Mitt Romney told Ohio voters Thursday his candidacy offered "big change" as he sought to shore up support and encourage turnout in the crucial swing state.
Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode have no chance of winning the November 6 presidential election, but the two "third party" candidates could have a major impact on who does. Together, Johnson of the Libertarian Party and Goode of the Constitution Party are in position to siphon off a few thousand votes from Republican challenger Mitt Romney in some of the handful of battleground states considered still up for grabs that will decide the winner.
The nation's first black president could be in danger of becoming a "one-termer" if he can't convince enough white voters that he deserves another four years in the Oval Office. For weeks, he's hovered around 40% of white voter support - a level that Democratic presidential candidates have struggled with in the recent past and one that analysts believe Barack Obama must maintain in order to win. At the same time, he has to encourage minority voters to go to the polls and capture 80% of their support.
The voting population of Latinos has exploded to the point where Latinos will not only be a decisive force in the presidential election, but will likely affect the outcome of political contests from school boards and statehouses to Congress, according a new report by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.
A new poll released Thursday shows a majority of debate watchers believe President Barack Obama won the third and final presidential debate over Republican nominee Mitt Romney. The Gallup poll, taken entirely after the last debate focused on foreign policy and held in Boca Raton, Florida, indicated 56% of debate watchers thought Obama did a better job while 33% thought Romney won.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said Thursday he's endorsing President Barack Obama for a second time.
The Washington Post announced in an editorial Thursday their endorsement of President Barack Obama.
Republican nominee Mitt Romney has received an endorsement from a newspaper in the heart of the auto bailout. The Detroit News, a conservative-leaning paper, announced their endorsement of Romney in an editorial Thursday. The newspaper recommended Republican Sen. John McCain in 2008.
In an election that has produced new phrases like Romnesia and Obamaloney, President Barack Obama has a new one for his Republican challenger that didn't require any literary creativity: "bulls**ter."
A Massachusetts judge on Thursday unsealed testimony by Mitt Romney in a lawsuit linked to a colleague's contentious divorce battle more than 20 years ago.
The Republican National Committee brought in nearly $20 million in the first half of the October and is buying more ad time in Wisconsin, RNC chairman Reince Priebus said Thursday.
Police in Arlington County, Virginia said Thursday they will start a criminal investigation of "election offense allegations" involving the son of Democratic Rep. Jim Moran.
Romney, let's not quickly indict Ahmadinejad, says William Burke-White, a professor of law and deputy dean at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.