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
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
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
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
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
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined a request from Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted to get involved in the battle over early voting on the three days leading up to Election Day. The decision will make voting easier for hundreds of thousands of Ohioans. read more
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
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
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
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
The Romney campaign has been citing six studies as proof that the math in their tax plan adds up. But of those studies, one is a blog post from a former advisor to President George W. Bush, and another is a conservative think tank. Joan Walsh, editor... watch
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
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
Former president Clinton has been a strong advocate for the Obama campaign, but former president Bush has distance himself from the Romney campaign. Rev. Al Sharpton talks about the former president’s quiet life. watch