Barack Obama’s re-election effort once looked to be a tug-of-war between two powerful political forces: the magnetism of a charismatic incumbent vs. the drain of a slow economic recovery. But a month before Election Day, the …
–8 minutes. The first 2012 presidential debate is minutes away, so the threats have begun. The head of the debate commission, Frank Fahrenkopf, tells audience members that if they violate the no-clapping, no-applause rules, …
Tally up the recent polls in the Massachusetts Senate race and you’ll see that the incumbent is very popular. Tally up those same polls and you’ll also see that he’s losing. That is the beauty and the burden of being Scott Brown.
- The pundits will tell you who won Wednesday night’s presidential debate and you’ll probably listen.
- Romney wouldn’t revoke work permits issued to young undocumented immigrants by Obama.
- Crossroad be everywhere.
- Ohio guys who don’t get Romney.
- And a border agent has reportedly been killed in a shooting in Arizona.
You know the presidential campaign is getting serious when both candidates stop stabbing each other with sharpened Pinnochio noses long enough to speak directly to you, the voter. “If I could sit down with you in your living room or around the kitchen table,” Obama says in a new direct-to-camera ad, “here’s what I’d say”:
Before Mitt Romney set foot in Ohio for a two-day bus tour this week, his campaign was spinning the state of the presidential contest there. On a flight between Newark and Dayton on Tuesday, Romney political director Rich Beeson …
Mitt Romney released his tax returns for 2011 on Friday afternoon, reporting nearly $2 million in owed taxes on $13.7 million in income, a 14.1% effective rate. The returns showed that he gave a hefty $4 million to charity, but only claimed a deduction on a little more than half of that.