Democrats sweep presidential and senate elections

Voters reelected Barack Obama as president on Tuesday. In Massachusetts, voters named Elizabeth Warren to be their next senator.

The president thanked his supporters. “Tonight, in this election, you, the American people, reminded us that though our road has been hard, our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back and we know in our heart, for the United States of America, the best is yet to come,” Obama said. Continue reading

Obama and Romney face off in spirited debates

The three presidential debates closed with advice from Bob Schieffer’s (CBS News) mother: “Go vote, it’ll make you feel big and strong.” President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney presented their policies on domestic issues and foreign policy.

Several key statements below show their differences as well as similarities. Continue reading