October 7th, 2010
05:06 PM ET
4 years ago

Obama and Biden to help out Coons

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are heading to Delaware next week to try and keep Biden's old Senate seat in Democratic party hands.

Obama and Biden will team up with New Castle County executive Chris Coons, the party's Senate nominee at a fundraiser in Wilmington on Friday, October 15, according to the Coons campaign. Next week's trip will be Biden's third visit to his home state to help Coon's bid.

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Filed under: 2010 • Chris Coons • Delaware • Joe Biden • President Obama
October 7th, 2010
05:02 PM ET
4 years ago

Obama requests help for people who collapsed during speech

(Updated at 7:35 p.m. ET with additional information)

Bowie, Maryland (CNN) - President Barack Obama interrupted a campaign speech twice on Thursday to seek help for people in the audience who collapsed.

"I think we might have had somebody faint down here, so if we got the paramedics," Obama said about halfway through his remarks under bright afternoon sunshine at Bowie State University

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Filed under: President Obama
October 7th, 2010
04:53 PM ET
4 years ago

Latest Angle ad slams Reid for Viagra vote

(CNN) - What's hotter than hot? Whatever it is, that's how Nevada's ad wars can be described.

Republican Senate nominee Sharron Angle's latest television spot doesn't hold back, accusing her opponent, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, of voting "to use taxpayer dollars to pay for Viagra for convicted child molesters and sex offenders."

"What else could you ever need to know about Harry Reid?" the woman narrating the ad asks.

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Filed under: 2010 • Harry Reid • Nevada • Sharron Angle
October 7th, 2010
04:26 PM ET
4 years ago

New poll: An unpopular Palin

(CNN) - One in four Americans have a favorable opinion of Sarah Palin according to a new poll out Thursday that measures the former Alaska governor's popularity.

Of the adults surveyed in the CBS poll nearly half, or 48 percent, view her unfavorably. But Republicans are more likely to have a favorable view of Palin than Democrats, 44 percent to six percent.
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Filed under: Polls • Sarah Palin • Tea Party movement
October 7th, 2010
03:22 PM ET
4 years ago

Obama vetoes bill to speed foreclosures

Washington (CNNMoney.com) – President Obama won't sign a bill that would make it easier for courts to clear foreclosures, the White House said Thursday.

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs called the president's action a "pocket veto," although there was some dispute over whether Obama can use that method of disapproving legislation.

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Filed under: issues • President Obama
October 7th, 2010
02:35 PM ET
4 years ago

Dems want Ohio ad pulled featuring fake steelworker

(CNN) - When it rains it pours.

On the heels of news a Senate Republican ad hired Philadelphia-based actors to portray "hicky, blue collar" West Virginians, Ohio GOP gubernatorial candidate John Kasich is facing increasing heat for a recent spot that uses a fake, disgruntled steelworker.
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Filed under: 2010 • John Kasich • Ohio • Ted Strickland
October 7th, 2010
02:03 PM ET
4 years ago

Just in TIME

Joe Klein has been traveling the country and has Time's cover story this week about the concerns he's finding on the road.


Filed under: Time.com
October 7th, 2010
01:40 PM ET
4 years ago

Poll: Democrats closing gap in New Hampshire Senate race?

(CNN) A new poll indicates that the Democrats may have a shot at grabbing back a GOP held Senate seat in New Hampshire.

According to an American Research Group survey released Thursday, 47 percent of likely voters in New Hampshire support former state attorney general Kelly Ayotte, the Republican nominee, with 42 percent backing two-term Rep. Paul Hodes, the Democratic nominee, four percent backing other candidates and seven percent undecided.
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Filed under: 2010 • Kelly Ayotte • New Hampshire • Paul Hodes
October 7th, 2010
11:46 AM ET
4 years ago

O'Donnell complains of 'character assassination'

Newark, Delaware (CNN) – Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell is asking voters to give her a second look. At a candidate forum sponsored by a group of local Republicans, O'Donnell blamed her campaign's recent troubles on unfair coverage in the "liberal media."

"I've put my name on the line. And I've taken a lot of hits ... a lot of character assassination," O'Donnell said.

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Filed under: 2010 • Chris Coons • Christine O'Donnell • Delaware
October 7th, 2010
11:08 AM ET
4 years ago

Obama to help O'Malley get out base in Maryland

(CNN) - President Barack Obama heads 19 miles east of the White House Thursday afternoon, to team up at a campaign event with Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley.

The president joins Maryland's Democratic governor, who's running for re-election this year, at a rally at Bowie State University.
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Filed under: 2010 • Martin O'Malley • Maryland • President Obama • Robert Ehrlich
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