October 23, 2012 There were 67.2 million viewers for the candidates' Oct. 3 faceoff and 65.6 for the debate on Oct. 16. One reason for the decline on Monday: Major League Baseball and the National Football League were also on the air Monday night.
October 23, 2012 The biggest "whopper" involved Mitt Romney's claim that President Obama went on an "apology tour." But the president is also getting some dings for stretching some truths.
October 18, 2012 Just as Sen. John McCain and soon-to-be President Obama did in 2008 — and other presidential contenders did before them — the candidates will be at a New York charity dinner tonight. They're expected to have fun, not fight.
October 16, 2012 From whether Obama did or didn't call the Benghazi attack an act of terror to the charge that Romney's companies pioneered outsourcing, fact checkers say the candidates stretched some truths during their debate Tuesday.
October 12, 2012 United Mine Workers officials suspect the Obama administration doesn't want to move forward on the new rules during the presidential campaign. The federal mine safety chief says the process takes time.
October 12, 2012 Malarkey is "meaningless talk, nonsense." Vice President Biden said that's what GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan was spreading. Where the word came from is a bit of a mystery.
October 12, 2012 The rise could spell good news for the economy if it means the crucial holiday shopping season will bring strong sales for retailers. It also might be an indicator of how voters will be feeling when they go to the polls.
October 11, 2012 There were some sketchy claims about health care, security at the U.S. Consulate in Libya, and other subjects. But early analyses aren't pointing to any huge whoppers.
October 11, 2012 The fact checkers will be up and running for tonight's vice presidential debate.
October 10, 2012 The former General Electric CEO joined others in raising questions about Friday's report and whether it might have been skewed to boost the president's campaign. Obama administration officials have rejected such talk. But Welch is still asking questions.