Exeter, New Hampshire (CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden's campaign attacks on Mitt Romney continued Thursday in the battleground of New Hampshire, a state Biden and President Barack Obama won in 2008 but where Romney made significant inroads during the GOP primary in January.
In a campaign speech in Exeter – a symbolic choice since Exeter claims to be the town where the Republican Party was founded – Biden slammed Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and all but certain Republican presidential nominee, as favoring tax breaks for the wealthy at the cost of important national investments.
(CNN) – If President Obama was a car, what kind of car would he be and why?
That's the question Resurgent Republic, a conservative polling and advocacy group, asked independent voters in Virginia and Colorado recently. The focus group members all voted for Obama in 2008, but are undecided heading into this year's general election.
Washington (CNN) – House Republicans released new information exposing excess spending by the General Services Administration beyond the now infamous 2010 Las Vegas convention.
The agency appears to have spent $330,000 to relocate an employee from Denver to Hawaii, and likely "millions" on others over a two year period.
(CNN) – Michelle Obama became the latest high-profile figure to weigh in on the stirring controversy over comments made against Ann Romney.
The first lady responded on Twitter after a top Democratic strategist and CNN political contributor criticized Ms. Romney, who stayed at home to raise her five sons, as having "never worked a day in her life."
(CNN) – A new poll released Thursday indicated almost two-thirds of voters continue to have a favorable view of Michelle Obama.
The first lady, known for promoting veterans issues as well as health and fitness causes from the White House, makes a positive impression among 65% of registered voters nationwide, according to the Marist Poll.
Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden tag team Thursday as they continue their push for the so-called "Buffett Rule," and they're making their pitches in crucial battleground states.
As the vice president heads to Exeter, New Hampshire to give a campaign speech in favor of the legislation that would mandate that Americans earning more than $1 million per year pay a 30% tax rate, the president stays at the White House but is expected to tout the proposal in interviews with local television stations in four other swing states.
(CNN) – It was meant to be a prebuttal to Vice President Joe Biden's Thursday campaign stop in New Hampshire, but former Granite State governor John Sununu, a Mitt Romney supporter, used the opportunity to slam the president for his record in donating to charity.
"One would hope that they would at least demonstrate some real concern for the needy," Sununu said of Biden and President Barack Obama on the call, which was scheduled ahead of Biden's Thursday stop in Exeter.
Washington (CNN) - Two leading national anti-abortion organizations Thursday endorsed Republican Mitt Romney for president.
The moves may be the first indications of social conservatives coalescing around Romney after their first choice, Rick Santorum, dropped out of the race.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - A lot gets lost in the rhetoric about the Buffett Rule, which would impose a minimum 30% tax on millionaires.
And at the top of the list is this fact: Most millionaires already pay higher effective tax rates than just about everyone else.
(CNN) – If Mitt Romney is looking for an advantage in New Jersey, picking the state's governor Chris Christie as his running mate may help, though a new poll suggests it wouldn't be enough to create a winning Republican ticket.
The Quinnipiac University survey released Thursday shows President Barack Obama's nine-point lead over Romney shrinking to seven points when Christie is added to the mix as the GOP vice presidential candidate. Without the well known governor on the ticket, Obama bests Romney 49% to 40%, compared to a 49% to 42% gap with Christie as the running mate.