presidential race

Powell Standing By Obama In Presidential Race
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a longtime Republican, is sticking with President Barack Obama in this year’s election. He tells “CBS This Morning” he respects Mitt Romney but thinks he’s been vague on many issues. Speaking of Obama, Powel…
Gingrich Thanks Campaign Supporters
NEW YORK (AP) — Newt Gingrich is thanking supporters a day before he officially suspends his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Gingrich released a video message on his website Tuesday saying he would bring the campaign to a close on Wednesday. The former House speaker said he wo…
‘Americans Elect’ Seeks Ballot Consideration
It’s not a political party, does not have a candidate selected, and yet it’s an organization that wants to have a place on the ballot for a presidential candidate in every state. It’s Americans Elect: “We are not a political party; we are actually a second way to nominate…