The Obama campaign's new ad attacking Romney for promising to cut Big Bird's funding has been criticized by conservatives, the Sesame Workshop CEO, and even some Democrats.
The vice-presidential debate Thursday might not change much in the polls, but it should provide more zingers than the first presidential debate did – and be a warm-up for Obama-Romney Round 2.
A poll from the Pew Research Center is the best news yet for Mitt Romney, putting him ahead of President Obama by four percentage points among likely voters. But polls can be conflicting.
Their win on Monday Night Football was no masterpiece, but the resourceful Houston Texans remained perfect by knocking off the Jets in New York, 23-17. Next up, the suddenly reeling Packers in a Sunday night shootout. What do you know about the play of the Texans and other developments during Week 5 of the NFL season? Take this 12-question quiz.