(CNN) - A new television ad released Saturday by President Barack Obama's campaign pushes back against his opponent's argument that middle class Americans are not better off than they were when he took office.
The minute-long spot contrasts the deep job losses that happened early in Obama's term with the job growth since. Considering the 4.3 million jobs lost in Obama's first 13 months in the White House, the president remains 261,000 jobs shy of breaking even and then creating new jobs.
(CNN) – Bill Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night reminded at least one Republican of another time the former president stepped before the microphones.
Former California Gov. Pete Wilson said Thursday at a fundraiser for GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan that Clinton's finger shake was reminiscent of the time he denied engaging in sexual behavior with a White House intern, and he used the moment to jab at the former president.
Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) - Joe Biden has had many big moments in his long political career, but Thursday's speech setting up Barack Obama's presidential acceptance speech will be one of his biggest.
Biden has as much at stake as his boss. And he has a tough act to follow after former President Bill Clinton delivered a rousing address Wednesday, one jam-packed with full-throated endorsements of the current president.FULL STORY
(CNN) - In his remarks at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, former President Bill Clinton offered a spirited defense of President Barack Obama and officially entered his name into nomination for reelection.
"In Tampa, the Republican argument against the President's re-election was pretty simple: we left him a total mess, he hasn't cleaned it up fast enough, so fire him and put us back in," Clinton said.
Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) - President Barack Obama make his first appearance at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday evening to hear former President Bill Clinton's speech, two sources tell CNN.
Obama and Clinton will appear onstage together at the convention, a source confirms.
(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton will lay out a sharp contrast between President Barack Obama's vision for the country and that of GOP challenger Mitt Romney, according to excerpts of his remarks obatined by CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash.
(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton is writing his own speech for the Democratic National Convention and is expected to show it to the Obama campaign before delivering it Wednesday night, sources close to Clinton told CNN.
A spokeswoman with President Barack Obama's campaign said Tuesday staffers had not yet seen Clinton's speech, but had no qualms about what he would say.
(CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton reiterated Thursday his belief that Mitt Romney should release 12 years of tax returns as the presumptive GOP presidential nominee faces questions over his financial portfolio.
“Whatever it is, it couldn't be as bad as not doing it,” Clinton said on CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront.”
Washington (CNN) – You know the debt ceiling debate has reached a new level of intensity when former House Speaker Newt Gingrich starts reminiscing about his 1995 government shutdown negotiations with former President Bill Clinton.
On Tuesday, the Republican presidential candidate told New Hampshire radio station WNTK, "Bill Clinton was, in the end, willing to be practical ... We were able to sit down, face-to-face, and negotiate a deal. He really was so much further to the center than President Obama is, and he was so much more flexible than President Obama. I don't think there's any comparison of the environment."