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Obama Won the Debate but Not Yet the Election

Oct. 17, 2012, 5:01 pm EDT – Post-debate instant voter polls showed Obama scoring much better than in round one, but Romney still held his own -- particularly on key economic issues. More 

Romney Gains in Key Swing States

Oct. 11, 2012, 2:57 pm EDT – His post-debate polling numbers show a much tighter race. The first square-off was clearly a momentum shifter in the heated campaign. More 

Does Obama Even Want Four More Years?

Oct. 9, 2012, 10:28 am EDT – His listless first debate could be a sign of deep-seated fatigue -- and a realization that the odds of actually getting anything done in a second term are slim. More 

Jobs Report Boosts Obama in a Bad Week

Oct. 5, 2012, 12:34 pm EDT – After struggling in the first round of the presidential debate, Barack Obama got some much-needed help Friday from the jobs report. More 

Romney Won the Debate Hands Down

Oct. 4, 2012, 11:30 am EDT – The first 2012 presidential debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama has come and gone, and the outcome surprised quite a few. More 

Why Obama Is Moving Ahead

Sep. 17, 2012, 9:03 am EDT – Missteps by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and a positive bump from powerful speeches at the DNC have boosted Obama's odds of re-election. More 

Has Ben Bernanke Gone Nuts?

Sep. 14, 2012, 7:30 am EDT – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's move toward a third round of quantitative easing puts the Fed and Bernanke in uncharted waters. More 

5 Takeaways From the Conventions

Sep. 10, 2012, 11:05 am EDT – The electorate tuned out of the political conventions this year, but one party had the edge in ratings, social media, speeches and intensity. More 

The President Didn’t Hit It Out of the Park

Sep. 7, 2012, 11:25 am EDT – President Barack Obama closed out the Democratic National Convention with a speech that defended his presidency but didn't present many new ideas. More 

Two Latino Stars Symbolize National Conflict

Sep. 5, 2012, 11:24 am EDT – Speeches by Julian Castro and Marco Rubio at their parties' conventions highlighted their many similarities and different conclusions about government's role. More