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Obama Taps Star Power for Campaign Cash in Final Stretch

Obama Taps Star Power for Campaign Cash in Final Stretch

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After a whirlwind month consumed by swing state campaigning and the Democratic National Convention, President Obama is back on the money trail next week for another round of star-studded New York City fundrais…

Clinton Blasts Right’s ‘Militant, Bitter, Anti-Government Strategy’

Clinton Blasts Right’s ‘Militant, Bitter, Anti-Government Strategy’

ABC News(UNIVERSITY PARK, Fla.) — At his first solo rally of the 2012 election campaign, former President Bill Clinton Tuesday night invoked the 9/11 anniversary to urge all Americans to register to vote and endorse President Obama’s vision for …

Paul Ryan Makes Ad Buy in His Congressional District

Paul Ryan Makes Ad Buy in His Congressional District

Win McNamee/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — GOP vice presidential nominee and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan has made an ad buy in the congressional district he currently represents, ABC News has confirmed.Ryan, who represents the state’s first congressiona…

Mitt Romney Talks God on the Campaign Trail

Mitt Romney Talks God on the Campaign Trail

Geoff Burke/Getty Images(MANSFIELD, Ohio) — With the party conventions in the rearview mirror and Election Day less than two months away, Mitt Romney has found God once again.At a campaign rally in Mansfield, Ohio, on Monday, Romney pledged that, if e…

Mitt Romney Vows God Will Stay in GOP Platform

Mitt Romney Vows God Will Stay in GOP Platform

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images(VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Making reference for the first time to the Democrats’ about-face on having the word “God” in their party’s platform, Mitt Romney said here on Saturday that if he is elected, God …

Obama Kicks Off Florida Bus Tour

Obama Kicks Off Florida Bus Tour

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — Mocking his opponents’ economic agenda, President Obama says Republicans are pushing tax cuts as the prescription to cure the ailing economy, “help you lose a few extra pounds,” and even “help your l…

Ann Romney Says Mitt Is Much Maligned, Emphasizes ‘Goodness of this Man’

Ann Romney Says Mitt Is Much Maligned, Emphasizes ‘Goodness of this Man’

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NASHUA, N.H.) — As night fell on a baseball stadium here in New Hampshire on Friday, Ann Romney rallied a crowd of thousands, hinting that with two months to go until the election, she’s already got her eye on an ina…

Paul Ryan Says Carter Years ‘The Good Old Days’

Paul Ryan Says Carter Years ‘The Good Old Days’

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(GREENVILLE, N.C.) — Paul Ryan on Monday compared the president to Jimmy Carter, using a line Democrats have been asked over the past two days, saying the country is not “better off” than four years ago and &ldquo…

Paul Ryan Says Carter Years ‘The Good Old Days’

Paul Ryan Says Carter Years ‘The Good Old Days’

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(GREENVILLE, N.C.) — Paul Ryan on Monday compared the president to Jimmy Carter, using a line Democrats have been asked over the past two days, saying the country is not “better off” than four years ago and &ldquo…

President Obama to Supporters: ‘Don’t Boo’ the RNC, ‘Vote’

President Obama to Supporters: ‘Don’t Boo’ the RNC, ‘Vote’

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages(FORT COLLINS, Colo.) — As Republicans began their first night of convention speakers, President Obama told supporters his opponents will put on an “entertaining” show in Tampa with lots of glitz, but litt…

Obama Campaign Uses Romney ‘Birther’ Joke to Raise Funds

Obama Campaign Uses Romney ‘Birther’ Joke to Raise Funds

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(CHICAGO) — The Obama campaign pounced on comments made by presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney in Commerce, Mich., Friday, in which he seemed to joke about the suggestion that President Obama wasn…

Odd Couple: Biden and Longoria to Bracket GOP Convention in Florida

Odd Couple: Biden and Longoria to Bracket GOP Convention in Florida

ABC/RON TOM(NEW YORK) — One’s a Hollywood star, the other the vice president of the United States, but they’re uniting next week in Florida to not only campaign for President Obama’s reelection, but also to attempt to steal some of t…

Obama Campaign Now Taking Your Donations Via Text

Obama Campaign Now Taking Your Donations Via Text

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — If you had any doubt that the smartphone was playing a bigger role than ever before in this election, this should do the trick. Thursday the Obama campaign announced that it will now accept campaign donations…

President Obama Shifts Aim to Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan Education Plan

President Obama Shifts Aim to Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan Education Plan

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — President Obama kicked off a two-day campaign swing through Ohio and Nevada Tuesday by shifting the focus of his attacks from Medicare and taxes to education, slamming the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan plan to cu…

Returning to His Alma Mater, Paul Ryan Goes on Offense on Medicare

Returning to His Alma Mater, Paul Ryan Goes on Offense on Medicare

Matt Sullivan/Getty Images(OXFORD, Ohio) — Paul Ryan had a second homecoming Wednesday, returning to his alma mater, Miami University, where he took on the issue of Medicare. The subject is one which Democrats are using to frighten senior voters in ho…

Caterer at Obama Iowa Event Wears Pro-Romney Shirt

Caterer at Obama Iowa Event Wears Pro-Romney Shirt

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(DAVENPORT, Iowa) — Ross Murty, the co-owner of the Village Corner Deli in Davenport, is a proud small-business owner who isn’t afraid to speak his mind.Serving up pulled pork, beans and cheesy potatoes for the press a…

At Close of Battleground Bus Tour, Romney Slams ‘Angry and Desperate’ Obama

At Close of Battleground Bus Tour, Romney Slams ‘Angry and Desperate’ Obama

Saul Loeb/AFP/J.D. Pooley/GettyImages(CHILLICOTHE, Ohio) — Closing out his four-day bus tour, Mitt Romney stood on the steps of the courthouse in Chillicothe, Ohio and ripped apart President Obama’s campaign strategy as one of the “diversions” that ha…

Debunked, ‘Disgusting’ Ad Tying Romney to Cancer Death Allegedly Airs ‘in Error’

Debunked, ‘Disgusting’ Ad Tying Romney to Cancer Death Allegedly Airs ‘in Error’

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A controversial TV ad tying Mitt Romney to a woman’s cancer death aired Tuesday for the first time in Ohio, allegedly in error, according to the pro-Obama super PAC that produced it.”Station error is all,”…

Obama Visits Iowa State Fair: Four More Beers!

Obama Visits Iowa State Fair: Four More Beers!

JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) — Hours after Rep. Paul Ryan received a rowdy reception at the State Fair, President Obama stopped by for pork on a stick, beer and the chance to reclaim some of the Iowa support that propelled him to the pr…

Mitt Romney Gets Back On the Bus

Mitt Romney Gets Back On the Bus

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesAnalysis By ABC News’ Michael Falcone and Amy Walter(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney embarks on a four-state, four-day bus tour Saturday morning that marks his most intense streak of retail campaigning since his previous bus trip…

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