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Good news, bad news: Obama and Romney advisers react to jobs report

Oct 5, 2012
September's unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent, the same place it was when President Obama took office. Presidential economic adviser Alan Krueger and Romney adviser Glenn Hubbard share their reactions to this morning's jobs report.
Posted In: jobs report, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Let the debate spin begin

Oct 4, 2012
Obama smirks, Romney leaves heart in Cayman Islands
Posted In: 2012 election, debate, presidential candidates, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, super PACs

Breaking down Obama's '$90 billion' green investment

Oct 4, 2012
In last night's debate, Mitt Romney said the president gave $90 billion to the green energy world. That $90 billion number? That's right, sort of.
Posted In: clean energy, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Romney tacks to the center, Obama silent on 47 percent

Oct 4, 2012
Last night's debate brought a number of what seem like novel developments: Pivots on critical issues by Romney; the president leaving out seemingly obvious talking points. But how surprising are they, really?
Posted In: debate, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, 2012 election

In debate Romney hits on strengths with voters

Oct 4, 2012
In last night's debate Romney drew on his strengths with voters -- the economy, the deficit, and the role of the federal government. How will Romney's performance affect the trajectory of the race?
Posted In: 2012 election, debate, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Debate roundtable: Ohio voters pick Romney as winner

Oct 4, 2012
Following the presidential debate, voters in the swing state of Ohio weigh in on what issues matter most for the middle class this election and who won the debate.
Posted In: debate, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, middle class, Ohio

Debate night recap: It's the economy, Big Bird

Oct 3, 2012
After a night focused on numbers, tax cuts, and deficits, the takeaway discussion points may well end as Big Bird and moderator Jim Lehrer.
Posted In: debate, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Misleading ad attacks Obama on Libya

Oct 2, 2012
American Crossroads makes political hay out of attacks in Libya
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Israel, Iran, United Nations, Libya

Debate Night: It's the economy, smarty-pants

Oct 1, 2012
President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney meet for a debate on domestic policy. According to moderator Jim Lehrer's notes, the first three topics will be: the economy, the economy, and the economy.
Posted In: Election 2012, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Nonprofit spends $8.2 million against Obama

Sep 28, 2012
Americans for Job Security's new ad attacks Obama on economic issues
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Dr. Seuss, super PAC, Mitt Romney

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