Buoyed by a powerful debate showing, Mitt Romney said Thursday he offers “prosperity that comes through freedom” to a country struggling to shed a weak economy. President Barack Obama accused the former Massachusetts governor of running from his own record in pursuit of political power.
Thanks to strong pitching from Gio Gonzalez and Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper’s burst of energy and Adam LaRoche’s slugging, the Washington Nationals won enough from April through September that even a loss on the first day of October could not stop them from clinching the NL East.
Well everyone can breath a long-awaited sigh of relief. Robert Griffin III has his first preseason game under his belt and he didn’t: fumble, throw an interception, get hurt, or do anything else that could potentially stunt a rookie quarterback’s long-term growth if absorbed in just the wrong way. Hey, he even threw a touchdown.
Rick Santorum edged front-runner Mitt Romney by 34 votes in a surprise flip to the final tally of the Iowa caucuses, but no winner will be declared because some votes remain missing in the event’s closest finish ever, Republican officials said Thursday.