President Obama doesn't need a decisive win as badly as Mitt Romney does in the upcoming debate – but he can't afford any missteps, either.
As part of events marking the anniversary of the admission of the first black student to University of Mississippi, Attorney General Eric Holder made a speech on campus, Thursday. Holder says because of persisting discrimination, federal pre-approval of changes to states' voting laws is still necessary.
Gaffes don't typically have much effect, but Mitt Romney's secretly recorded remarks may have staying power. His polls started falling soon after his words went public – and continue to drop.
Half don't earn enough to pay federal income taxes; many pay other ways.
In a second video posted Wednesday, Scott Brown supporters' war whoops are heard as Brown criticizes Elizabeth Warren's claims of Native American heritage. Brown apologized for staff members shouting war whoops and performing tomahawk chops during a rally days earlier in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood.