September 26, 2012 President Obama's new ad uses anticipatory guilt to try to get young voters who might not be as excited as they were four years ago to vote. Meanwhile, Republican Mitt Romney's new ad is born of the now-infamous video in which he is seen talking about the "47 percent."
September 26, 2012 Nevada political scientist Eric Herzik, who twice voted for Romney in caucuses, told NPR's Don Gonyea that Mitt Romney isn't doing as well in the state as might have been expected, despite Nevada's nation-leading unemployment rate. He's failed to personally connect with voters and hasn't given enough details about his economic proposals, Herzik says.
September 25, 2012 President Obama and Mitt Romney took very different approaches in their speeches at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York. Obama focused on the scourge of human trafficking, while Romney proposed tying U.S. foreign aid to job creation and economic reforms in recipient nations.
September 25, 2012 It must be called by its true name, Obama says: "modern slavery." He's announcing several new initiatives aimed at battling it.
September 25, 2012 President Obama this morning addressed the opening session of the United Nations General Assembly. His message: slain Ambassador Chris Stevens and others who build bridges, "not his killers," are the hope for the future.
September 25, 2012 Helping people in the Middle East and elsewhere to find work "transforms minds from fantasy and fanaticism to reality and grounding," the GOP presidential nominee said.
September 25, 2012 The president addresses the U.N. General Assembly today. He and Republican opponent Mitt Romney will also be speaking to the Clinton Global Initiative.
September 24, 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney tried to raise doubts about President Obama's handling of foreign policy. The Obama campaign responded by accusing Romney of trying to politically exploit the deaths of four Americans in Libya.
September 24, 2012 The first official presidential debate isn't until Oct. 3 in Denver. But interviews on CBS offered a sense of what the tone may be like next week.
September 21, 2012 President Obama demonstrated that he intends to cut Republican challenger Mitt Romney no slack for his "47 percent" comment. He told AARP members that "Medicare and Social Security are not handouts." Meanwhile, Rep. Paul Ryan said critics of the Republican ticket's proposals are misleading seniors.
September 20, 2012 A Univision interviewer asked President Obama if it wasn't true that he had broken his campaign pledge to introduce a comprehensive immigration reform package early in his presidency. That was a place Obama wasn't willing to go.
September 19, 2012 The GOP presidential nominee was asked about his remarks about the "47 percent" of voters who support Obama. His answer showed that his approach to the issue continues to evolve. Romney also articulated his position on the economy and immigration.
September 18, 2012 The punching and counterpunching between the presidential campaigns over Mitt Romney's remarks about President Obama's supporters continued Tuesday. Romney and other Republicans tried to change the subject by citing a 1998 video in which Obama, then an Illinois legislator, talked positively about "redistribution."
September 18, 2012 While there are similarities between Mitt Romney's remarks in 2012 and President Obama's in 2008 — both meant to explain to donors why some voters are cold to them — there are profound differences, as well.