House Democratic PAC has another $5 million month
October 20th, 2012
11:36 AM ET
2 years ago

House Democratic PAC has another $5 million month

(CNN) - The House Majority PAC, an independent group backing House Democratic candidates, announced Saturday it raised $5.9 million in September, marking it's second consecutive month with a haul over $5 million.

The group did not say how much cash it had in the bank at the end of the month, nor how much it spent in September. The group ended August with $8.3 million in reserves, according to Federal Election Commission records.
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Early voting opens in seven states, D.C.
October 20th, 2012
11:16 AM ET
2 years ago

Early voting opens in seven states, D.C.

(CNN) – Hours ahead of the presidential debate on Monday, millions of voters across the country will have the chance to cast their ballots when early voting opens in Arkansas, Colorado, Texas, Wisconsin, Alaska and the District of Columbia.

Nevada began early voting on Saturday, a day after Washington state, bringing the early voting total to 29 states and the District of Columbia.
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Filed under: 2012 • Alaska • Arkansas • Colorado • Nevada • Texas • Washington • Washington D.C.
On the Trail: October 20, 2012
October 20th, 2012
09:48 AM ET
2 years ago

On the Trail: October 20, 2012

(CNN) - Days away from the third and final presidential debate - in Florida on Monday - President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney focus on their debate preparations. Obama convenes his study session at Camp David and Romney hunkers down in Florida, where he held a rally Friday night.

Their running mates - Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan - are on the trail, stumping in Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Romney's wife, Ann, and Biden's wife, Jill, are also campaigning, as well as several surrogates. For Romney, those surrogates include Sen. Rand Paul and comedian Jeff Foxworthy.

See the full schedule after the jump.
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Romney ad envisions second Obama term
October 20th, 2012
06:01 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney ad envisions second Obama term

(CNN) - What would a second term for President Barack Obama look like?

More debt, taxes, plus higher energy prices and health care cuts, a new ad from Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says.
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Sparring over economy in weekly addresses
October 20th, 2012
06:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Sparring over economy in weekly addresses

(CNN) - President Barack Obama touted a recovering housing sector while Rep. Jeff Flake of Arizona argued that the administration has not handled the economy well during their weekly addresses Saturday.

"Now, we’re not where we need to be yet," Obama said. "But one of the heaviest drags on our recovery is getting lighter. Now we have to build on the progress we’ve made, and keep moving forward."
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