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Past political punches prove Obama can fight

Past political punches prove Obama can fight

10/16/12 08:00PM

After his first debate with Mitt Romney, critics complained that President Obama was “too polite”. The president has shown he can pack a political punch in the past, but how aggressive will he be? Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Chairwoman of the DNC,... watch

Ryan uses soup kitchen as photo op

Ryan uses soup kitchen as photo op

10/16/12 08:00PM

Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan stopped at a soup kitchen in Ohio for photo op that didn’t go as planned. Ryan showed up after breakfast was over, and according to volunteers, washed the dirty dishes that had been left specifically for him. Ezra... watch

What does Obama need to win debate?

What does Obama need to win debate?

10/16/12 08:00PM

President Obama and Mitt Romney will face off in their second debate. After a lackluster performance at the first debate, what does Obama need to do to win? Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean talks with Rev. Al Sharpton about what to expect from the... watch

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Report: Obama will attack Romney on flip-flopping and abortion

10/16/12 07:18PM

President Obama is in attack mode. The commander-in-chief will go on offense and call Mitt Romney out over his abortion stance during Tuesday night's presidential debate, NBC's Kristen Welker reports, citing sources close to the campaign. Obama also will argue that Romney misrepresented his views during the first debate, when he portrayed himself as a moderate, according to the report. read more

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at a town hall meeting in New Hampshire. (Photo: AP/Jim Cole)

Why the town hall debate might be trickier for Romney

10/16/12 05:15PM

Regardless of how the candidates perform at Tuesday night's second presidential debate, the Hofstra University event in Hempstead, New York, will be different from the first face-off in at least one way: style. This will not be the loosely moderated Jim Lehrer affair we saw two weeks ago. This will be a town hall style debate, and questions will come from the people—specifically residents of  Long Island's Nassau County who were randomly chosen by Gallup. read more

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama wave to the audience during the first presidential debate. (Photo: AP/Charlie Neibergall)

Poll: who will win tonight?

10/16/12 12:23PM

The 2nd match-up between Pres. Obama and Mitt Romney at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. is important for both candidates. Romney has been inching closer to Obama in the polls almost every day since their first debate and both candidates have something to prove tonight. read more

Racist campaign t-shirt symptom of larger...

Racist campaign t-shirt symptom of larger problem

10/15/12 08:00PM

A photo of a man wearing a t-shirt saying “put the white back in the White House” while at a Romney rally is causing a stir. The Romney campaign was quick to denounce the shirt, but the attitude points to a political climate that accuses the president... watch

Koch brothers send anti-Obama mail to...

Koch brothers send anti-Obama mail to employees

10/15/12 08:00PM

The Koch brothers have sent a list of preferred candidates and anti-Obama editorials to some of their employees that claims employees will suffer if the preferred candidates don’t win. The Koch brothers aren’t the only employers trying to strong-arm... watch

Economic talking points tripping up GOP

Economic talking points tripping up GOP

10/15/12 08:00PM

As the economy improves, the Romney campaign is struggling with their claim that President Obama made the economy worse. Most of Romney’s candidacy has been based on the idea that he is the one qualified to improve the economy. Former Washington Post... watch

FOX cries foul on truth troubles

FOX cries foul on truth troubles

10/15/12 08:00PM

Since last week’s debate, many have called out Mitt Romney for his less-than-truthful statements. FOX News brought out Rep. Joe Wilson, who became famous for yelling “you lie” at President Obama in Romney’s defense. Rev. Al Sharpton explains. watch

Voter intimidation billboards appearing in...

Voter intimidation billboards appearing in Ohio, WI

10/15/12 08:00PM

In an election where early voting could decide the election, more forms of voter intimidation are appearing. Billboards claiming voter fraud is a crime are appearing in African-American and Hispanic neighborhoods in Ohio and Wisconsin. Ohio State... watch

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