There have been reports of ties between Mitt Romney’s family and some voting machines being used in the election. While there is a connection, Rev. Al Sharpton explains that Tagg Romney’s company is pretty far removed from the voting machines, but... watch
President Obama cast his ballot Thursday and joined millions of Americans who have already voted. So far the president leads I early voting, and it was key to his success in 2008 as well. Former Democratic elections officials Dennis Lieberman and Tom... watch
The Romney campaign is working on recreating Mr. Romney’s image as that of a winner, in hopes that it will help him win the race. Yet more journalists are calling the campaign’s bluff on their momentum. MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki and Democratic Strategist... watch
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell threw his support behind President Obama for the second time. Powell explained why he supports the president and his concerns about Mitt Romney. Ryan Grim of the Huffington Post and Erin McPike of Real Clear... watch
The controversy surrounding Senate candidate Richard Mourdock’s statement about rape is threatening to catch up with Mitt Romney, who is ducking questions about the comments on the campaign trail. Can he continue to hide his own extreme views? Michelle... watch
President Obama made history today, becoming the first sitting president to cast a ballot before Election Day. On the campaign trail before casting his vote, he praised early voting as a "great option" for people who "lead very busy lives."
He encouraged supporters to vote early in a video he recorded just before leaving for Chicago to cast that ballot.
The president joined more than 7.5 million Americans who have already voted either in person or by mail, including his wife. The first lady cast her ballot early by mail last week. read more
For days, Donald Trump has been hyping an announcement he promised would shake up the presidential election. Instead, Trump offered President Obama 5 million dollars to the charity of his choice if he provides his passport application, college records... watch
President Obama is on a whirlwind tour around the country as the end of the campaign nears, in hopes of keeping his numbers up. The president currently leads in the polls and is ahead but as much as 5 points in Ohio, yet the Romney campaign claims they... watch
The Republican party has been taken over by the more radical views of the far right, and the Romney campaign is trying to distance their candidate from the fringe. Is it too late to convince voters that Romney has left his “severely conservative” views... watch
Just 13 days to go until election day, and millions of Americans have already cast their ballot. Rev. Al Sharpton takes a look at the early numbers, and what they mean for the race going forward. watch
With just under two weeks until the election, anonymous donors and super PACs are pulling out all the stops to flood swing states with often crude incendiary anti-Obama material.
Billboards, free DVDs in the mail, and of course, TV commercials are all pushing the false conspiracy theory that Obama is a Muslim and has been hiding the true story of his birth. read more
The big time Romney-supporter and birther conspiracy enthusiast Donald Trump finally revealed the "big announcement" he'd been hyping all week this morning. After waxing on with the beloved right-wing talking point that our 44th president has not been properly vetted, he gave Pres. Obama an offer that according to Trump the president "can't refuse," announcing he will give $5 million to the charity of Pres. Obama's choice if the president releases his college transcripts and applications.
It has a lot of folks wondering if Trump understands the meaning of the phrase "October Surprise." read more
November 6th is 13 days away, but for more than one million Americans, Election Day was Tuesday the 23rd.
According to data provided by the George Mason University Elections project, more than 6.4 million Americans have cast ballots across the country, and that's up from 5.1 million Tuesday afternoon.
These are big numbers. Check out some of the swing-state highlights:
More than 800,000 voters have cast ballots in Ohio.
With only 14 days until election day, it has become even clearer that Ohio voters are probably going to be deciding whether Mitt Romney gets to move into the White House, or President Obama gets to stick around for another four years.
Nate Silver of the New York Times FiveThirtyEight blog posted this map of "Tipping Point States" this morning: read more