The Swing State Project
President Obama is on a two-day Virginia campaign swing, the airwaves are awash in campaign ads, and there's a veritable who-has-more-campaign-offices arms race under way. It's a situation that astounds lifelong Virginians. Says one political analyst: "It's almost the new Ohio."
February 25, 2012 The politics of the federal government's auto intervention will factor heavily in the presidential race, but no more so than in Michigan, which holds its Republican primary Tuesday. We traveled to the manufacturing city of Jackson, Mich., to assess changing political sentiments in this swing state.
February 3, 2012 The brutal recession has racked Nevada, where soaring unemployment and foreclosure numbers tell the story the state's misery. But its importance as a swing state has only been enhanced in the four years since it picked Democrat Barack Obama over Republican John McCain.
January 24, 2012 As the Republican primary race pivots to the Sunshine State and President Obama prepares to address the nation, we headed out along Florida's Interstate 4 corridor and spoke to voters in the swingingest part of a swing state. "We don't see the light at the end of the tunnel," one man said.