President Barack Obama was jubilant at the bill signing for the small business lending legislation, but with just slightly more than a month to go before the election, voters appear consistently unmoved by White House attempts to lift the economy.
The president acknowledged that the small business bill came after a “long and tough fight,” and he castigated Senate Republicans – well, all but the two who bucked their party – for standing in the way.
Be on the lookout for the Reuters/Ipsos poll on Ohio tomorrow, you can find it on our midterm election page.
And my colleague Deborah Zabarenko points out the following that would rattle anyone’s comfort zone: A telescope on Maui has detected an asteroid that will come within 4 million miles of Earth in mid-October — close enough to be considered a “potentially hazardous object,” according to astronomers at the University of Hawaii.
The space rock won’t hit Earth in the immediate future, but we still have a one-word reaction: YIKES!