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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…

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…

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…

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 …

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…

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