By Jonathan Easley – 09/26/12 01:49 PM ET
President Obama has stretched his lead over Mitt Romney to 6 percentage points nationally, according to the Gallup daily tracking poll released Wednesday.
Obama takes 50 percent support over Romney’s 44 percent.
The president has hit the 50 percent mark only twice before in the poll, most recently after the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., earlier this month. Continue reading “Gallup daily poll shows Obama stretching lead to 50-44 over Romney”
By Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah, Diane Rado and Bill Ruthhart Tribune reporters8:17 a.m. CDT, September 19, 2012
More than 350,000 Chicago public school students returned to class this morning after union officials overwhelmingly called off a seven-day teachers strike.
Sixteen-year-old Jayton Howard, on his way to Paul Robeson High School on the South Side, summed up his feelings in a word: “Great.”
Parents were happy too. Some expressed hope that the new contract will benefit students in a district grappling with high dropout rates and poor performance.
“They’ll win from the strike,” said Leslie Sabbs-Kizer, whose children attend elementary school. Continue reading “Teachers, students return to Chicago public schools”
Did you know that Paul Ryan recently voted to give a huge tax cut to millionaires and billionaires — effectively handing them an average check for $160,000?
Did you also know that Mitt Romney wants to double down and give an even bigger tax break to millionaires? Continue reading “Stop Paul Ryan & Mitt Romney From Writing Checks to Millionaires”