Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Mitt Romney faces a tough sell in the Deep South. With Mississippi and Alabama primaries coming up Tuesday, there's concern that he's too slick, not really a conservative.
Canada is putting diplomatic pressure on the White House after President Obama delayed approval of a major oil pipeline from Alberta, as Prime Minister Stephen Harper this week heads to energy-hungry China, which wants the fuel.
Russia is unlikely to fulfill contract obligations for the construction of more than a dozen nuclear power plants in six countries, including China and Iran, according to the U.S. ambassador in Moscow.
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's prime minister began a three-day trip to the Arctic yesterday in an effort to assert sovereignty over the region a week after Russia symbolically staked a claim to the North Pole by sending submarines.
"If President Obama is re-elected, he may approve the pipeline," Mr. Wilkins said in Edmonton, Alberta, last week. "If President Obama is not re-elected, the pipeline will absolutely get approved because all of the Republican candidates [seeking the presidential nomination] have indicated they are very much in favor of it."
"Americans want a candidate they can believe in - one who can defeat President Obama and get our country back to work," said Mr. Wilkins, a South Carolina lawyer and former speaker of the lower house in the state legislature.