Collision 2012 : Obama vs. Romney and the future of by Obama, Barack; Romney, Mitt; Romney, Mitt; Balz, Daniel J.;

By Obama, Barack; Romney, Mitt; Romney, Mitt; Balz, Daniel J.; Obama, Barack

-- The conflict for the US 2008 4 years in the past, a brilliant younger presidential candidate named Barack Obama campaigned on a topic of desire and alter, and made heritage. this day, he unearths himself in one other sour, divisive presidential race yet with out the buzzwords. as an alternative, an embattled president struggles with a dysfunctionally divided Congress, the arguable healthcare invoice, a decade-long warfare, and a stagnant Read more...

summary: -- The conflict for the USA 2008 4 years in the past, a shiny younger presidential candidate named Barack Obama campaigned on a subject of desire and alter, and made heritage. this present day, he reveals himself in one other sour, divisive presidential race yet with out the buzzwords. in its place, an embattled president struggles with a dysfunctionally divided Congress, the arguable healthcare invoice, a decade-long struggle, and a stagnant financial system. Obama's Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, former company rich person and previous governor of Massachusetts, faces his personal controversies within the type of imprecise guidelines, fluctuating positions, and questions on his company practices within the deepest region. Romney's own fortune and company heritage appeared at odds with the Republican base till he named Wisconsin congressman, Tea celebration darling and monetary conservative Paul Ryan as his working mate. utilizing assets deep within either campaigns and at the crusade path via fundamental and battleground states, Washington publish

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The First Lady’s plane arrived moments later. As her aircraft taxied to a stop, the president’s motorcade pulled up alongside. Obama got out of his limousine and waited at the bottom of the stairs to greet her. He had told her during the final stretch that if he got a second term, he was determined to get out of Washington more. It was, he told her, good for his soul. Together they rode the short distance into town and before going onstage toured the old campaign offices. It was a cold night—forty degrees—but felt colder, and the president wore his signature black jacket over a sweater.

Mapping the Race 8. The Apocalypse Party 9. The First Primary 10. Chris Christie’s Story 11. First Casualty 12. Candidate “Oops” 13. Strange Interlude 14. Mitt’s Moment 15. The Gingrich Resurrection 16. The Empire Strikes Back 17. Santorum’s Challenge 18. Etch A Sketch BOOK THREE: THE CHOICE 19. The New America 20. Defining Battle 21. The Running Mate 22. Bill Clinton and the Empty Chair 23. The 47 Percent Solution 24. Debacle in Denver 25. Ohio and the Path to 270 26. The Vote 27. Romney’s Take Epilogue: Into the Future Acknowledgments Notes and Sources Index About the Author To the Reader This book is a sequel to one I coauthored with Haynes Johnson about the 2008 election.

Big crowds at many stops and an outpouring of emotion and enthusiasm the candidate had never experienced. —still way behind schedule. He had phoned in to the rally before leaving Philadelphia to tell them he was running late but would be there soon. The crowd cheered wildly simply at the sound of his voice. m. after a last flight to Orlando. He was on the move again seven and a half hours later. Florida was a battleground state Romney had to win if he hoped to become president, and he was confident he would.

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