October 6th, 2012
11:03 PM ET
2 years ago

O’Reilly, Stewart ‘Rumble’ no average debate

Washington (CNN) – Saturday’s debate between conservative commentator Bill O’Reilly and liberal funnyman Jon Stewart was nothing like the televised presidential debates: After all, the prize for winning was a wrestling belt.

But nonetheless, the two television personalities stood behind lecterns and took their chances at questions from the moderator and audience.
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Filed under: 2012 • Fox News • Jon Stewart
Obama ends tough week with romantic dinner
October 6th, 2012
10:56 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama ends tough week with romantic dinner

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama has had better weeks, but at least he got to end it in style - and with his wife by his side.

Obama and his wife Michelle celebrated their 20th anniversary with a romantic dinner Saturday night. According to pool reports, the president and first lady ate at the Bourbon Steak restaurant in Georgetown’s tony Four Seasons hotel.
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Clinton appearance signals hope for Arizona Democrats in Senate
October 6th, 2012
05:14 PM ET
2 years ago

Clinton appearance signals hope for Arizona Democrats in Senate

(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton will lend his star power to the Senate race in Arizona when he campaigns for Democratic former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona at a rally Wednesday night.

Clinton's appearance at the rally at Arizona State University could be another sign that the Democrats think they could take the Senate seat in the final month of the election.
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Filed under: 2012 • Arizona • Bill Clinton
Ohio newspaper: Don't support GOP candidate involved in 'nasty' race
October 6th, 2012
04:10 PM ET
2 years ago

Ohio newspaper: Don't support GOP candidate involved in 'nasty' race

(CNN) - Ohio's largest newspaper on Saturday endorsed the reelection bid of Sen. Sherrod Brown, a Democrat, calling him a "good listener and a creative lawmaker."

But the Cleveland Plain Dealer's editorial board also based its endorsement on defeat of Brown's opponent.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ohio • Sherrod Brown
October 6th, 2012
04:04 PM ET
2 years ago

Video: Reading the candidates

(CNN) – CNN's Brian Todd reports on President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney's debate performances, as seen by facial recognition language and body language experts.


Filed under: 2012 • Debate • Mitt Romney • President Obama • TV-The Situation Room
Debate leads to strong Romney fund-raising
October 6th, 2012
03:09 PM ET
2 years ago

Debate leads to strong Romney fund-raising

(CNN) - Mitt Romney's showing at Wednesday night's debate paid off, according to a Saturday tweet from his campaign spokeswoman.

In the 48 hours post-debate, Romney's campaign raised "more than $12 million," press secretary Andrea Saul tweeted.
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Filed under: 2012 • Fundraising • Mitt Romney
Obama raises $181 million in September, campaign says
October 6th, 2012
11:06 AM ET
2 years ago

Obama raises $181 million in September, campaign says

(CNN) - President Barack Obama's campaign raised $181 million in September, out-raising by far its previous monthly record, the campaign said in online posts Saturday.

CNN reported earlier this week that a Democratic source with knowledge of the fundraising numbers expected the haul to top $150 million. Obama’s previous monthly record was $114 million, reached in August. Republican challenger Mitt Romney raised $112 million that month.
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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama
On the Trail: October 6, 2012
October 6th, 2012
09:00 AM ET
2 years ago

On the Trail: October 6, 2012

(CNN) – With 31 days before Election Day, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney hits the trail for an event in Florida.

President Barack Obama and both vice presidential candidates have no public events Saturday.

See the full schedule after the jump.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • On the Trail
Obama, Romney wrangle over economy in weekly addresses
October 6th, 2012
06:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Obama, Romney wrangle over economy in weekly addresses

(CNN) - President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney sparred in their weekly addresses Saturday over whose vision and policies are best for the country.

"Under President Obama, we will have a stagnant economy that fosters government dependency and chronically high unemployment," Romney said, asking for voters' support. "But if you elect me as president, we'll have pro-growth policies that foster upward mobility, strengthen the middle class and lift people out of poverty."
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New Obama ad features footage from debate, Romney ad
October 6th, 2012
05:00 AM ET
2 years ago

New Obama ad features footage from debate, Romney ad

(CNN) – President Barack Obama's campaign on Saturday released their second television ad which argues Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was dishonest at Wednesday's debate and in one of his own television ads.

This ad, like one released Thursday - the day after the debate - uses footage from the faceoff between Obama and Romney.
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