A behind-the-scenes White House push is aimed at winning over skeptical big-dollar donors needed to finance growth in Obama’s battleground-state machinery. Despite President Obama’s comments about “fat cats,” a number of bankers quietly continue to back him.
The Environmental Protection Agency has doled out nearly $100 million in grants to foreign groups and governments over the past decade, according to a new congressional report.
A federal jury convicted former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on 17 of 20 counts, including trying to sell Obama’s Senate seat.
Mitt Romney issued a call for bipartisanship and said the nation would be better served if Republicans and Democrats could find “common ground.” Two top aides to tea party candidate Herman Cain resign from the campaign over “strategic differences.”