November 8, 2012 From full protection and full entourage, the losing presidential candidate quickly goes back to reality. When he returned home early Wednesday from his concession speech, GOP nominee Mitt Romney rode in the back seat of a car driven by his son. Secret Service agents were on their way elsewhere.
November 8, 2012 The president's campaign fine-tuned its appeal to a younger, less-white electorate and got its supporters to turn out in much larger numbers than Republicans had anticipated. Meanwhile, Mitt Romney was hurt by a lack of money at a critical moment.
November 7, 2012 Concerned that the White House and Congress won't be able to agree on how to avoid deep spending cuts and tax increases, many investors sold stocks.
November 5, 2012 Everybody's looking ahead and trying to figure out just when we'll know who won the White House. If the race is as tight as polls suggest, it could be a long night. But here's a key thing to know about a key swing state: Ohio's polls are set to close at 7:30 p.m. ET.
November 2, 2012 There were about 50,000 more jobs added to payrolls than economists expected. Also: September's growth was revised upward. This is the last major economic report before Election Day and is sure to be a hot topic on the campaign trail.
November 1, 2012 Both President Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, will be out stumping for votes today. The race for the White House, which was just about put on hold as Superstorm Sandy bore down on the East Coast and then roared ashore, is back on with just five days to go before Election Day.
October 31, 2012 A 4-year-old in Colorado snapped when she heard one too many NPR reports about the campaign. "I'm tired of Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney," she tearfully said. Watch the video.
October 25, 2012 The former secretary of state and retired general, a Republican, also endorsed then-Sen. Barack Obama's presidential bid in 2008. "I think we ought to keep on the track that we are on," he said on CBS This Morning.
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.