Voters are divided over who will fare better in this week's presidential debate, according to a Pew Research Center poll released Monday, one day before the showdown. According to the survey, 41% of voters say President Barack Obama will do a better job on stage, while 37% say the same about Mitt Romney, a margin that falls within the sampling error.
Mitt Romney's campaign, along with the Republican National Committee, raised $170 million in September, the campaign announced Monday. The number comes more than a week after President Barack Obama's team said they raised a record $181 million for the president's re-election effort.
Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio and the Republican seeking to unseat him, State Treasurer Josh Mandel, debated on Monday in Cleveland, sparring over whether the auto bailout and other stimulus measures had helped the Ohio economy.
Maybe Mitt Romney's campaign team isn't so bad after all. After months of criticism, much of it from fellow Republicans, the machine managing Romney's presidential bid has him gaining support in the final weeks of the race in what is playing out as a patient strategy after the shock-and-awe tactics of the Republican primary campaign.
President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney step into a more free-wheeling town-hall style debate on Tuesday night, a setting that has given the two coolly intellectual candidates some trouble in the past.
The campaign for Tommy Thompson said the Senate hopeful's son apologized Monday after making a comment referencing President Barack Obama's birthplace at a campaign event. Jason Thompson, whose father is running as the Republican nominee in a tight contest in Wisconsin, said it was time to send Obama "back to" Kenya.
First lady Michelle Obama cast her ballot in the presidential election Monday, voting absentee in Illinois 22 days ahead of Election Day on November 6.
Hollywood actresses Scarlett Johansson, Eva Longoria and Kerry Washington are featured condemning Republicans for their stance on abortion in a new political ad from the liberal group MoveOn.org.
On the eve of the second presidential debate here at Hofstra University on Long Island, a new survey suggests that the race for the White House is a dead heat.
Democrat Elizabeth Warren outraised Sen. Scott Brown, whom she is trying to unseat in the heated Massachusetts Senate race, by more than $4.6 million in the third quarter, according to numbers released Monday by both campaigns.
The group tasked with electing Democrats to the House of Representatives said Monday it broke fund-raising records in the third quarter of 2011, bringing in $35.1 million over the past three months, ahead of their Republican rivals.
After criticizing chat program "The View" on a secretly recorded video, and subsequently agreeing to come on the show, Mitt Romney has cancelled his upcoming appearance citing scheduling conflicts.
Foreign policy will get increased focus in the two debates left between President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger for Governor Mitt Romney, with the final debate entirely composed of foreign policy discussion.