A charity affiliated with Oprah Winfrey has contributed at least
$725,000 toward renovating a school in South Africa, where the group
already has helped fund a primary school and Winfrey has built a lavish
$40 million academy for girls.
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.