line," RNC Chairman Reince Priebus told reporters. But could Mitt Romney ever slow-jam the news?
At Height Of Finanicial Crisis, Obama Promised Fiscal Disclipine As President
It's an promise sure to be revived by the Republicans as the general election looms. Here's an example of Obama in 2008 Washington would have to prepare for tough times by returning to the "fiscal responsibility we had in the 1990s" by streamlining the budget.
In 2008, Obama Promised Immigration Reform In First Year Of First Term
In 2008 then Senator Obama said he would make immigration reform a "top priority" of his first term as President, pledging to do it his first year as President. In an interview with Univison this year, Obama made a similar promise to try for immigration reform in the first year of his second term.
"Dignity Of Work" Was Touted By Obama-Biden
Mitt Romney has come under fire for a comments made at a January 4th New Hampshire town hall unearthed by MSNBC’s Chris Hayes saying mothers without jobs on welfare need to know "the dignity of work." The comments seem to undermine the Romney campaign's attack on Democrats for dismissing stay-at-home mothers. But the focus on the "dignity of work," and on ending old-fashioned welfare, was also championed by both President Obama and Vice President Biden in 2008 when touting Obama's record on welfare reform in the Illinois State Senate.