(CNN) – Three key swing states - Colorado, Nevada and Florida - will see a new Spanish language ad attacking Mitt Romney start airing Thursday in a $4 million buy from two Democratic third party groups.
Priorities USA, a super PAC supporting President Obama, and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are sponsoring the ad campaign, "Mitt Romney: In His Own Words." This is the third round of Spanish-language negative ads against Romney from the pair.
(CNN) - Former Gov. Angus King leads his rivals in the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine, according to a poll released on Wednesday.
The Portland Press Herald poll puts King at 55%, with Republican Secretary of State Charlie Summers at 27% and Democratic state Sen. Cynthia Dill at 7%.
Washington (CNN) – House Republicans voted Wednesday to repeal President Barack Obama's signature health care reform law despite Democratic objections that the move was a waste of time.
The vote amounted to political theater because the measure is sure to die in the Democratic-led Senate and the White House has made clear Obama would veto any repeal.
Boston (CNN) - One of the president's former top economic advisers said those who blame President Barack Obama's policies for the decline in job creation among women in particular are being dishonest.
"That's someone trying to lie with numbers," Christina Romer said Wednesday.
(CNN) - A new poll released Wednesday indicates President Barack Obama is holding onto his lead over Mitt Romney in Wisconsin, a crucial battleground state this November.
According to the Marquette University Law School survey, Obama is ahead of his Republican challenger by eight percentage points, 51% to 43%.
(CNN) - Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama traded barbs Wednesday over Obama's national security assessment of Venezuela in an interview, with Romney calling the comments "stunning and shocking" and Obama's campaign saying Romney “was only playing into the hands” of that nation’s dictator.
Romney was joined by several prominent Republicans as well as the Republican National Committee, which called Obama "out of touch.” Obama demonstrates "an alarmingly naïve understanding of the challenges and opportunities we face in the Western Hemisphere," Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said in a statement.
Washington (CNN) - Thomas Dean is sick of all the congressional bickering over the health care law.
Sure, the small town doctor understands the law's technical nuances and what's at stake for the millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's biggest policy achievement.
(CNN) - In the Virginia Senate race between two former governors, Democratic candidate Tim Kaine out-raised his Republican opponent George Allen in the second quarter.
Kaine's campaign announced Wednesday it brought in approximately $3 million in the last three months, while Allen's team said it took in more than $2 million during the same time period.
(CNN) – Mitt Romney touted his economic and educational proposals, tailored his message to the predominantly black audience, and beat back an isolated, though seemingly uncomfortable, smattering of "boos" in an address Wednesday to the nation's oldest civil rights organization.
During his speech to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's convention, the Republican presidential candidate stressed the need to reduce government spending: "If our goal is jobs, we have to stop spending over a trillion dollars more than we take in every year. And so, to do that, I'm going to eliminate every non-essential, expensive program I can find. That includes 'Obamacare.'"
Kensington, NH (CNN) – In fiery speeches and fundraising pleas, both sides in the 2012 presidential contest are stressing one common theme: This is a critical election year. It matters.
Voters may see it very differently.