Biden: Romney bogged down in '1950s time warp in terms of women'
October 17th, 2012
05:08 PM ET
2 years ago

Biden: Romney bogged down in '1950s time warp in terms of women'

Greeley, Colorado (CNN) – What might June Cleaver of "Leave it to Beaver" think?

Seizing on Mitt Romney's "binders full of women" comment from Tuesday's presidential debate, Vice President Joe Biden mocked the Republican presidential candidate on Wednesday. And in a twist, Biden added a nostalgic knock, casting Romney as bogged down in a throwback time known more for women as homemakers and doting wives than as powerbrokers keeping pace with men.
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Filed under: 2012 • Colorado • Joe Biden • Presidential Debates
Romney: Obama's 'running on fumes'
October 17th, 2012
02:46 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney: Obama's 'running on fumes'

Chesapeake, Virginia (CNN) - Mitt Romney renewed his criticism of President Obama in his first appearance after Tuesday's contentious presidential debate, and accused his rival of not having a plan for a second term in office.

But the GOP presidential nominee did not mention Tuesday night's skirmish over Libya that has dominated much of the coverage of the debate.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • President Obama • Presidential Debates • Virginia
Obama wins on time, Romney wins on word count
October 17th, 2012
12:54 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama wins on time, Romney wins on word count

(CNN) – When Tuesday evening's showdown between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney concluded, the CNN debate clock showed the president spoke for 3 minutes and 14 seconds longer than his Republican rival.

The totals: 44 minutes, 4 seconds for Obama; and 40 minutes, 50 seconds for Romney.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • President Obama • Presidential Debates
October 17th, 2012
10:34 AM ET
2 years ago

Debate protest lands presidential candidate in jail

(CNN) – Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for president, was released from jail Wednesday after being arrested while protesting rules barring her from participating in presidential debates.

Stein and her running mate, Cheri Honkala, were arrested near the site of Tuesday's presidential debate, held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. The Nassau County Policy Department said Stein and Honkala were charged with disorderly conduct, and subsequently released from jail Tuesday's evening. They will appear in court November 8 to face the disorderly conduct charge.
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Filed under: Presidential Debates
October 17th, 2012
08:05 AM ET
2 years ago

Video: Sununu angry over Libya 'terror' remarks

(CNN) - Soledad O'Brien and Romney adviser John Sununu spar over when Obama first referred to the "act of terror" in Libya.


Filed under: John Sununu • Presidential Debates
October 17th, 2012
01:38 AM ET
2 years ago

A day after Libya attack, Obama described it as 'acts of terror'

(CNN) – President Barack Obama said he identified the September 11 assault on the U.S. Consulate in Libya as a terrorist attack within a day; former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said it took two weeks.

The claim: "The day after the attack, governor, I stood in the Rose Garden and I told the American people in the world that we are going to find out exactly what happened," Obama said. "That this was an act of terror and I also said that we're going to hunt down those who committed this crime."

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Filed under: 2012 • Fact Check • Libya • Mitt Romney • President Obama • Presidential Debates
October 17th, 2012
01:32 AM ET
2 years ago

The 5%: Romney defines 'rich'

New York (CNNMoney) - Mitt Romney has been saying that under his tax plan, high-income households would continue to pay the same share of taxes as they pay today.

During Tuesday night's town hall debate with President Obama, he got more specific.

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Presidential Debates
October 17th, 2012
12:46 AM ET
2 years ago

Obama takes responsibility for issues around Benghazi attack

(CNN) – President Barack Obama took ultimate responsibility on Tuesday for issues around last month's terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

"I am ultimately responsible for what's taking place there because these are my folks, and I'm the one who has to greet those coffins when they come home," Obama said during a debate with Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney in New York.

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Filed under: 2012 • Libya • President Obama • Presidential Debates
CNN Poll: Split decision on debate
October 16th, 2012
11:46 PM ET
2 years ago

CNN Poll: Split decision on debate

Hempstead, New York (CNN) – Give a slight edge to President Barack Obama.

Forty-six percent of voters who watched Tuesday night's presidential debate said that the president won the showdown, according to a CNN/ORC International nationwide poll conducted right after Tuesday night's faceoff here at Hofstra University on New York's Long Island. Thirty-nine percent questioned said Republican nominee Mitt Romney did the better job.
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Paul Ryan's pre-game debate analysis
October 16th, 2012
08:33 PM ET
2 years ago

Paul Ryan's pre-game debate analysis

Fredericksburg, Virginia (CNN) – Paul Ryan pumped up a crowd in Fredericksburg hours before running mate Mitt Romney was set to take the stage for the second presidential debate with President Barack Obama.

"When we go home this evening, we will go and turn on our TV and we will watch we will see the choice. Put aside the hundreds of millions of dollars of distortion on TV, the clutter. You see the president can't run on his record," Ryan said Tuesday evening.

Watch CNN's coverage of Tuesday's presidential debate starting at 7 p.m. ET on CNN TV, CNN.com and via CNN's apps for iPhone, iPad and Android. Web users can become video editors with a new clip-and-share feature that allows them to share favorite debate moments on Facebook and Twitter. Click here for 13 reasons to watch the debate only on CNN.
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Filed under: 2012 • Paul Ryan • Presidential Debates • Virginia
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