June 29, 2012 The commercial uses the Washington Post and Hillary Clinton circa 2008 to attack President Obama and his campaign for dishonesty. They're not exactly the usual suspects in Republican ads.
Susan Clark (left) argues with another protester about the Affordable Care Act outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday.
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June 29, 2012 Figuring out who benefits most politically from Thursday's Supreme Court decision that upheld the constitutionality of President Obama's health care overhaul seems to be today's toughest assignment.
June 27, 2012 One poll shows that Latino support for Obama grew to a 40-percentage-point lead nationwide. Another finds a 16-point jump across five key battleground states.
June 27, 2012 Mitt Romney's campaign got no satisfaction from The Washington Post. The newspaper refused to retract a piece that tied the Republican presidential candidate to the outsourcing of U.S. jobs overseas when he ran Bain Capital.
June 26, 2012 If you're Mitt Romney, how do you defend against the "outsourcing" attacks by President Obama's campaign? You accuse the president of being the true outsourcer of U.S. jobs.
June 25, 2012 Political analysts say that President Obama is most likely to reap political benefits from the Supreme Court decision striking down three of four provisions of Arizona's immigration enforcement law.
President Obama returned a young fan's salute at the conference of the National Association of Latino Elected Officials in Orlando, Fla.
June 22, 2012 If the president looked confident of his audience's support Friday, he had every right to be. Polls showed him enjoying a large lead over Mitt Romney even before Obama's action to stop deportations of some young illegal immigrants.
June 22, 2012 Bloomberg set off something of a firestorm with a poll that found President Obama leading Mitt Romney by 13 points, when most polls show the race much tighter. Now, the pollster is offering a point-by-point explanation.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney gives a young supporter a boost at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials conference in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday.
June 21, 2012 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney gets a tepid reception at a gathering of Latino leaders, but says Obama is taking their vote for granted.
June 19, 2012 On Capitol Hill Tuesday, Sen. Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican and the Senate minority leader, told reporters he would let the all-but-official Republican presidential nominee first announce a position on Obama's decision before offering his own position publicly.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney makes a pie shell with store owner Linda Hundt during a campaign stop Tuesday in DeWitt, Mich.
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June 19, 2012 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigned Tuesday in his home state of Michigan, avoiding big cities and staying in places friendly to the GOP. Romney seemed to be using each stop on his five-day tour to hone his attacks and his humor.
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President Obama talks about his decision to stop deporting some young immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children.
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June 19, 2012 A Bloomberg News poll found 64 percent of voters agreeing with Obama's decision to order a stop, for now, to deportation efforts against young immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally as children.
Supporters of President Obama's announcement on immigration policy rally outside the White House Friday.
June 15, 2012 Both sides say President Obama's decision to stop deporting young, otherwise law-abiding illegal immigrants could have an affect on the general election. Republican Mitt Romney called it a weak "short-term" approach to a big problem, but did not say he'd reverse the directive if elected.
June 14, 2012 There was meaning in the places President Obama and Mitt Romney chose for their dueling speeches on Thursday. The president was at a community college in heavily Democratic Cleveland. The Republican visited a small business in Cincinnati, a G.O.P. stronghold.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on the left. President Obama on the right.
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June 14, 2012 Both men used speeches in Ohio this afternoon to again lay out their agendas — and to take some shots at the other guy's ideas.
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