Ann Romney had only to 'humanize' her husband in her GOP convention speech. As first lady, Michelle Obama has a much harder task, and heartwarming stories may not be enough.
Mitt Romney says Senate majority leader Harry Reid should 'put up or shut up' in response to Reid's accusations that he didn't pay taxes for 10 years. Will lines like that help him win over voters?
Both the Romney and Obama campaigns have unveiled new smart-phone apps, highlighting the growing importance of mobile devices in political communication. But are they dumbing it down, too?
The disclosure raises more questions about Mitt Romney's complicated financial holdings – and may renew pressure on him to release more of his tax returns.
Mitt Romney should be capitalizing on gloomy economic news. But he keeps putting his foot in his mouth.
President Obama is defying political gravity – pulling ahead of Mitt Romney, even as pessimism about the economy grows. The question is, how long can he keep it up?
President Obama and Mitt Romney have changed their scheduled events today. The president addressed the Colorado shooting tragedy this morning, saying It's a chance to put divisive rhetoric aside and try to bring the nation together. Romney also addressed the theater shooting.
The line may have been taken out of context. But it plays into the Romney campaign's main point of attack against the president: that he puts more faith in government than in private enterprise.
Romney's refusal to release more tax returns is drawing sharper barbs from members of his own party. Could the vice presidential pick stem the criticism?
Condoleezza Rice probably won't be Mitt Romney's running mate. But all the speculation highlights just how starved this campaign is for excitement.
Repeatedly, we’ve seen the Obama campaign launch an attack, only to find the exact same accusation hurled back at them by Mitt Romney's folks. 'Outsourcer in chief' is a recent example.
A strong majority of Americans say President Obama would do a better job than Mitt Romney handling an alien invasion, according to a new survey.
Politicians like to use sports references as a way to connect with voters. But a botched line can be perilous.
If President Obama's lead among Hispanic voters widens further as a result of Monday's Supreme Court ruling on the Arizona immigration law, it could shift the entire electoral map.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is not being vetted as part of the Romney campaign's vice-presidential search, a report from ABC News says. Is that a snub of the GOP's most prominent Latino?
Mitt Romney's gap with Hispanic voters is so wide that he may have no choice but to try to one-up Obama – perhaps by putting Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida on the GOP ticket.
At an Obama fundraiser this week, Vogue Editor Anna Wintour promoted a line of campaign gear by top designers. But in many ways it doesn't seem to square with the times.
As the Romney campaign jumps on Obama's 'the private sector is fine' comment, former Clinton strategists are urging Obama to focus on the future, not on what he's done in the past four years.
The Wisconsin recall is part of a trend: The number of recall elections for state and local officials has been rising in recent years – fueled by political polarization and technology.
Former President Bill Clinton's praise of MItt Romney's business career seemed to deliberately undercut the Obama campaign's attacks. So why did he do it?