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Obama Says Debate Prep Is ‘Going Great’

Obama Says Debate Prep Is ‘Going Great’

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WILLIAMSBURG, Va.) — President Obama took a break from debate prep Sunday afternoon to make a surprise visit to his campaign office in Williamsburg, Va.“Hello everybody, hello!” the president said, according to…

Sen. Rob Portman: Romney ‘Probably’ Could Win Election Without Ohio

Sen. Rob Portman: Romney ‘Probably’ Could Win Election Without Ohio

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Speaking to ABC’s Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper Sunday morning on This Week, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney could “probably” win the White House without a victory in th…

Obama, Romney Take Time Off Trail for Debate Prep

Obama, Romney Take Time Off Trail for Debate Prep

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages(WILLIAMSBURG, Va.) — President Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney are taking time off the campaign trail to prep for Tuesday’s presidential debate, a sign of the importance of their second face-off, which comes just …

Romney Campaign Riding "Growing Crescendo of Enthusiasm"

Romney Campaign Riding "Growing Crescendo of Enthusiasm"

Jamie Sabau/Getty Images(LANCASTER, Ohio) — Days after Paul Ryan and Joe Biden’s first and only vice presidential debate, the top of the GOP ticket praised his running mate and noted a “growing crescendo of enthusiasm” across key bat…

‘Laughin’ Joe’ Steals the Show at Vice Presidential Debate

‘Laughin’ Joe’ Steals the Show at Vice Presidential Debate

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(DANVILLE, Ky.) — Big Bird has a new replacement, and his name is “Laughin’ Joe.”Vice President Joe Biden’s chuckles, sighs and interruptions during the first and only vice presidential debate with Rep. P…

Obama: Romney ‘Kidding’ About His ‘Severely Conservative’ Positions

Obama: Romney ‘Kidding’ About His ‘Severely Conservative’ Positions

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(MIAMI) — President Obama used the final fundraiser of his record-breaking campaign season Thursday night to cast Mitt Romney as an extreme conservative trying to reinvent himself as a moderate just weeks before the electio…

Who Won the Vice Presidential Debate? Depends Who You Ask

Who Won the Vice Presidential Debate? Depends Who You Ask

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(DANVILLE, Ky.) — Partisan Democrats had a lot to be happy about Thursday night’s vice presidential debate.  Vice President Joe Biden turned in an aggressive and energetic performance that they wished they’…

Obama to Attend ‘Final’ Campaign Fundraiser

Obama to Attend ‘Final’ Campaign Fundraiser

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama on Thursday will attend what has been billed as his “final finance event” of the 2012 campaign, closing out a record-shattering run both in total number of events and sums raised.W…

Paul Ryan Aide Expects ‘Irish Uncle’ Figure in Debate with Joe Biden

Paul Ryan Aide Expects ‘Irish Uncle’ Figure in Debate with Joe Biden

Joe Raedle/Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — Paul Ryan wrapped up last minute debate prep Wednesday at a Florida hotel replete with Sunshine State pastels and Mediterranean revival architecture — The Vinoy.  It would be his la…

Romney Trips Up on Abortion Rhetoric

Romney Trips Up on Abortion Rhetoric

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney promised Wednesday he would govern as a “pro-life president” less than 24 hours after telling an Iowa newspaper he saw “no legislation with regards to abortion that I’m familiar with that would bec…

Sarah Palin Won’t Rule Out a Future White House Run

Sarah Palin Won’t Rule Out a Future White House Run

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Sarah Palin played it cool Tuesday night, refusing to rule out a future run for the White House.“I’m not sure what the future holds… Que sera, sera,” she said with a smile when asked by cel…

Obama Says He Was ‘Just Too Polite’ at Debate

Obama Says He Was ‘Just Too Polite’ at Debate

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Conceding that he failed to deliver at last week’s debate, President Obama says he was “just too polite” and that voters should expect “a little more activity” next week in round t…

Veteran Debater Joe Biden Readies for Vice Presidential Debate

Veteran Debater Joe Biden Readies for Vice Presidential Debate

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — With 40 years of debating experience under his belt, Vice President Joe Biden hunkered down for several days of intensive preparation in his hometown of Wilmington, Del., this week ahead of his duel with Rep. Paul …

Michelle Obama Opens Up on Role in President’s Campaign

Michelle Obama Opens Up on Role in President’s Campaign

Hank Disselkamp/ABC News(WASHINGTON) — With 27 days to go — and on the heels of his lackluster debate performance — President Obama has enlisted all the help he can get on the campaign trail as he makes the final push to Election Day, including a se…

Battle of the Spouses: Ann Romney’s Up, But Michelle Obama Leads

Battle of the Spouses: Ann Romney’s Up, But Michelle Obama Leads

Larry Marano/WireImage/Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Ann Romney’s popularity has jumped since April as her national exposure has increased, but Michelle Obama maintains a clear advantage in the battle of the spouses — with both women…

Romney Says US Needs to Match Iran’s Influence in Syria

Romney Says US Needs to Match Iran’s Influence in Syria

J.D. Pooley/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney said Tuesday night he was prepared to work with Saudi Arabia and Turkey to facilitate the delivery of weapons to “moderate voices” within the Syrian resistance as a means of combating Iran&r…

Romney Says US Needs to Match Iran’s Influence in Syria

Romney Says US Needs to Match Iran’s Influence in Syria

J.D. Pooley/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney said Tuesday night he was prepared to work with Saudi Arabia and Turkey to facilitate the delivery of weapons to “moderate voices” within the Syrian resistance as a means of combating Iran&r…

Obama Campaign Claims of Being Outspent Don’t Add Up

Obama Campaign Claims of Being Outspent Don’t Add Up

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The pleas come with alarming regularity — sometimes from senior aides, others from Vice President Joe Biden and even from President Obama himself: Donate now or we’ll be outspent.But for all the alarm that t…

Romney Leads Chants of ‘Four More Weeks’ at Ohio Rally

Romney Leads Chants of ‘Four More Weeks’ at Ohio Rally

JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages(CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio) – Mitt Romney unveiled a new rallying cry Tuesday, getting a crowd of thousands in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, to begin chanting, “Four more weeks.” The candidate is hoping to garner the supp…

Romney Shifts to Center on Abortion Legislation Plans?

Romney Shifts to Center on Abortion Legislation Plans?

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Democrats and abortion rights activists have seized on Mitt Romney’s recent comment to the Des Moines Register that he would not pursue any new restrictions on abortion rights as president, an apparent…

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