Election 2012

President Obama is pushing to win undecided female voters. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Ad: ‘Women Need To Know The Real Mitt Romney’

VIENNA, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama has been wearing a pink wristband in recognition of breast cancer awareness month and his challenger, Mitt Romney, donned a pink ribbon on his shirt during a factory […]


Karl Rove's ad campaign is looking to splurge $11 million on a "Sack It" proposal against Barack Obama. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Karl Rove Group To Spend $11M On ‘Sack It’ GOP Ad Campaign

A Republican-leaning independent group supporting Mitt Romney’s presidential bid is spending $11.1 million on new television ads aimed at women.


File photo of Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Jobs Report Boosts Obama; Romney Not Impressed

Mitt Romney was still celebrating his widely praised debate performance when the campaign lurched in a different direction.


Debate moderator Jim Lehrer (C) speaks to Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues:  the economy, health care, and the role of government.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama, Romney Clash On Economy In First Debate

Primed for a showdown, President Barack Obama accused Republican rival Mitt Romney in campaign debate Wednesday night of wanting to “double down on the top-down policies” that led to a devastating economic downturn four years ago. Countered the challenger: “That’s not what I’m going to do.”


Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

As Race Stands, Obama Within Reach Of Second Term

Five weeks to Election Day, President Barack Obama is within reach of the 270 electoral votes needed to win a second term. Republican Mitt Romney’s path to victory is narrowing.


Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets supporters after speaking at a campaign rally in Irwin, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Romney Says Pa. Win Would Be A ‘Shock’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigned Friday on an uphill battle for Pennsylvania, acknowledging it would be a “shock” if he were able to overcome President Barack Obama’s lead in the state.


President Obama made a rebuttal to Mitt Romney that government can not be blamed for every problem, nor can it solve every problem. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Obama To Romney: Government Cannot Solve And Cause Every Problem

President Barack Obama counters rival Mitt Romney by declaring that government can’t solve every problem but is not the source of every problem.


Mitt Romney Speaks On Supreme Court Decision On Affordable Care Act

GOP Critics Pushing Romney For More Concrete Policy Proposals

The party’s presidential nominee plans to spend more time talking about his policy proposals in the coming weeks — a tacit acknowledgment that it will take more than criticizing President Barack Obama on the economy to win in November.


File photo of former Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Rick Santorum. (Photo by MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/GettyImages)

Santorum: ‘We Will Never Have The Elite, Smart People On Our Side’

While speaking at this past weekend’s Values Voter Summit held in Washington, D.C., former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum told the crowd they would never have smart people siding with them politically.


President Obama is at odds with many in the African-American clergy. (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Complicated Relationship Between Obama And African-American Clergy

Some black clergy see no good presidential choice between a Mormon candidate and one who supports gay marriage, so they are telling their flocks to stay home on Election Day. That’s a worrisome message for the nation’s first African-American president, who can’t afford to lose any voters from his base in a tight race.