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Who's warring on women?

Who's warring on women?

05/10/12 05:21PM

A new ad from the pro-Romney Super PAC, Restore Our Future, launches a scathing attack on Democrats, essentially accusing them of hating Moms on Mother's Day. But as Republicans try to paint Democrats as the aggressors, the polls still show women aren't necessarily buying what Romney is selling. A new AP poll shows the President has a 15 point advantage among female voters. The same poll shows overall, President Obama leads Romney by 8 points. For more, check out today's segment on the re-ignited war on women: read more

Campaigning on Marriage

05/10/12 03:42PM

President Obama's position on same-sex marriage fully evolved on Wednesday, when he became the first sitting President to declare his support for marriage equality. Now, the President’s re-election campaign is trying to use the announcement to its political advantage. Shortly after the President made the news, he sent out an email soliciting donations from campaign supporters. Reports indicate that since then there has been a big uptick in fundraising. read more

NOW Today: President Obama, evolved

NOW Today: President Obama, evolved

05/10/12 06:45AM

So, the President made a little news yesterday.This morning we'll hear more from President Obama and his evolution on gay marriage. The consequences of what the President said yesterday are varied. Many believe it will provoke a flood of money from gay supporters, but it could also provoke support from donors opposed to gay marriage. Black voters, whose support of marriage equality is less than that of the general population, aren't likely to abandon the President, but it could affect their turnout at the polls.Make no mistake, what the President said yesterday involved political risk. read more

Trending NOW

05/10/12 06:35AM

Wow, these music charts haven't changed in a LONG time!Magid CPI: Americans divided as Obama endorses gay marriage; Rescuers discover bodies near Russian jet wreckage site; Justice Dept says they plan to sue Arizona sheriff Arpaio over alleged racial profiling Google: Obama; north carolina; vidal sassoonTwitter: Mother’s Day; Vidal Sassoon; GreeceYouTube Politics: Mitt Romney Versus Reality: Auto Recovery Edition ( (Hot 100): Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra; We Are Young - fun. read more

That was quick...

05/09/12 03:19PM

One day after sending out a late-night email endorsing the former Massachusetts Governor, Rick Santorum delivered a late-night bashing of Romney's health care program in Massachusetts. Speaking with Jay Leno on the Tonight Show, Santorum said Massachusetts has "the highest health care costs in the country." With supporters like this...Watch the clip below, and see the entire interview here. read more

NOW Today: Now we know why

05/09/12 07:09AM

Yesterday, President Obama's counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan dodged questions about the suspect being dubbed the new "underwear bomber."Now we know why.Today we've learned that the U.S. and its allies managed to insert an informant into the al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen - a remarkable feat. The would-be bomber eventually turned the explosive device to U.S. officials, as opposed to creating a threat aboard a passenger flight. American intelligence officials are apparently upset the story broke, saying it will compromise their efforts to continue to use covert tactics to protect Americans. read more

Trending NOW

05/09/12 06:48AM

Quite a bit of overlap across the board on the morning's trends.Magid CPI: Double agent stole al-Qaida bomb, delivered it to US; North Carolina's ban on gay marriage sparks cheers, jeers; Veteran Republican Senator Lugar soundly defeated Google: north carolina; lugar; double agentTwitter: North Carolina; Happy Hump Day; Josh HamiltonYouTube Politics: The Campaign - Political Ad (Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis) ( (Hot 100): Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra; We Are Young - fun. read more