Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was talking about education policy Thursday in Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania, with its 20 electoral votes, is a frequent stop for presidential candidates. But, amid a campaign likely to focus on a handful of battleground states, some are starting to wonder if Pennsylvania is still a swing state.
At the Universal Bluford Charter School in a largely African-American neighborhood in West Philadelphia, Romney toured a computer lab, helped students with an assignment in language arts class and listened to the kids sing.
Brian Larson speaking w/ NCBR Tech Reporter Steve Lynn
One day after announcing that it was cutting 8% of its workforce or some 27,000 positions, there’s still no word as to what the impact might be at the Hewlett Packard campus in Fort Collins. In fact, it’s not very well-know just how many people HP employs in Fort Collins. Estimates vary.
To physician Larry Shore of My Health Medical Group in San Francisco, it's no surprise that patients give doctors low marks for time and attention.
"There's some data to suggest that the average patient gets to speak for between 12 and 15 seconds before the physician interrupts them," Shore says. "And that makes you feel like the person is not listening."