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How Jeremy the College Kid Got on the Stage With Obama and Romney

How Jeremy the College Kid Got on the Stage With Obama and Romney

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Although most of us try to avoid telemarketers, Jeremy Epstein’s sister didn’t. She picked up the phone and was asked by a research company if she was a registered voter. She said no, but her older brother was. She han…

Meaning Behind First Lady, Ann Romney Matching Dresses

Meaning Behind First Lady, Ann Romney Matching Dresses

Bruce Bennett/Michael Reynolds/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Michelle Obama and Ann Romney may not agree on who should be our next president but their wardrobes were in perfect harmony Tuesday night at the second presidential debate in Hempstead, N.Y.&nbsp…

Green Party Candidates Arrested at Presidential Debate

Green Party Candidates Arrested at Presidential Debate

Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Green Party candidate Jill Stein and her vice presidential running mate Cheri Honkala were arrested at the Hofstra University debate site Tuesday as they protested their exclusion from the s…

Goldman Sachs Employees Abandon Obama Campaign Finance Ship

Goldman Sachs Employees Abandon Obama Campaign Finance Ship

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Image(NEW YORK) — Goldman Sachs employees may not be so happy with President Obama and his tough rhetoric about Wall Street, at least according to the latest campaign finance figures. Goldman Sachs was the U.S. compan…

Cabbage Patch Kids Go Presidential with Obamas, Romney, Biden, Ryan Dolls

Cabbage Patch Kids Go Presidential with Obamas, Romney, Biden, Ryan Dolls

Cabbage Patch Kids / Jakks Pacific Inc.(NEW YORK) — Move over Barack Obama action figure, there’s a new presidential toy in town. Instead of bad-guy fighting plastic prowess, this Obama-inspired doll sports a soft suit, graying hair and the roun…

Number of Americans Without Religious Affiliation on the Rise

Number of Americans Without Religious Affiliation on the Rise

George Doyle/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Nearly 20 percent of Americans do not identify with any particular religion, according to a new poll. The number is much higher among younger Americans, according to the survey from the Pew Forum on Religion and Pub…

President Obama Tells "Vanity Fair" He Was Prepared to Have Bin Laden Tried in Federal Court

President Obama Tells "Vanity Fair" He Was Prepared to Have Bin Laden Tried in Federal Court

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — If Osama bin Laden had surrendered to the Navy SEALs, President Obama was prepared to put the al Qaeda leader on trial in a federal court, the president told journalist Mark Bowden in a November s…

Nixon Admitted 1960 Debate Prep Was ‘Totally Wrong’

Nixon Admitted 1960 Debate Prep Was ‘Totally Wrong’

CBS via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — He was exhausted, sweaty and pale. His shirt was one size too big and five shades too light. And after a full day of campaigning, he was tired and anxious, all things a candidate does not want to be during his first te…

President Obama Preps for Debate Amid Nevada’s Housing Woes and New Criticisms of Housing Program

President Obama Preps for Debate Amid Nevada’s Housing Woes and New Criticisms of Housing Program

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) — One in 402 homes in Nevada is in foreclosure, according to RealtyTrac, making this the fifth-hardest-hit state in the country.As the Los Angeles Times’ Kathleen Hennessey notes Tuesday the Obama campaig…

President Obama Visits the Hoover Dam

President Obama Visits the Hoover Dam

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages(BOULDER CITY, Nev.) — It could be considered the mother of all study breaks: a 30-mile trek in a presidential motorcade to visit one of the greatest feats of American public works of all time.That’s exactly what Presi…

At White House Request, Lockheed Martin Drops Plan to Issue Layoff Notices

At White House Request, Lockheed Martin Drops Plan to Issue Layoff Notices

Kari Goodnough/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Defense contractor Lockheed Martin heeded a request from the White House Monday — one with political overtones — and announced it will not issue layoff notices to thousands of employees just da…

Some Administration Officials Had Early Concerns Benghazi Attack Was Act of Terrorism

Some Administration Officials Had Early Concerns Benghazi Attack Was Act of Terrorism

US Department of Defense Photo by Glenn Fawcet(WASHINGTON) — Obama administration officials told ABC News they had early concerns the attack in Benghazi, Libya was the work of terrorists. Events were too uncertain, and suspicions had been aroused, off…

Auction of Horses From Indicted City Comptroller Earns Almost $5 Million

Auction of Horses From Indicted City Comptroller Earns Almost $5 Million

Dixon, Ill., Comptroller Rita Crundwell is shown in this undated photo. (American Quarter Horse Association)(DIXON, Ill.) — An auction of horses that belonged to an Illinois city comptroller indicted for stealing more than $53 million yielded $4.8 mil…

Obama Says He ‘Goofed Off Way Too Much’ in Grade School

Obama Says He ‘Goofed Off Way Too Much’ in Grade School

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(NEW YORK) — At a forum on education issues in New York City Tuesday, President Obama was asked whether he had ever failed a test in grade school, to which he replied, “Oh, yes.”“Absolutely,&rd…

Obama to Work with Kids After Presidency, He Tells "The View"

Obama to Work with Kids After Presidency, He Tells "The View"

ABC/Donna Svennevik(NEW YORK) — After his presidency is finished –whether it is this year or in 2016 — President Barack Obama said Monday that he would like to work with kids in the next phase of his life.Obama was asked during a taping of ABC&rsquo…

Ann Romney’s Plane Forced to Make Emergency Landing

Ann Romney’s Plane Forced to Make Emergency Landing

ABC News(DENVER) — Ann Romney’s plane made an emergency landing Friday in Colorado after smoke filled the cabin because of an apparent electrical fire.Romney, wife of the Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, was not harmed in the incide…

NJ Lawmakers Consider Pet Seat Belt Bill

NJ Lawmakers Consider Pet Seat Belt Bill

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TRENTON, N.J.) — It may be “Click it or Ticket” for pet owners in New Jersey, as state lawmakers consider a bill that would require drivers to secure pets in seat belts or pay a fine. Penalties could run up to as muc…

NJ Lawmakers Consider Pet Seat Belt Bill

NJ Lawmakers Consider Pet Seat Belt Bill

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TRENTON, N.J.) — It may be “Click it or Ticket” for pet owners in New Jersey, as state lawmakers consider a bill that would require drivers to secure pets in seat belts or pay a fine. Penalties could run up to as muc…

Church Official Pushes Mormon Voter Registration in Key Swing State

Church Official Pushes Mormon Voter Registration in Key Swing State

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In a provocative move within a religious organization that has sought to display strict political neutrality, an official of the Mormon church has disseminated a presentation across the key swing state of Nevada that ur…

Clinton: ‘No Information’ Amb. Stevens Was on Al Qaeda ‘Hit List’

Clinton: ‘No Information’ Amb. Stevens Was on Al Qaeda ‘Hit List’

William Ng/State Dept(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded today to reports that Ambassador Chris Stevens feared he was on an Al Qaeda “hit list” by saying that she had “absolutely no information or reason to be…

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