Poll: Obama, Romney tied in New Hampshire
October 15th, 2012
11:00 PM ET
2 years ago

Poll: Obama, Romney tied in New Hampshire

(CNN) – A poll released Monday indicates Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are tied in the battleground state of New Hampshire.

Likely voters in the Granite State are split 47% to 47%, according to a Suffolk University/7News survey. Two percent of voters support Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson, while 4% are undecided.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • New Hampshire • Polls • President Obama
George McGovern admitted to hospice
October 15th, 2012
09:50 PM ET
2 years ago

George McGovern admitted to hospice

(CNN) - Former presidential nominee and Sen. George McGovern has been admitted to a hospice in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a spokeswoman for the facility said Monday.

"The family of Sen. McGovern wishes to extend their gratitude and appreciation for the many prayers and well wishes and requests complete privacy at this time," said Lindsey Meyers, spokeswoman for Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center.

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Filed under: George McGovern • Senate • South Dakota
October 15th, 2012
09:36 PM ET
2 years ago

VIDEO: Surrogates spar over Libya

(CNN) – Campaign surrogates for President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney sparred Monday on CNN's "The Situation Room" over the September attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador.


Filed under: 2012 • TV-The Situation Room
October 15th, 2012
09:27 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney sons talk presidential debates with CNN's Piers Morgan

(CNN) - With the second presidential debate less than 24 hours away, "Piers Morgan Tonight" welcomed four of the five sons of Republican candidate Mitt Romney on Monday.

As their father has recently enjoyed a boost in national polls, Craig, Tagg, Josh, and Matt Romney weighed in on the idea of moving into the White House.

"To borrow a sports cliche, we're taking it one day at a time," said Craig Romney. "We honestly are."


Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Presidential Debates • TV-Piers Morgan
Clinton: I'm responsible for diplomats' security
October 15th, 2012
07:52 PM ET
2 years ago

Clinton: I'm responsible for diplomats' security

Lima, Peru (CNN) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday tried to douse a political firestorm around the deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya, saying she is responsible for the security of American diplomatic outposts.

"I take responsibility" for the protection of U.S. diplomats, Clinton said during a visit to Peru. But she said an investigation now under way will ultimately determine what happened in the attack that left four Americans dead.

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Filed under: 2012 • Hillary Clinton • Libya
October 15th, 2012
07:39 PM ET
2 years ago

VIDEO: Presidential race in a dead heat

(CNN) - As polls show a tightening race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, CNN Chief National Correspondent John King takes a look at why the Romney campaign appears increasingly confident in certain battleground states.


Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney
October 15th, 2012
05:55 PM ET
2 years ago

Campaigns fuss over debate moderator actually asking questions

(CNN) – Campaign lawyers for President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have reportedly expressed concerns that Candy Crowley, CNN's award-winning chief political correspondent, will ask questions in her role as moderator of Tuesday's town hall-style presidential debate.

The report on Time Magazine's website indicated the lawyers expressed concern to the Commission on Presidential Debates after an interview in which Crowley described her role as the debate's moderator.
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Poll: Voter expectations lower for Obama this debate
October 15th, 2012
05:09 PM ET
2 years ago

Poll: Voter expectations lower for Obama this debate

(CNN) – Voters are divided over who will fare better in this week's presidential debate, according to a Pew Research Center poll released Monday, one day before the showdown.

According to the survey, 41% of voters say President Barack Obama will do a better job on stage, while 37% say the same about Mitt Romney, a margin that falls within the sampling error.
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CNN's GUT CHECK for October 15, 2012
October 15th, 2012
05:09 PM ET
2 years ago

CNN's GUT CHECK for October 15, 2012

CNN's GUT CHECK | for October 15, 2012 | 5 p.m.
- n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle

DEVELOPING: ROMNEY PULLS IN $170 MILLION IN SEPTEMBER; $11 MILLION LESS THAN OBAMA … “Mitt Romney's campaign, along with the Republican National Committee, raised $170 million in September, the campaign announced Monday. The number comes more than a week after President Barack Obama's team said they raised a record $181 million for the president's re-election effort in the same month. … The GOP nominee's $170 million haul came in before Romney's widely proclaimed win in the first presidential debate.”

A campaign spokeswoman tweets that fundraising in October has been strong, too:

Andrea Saul (‏@andreamsaul)
In Sep Romney raised $170mil. 1st 2 weeks of Oct, raised over $27mil online in low $’s alone- better than any MONTH so far.

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CNN's GUT CHECK for October 15, 2012
October 15th, 2012
05:09 PM ET
2 years ago

CNN's GUT CHECK for October 15, 2012

CNN's GUT CHECK | for October 15, 2012 | 5 p.m.
- n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle

DEVELOPING: ROMNEY PULLS IN $170 MILLION IN SEPTEMBER; $11 MILLION LESS THAN OBAMA … “Mitt Romney's campaign, along with the Republican National Committee, raised $170 million in September, the campaign announced Monday. The number comes more than a week after President Barack Obama's team said they raised a record $181 million for the president's re-election effort in the same month. … The GOP nominee's $170 million haul came in before Romney's widely proclaimed win in the first presidential debate.”

A campaign spokeswoman tweets that fundraising in October has been strong, too:

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