MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- If fundraising is any indication, Tennesseans will cast their votes in this fall’s presidential elections much as they did in 2008.
Republican John McCain picked up all eleven of Tennessee’s electoral delegates that year with just under 57 percent of the vote. Roughly 42 percent of Tennessee voters cast their ballots for Barack Obama.
Information compiled by the Federal Election Commission shows that President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are raising money in the 2012 election in almost exactly the same proportions.
WASHINGTON (AP/WMOT) — Senate Democrats are expected to introduce a bill this week that will keep interest rates from rising for millions of students with federal loans. Republicans are balking at a tax boost Democrats want to use to pay for it.
Senator Harry Reid unveiled the nearly $6 billion proposal yesterday after it was endorsed by both President Barack Obama and GOP presidential rival Mitt Romney.