Political Capital

Posts tagged: wisconsin

President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One on Oct. 29, 2012 upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.

Photograph by Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One on Oct. 29, 2012 upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.

Sandy’s Campaign Brake: President’s `Responsibilities’ First

President Barack Obama, who scuttled campaign plans in Florida today to return to Washington, plans a 12:45 pm EDT statement about Hurricane Sandy, a wide-ranging storm aiming for a mid-Atlantic landfall overnight. Republican Mitt Romney, campaigning in Ohio, also has...

Read more »

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney attends a campaign rally at Ida Lee Park on Oct. 16, 2012 in Leesburg, VA.

Photograph by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney attends a campaign rally at Ida Lee Park on Oct. 16, 2012 in Leesburg, VA.

Wisconsin, Virginia: Most RNC $

The Republican National Committee sent more than $14 million this month to its affiliates in 28 states led by Wisconsin and Virginia, both key states in the Nov. 6 presidential and U.S. Senate elections. The RNC sent more than $3.3...

Read more »

Paul Ryan at a rally on Oct. 23, 2012 in Henderson, Nevada.

Photograph by Kabik/Starlitepics/PictureGroup via AP Images

Paul Ryan at a rally on Oct. 23, 2012 in Henderson, Nevada.

Ryan Talks Tax Overhaul in Ad for his Other Campaign

Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan, as he seeks re-election to Congress as a fallback, is echoing policy arguments he and Mitt Romney are making in their quest to unseat President Barack Obama. Ryan emphasizes the importance of overhauling the U.S....

Read more »

An Oshkosh Corp. M-ATV vehicle.

Photograph by Oshkosh via Bloomberg News

An Oshkosh Corp. M-ATV vehicle.

Oshkosh Unfazed by Defense Cuts — Icahn’s Bid is Another Story

Alarm bells aren’t ringing at Oshkosh Corp. over automatic spending cuts set to begin early next year, the head of the company’s defense unit says “We’re not overconfident, but we’re not panicking either,” John M. Urias, president of Oshkosh Defense,...

Read more »





Big Bird on the run in a scene from the movie "Follow That Bird."

Photograph by Warner Bros./Everett Collection

Big Bird on the run in a scene from the movie "Follow That Bird."

Big Bird’s Budget: Obama’s Buddy

President Barack Obama might as well appoint Big Bird as a campaign surrogate. For a second day on the campaign trail, Obama mocked Republican rival Mitt Romney’s threat in this week’s presidential debate to pull funding from PBS, and by...

Read more »