Artur Davis, a onetime Democratic representative from Alabama, says his recent switch to the Republican Party was prompted by the massive chasm between President Obama's promises as a candidate and his results as president. "The candidate who talked about and pledged to cut the deficit in half has now gotten us accustomed ... to trillion-dollar deficits every single year of his presidency,"he said on a visit to Virginia. (Associated Press)

Artur Davis, a onetime Democratic representative from Alabama, says his recent switch to the Republican Party was prompted by the massive chasm between President Obama's promises as a candidate and his results as president. "The candidate who talked about and pledged to cut the deficit in half has now gotten us accustomed ... to trillion-dollar deficits every single year of his presidency,"he said on a visit to Virginia. (Associated Press)