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President Obama and Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Are ‘Not Impressed’

President Obama and Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Are ‘Not Impressed’

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — The gold medalists from the women’s 2012 U.S. Olympic gymnastics team met with President Barack Obama on Thursday. Obama jokingly mimicked gymnast McKayla Maroney’s “not impresse…

Four Days After Election, Obama Wins in Florida

Four Days After Election, Obama Wins in Florida

Kevin Winter/NBCUniversal/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Four days have passed since President Barack Obama took enough of the electoral college to secure a second term and Florida has still not quite counted 100 percent of its ballots. But with the last …

President Obama, Bill Clinton Unite On 2012 Trail For First Time

President Obama, Bill Clinton Unite On 2012 Trail For First Time

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Barack Obama-Bill Clinton “bromance” was on full display Saturday night in battleground Virginia as both men united in public for the first time on the 2012 campaign trail.Clinton, who has be…

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…

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…

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…

New Jersey Gov. Christie Praises Obama for Sandy Response

New Jersey Gov. Christie Praises Obama for Sandy Response

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — One of Mitt Romney’s biggest supporters, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, had nothing but praise for President Barack Obama on Tuesday, as his state prepares to rebuild from the damage caused by Hurrican…

“Girls” Dunham Stars in Suggestive “First Time” Obama Ad

“Girls” Dunham Stars in Suggestive “First Time” Obama Ad

BarackObama.com/YouTube(WASHINGTON) — Girls creator Lena Dunham is starring in an ad for President Obama that is almost as risque as her TV show.In the spot released on Thursday, Dunham, 26, declares that her “first time” was with Obama. V…

Presidential Victory Without Majority Could Mean Calls for Reform

Presidential Victory Without Majority Could Mean Calls for Reform

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — You don’t have to go too far into fantasy land to envision a scenario in which President Obama loses the popular vote, but wins the electoral vote. Mitt Romney has gained ground in some national preference pol…

Paul Ryan Slams President on Energy Policy

Paul Ryan Slams President on Energy Policy

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call(MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa.) — For the first time in two months, Paul Ryan stumped in Pennsylvania, landing in this town just outside of Pittsburgh, and rallying a crowd of several hundred on the tarmac.The GOP vice presidential nomin…

Obamas Cast Ballots Early, a Presidential First

Obamas Cast Ballots Early, a Presidential First

ABC/Donna Svennevik(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will both cast their ballots for the 2012 election early, the couple announced on Monday on Twitter.The announcement means Mr. Obama will become the first presidential can…

Obamas Celebrate 20th Anniversary With Night Out

Obamas Celebrate 20th Anniversary With Night Out

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — The president and first lady celebrated a delayed 20th wedding anniversary this weekend. Dining in Georgetown Saturday evening, the first couple commemorated the occasion at the urban chic Bourbon…

Obama, Democrats Report Raising Record-Smashing $181 Million in September

Obama, Democrats Report Raising Record-Smashing $181 Million in September

Shahar Azran/WireImage/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Obama Campaign and Democrats report raising a whopping $181 million in September – more money than any presidential campaign has ever raised in a single month.The announcement came Saturday m…

Can the Debates Turn Around Romney’s Fortunes?

Can the Debates Turn Around Romney’s Fortunes?

Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — With just one week to go until the first presidential debate, both sides are already deep into spin mode. Both want to set a low bar for their own candidate to be able to clear, while setting ex…

Obama and Romney Duel in Ohio

Obama and Romney Duel in Ohio

William Thomas Cain/Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — One week before they meet face-to-face for the first time on a debate stage, President Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will hold a split-screen duel in battleground Ohi…

Obama Makes Rare Campaign Stop in Wisconsin

Obama Makes Rare Campaign Stop in Wisconsin

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — It’s been 220 days since President Obama last visited Wisconsin. He avoided involvement in the state’s high-stakes gubernatorial recall earlier this year, has not campaigned for re-election here, an…

Poll: 1 Out of 5 Registered Voters Are Persuadable

Poll: 1 Out of 5 Registered Voters Are Persuadable

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Slightly more than a fifth of registered voters remain persuadable in their preferences for president, little changed from before the party conventions — and a continued sign that the 2012 election retains the potent…

President Obama, First Lady to Appear Together on “The View”

President Obama, First Lady to Appear Together on “The View”

Annie Leibovitz/Released by White House Photo Office(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will appear on ABC’s The View Tuesday for their first joint interview on the daytime TV talk circuit, the show’s producers ann…

Obama Ad: Romney Hurts Middle-Class Moms

Obama Ad: Romney Hurts Middle-Class Moms

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A new ad from President Obama’s campaign paints Mitt Romney as unsympathetic to the middle class–this time, to mothers in particular.The ad claims middle-class moms could get squeezed by Mitt Romne…

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