The uproar over the Obama campaign’s 'Life of Julia' Web infographic – which made #Julia big on Twitter – highlights just how fiercely both parties are fighting for the women’s vote. The economy is by far the most important issue in November for both sexes. But there are other areas with special significance to women. Here are the main flash points.
An estimated 5.8 billion was spent on the 2012 election. Where can candidates spend their leftover money? What is off limits?
The Romney and Obama campaigns have lately traded charges of lying – and lying about lying. Big money will add to the high number of false campaign ads. Is there a rub-off on Americans who might see lying as justified?
The Obama team may believe that keeping the focus on Mitt Romney's tenure at Bain serves to remind voters of his venture capital past. But evidence is scant that voters are swayed by this line of attack.
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.