Getting ready for Wednesday's showdown
September 29th, 2012
12:21 PM ET
2 years ago

Getting ready for Wednesday's showdown

(CNN) – Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, who's playing the role of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in President Barack Obama's debate preparations, will join the president in Nevada this week, according to an Obama re-election campaign official.

The president travels to Nevada on Sunday, where he'll hold an evening rally. Obama will stay in Nevada to prepare for the debates before flying to Denver on Wednesday for the first debate.
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Filed under: 2012 • John Kerry • Rob Portman
Ann Romney to rally while Obama preps for debate across town
September 29th, 2012
12:04 PM ET
2 years ago

Ann Romney to rally while Obama preps for debate across town

(CNN) - When President Barack Obama heads to Henderson, Nevada, on Sunday for several days of debate preparations, the campaign trail won't be far behind him.

Ann Romney, the wife of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, will hold a rally on Monday in the city, her husband's campaign announced Saturday.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ann Romney • Nevada • President Obama
On the Trail: September 29, 2012
September 29th, 2012
09:41 AM ET
2 years ago

On the Trail: September 29, 2012

(CNN) - GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama spend Saturday off the campaign trail, but their running mates are stumping in several battleground states.

GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan begins the day in New Hampshire, then heads to Ohio, while Vice President Joe Biden holds a rally in Florida.

See a schedule of the day's events after the jump.
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Filed under: 2012 • Florida • Joe Biden • New Hampshire • Ohio • On the Trail • Paul Ryan
Getting ready for Ryan
September 29th, 2012
09:29 AM ET
2 years ago

Getting ready for Ryan

Derry, New Hampshire (CNN) - Good morning from the Granite State, where Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan is about to speak to a crowd of supporters.

Ryan's event at an academy in southern New Hampshire is also the location of a state GOP convention later Saturday.
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Filed under: 2012 • New Hampshire • Paul Ryan
Obama talks housing market in weekly address
September 29th, 2012
06:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Obama talks housing market in weekly address

(CNN) – President Barack Obama highlighted the housing crisis of 2007 and 2008 in his weekly address Saturday, calling on Congress to act and pass a mortgage refinance measure.

Meanwhile, Republicans introduced Vernon Parker from Arizona, who is running for Congress, and spoke on the jobs plans the party supports.
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Filed under: 2012 • Arizona • President Obama
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