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Bill Clinton Barnstorms Battlegrounds for President Obama

Bill Clinton Barnstorms Battlegrounds for President Obama

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Bill Clinton has been barnstorming the 2012 battlegrounds for President Obama, holding 13 events in seven states over four days this week alone — ratcheting up what has already been, by most accounts, an unprecede…

Paul Ryan and Joe Biden Face Off on Auto Bailout

Paul Ryan and Joe Biden Face Off on Auto Bailout

Joe Raedle/Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(RACINE, Wis.) — Paul Ryan wrapped up his two-day tour of his home state on Wednesday with an event in his own district, blasting opponent Joe Biden in a back and forth the two had throughout the day on the auto …

Joe Biden Jokes About 2016 Run for President

Joe Biden Jokes About 2016 Run for President

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(SARASOTA, Fla.) — Vice President Joe Biden’s attempt to convince a Republican to vote for President Obama on Nov. 6 ended with Biden jokingly referring to his own potential run for the top job in 2016.At a restauran…

Six Days from Election Day, Paul Ryan Pauses to Trick or Treat with Kids

Six Days from Election Day, Paul Ryan Pauses to Trick or Treat with Kids

Liza Ryan trick-or-treating on Halloween as Katy Perry in Janesville, Wisc., Oct. 31, 2012. (Pool Photo)(JANESVILLE, Wis.) — Paul Ryan combined the campaign trail with dad duty Wednesday evening, taking his three young children trick or treating on H…

Six Days from Election Day, Paul Ryan Pauses to Trick or Treat with Kids

Six Days from Election Day, Paul Ryan Pauses to Trick or Treat with Kids

Liza Ryan trick-or-treating on Halloween as Katy Perry in Janesville, Wisc., Oct. 31, 2012. (Pool Photo)(JANESVILLE, Wis.) — Paul Ryan combined the campaign trail with dad duty Wednesday evening, taking his three young children trick or treating on H…

Storm Response Earns Obama Praise Amid the Election’s Deadlock Drama

Storm Response Earns Obama Praise Amid the Election’s Deadlock Drama

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Likely voters of all political stripes give broadly positive ratings to Barack Obama’s response to the devastating storm that smashed the East Coast this week. Whether it makes a difference in the long-de…

Biden Calls Romney Jeep Ad ‘Outrageous Lie’

Biden Calls Romney Jeep Ad ‘Outrageous Lie’

William Thomas Cain/Getty Images(SARASOTA, Fla.) — Vice President Biden launched a stinging critique of Mitt Romney for an Ohio ad suggesting the president allowed Chrysler to move Jeep operations to China, calling Romney’s ad an “outrageo…

Biden Calls Romney Jeep Ad ‘Outrageous Lie’

Biden Calls Romney Jeep Ad ‘Outrageous Lie’

William Thomas Cain/Getty Images(SARASOTA, Fla.) — Vice President Biden launched a stinging critique of Mitt Romney for an Ohio ad suggesting the president allowed Chrysler to move Jeep operations to China, calling Romney’s ad an “outrageo…

Storm Response Earns Obama Praise Amid the Election’s Deadlock Drama

Storm Response Earns Obama Praise Amid the Election’s Deadlock Drama

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Likely voters of all political stripes give broadly positive ratings to Barack Obama’s response to the devastating storm that smashed the East Coast this week. Whether it makes a difference in the long-de…

Ryan Stumps in Wisconsin; Clinton, Biden, Romney and Obama Follow

Ryan Stumps in Wisconsin; Clinton, Biden, Romney and Obama Follow

File photo. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)(EAU CLAIRE, Wis.) — Paul Ryan is calling his home state of Wisconsin the “epicenter of this decision,” and the entire campaign seems to agree.Four years ago Barack Obama won the state by 14 points, bu…

Romney Chooses NH for Site of Final Rally Before Election Day

Romney Chooses NH for Site of Final Rally Before Election Day

Darren McCollester/Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — Mitt Romney will hold his final campaign rally in New Hampshire, the very state in which he launched his bid for the White House 16 months ago.The “Victory Rally” will be held in Manchester, N…

Romney Chooses NH for Site of Final Rally Before Election Day

Romney Chooses NH for Site of Final Rally Before Election Day

Darren McCollester/Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — Mitt Romney will hold his final campaign rally in New Hampshire, the very state in which he launched his bid for the White House 16 months ago.The “Victory Rally” will be held in Manchester, N…

Paul Ryan Balances Storm Relief with Politics Just Seven Days Out

Paul Ryan Balances Storm Relief with Politics Just Seven Days Out

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images(La Crosse, Wis.) — Paul Ryan cancelled three events in the battleground state of Colorado on Tuesday to thank volunteers in his home state of Wisconsin who were distributing goods for people affected by supersto…

Tighter Gender Gap, Sharper Partisanship – but Little Change in the Bottom Line

Tighter Gender Gap, Sharper Partisanship – but Little Change in the Bottom Line

William Thomas Cain/Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A tightening of the gender gap and a closer race among political independents mark trends among likely voters the past several days, but with no meaningful change to the bottom line in the eve…

Could Election Day Be Postponed After Superstorm?

Could Election Day Be Postponed After Superstorm?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Superstorm Sandy has given rise to suspensions in campaigning by both President Obama and GOP contender Mitt Romney, but could it actually delay Election Day?In theory, yes, but in all likelihood, no.The Constituti…

Obama Pauses Campaign in Sandy’s Wake

Obama Pauses Campaign in Sandy’s Wake

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — Exactly one week to Election Day, President Obama has benched Candidate Obama, hunkering down at the White House for a second straight day to monitor superstorm Sandy and the federal government re…

Romney, Obama Volunteers Campaign Through Sandy

Romney, Obama Volunteers Campaign Through Sandy

William Thomas Cain/Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and Mitt Romney may be canceling campaign events, but their volunteers in swing states are still going door-to-door and making phone calls during the final week before Electi…

Sandy Seems to Lean Toward Obama

Sandy Seems to Lean Toward Obama

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Maybe there is something to this superstorm Sandy being an “October surprise” after all.
How do you explain the phenomenon that more people with the first name “Sandy” are more likely to…

Gallup Still Has Romney Running Strong

Gallup Still Has Romney Running Strong

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Not even a powerful East Coast storm can stave off the momentum of Mitt Romney in Gallup’s daily tracking poll of likely voters.
On Monday, as the large portion of the country was battered by Hurrican…

‘Misleading’ Romney Ad on Jeeps Draws Obama Retort

‘Misleading’ Romney Ad on Jeeps Draws Obama Retort

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A TV ad from Republican nominee Mitt Romney has prompted spirited objections from independent fact-checkers and Democrats for suggesting, just days before the election, that automaker Chrysler is moving Jeep pr…

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