After a video leaked showing Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney saying 47 percent of Americans are dependent upon government, the candidate tried to recover Wednesday, saying his campaign was about helping '100 percent' of Americans.
Following the release of a video from one of presidential candidate Mitt Romney's fundraisers, some commentators question his campaign strategy, while others defend him. Polls show the presidential race is still close.
The latest surveys of likely voters show President Barack Obama pulling ahead. But Republicans and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney may have an opportunity to cast doubt on Obama's foreign policy as unrest rises in the Middle East.
President Obama's post-convention poll bounce appears to be real. Some Romney supporters are worried, but he has two major advantages: an economy that continues to falter under Obama's watch and the ability to raise and spend money on campaign ads.
Republican Vice Presidential hopeful Paul Ryan met challenges at the Iowa State Fair, Monday. Ryan is credited with giving the Romney campaign a jolt of energy from his conservative backers, but others say 'he's fairly unknown.'