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Hurricane Sandy Wallops Obama, Romney Campaign Plans

Hurricane Sandy Wallops Obama, Romney Campaign Plans

William Thomas Cain/Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(ORLANDO, Fla.) — With eight days to the election and the race locked in a dead heat, Hurricane Sandy has forced President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney to abruptly change the course of their ca…

Poll: Romney Maintains Slight Lead over Obama

Poll: Romney Maintains Slight Lead over Obama

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages(NEW YORK) — As it enters its frenetic final week, the presidential race is drawing more close attention than any such contest in 28 years, a testament to a campaign that has been the closest by some measures in pre-electi…

Poll: Romney Maintains Slight Lead over Obama

Poll: Romney Maintains Slight Lead over Obama

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages(NEW YORK) — As it enters its frenetic final week, the presidential race is drawing more close attention than any such contest in 28 years, a testament to a campaign that has been the closest by some measures in pre-electi…

Biden Questions if Romney Would Stand Up to Tea Party, Congress

Biden Questions if Romney Would Stand Up to Tea Party, Congress

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Shortly after landing in Ohio Sunday evening, Vice President Joe Biden met with volunteers at a local Ohio field office and questioned whether Mitt Romney would be able to stand up to the Tea Party or GOP-cont…

Biden Questions if Romney Would Stand Up to Tea Party, Congress

Biden Questions if Romney Would Stand Up to Tea Party, Congress

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Shortly after landing in Ohio Sunday evening, Vice President Joe Biden met with volunteers at a local Ohio field office and questioned whether Mitt Romney would be able to stand up to the Tea Party or GOP-cont…

In Ohio, Romney Urges Supporters to Persuade Democrats

In Ohio, Romney Urges Supporters to Persuade Democrats

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(MARION, Ohio) — Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan wrapped up a three-stop bus tour of the Northwestern part of Ohio on Sunday, striking a bipartisan tone with the top of the ticket urging the crowd to talk to their friends who may…

In Ohio, Romney Urges Supporters to Persuade Democrats

In Ohio, Romney Urges Supporters to Persuade Democrats

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(MARION, Ohio) — Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan wrapped up a three-stop bus tour of the Northwestern part of Ohio on Sunday, striking a bipartisan tone with the top of the ticket urging the crowd to talk to their friends who may…

Biden: Safety, Not Campaign, Tops as Storm Approaches

Biden: Safety, Not Campaign, Tops as Storm Approaches

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — Vice President Joe Biden modified his campaign schedule mid-trip Sunday as many battleground states along the East Coast brace for the impact of Hurricane Sandy. With less than two hours in Manchester, N.H.,…

Biden: Safety, Not Campaign, Tops as Storm Approaches

Biden: Safety, Not Campaign, Tops as Storm Approaches

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — Vice President Joe Biden modified his campaign schedule mid-trip Sunday as many battleground states along the East Coast brace for the impact of Hurricane Sandy. With less than two hours in Manchester, N.H.,…

Romney Camp Eyes Sandy as Storm Garners Voters’ Attention

Romney Camp Eyes Sandy as Storm Garners Voters’ Attention

J.D. Pooley/Getty Images(CELINA, Ohio) — One of Mitt Romney’s senior advisers said on Sunday that despite impending wall-to-wall news coverage dedicated to Hurricane Sandy, he feels confident that voters in the key swing states in the region hav…

Romney Camp Eyes Sandy as Storm Garners Voters’ Attention

Romney Camp Eyes Sandy as Storm Garners Voters’ Attention

J.D. Pooley/Getty Images(CELINA, Ohio) — One of Mitt Romney’s senior advisers said on Sunday that despite impending wall-to-wall news coverage dedicated to Hurricane Sandy, he feels confident that voters in the key swing states in the region hav…

A Snapshot of Early Voting in Seven Battleground States

A Snapshot of Early Voting in Seven Battleground States

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — In 2008, about 30 percent of the national vote was cast via early or absentee ballots.  This year, the expectation is that about 40 percent of Americans will cast a vote early, observers said.“The big pi…

Paul Ryan Still Spending Millions to Keep Congressional Seat

Paul Ryan Still Spending Millions to Keep Congressional Seat

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Paul Ryan is spending millions on ads in Wisconsin, but it’s not to help get the GOP ticket to the White House — it’s to keep his congressional seat.The GOP vice presidential nominee i…

Romney Nets $111.8 Million Post-Debates

Romney Nets $111.8 Million Post-Debates

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) — Mitt Romney has raised $111.8 million in the first half of October, a campaign aide said on Thursday.“BOOM: In first half of October alone, @mittromney effort raised $111.8 million,” spokeswoman A…

Colin Powell Endorses President Obama

Colin Powell Endorses President Obama

ABC/Donna Svennevik(NEW YORK) — Former Secretary of State Colin Powell has backed President Obama for a second term in the White House.“I voted for him in 2008, and I plan to stick with him in 2012,” Powell said Thursday morning on CBS.The…

Colin Powell Endorses President Obama

Colin Powell Endorses President Obama

ABC/Donna Svennevik(NEW YORK) — Former Secretary of State Colin Powell has backed President Obama for a second term in the White House.“I voted for him in 2008, and I plan to stick with him in 2012,” Powell said Thursday morning on CBS.The…

Obama Does Vegas with Katy Perry and Trip to Bellagio

Obama Does Vegas with Katy Perry and Trip to Bellagio

John Gurzinski/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) — Pop star Katy Perry and 13,000 Nevadans rocked together for President Obama under the stars at a midnight rally Wednesday in Las Vegas to close out the first day of Obama’s whirlwind two-day campaign blit…

Romney OK with Request for 1991 Testimony

Romney OK with Request for 1991 Testimony

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — For the third straight year, Gloria Allred is representing a woman claiming to have bombshell information she says will affect a political race.Allred went to court in Boston Tuesday to support the Boston Globe&…

Romney OK with Request for 1991 Testimony

Romney OK with Request for 1991 Testimony

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — For the third straight year, Gloria Allred is representing a woman claiming to have bombshell information she says will affect a political race.Allred went to court in Boston Tuesday to support the Boston Globe&…

Romney Says Obama’s Campaign Has Been Diminished by Debates

Romney Says Obama’s Campaign Has Been Diminished by Debates

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(RENO, Nev.) — Returning to Nevada for the second day in a row Wednesday, Mitt Romney declared that the four debates that concluded on Tuesday have “diminished” the president’s campaign.“You know the…

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