October 13th, 2012
10:06 AM ET
1 year ago

VP candidates lay groundwork for top of ticket on Tuesday

Washington (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential contender Paul Ryan plowed fertile ground in terms of policy and politics during their debate - now the question is whether the presidential candidates can reap what was sown.

Biden aggressively pressed Ryan on Thursday to defend his ticket's positions on everything from Medicare to trimming the nation's debt to the way forward in dealing with Iran.

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Filed under: 2012 • Debate • Joe Biden • New York • Paul Ryan
On the Trail: October 13, 2012
October 13th, 2012
09:00 AM ET
2 years ago

On the Trail: October 13, 2012

(CNN) - President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney are both in debate preparation mode on Saturday as they look ahead to their Tuesday faceoff in New York.

While Obama holds no events but heads to his Virginia to prepare for the debate, Romney holds two rallies in Ohio after a morning debate prep session.

Both vice presidential candidates are on the trail Saturday. GOP candidate Ryan will hold a rally in Ohio while Biden holds fundraisers in Connecticut and New York.

See a full schedule of the day's events after the jump.
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Springsteen to rock the campaign trail
October 13th, 2012
08:30 AM ET
2 years ago

Springsteen to rock the campaign trail

(CNN) – Two very high profile surrogates will be campaigning for President Barack Obama in the crucial battleground states of Ohio and Iowa next week.

The Obama campaign announced Saturday morning that former President Bill Clinton and rock star Bruce Springsteen will team up in Parma, Ohio on Thursday to stump for the president.
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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Ohio • President Obama
Economic growth focus of weekly addresses
October 13th, 2012
06:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Economic growth focus of weekly addresses

(CNN) - President Barack Obama and a Republican congressional candidate focused on the economy during their Saturday weekly addresses.

Obama spoke about the auto industry, while Oklahoma Republican Markwayne Mullin, who is seeking election to Congress, spoke about the challenges faced by his plumbing business.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Oklahoma
Romney, Ryan buoyed by debates
October 13th, 2012
01:49 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney, Ryan buoyed by debates

Lancaster, Ohio (CNN) – Buoyed by his widely-praised debate performance, Mitt Romney cheered Paul Ryan’s handling of his only showdown with Vice President Joe Biden at a large rally in Ohio Friday evening.

“Gosh, we got to watch this guy debate and there was one person on the stage with thoughtfulness, who was respectful, who was steady and poised. There is one person on that stage you’d want to be with if there were a crisis – it is this man right here,” Romney said at a rally with his running mate that drew an audience of nearly 8,000 to a town square.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Paul Ryan
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