It's immigration, stupid, say Latino voters in Nevada
October 2nd, 2012
09:49 AM ET
2 years ago

It's immigration, stupid, say Latino voters in Nevada

(CNN) – Marlene Monteolivo was a Democrat for many years, then a Republican. Now she's registered as a nonpartisan voter in Nevada who wants to support a candidate who will make the economy better.

The Colombia native, who works for a Las Vegas social services agency, says she's leaning toward GOP challenger Mitt Romney. She likes his business sensibilities.

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Filed under: Economy • Latinos • Nevada
Ann Romney touts her husband's softer side
October 1st, 2012
11:04 PM ET
2 years ago

Ann Romney touts her husband's softer side

Henderson, Nevada (CNN) – In her latest stop in a key battleground state, Ann Romney on Monday continued pushing hard for her husband's candidacy – by, once again, highlighting his softer side.

The wife of the Republican presidential candidate spoke to an audience of less than a thousand people at the Henderson Convention Center, about eight miles away from the hotel where President Obama is staying while he prepares for Wednesday night's first presidential debate.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ann Romney • Nevada • Presidential Debates
Obama: 'They're making me do my homework'
October 1st, 2012
07:24 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama: 'They're making me do my homework'

Henderson, Nevada (CNN) – President Barack Obama took a break Monday from his debate prep for a thank-you stop at one of his local campaign offices.

While visiting the South Henderson Obama for America office, he sat down to make calls to several campaign workers to thank them for their work. When asked how he was enjoying his debate preparation time in Las Vegas, he responded, "Basically they're keeping me indoors all the time. It's a drag," he joked. "They're making me do my homework."
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Filed under: 2012 • Nevada • President Obama • Presidential Debates
October 1st, 2012
02:05 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama in debate prep mode

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Barack Obama is spending the next two days in Nevada gearing up for his first presidential debate of the 2012 campaign.

A senior campaign official tells CNN the president spent "some time" practicing Sunday night and then "reconvened" his sessions Monday morning.
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Filed under: Nevada • President Obama • Presidential Debate
Obama begins debate prep with Las Vegas rally
October 1st, 2012
01:21 AM ET
2 years ago

Obama begins debate prep with Las Vegas rally

Las Vegas (CNN) – President Barack Obama began his three-day debate preparation cram session by rallying voters at an outdoor event at a Las Vegas high school.

The president continued his campaign theme to create jobs, a key issue in the state of Nevada.

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Filed under: 2012 • Nevada • President Obama • Presidential Debate
Ann Romney to rally while Obama preps for debate across town
September 29th, 2012
12:04 PM ET
2 years ago

Ann Romney to rally while Obama preps for debate across town

(CNN) - When President Barack Obama heads to Henderson, Nevada, on Sunday for several days of debate preparations, the campaign trail won't be far behind him.

Ann Romney, the wife of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, will hold a rally on Monday in the city, her husband's campaign announced Saturday.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ann Romney • Nevada • President Obama
Polls: Obama leads in New Hampshire; tight race in Nevada, North Carolina
September 27th, 2012
08:33 PM ET
2 years ago

Polls: Obama leads in New Hampshire; tight race in Nevada, North Carolina

(CNN) - New polls of likely voters in three battleground states show President Barack Obama with a lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney in New Hampshire, and with a slight advantage in Nevada and North Carolina.

The NBC News/Marist/Wall Street Journal polls show Obama 7 points ahead of Romney in New Hampshire, 51% to 44%, a difference outside of the poll's sampling error of 3.1 percentage points.

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Nevada • New Hampshire • North Carolina • President Obama
Crossroads ads continue in fight for U.S. Senate
September 25th, 2012
12:05 PM ET
2 years ago

Crossroads ads continue in fight for U.S. Senate

(CNN) – In the race to gain control of the U.S. Senate for Republicans, the conservative group Crossroads backed by Karl Rove released a series of ads Tuesday assailing Democratic candidates for Senate in key battleground states.

The $5.5 million ad buy hits five Senate candidates in states thought to be in the balance for which party controls the upper chamber come November-Florida, Virginia, Nevada, Ohio and Indiana. The ads will run Tuesday for a week on cable and broadcast.
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Filed under: 2012 • Florida • Indiana • Nevada • Ohio • Virginia
Fresh polls give Obama the advantage in four crucial battlegrounds
September 25th, 2012
11:27 AM ET
2 years ago

Fresh polls give Obama the advantage in four crucial battlegrounds

(CNN) – New polls released in four swing states on Tuesday all indicate President Barack Obama edging out Republican nominee Mitt Romney by four to eight points, including by eight-points in Ohio, where Romney is making several campaign stops Tuesday and Wednesday. In each survey, Obama's advantage is within the poll's sampling error, but each survey indicates the president grabbing at least 50 percent of the likely voters interviewed.
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Filed under: 2012 • CNN Poll of polls • Florida • Iowa • Mitt Romney • Nevada • Ohio • Polls • President Obama
September 20th, 2012
10:08 PM ET
2 years ago

Video: A troubling trend for Mitt Romney

(CNN) - CNN Chief National Correspondent John King takes a look at what's behind the new Nevada poll numbers and a troubling battleground trend for Mitt Romney.


Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Nevada
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