Campaign 2012

Dick Armey

Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.


President Barack Obama (L) delivers a statement demanding that Congress to pass extensions of transportation and aviation bills with AFL-CIO President and member of the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness Richard Trumka.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

AFL-CIO Endorses Obama, Promises Ground Support For Campaign

The AFL-CIO formally endorsed President Barack Obama’s re-election bid Tuesday, saying it would mount a vast door-to-door effort for Democratic candidates in response to the flood of outside political money that conservative groups are pouring into the campaign.