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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…

Biden, Clinton Campaign in Ohio as Obama Monitors Hurricane Sandy

Biden, Clinton Campaign in Ohio as Obama Monitors Hurricane Sandy

John Moore/Getty Images(YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio) – While Hurricane Sandy punished the East Coast, Vice President Joe Biden and former President Bill Clinton stayed on the campaign trail Monday, speaking at the Covelli Center in Youngstown, Ohio Monday a…

Ryan Cancels Events, Tells Florida Voters to Keep Their Northern Neighbors in Their Prayers

Ryan Cancels Events, Tells Florida Voters to Keep Their Northern Neighbors in Their Prayers

Steve Pope/Getty Images(FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla.) — At his only event of the day Monday after the other two were canceled due to Hurricane Sandy, Paul Ryan began his rally in this storm-prone state asking the crowd of about 2,000 to send their, “p…

Hurricane Sandy Forces More Scheduling Changes for the Romney Campaign

Hurricane Sandy Forces More Scheduling Changes for the Romney Campaign

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(PENSACOLA, Fla.) — Mitt Romney’s planned three-stop tour of the swing state of Virginia Sunday was completely scrapped after predictions for Hurricane Sandy’s path continued to indicate that it would wreak havo…

Ryan Kicks Off Ohio Bus Tour, Delivers Final Argument to Critical State

Ryan Kicks Off Ohio Bus Tour, Delivers Final Argument to Critical State

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio) — Paul Ryan kicked off his two day, eight stop bus tour at a factory in New Philadelphia, Ohio on Saturday delivering his final argument to this critical state and telling Ohioans they “know the respons…

Paul Ryan Raising Cash in Red States

Paul Ryan Raising Cash in Red States

Win McNamee/Getty Images(HUNTSVILLE, Ala.) – Only 11 days before Election Day, why is Paul Ryan visiting solidly red states like Alabama, South Carolina and Georgia?It’s not for votes, but cash.Despite Thursday’s announcement that the…

Romney Delivers Closing Argument, Touts Big Change

Romney Delivers Closing Argument, Touts Big Change

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(AMES, Iowa) – Mitt Romney delivered a closing argument in Iowa Friday, repackaging his familiar talking points into a prepared speech that promoted his idea of a “big change” election.“This election …

Meat Loaf Endorses Mitt Romney in Rocker’s First Political Endorsement Ever

Meat Loaf Endorses Mitt Romney in Rocker’s First Political Endorsement Ever

EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images(DEFIANCE, Ohio) – Forget swing state newspapers and major politicians — Mitt Romney Thursday night received a premium endorsement that nobody was expecting when rock legend Meat Loaf took the stage in Ohio and th…

In Virginia, Ryan Pushes Hard, Targeting Voters Who Voted Obama in ’08

In Virginia, Ryan Pushes Hard, Targeting Voters Who Voted Obama in ’08

Alex Wong/Getty Images(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — A week and a half before Election Day, Paul Ryan told voters in the critical battleground state of Virginia they have two paths, urging supporters to bring former Barack Obama voters to the Romney ca…

President Obama Wraps Blitz With Air Force One Rally in Ohio

President Obama Wraps Blitz With Air Force One Rally in Ohio

TOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images(CLEVELAND) – After 37 hours, 6,500 flight miles and six grassroots rallies that drew tens of thousands of supporters, President Obama’s frenetic battleground-state blitz came to a close Thursday night with a r…

‘Horses and Bayonets’ Become Campaign Fodder in Battleground Virginia

‘Horses and Bayonets’ Become Campaign Fodder in Battleground Virginia

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — It started as a snarky comeback when President Obama knocked down Mitt Romney for arguing that the Navy is now smaller than any time since 1917 with the reminder that the military has fewer “horses and bayone…

President Obama Speaks to 26,000 Voters on Air Force One Calls

President Obama Speaks to 26,000 Voters on Air Force One Calls

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(LAS VEGAS) – President Obama addressed 16,000 supporters at a Denver rally Wednesday afternoon. But his campaign said two Obama conference calls from Air Force One later drew an even bigger – and arg…

Biden in Ohio Calls Romney ‘One Quackin’ Duck’

Biden in Ohio Calls Romney ‘One Quackin’ Duck’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(MARION, Ohio) – According to Vice President Joe Biden, there’s a whole lot of quackin’ going on. During a campaign stop at Marion Harding High School here, Biden used one of his mother’s old sayings when …

David Plouffe Calls Mitt Romney’s Momentum Claim a ‘Bluff’

David Plouffe Calls Mitt Romney’s Momentum Claim a ‘Bluff’

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(DENVER, Colo.) — President Obama’s campaign Wednesday shot down claims by the opposition that Mitt Romney is picking up momentum in key battleground states, saying the GOP nominee will have to “pull voters …

Mitt Romney Crisscrosses the Country Predicting a Victory in November

Mitt Romney Crisscrosses the Country Predicting a Victory in November

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa) — Landing his campaign plane just yards away from a hangar full of supporters in the Hawkeye State, a revved-up Mitt Romney predicted a win for himself on Election Day, now just 12 days away.“The …

Rep. Paul Ryan Talks Upward Mobility: ‘In This War on Poverty, Poverty Is Winning’

Rep. Paul Ryan Talks Upward Mobility: ‘In This War on Poverty, Poverty Is Winning’

SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(CLEVELAND) – Paul Ryan said Wednesday that the Republican presidential ticket will do more to help the poor in this country, declaring, “In this war on poverty, poverty is winning,” and calling for a shift fr…

Obama Hits Romney for Not Mentioning Vets at Debate

Obama Hits Romney for Not Mentioning Vets at Debate

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(DAYTON, Ohio) — President Obama twice chastised Mitt Romney on the trail Tuesday for failing to mention veterans in Monday night’s debate, in a further attempt to drive a wedge between Romney and supporters of the m…

Obama Hits Romney for Not Mentioning Vets at Debate

Obama Hits Romney for Not Mentioning Vets at Debate

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(DAYTON, Ohio) — President Obama twice chastised Mitt Romney on the trail Tuesday for failing to mention veterans in Monday night’s debate, in a further attempt to drive a wedge between Romney and supporters of the m…

Obama Hits Romney for Not Mentioning Vets at Debate

Obama Hits Romney for Not Mentioning Vets at Debate

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(DAYTON, Ohio) — President Obama twice chastised Mitt Romney on the trail Tuesday for failing to mention veterans in Monday night’s debate, in a further attempt to drive a wedge between Romney and supporters of the m…

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