Madison, Wisconsin (CNN) - Top aides to President Barack Obama on Monday expressed their confidence in an Election Day victory and placed stock in their campaign rituals.
"It's like the end of a long running series and all the characters are coming back," said David Axelrod, who has been a longtime aide to Obama, both on the campaign trail and in the White House.
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Athens, Ohio (CNN) – A standard line in the president's stump speech that touts his administration's efforts to target al Qaeda has been missing from recent stops, in the wake of the Libya terror attacks.
"I said we'd refocus on the people who actually attacked us on 9/11, and today al Qaeda is on the run and Osama bin Laden is dead," the president has said.
Los Angeles (CNN) – President Obama is tapping his California ATM with a combination of star-studded concerts and intimate high-dollar dinners.
He's expected to raise nearly $9.5 million dollars for the Obama Victory Fund over two days.
Denver (CNN) – Going into the first presidential debate in Denver, a senior Romney campaign aide said they are feeling "good" about where they are in the campaign.
"It's a close one like we expected and we see it tightening and undecided voters as a better opportunity for us than for them," the official said.
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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.
Washington (CNN) - President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi of Yemen visited the White House Thursday, but is "not meeting with" President Obama, a senior administration official said.
The two leaders met in New York on Tuesday, when Obama dropped by a meeting between Hadi and John Brennan, the homeland security and counterterrorism adviser to Obama.FULL STORY
(CNN) - A senior campaign official and a White House aide told CNN Friday that President Barack Obama will address August's jobs numbers at a campaign stop in New Hampshire.
The economy added 96,000 jobs in August, down from 141,000 jobs in July, the Department of Labor said Friday. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate fell to 8.1%, from 8.3% in July. The drop in unemployment was caused because 368,000 people stopped looking for work and therefore were no longer counted in the survey.
Washington (CNN) - An energized electorate inspired by a groundbreaking election and expectations as high as Mount Everest had grown accustomed to greeting him with spontaneous chants of "yes we can."
He promised to take "bold, swift action" on the ailing economy and break the partisan grip on Washington by ending what he called "petty grievances and false promises."FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) – It’s the video of President Obama announcing to the world that Osama Bin Laden had been killed.
“The death of bin Laden marks the most significant achievement to date in our nation’s effort to defeat al Qaeda," the president said.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group backed by Kansas billionaires Charles and David Koch plans to "essentially own the front page of YouTube" on Thursday, when Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney officially accepts the nomination in Tampa, according to Levi Russell the groups director of public affairs.
The group is buying the large banner space at the top of YouTube's main page. "We'll be running a poll on how visitors feel about President Obama and they'll have the ability to cycle through 3 of our most recent national TV spots," Russell said.FULL STORY