Gaffes spoken in haste on the campaign trail can fade. But an inaccurate statement, geared for political advantage at a time of national crisis, could have a longer impact on the presidential race.
National polls show President Obama holds just a slight lead over Mitt Romney – but far more Americans say they believe the president will be the ultimate victor in November.
Four years after winning Wisconsin by 14 points, the Obama campaign's decision to run ads there underscores how competitive the Badger State has become.
Sept. 11 is a day of remembrance, but it's also a day closer to a fiercely contested presidential election, and the campaign – via Internet, mail, even speeches – is hard to turn off.
Romney addresses the National Guard convention Tuesday, amid lingering criticism over his decision not to mention Afghanistan or thank the troops in his address at the GOP convention.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says her party can gain the 25 seats it needs to retake the House in November, but that it will be an intense, grass-roots fight.
Polls suggested that President Obama got a bigger surge in support after his convention than did Mitt Romney. But some new polls show that the bounce is coming back to earth.
On 'Meet the Press,' Mitt Romney said one part of Obamacare he'd like to preserve is coverage for those with preexisting conditions. But 'continuous coverage' is key, his campaign stated later.
President Obama and Mitt Romney offer sharply different views on how to get the nation back on a sustainable fiscal path. Here are five ways they differ on policies to cope with a soaring debt.
Monday's polls give President Obama a 5 point lead over Mitt Romney after national conventions, but Romney pollsters say the state of the economy will be decisive in November's vote.
A spate of gun violence has beset the United States ahead of the November election, raising the perennial question about how effectively America regulates its 300 million-plus guns. Yet neither presidential candidate is likely to hoist his own complicated record as a rallying cry.