Fernandina Beach, Florida (CNN) – Paul Ryan said at his only political event of the day that he and Mitt Romney are staying in touch with regional leaders and offering assistance to those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
"Let's send our prayers and our thoughts to the people in the Northeast. Look, Floridians, you are no stranger to big storms. You know better than anyone on the need for communities to come together and for neighbors to help one another," Ryan said Monday afternoon.
(CNN) – Hurricane Sandy's Facebook chatter may be as big as the storm's surge as it's swamping just about every topic on the social network's 'Talk Meter.'
The buzz for the storm is easily blowing past the conversation about the presidential candidates and the San Francisco Giants' World Series victory Monday night.
(CNN) – A new poll released Monday indicates Mitt Romney has a narrow edge over President Barack Obama in Colorado, a little more than a week before Election Day.
Forty-eight percent of likely voters in the state back the GOP presidential nominee, compared to 47% who support the president, according to the American Research Group survey.
Iowa City, Iowa (CNN) - Her husband may be taking a hiatus from the campaign trail, but first lady Michelle Obama isn't.
She told an audience of supporters in Iowa on Monday that President Obama is putting his political schedule on hold to make Hurricane Sandy "his priority."
Avon Lake, Ohio (CNN) - Mitt Romney made a public foray into behind-the-scenes campaign strategy Monday in Ohio, urging his supporters to help him win the expectations game in the days before the election.
The candidate has been encouraging audiences to vote early, saying that would free them to help others get to the polls on Election Day. But in a short speech to an overflow audience in Avon Lake, Ohio, Romney peeled back the curtain and explained to voters why their early vote could help his effort.
(CNN) – The high-profile Senate battle in Massachusetts remains neck-and-neck in the final eight-day sprint to Election Day, according to a new poll released Monday.
Republican Sen. Scott Brown holds a slender edge over Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren, 45% to 43%, among likely voters, the Boston Globe survey shows. That margin falls well within the sampling error, meaning the candidates are statistically tied.
(CNN) – Top advisers to President Barack Obama's presidential campaign exuded a bold confidence on their chances in critical battlegrounds Monday, saying the resources they were putting into final stretch efforts were a sign of their candidate's advantage on November 6.
"You're going to get spun and spun and spun in the next week," senior adviser David Axelrod told reporters on a conference call, before launching into the Obama campaign's version of reality on the ground. "What I would urge you to do is to focus on the facts, focus on the data, focus on the trends in the states, and if you do it will lead you to the same conclusion."
(CNN) – With eight days to go until Election Day, a new survey indicates an extremely close race for Florida's 29 electoral votes.
According to a CNN/ORC International poll released Monday, 50% of likely voters in the Sunshine State say they are backing Republican nominee Mitt Romney, with 49% supporting President Barack Obama. The former Massachusetts governor's one point margin is well within the survey's sampling error.
(CNN) - The presidential race in North Carolina is neck and neck between President Barack Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney, a new survey released Monday indicates.
The Elon University Poll shows the two candidates tied at 45% apiece in the Tar Heel State, where 15 electoral votes are up for grabs
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