All Posts Tagged With: "vote"
Churches are not just passing around the collection pouch these days. At many churches, mainly Hispanic and African American, located in the battleground states for the presidential election, registration cards are being distributed. In an attempt to exhort congregational members to register for the presidential election, church leaders during services are passing out the cards [...]
House Speaker John Boehner got the Republicans in the House of Representatives to approve the debt limit bill with a vote of 269-161. The compromise bill will give the federal government the ability to borrow $400 billion dollars more and let President Barack Obama ask for another $500 billion in the next couple of months. [...]
A measure that would raise the United States debt limit by $2.4 trillion failed to get the House’s approval. The Democrats said that the vote for the legislation was rigged so that it would be defeated. The Republicans announced last week that the vote would demonstrate that they wouldn’t support any extension of the $14.3 [...]
On Saturday, the straw poll was won by Mitt Romney at the Southern Republican Leadership that can be considered as a sign of the former Massachusetts governor’s power as a presidential candidate in 2012. Just a single vote helped Romney triumph over Ron Paul, taking second place 439 votes to 438. Both of them men [...]