Skip to main content

Breaking News
  • Air Algerie announces it has lost contact with a plane leaving from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • The European Central Bank said its website had been hacked and some email addresses and other contact information stolen but insisted no market-sensitive data were affected
  • The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Poland had violated the European Convention on Human Rights by allowing the CIA to detain two al Qaeda suspects on Polish territory
|

A surge in early voting has upped the momentum in President Barack Obama’s campaign. Opinion polls show he has a lead of 54 percent over Romney’s 39 percent among those who have already cast a ballot.

Early voting and extended voting hours are thought to benefit Democratic candidates because lower-income people, who tend to vote for the party, are more likely to work odd hours.

But aware the national polls show the election remains as close as ever Obama is leaving nothing to chance.

Friday he spent the day doing a round of interviews including appearing on MTV to talk about climate change and job opportunities to try and capture the youth vote.

Meanwhile his Republican challenger Mitt Romney was drumming up support in another swing state this time Iowa. He dismissed Obama as a shadow of his former self and a leader who wants to protect the status quo and has no plan for the weak US economy.

Copyright © 2014 euronews

More about:
|

Log in
Please enter your login details