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POLL: Slim Edge Opens for Obama As the Closest Contest Concludes

POLL: Slim Edge Opens for Obama As the Closest Contest Concludes

John Gurzinski/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Barack Obama has inched to a slim advantage in the closing days of the 2012 presidential race, breaking out of a long-running deadlock with Mitt Romney to a 50-47 percent contest in the final-weekend tracking po…

How Did the US Economy Look on Election Day 2008?

How Did the US Economy Look on Election Day 2008?

Comstock Images/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The last presidential election may seem as if it was just yesterday to many Americans, but it is a world away economically from the 2012 presidential election.In 2008, the economy was in a tailspin.  Today, …

Romney Urges Every Eligible Voter to Head to Polls in Final Florida Rally

Romney Urges Every Eligible Voter to Head to Polls in Final Florida Rally

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(SANFORD, Fla.) — Mitt Romney began his final day of campaigning in the Sunshine State by telling voters in Sanford, Fla., that Tuesday will be a turning point in U.S. history and urging them to head to the polls.“Tom…

Obama, Romney Blitz Battleground States on Last Day of Campaign

Obama, Romney Blitz Battleground States on Last Day of Campaign

William Thomas Cain/Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The candidates will spend the final 24 hours of this long presidential race bouncing around the country, rallying supporters at 14 scheduled events across nine battleground states.President …

Leadership Ratings Help Obama; 50 Percent Approval, Not So Much

Leadership Ratings Help Obama; 50 Percent Approval, Not So Much

Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — President Obama has maintained a sizable advantage over Mitt Romney in trust to handle a major crisis and regained his lead in being seen as the stronger leader, wielding the benefits of incumbenc…

Stevie Wonder Rocks Obama Rally in Ohio

Stevie Wonder Rocks Obama Rally in Ohio

Kevin Mazur/WireImage via ABC(CINCINNATI) — President Obama often exits the stage at the end of his campaign rallies to the recordings of Motown legend Stevie Wonder.  On Sunday night, he left the stage to the real thing.As Obama wrapped his rall…

Paul Ryan Says Obama Would Compromise ‘Judeo-Christian’ Values

Paul Ryan Says Obama Would Compromise ‘Judeo-Christian’ Values

Matt Sullivan/Getty Images(CASTLE ROCK, Colo.) — Paul Ryan squeezed in time on a four-stop, five-state day for a conference call with evangelical voters Sunday evening, issuing a warning about a second Obama term, saying the president is putting the c…

Obama Heckled in Cincinnati by Abortion Protester

Obama Heckled in Cincinnati by Abortion Protester

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) — President Obama was interrupted by a rowdy heckler just minutes into his rally in the critical battleground of Ohio Sunday night.The anti-abortion protester held up a cardboard sign that read “this moral …

Joe Biden’s Prediction: Ohio Will Win it for Obama

Joe Biden’s Prediction: Ohio Will Win it for Obama

Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images(LANCASTER, Ohio) — Vice President Joe Biden wrapped up his campaigning in Ohio Sunday night, telling a crowd packed into the gymnasium at Rushville Middle School that Ohio will tip this election in President Obama’s f…

Romney Makes Last Push in Pennsylvania, Tries to Turn State Red

Romney Makes Last Push in Pennsylvania, Tries to Turn State Red

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images(MORRISVILLE, Pa.) — With just more than 24 hours until voters can head to the polls in Pennsylvania, Mitt Romney made a last minute stop there on Sunday, drawing tens of thousands to a rally that his campaign hopes w…

Paul Ryan Stumps in Traditionally Blue Minnesota

Paul Ryan Stumps in Traditionally Blue Minnesota

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — Paul Ryan was greeted at an airplane hangar in Minneapolis on Sunday by one of the largest crowds he has drawn on his own since joining the campaign.
Hopping off the plane with his family and walking down a …

Joe Biden Makes Final Sales Pitch in Ohio, Calls Romney ‘Shameless’

Joe Biden Makes Final Sales Pitch in Ohio, Calls Romney ‘Shameless’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(LAKEWOOD, Ohio) — Kicking off his last day campaigning in Ohio, Vice President Joe Biden made his final sales pitch to Buckeye State voters, telling them President Obama is the candidate they can trust.“My guy Barack Obam…

Obama on Final Campaign Swing, Jokes He’s Just a ‘Prop’ for Voters

Obama on Final Campaign Swing, Jokes He’s Just a ‘Prop’ for Voters

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(CONCORD, N.H.) — President Obama kicked off his final 48-hour push to the finish line Sunday morning in New Hampshire, telling a crowd of 14,000 that at this stage in the campaign he’s just “sort of a pr…

Romney Kicks Off Whirlwind Tour of Battleground States in Iowa

Romney Kicks Off Whirlwind Tour of Battleground States in Iowa

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(DES MOINES, Iowa) — Mitt Romney made his final stop in the battleground state of Iowa on Sunday, on a day that took him to Ohio, Virginia and Pennsylvania before midnight.He had visited Iowa even before announcing his can…

Scout Leader From Mitt Romney’s Oft-Told Anecdote Makes Surprise Cameo

Scout Leader From Mitt Romney’s Oft-Told Anecdote Makes Surprise Cameo

Jin Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images(ENGLEWOOD, Colo.) — One of Mitt Romney’s most told anecdotes came to life tonight in front of one of the candidate’s largest crowds, as the GOP presidential nominee paraded out a Boy Scoutmaster and an Am…

Paul Ryan Says ‘Florida is Everything,’ Adopts Romney Habit of Age Guessing

Paul Ryan Says ‘Florida is Everything,’ Adopts Romney Habit of Age Guessing

Scott Legato/Getty Images(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) — Paul Ryan wrapped up a marathon four-stop, five-state day at an outdoor rally at the Panama City marina Saturday acknowledging to the crowd that “Florida is everything.”“Mitt Romney and …

President Obama, Bill Clinton Unite On 2012 Trail For First Time

President Obama, Bill Clinton Unite On 2012 Trail For First Time

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Barack Obama-Bill Clinton “bromance” was on full display Saturday night in battleground Virginia as both men united in public for the first time on the 2012 campaign trail.Clinton, who has be…

Obama Camp Trumpets Massive Ground Game on Election Eve

Obama Camp Trumpets Massive Ground Game on Election Eve

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(MILWAUKEE, WI.) — With less than two days until voters begin heading to the polls, the Obama campaign is heralding the mobilization of a massive battleground organizing operation – unprecedented in size a…

Paul Ryan Hits Pennsylvania, Sen. Pat Toomey Predicts State Will Go Red

Paul Ryan Hits Pennsylvania, Sen. Pat Toomey Predicts State Will Go Red

Scott Olson/Getty Images(MIDDLETOWN, Pa.) — Just 72 hours before Election Day, Paul Ryan dropped in on Pennsylvania Saturday, the third time he’s done so since Mitt Romney selected him as his running mate.The Romney campaign says it is expanding…

Biden Uses Daylight Saving Zinger to Say Romney Likes to "Turn the Clock Back"

Biden Uses Daylight Saving Zinger to Say Romney Likes to "Turn the Clock Back"

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(ARVADA, Colo.) — In his first of two stops in Colorado Saturday, Vice President Joe Biden used a little comedy at a local high school to highlight how the GOP ticket’s policies will set the country back, reminding v…

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