The Romney campaign immediately distanced itself from the remarks of Richard Mourdock, a Republican Senate candidate from Indiana. Democrats portrayed the remarks as evidence of an extreme view on abortion and women’s rights.
Here are the four third-party candidates – and their issues – that you can expect to see vetted in their lone presidential debate in Campaign 2012.
President Obama's retort to Mitt Romney on the number of ships in the US Navy noted that the military has 'fewer horses and bayonets.' Both animal and weapon, it turns out, are still in service.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools has been steadily chipping away at the achievement gap. After being a finalist four other times, the district won the Broad Prize for Urban Education on Tuesday.
As President Obama and Mitt Romney debated national defense issues Monday night, the Chicago Bears parlayed their own rugged defense into a 13-7 victory over the Detroit. In terms of points allowed, San Francisco did Chicago even one better last Thursday, holding Seattle to just two first-half field goals in a 13-6 win. To review your knowledge of Week 7 NFL developments take this 12-question quiz.