Concord, New Hampshire (CNN) – President Barack Obama characterized his place in the upcoming election in surprising terms Sunday, slightly reframing a line he first used Saturday night.
"I looked at David Plouffe and some of you know he's my big campaign bus smart guy, Plouffe and I looked at each other and we said you know what? We're no longer relevant now, we're props," Obama told the crowd of 14,000 outside the Concord state capitol building.
Washington (CNN) – Add one more high-profile name to the list of those making surprising, last-minute stops to Pennsylvania just days before Election Day: Former President Bill Clinton.
After Mitt Romney's campaign said Thursday that the GOP presidential nominee and his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, would both stump in the Keystone State this weekend, an Obama campaign official confirmed Friday that the 42nd president would also hit the Pennsylvania trail.
(CNN) – As President Barack Obama spends the day in Washington dealing with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, one of his top surrogates heads to Minnesota, where the race for the White House has appeared to tighten in the state once considered a safe bet for Democrats.
Former President Bill Clinton will make stops in Minneapolis and Duluth Tuesday to stump on Obama's behalf. The trip was announced Monday, after a poll over the weekend suggested a close race between the president and his GOP rival Mitt Romney.
(CNN) – Mitt Romney will hold on Tuesday what his team bills as a storm relief event for those affected by the major storm now engulfing the Northeast coastline, his campaign announced Monday.
Held in Kettering, Ohio, the late-morning event will feature Romney, as well as racecar driver Richard Petty and country music singer Randy Owen.
Youngstown, Ohio (CNN) - It was like watching a tag team of a popular, political heavyweight and a scrappy contender against one fierce and determined opponent.
On Monday, former president Bill Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden entered the arena - battleground Ohio - and launched a double whammy of pushback against a fresh, yet dubious, claim from Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Among the duo's fighting words: essentially accusing Romney of stating "the biggest load of bull;" claiming the Republican nominee will say "anything to win;" and raising a question politicians reserve for only the most egregious arguments: "Have they no shame?"
(CNN) – President Barack Obama is bringing out the big dog.
The president's re-election campaign announced Thursday that former President Bill Clinton will join Obama on the campaign trail Monday, at events in Orlando, Florida, Youngstown, Ohio and Prince William County, Virginia.
Washington (CNN) – Bill Clinton, while on the campaign trail in 1992, attacked the George H.W. Bush administration for collaborating with "the butchers of Beijing." If he won the White House, Clinton promised, he would put human rights first when dealing with the People's Republic of China.
But six months after assuming the Oval Office, Clinton tossed those promises out the window, and dealing with China returned to "business as usual," according to William Galston, a former Clinton policy adviser.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton described on Friday analysis of the presidential debates as a distraction, and said the Republicans - including presidential nominee Mitt Romney - are playing "hide and seek" with their proposals.
As the presidential campaign enters it's final stretches, voters tuned in this month by the millions to see and evaluate the candidates. The second presidential debate - held on Tuesday - was watched by over 65.6 million people, according to a Nielsen rating, which said that some 67.1 million watched the first debate held on October 3.
Parma, Ohio (CNN) - President Obama has concentrated his recent visits to Ohio on college towns, densely-populated Democratic strongholds where his campaign can shuttle big crowds of students directly from a rally to an early voting location.
But two of the president's most famous supporters campaigned for him on different turf on Thursday.
(CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton leveraged his star power Friday to influence two of Indiana's hotly-contested state-wide races and, of course, boost President Barack Obama's appeal in the mid-west core.
Flanked by prominent Hoosier Democrats – former governor and Sen. Evan Bayh, Senate hopeful Joe Donnelly and gubernatorial candidate John Gregg – at a high school in Marion County, Clinton pulled no punches and hit the respective candidates' GOP opponents for a partisan agenda.