Election 2012

President Barack Obama slammed Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock’s controversial and uncalled for remarks about rape. Appearing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, the President said “Rape is rape. It is a crime” and blasted Mourdock’s insensitive remarks. (see video above) The President’s statement came after a full day where Mourdock’s comment that God […]

Donald Trump is to claim that he has unearthed divorce papers of Michelle Obama and the President, according to a respected financial pundit with links to the tycoon. It is alleged that the eccentric real estate mogul will claim that the documents show the First Lady and the President were at one point in their […]

In a debate that felt and at times looked like a heavyweight championship boxing match, President Barack Obama came out forcefully against Governor Mitt Romney and by all accounts of media and political experts won their second debate.  In a town hall format at Hofstra University where both men took questions from undecided voters, the […]

Tonight is round 2 of the debates. Both candidates have promised a better showing! Watch it live here!

In spirited appearance in Indianapolis, former President Bill Clinton excited some 3,000 with a rousing speech blasting the Republicans refusal to cooperate in governing the country. Mr. Clinton attacked Republicans “my way or the highway” mentality, while praising the bipartisanship of Senator Richard Lugar.  President Clinton appeared at a boisterous rally at North Central High […]

Vice President Joe Biden went into last night’s debate with a heavy burden to revive the hopes and passion of the Democratic base, who were becoming dispirited after a listless performance by President Barack Obama at last week’s debate and the media onslaught and polls that followed. His mission was to aggressively expose the Romney/Ryan […]

The latest Candidate Tuesday focused on five Marion County House Districts encompassing a number of Indianapolis area neighborhoods. Appearing on afternoons with Amos were Republican and Democratic candidates for the House of Representatives from Districts 86, 87, 89, 92 and 100.  The candidates discussed a wide range of issues from mass transit, the Department of […]

In the battle for control of the United State Senate, Indiana has suddenly become ground zero. Democratic candidate Rep. Joe Donnelly is neck and neck with republican State Treasurer Richard Mourdock in the fight to win Sen. Richard Lugar’s seat. Donnelly has appeared on Afternoons with Amos seven times since he began his campaign last […]

President Barack Obama is gearing up for the election a mere 34 days away, but he has a sweet milestone to celebrate Wednesday: His wedding anniversary with wife Michelle. “Twenty years ago today, I married the love of my life and my best friend. Happy anniversary, Michelle,” Obama Tweeted. The couple met at Chicago law […]

(NewsOne.com) DENVER — President Barack Obama (pictured left) and Republican Mitt Romney (pictured) come face to face for the first time in this presidential campaign Wednesday night for a nationally televised debate that will give millions of Americans a chance to size up two fierce competitors in a moment of high-risk theater. Romney, trailing in […]

MIAMI  — It’s not just the collection plate that’s getting passed around this fall at hundreds of mainly African-American and Latino churches in presidential battleground states and across the nation. Exhorting congregations to register to vote, church leaders are distributing registration cards in the middle of services, and many are pledging caravans of “souls to […]

Dr. Tony Bennett, Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, defended his controversial efforts at reforming Indiana’s schools, which included the state takeover of four IPS Schools this year. In an expansive Afternoons with Amos interview, Bennett, the Republican incumbent running for re-election, defended his turbulent four years which included greater school public school accountability, increased emphasis […]