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Obama Wraps Historic TV Ad Campaign with Florida, Virginia Buy

Obama Wraps Historic TV Ad Campaign with Florida, Virginia Buy

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — The Obama campaign on Friday placed its final ad buy of the 2012 election cycle, purchasing TV airtime in two Florida markets and four Virginia markets, a campaign official told ABC News. The mile…

Paul Ryan Begins Final Sprint: “We Believe in Change and Hope”

Paul Ryan Begins Final Sprint: “We Believe in Change and Hope”

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(MARIETTA, Ohio) — Paul Ryan began his final sprint Saturday, giving his closing pitch to critical voters in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida, and wrapping up the day in his home state of Wisconsin.At the first stop at…

Ann Romney Says Mitt’s No Football Coach

Ann Romney Says Mitt’s No Football Coach

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEWINGTON, N.H.) — Ann Romney is joining her husband for the duration of the campaign, and on Saturday she stopped by the press cabin on the campaign plane before taking off for Iowa.“Three more days, it’s been a l…

Obama Closes Out Campaign with Star-Studded Blitz

Obama Closes Out Campaign with Star-Studded Blitz

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE, Wis.) — After thousands of ads, hundreds of stump speeches and a record war chest of campaign cash, President Obama is banking on a final burst of star power to boost his get-out-the-vote effort in the final 72…

GOP Address: Mitt Romney Delivers His Last Remarks Before the Election

GOP Address: Mitt Romney Delivers His Last Remarks Before the Election

Alex Wong/Getty Images(BOSTON) — GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivers his last remarks before the election and describes how he would be a different president, if elected.According to Romney, “Four years ago, candidate Obama promised …

Axelrod: Obama’s Closing Argument ‘Coming from His Loins’

Axelrod: Obama’s Closing Argument ‘Coming from His Loins’

ABC/ DONNA SVENNEVIK(LIMA, Ohio) — With four days to go until the election, President Obama has never been more fired up, according to senior campaign strategist David Axelrod.“I’ve known him for 20 years… I’ve never seen him …

Ryan ‘Can Smell Success,’ Or Is It Cow Manure?

Ryan ‘Can Smell Success,’ Or Is It Cow Manure?

Scott Olson/Getty Images(Montrose, Colo.) — Just four days before the election, Paul Ryan told a crowd assembled on an airport tarmac that he could “smell success.”  And the crowd roared.The smell, in fact, was that of cow manure…

Biden Highlights Jobs Report, Criticizes GOP over Auto Industry

Biden Highlights Jobs Report, Criticizes GOP over Auto Industry

Scott Olson/Getty Images(BELOIT, Wis.) – Speaking less than half an hour away from Rep. Paul Ryan’s hometown of Janesville, Vice President Joe Biden lauded Friday’s jobs report and highlighted that the GOP vice presidential nominee wo…

POLL: 55 Percent ‘Wrong Track’ Matches 2004; A Difficulty for Obama, But Survivable

POLL: 55 Percent ‘Wrong Track’ Matches 2004; A Difficulty for Obama, But Survivable

Edward Linsmier/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Days before the verdict on his bid for a second term, the bad news for Barack Obama is that most likely voters think the country is headed seriously off on the wrong track. The better news for Obama: Previous i…

South Florida Voters Waiting Four Hours to Vote Early

South Florida Voters Waiting Four Hours to Vote Early

Comstock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — Voters in some parts of Florida are waiting as long as four hours to cast their ballots before early voting ends Saturday night.The Miami-Dade County Election Department was reporting early voting wait times in excess of o…

President Obama Tells Voters to Vote Across Party Lines — As Long As Candidates Want to Break DC Gridlock

President Obama Tells Voters to Vote Across Party Lines — As Long As Candidates Want to Break DC Gridlock

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(HILLIARD, Ohio) — “I’ve said I will work with anybody of any party to move this country forward,” President Obama told a crowd of 2,800 Friday morning in Hilliard, Ohio. “If you want to break the g…

Joe Biden Pushes Early Voting on "Late Show with David Letterman"

Joe Biden Pushes Early Voting on "Late Show with David Letterman"

Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Vice President Joe Biden hit the late-night comedy scene Thursday night by reading his “Top Ten″ list of reasons to vote early on the Late Show with David Letterman.“Honestly, don’t you w…

Obama Claims Mantle of ‘Change’ in 2012 Race

Obama Claims Mantle of ‘Change’ in 2012 Race

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages(BOULDER, Colo.) — Voters in Colorado Thursday night got a glimpse of the Barack Obama of 2008, with his soaring, impassioned and relentless rhetoric that electrified a crowd in a way only rarely seen during the 2012 …

In Nevada, Paul Ryan Urges Early Voting One Day Before Deadline

In Nevada, Paul Ryan Urges Early Voting One Day Before Deadline

Steve Pope/Getty Images(RENO, Nev.) — Paul Ryan had a direct message for Nevadans on Thursday: “Early voting doesn’t end until tomorrow so don’t forget that you can get out and early vote.”Ryan told several hundred people in th…

Romney Leads in Confidence on Recovery – But Obama Escapes Most Economic Blame

Romney Leads in Confidence on Recovery – But Obama Escapes Most Economic Blame

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages(NEW YORK) — More likely voters think the economy would improve under Mitt Romney than under Barack Obama – but they disproportionately blame Obama’s predecessor for its troubles in the first place, an example …

Obama Invokes Superstorm Sandy on the Campaign Trail

Obama Invokes Superstorm Sandy on the Campaign Trail

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) – After canceling campaign events for three days to oversee the response to the devastating storm, President Obama, back on the trail, told supporters in two key battleground states Thursday that Superstorm…

Biden Says Bloomberg’s Endorsement Resonates as Call for Unity

Biden Says Bloomberg’s Endorsement Resonates as Call for Unity

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(FT. DODGE, Iowa) – Hours after New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced his support of President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden cited Bloomberg’s endorsement as a call for the country to unite together, regar…

Errant Email to Newt Gingrich Supporters Says ‘Obama Is Going to Win’

Errant Email to Newt Gingrich Supporters Says ‘Obama Is Going to Win’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — An email message mistakenly sent to Newt Gingrich’s list serve Thursday morning told subscribers that President Obama would no doubt win in 2012 and that they should be more worried about Obama’s winning in …

Obama and Romney Resume Campaigning, No More Mr. Nice Guy

Obama and Romney Resume Campaigning, No More Mr. Nice Guy

JEWEL SAMAD/FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and Mitt Romney Thursday ended a brief truce for Superstorm Sandy, and made it clear as they returned to the campaign trail that there would be no more Mr. Nice Guy.Romney st…

Obama and Romney Détente Ends as They Return to Campaign Trail

Obama and Romney Détente Ends as They Return to Campaign Trail

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The political détente declared during superstorm Sandy is over as President Obama and Mitt Romney return to the campaign trail on Thursday after days of subdued rhetoric and deferred political events.A…

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