New York Times endorses Obama for the White House

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Oct 28 2012 08:31 AM | Updated as of Oct 28 2012 04:31 PM

WASHINGTON - The New York Times endorsed President Barack Obama on Saturday as he seeks a second term in the White House on November 6.

The prestigious newspaper said it supports the incumbent Democrat instead of Republican rival Mitt Romney because, among other things, he has achieved the most sweeping health care reforms since 1965, prevented another Great Depression and ended the war in Iraq.

"For these and many other reasons, we enthusiastically endorse President Barack Obama for a second term, and express the hope that his victory will be accompanied by a new Congress willing to work for policies that Americans need," it said on its website.

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