If you're struggling with insurmountable debt, you might be wondering - should I file for bankruptcy? Bankruptcy is a legal process, handled by the federal courts, where debts can be eliminated, or re(...)
Romney Spoiler Scenario? Libertarian Party Nominee Gary Johnson on Ballot in 47 States
Watch: youtube.com slatev.com Follow twitter.com facebook.com Note to the Romney campaign: Ron Paul may be fading from view, but Paul supporters and libertarian-leaning Republicans have another option in November's election. The Libertarian Party says its nominee for president, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, will be on the ballot in 47 states. And there are court challenges pending to decide if Johnson will appear in three others: Michigan, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania. A recent CNN poll puts Johnson at just 4 percent nationally. But he's polling at 7 percent in both Colorado and Nevada, and could be a spoiler to Mitt Romney in those two key swing states. Though he may pull some votes from President Obama with his views on marijuana legalization and gay marriage, Johnson has most appeal with voters who identify as very conservative, tea partyers, or Ron Paul supporters, who would otherwise vote Republican. The Obama campaign and Democrats are no doubt hoping that Johnson will be the Ralph Nader of 2012, siphoning votes in a razor thin election. That is, if they dare to conjure those painful memories of Al Gore's defeat in 2000.
When Kevyn Orr became Detroit's emergency manager 18 months ago, he sparked mistrust among residents and even created the possibility of civil unrest, he testified on Monday. Orr, a corporate bankruptcy attorney tapped by Michigan's Republican Governor Rick Snyder in March 2013 to turn around Detroit's financial problems, said civil unrest fanned by "some elements" was a real concern as ...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's Republican Gov. Rick Snyder, who keeps mostly silent on social issues in favor of focusing on the economy, is stepping carefully on the issue of gay marriage after a judge's declaration that the state's ban is unconstitutional.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan's Republican Gov. Rick Snyder, who keeps mostly silent on social issues in favor of focusing on the economy, is stepping carefully on the issue of gay marriage after a judge's declaration that the state's ban is unconstitutional.