(CNN) – Questions over Elizabeth Warren's claims of Native American heritage were revived by her rival for U.S. Senate Monday in a television ad characterizing Warren as untrustworthy.
Sen. Scott Brown, locked in a tight battle with Warren in Massachusetts, also used the topic to attack Warren at a debate last week. He asserts Warren used Native American heritage to help her chances of being hired by Harvard Law School as a professor.
(CNN) – With nine days until the first presidential debate and candidates vying for the prized bloc of undecided voters, surrogates are playing a game of lowering expectations over which candidate holds the advantage going into the face offs.
However, according to a CNN/ORC International poll taken just after the Democratic National Convention, President Barack Obama has a 25 point 59%-34% advantage among likely voters over Republican nominee Mitt Romney when asked which candidate is more likely to win the debates.
(CNN) – While Mitt Romney said he expects his fundraising calendar to be "a little quieter," a senior campaign adviser sounded less certain Monday about taking donor meetings off the Republican nominee's itinerary in the near future.
"We're going to reach a point here–hopefully soon–where we'll have the resources we need to carry us through Nov. 6 and we don't need to be doing those finance events," Ed Gillespie said on a conference call with reporters.
Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney traded shots in high-profile interviews with Romney saying Obama hasn't supported Israel strongly enough and Obama asking if Romney was trying to start a war in the region.
Romney said in a "60 Minutes" interview on CBS that aired on Sunday that Obama was making a "mistake" by not meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during this week's meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.FULL STORY
(CNN) - A new poll released Sunday indicates Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio has a seven-point advantage over Republican opponent Josh Mandel.
Fifty-two percent of likely voters in the Buckeye State back Brown, while 45% support Mandel, according to the Ohio Newspaper Organization Poll conducted by the University of Cincinnati's Institute for Policy Research.
(CNN) - Mitt Romney's campaign took President Barack Obama to task Sunday night for a comment the president made in a CBS News interview that is posted online but did not air on the network's broadcasts.
"You know, do we see sometimes us going overboard in our campaign, the mistakes that are made, or the areas where there's no doubt that somebody could dispute how we are presenting things?" Obama said in a "60 Minutes" interview. "That happens in politics."
(CNN) - A new survey indicates that Sen. Jon Tester of Montana has his work cut out for him as he fights for re-election.
According to a Mason-Dixon poll conducted for five Montana newspapers, Rep. Denny Rehberg, the Republican challenger, has a 48%-45% edge over the first-term Democratic senator. Rehberg's three-point margin is within the poll's sampling error.
(CNN) - A new poll released Sunday indicates the presidential race in Florida is razor thin between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
Forty-eight percent of likely voters back the president, while 47% support the Republican presidential nominee, according to the poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling and Research and commissioned by the Miami Herald and the Tampa Bay Times.