Romney Wobbles : Obama holding

By Richard Downes, Washington Correspondent With less than 60 days to go to the Presidential election, the pundits are moving into overdrive as the opinion polls show little change on the pattern established over the last few months. Some are writing Romney off as a poor candidate with a confused and confusing message. But that is undoubtedly premature. Mostly it is based on the speech (recorded without permission) of Mitt Romney discussing the 47% of people in America who pay …

Convention Shenanigans

By Richard Downes, Washington Correspondent Hurricane Isaac caused some problems for the Republicans in Florida and this week it is just a matter of rain. Storms, thunder and lightning are promised for Thursday, so the Democrats have had to shift from the newly refurbished stadium in downtown Charlotte to the much smaller Time Warner Arena.