Heading into the homestretch of the midterm elections, President Barack
Obama is targeting key Democratic constituencies as he tries to energize
voters and build up Election Day turnout among his supporters.
If you don't like the economy, blame President Barack Obama and
Democrats because they're making times tougher, Republicans are telling
voters entering the four-week homestretch to an election the GOP hopes
will return the party to power in Congress.
Battle-weary members of Congress are coming soon to neighborhoods near
you to press for re-election, more eager to campaign before angry
constituents than compromise in Washington on tax cuts, child nutrition
or a federal budget.
Proclaiming that he believes in the education visions of New Jersey's
Republican governor and Newark's Democratic mayor, Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg on Friday pledged to set up a foundation to donate $100
million to Newark's schools over the next five years.
Exhorting world leaders to push past years of cynicism and pessimism,
President Barack Obama challenged the countries of the United Nations
on Thursday to unite around peace efforts that he said could achieve
agreement within a year to create an independent Palestine and a secure