October 4, 2012 It's likely the Bureau of Labor Statistics will say the jobless rate ticked higher and that job growth was slow again in September, economists say. The presidential campaigns will surely be discussing the numbers.
October 4, 2012 Since 1976, seven sitting presidents have agreed to debate their major challengers — and nearly all of them suffered for it. Three won re-election; three lost re-election. President Obama will be the tiebreaker.
October 4, 2012 Someone on the company's social media team posted an ugly message during Wednesday night's debate. The appliance maker's senior director has personally apologized. The person who wrote it "won't be tweeting for us anymore."
October 4, 2012 The verdict is in, and Mitt Romney has been declared the winner in last night's debate. Was it a case of style over substance?
October 4, 2012 President Obama came across as defensive and lackluster, while Romney sounded confident and may have begun a late-season pivot to the center. It may not be enough to erase Obama's polling lead, even in the short run, but Democrats will want to hone their messages for the debates to come.
October 4, 2012 President Obama did some truth-stretching as well, say the nonpartisan watchdogs who parse candidates' words.
October 4, 2012 In Virginia, the consensus of a small group of undecided voters was that Republican Mitt Romney won the debate, putting together a more "focused and sincere" performance," while President Obama "seemed to be struggling to make his point."