The VP nominee claims he wasn't blaming President Obama during his Republican National Convention speech for a GM plant closure that happened while George W. Bush was still president.
President Obama's campaign is taking advantage of the fact that Mitt Romney seems unwilling to condemn Donald Trump for his take on the controversial birther conspiracy, releasing a new video highlighting the differences between how Romney and 2008 GOP presidential candidate John McCain handled personal attacks against Obama.
Jurors in the corruption trial of former U.S. senator and presidential candidate John Edwards are expected to begin deliberations on Friday.
After Barack Obama's Oscar-week fundraising blitz last month, the '08 race has heated up for Democratic presidential candidates going a-courtin' in Hollywood. But the backing of celebrities can be a blessing and a curse, as George Clooney notes in Friday's L.A. Times, hinting that he will help Obama however he can -- even if that means "staying completely away from him."