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Entries by Sabrina Siddiqui from 10/2012

Mitt Romney Debate-Ready Talking Points Focus On 'Choice' Election

Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

Officials from Mitt Romney's campaign circulated talking points to their allies and surrogates late Sunday, later obtained by CNN. The message points ...

Bill Kristol: Mitt Romney 'Has A Thin Resume' For A Candidate

Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has built his candidacy for president on his experience in the private sector, constantly hailing his management skills as c...

Claire McCaskill Gains Off Todd Akin Gaffe, With $5.8 Million In Latest Haul

Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill posted a massive fundraising haul of $5.8 million for the third quarter of the year, further evidence of the political ...

2012 Presidential Debate: Swing State Headlines Pick No Winner Between Obama, Romney

Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

Last night, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney faced off in the first presidential debate of 2012 in Denver, Colo. But while the mainstream media ...

Mitt Romney's Campaign Forced To Clarify His Claims After First Presidential Debate

Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

Much of the attention following the first presidential debate in Denver, Colo., Wednesday night has been focused on Mitt Romney's bid to recast himsel...

Obama Campaign Posts Record $150 Million Fundraising Haul In September

Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign set a new monthly fundraising record for 2012, raking in more than $150 million in the month of September...

Mitt Romney Releases New Ads In Ohio, Nevada, Targeting Obama's Economic Record

Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign released three new ads on Friday targeting President Barack Obama's economic record, two of the spots tailored to swing states ...

Obama Campaign Building Vandalized With Words 'Muslim Lier' In Iowa

Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's campaign building in Des Moines, Iowa, was vandalized with the words "Muslim Lier" (intended to be "Liar"), spray-painted on ...

Paul Ryan Videos Reinforce Republican VP Nominee's Commitment To Privatizing Medicare

Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although Paul Ryan has repeatedly stated that his plan is to “save Medicare,” when speaking before a more conservative audience seve...

Mitt Romney Education Plan Attacked In New Priorities USA Action Ad

Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, the super PAC supporting President Barack Obama, released a new television ad Monday targeting Republican presidential nominee ...

Mitt Romney Foreign Policy Speech Occasions Obama Campaign Attack On Libya Reaction, Overseas Gaffes

Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign issued a new attack on what it calls Mitt Romney's "failures on foreign policy" on Monday, the same day t...

Obama Campaign Attacks Mitt Romney On Medicaid In New TV Ad

Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

After making hay of Mitt Romney's alleged opposition to Big Bird, President Barack Obama's reelection campaign returned to more serious issues Tuesday...

Deb Butler Uses Transvaginal Probe To Attack Thom Goolsby In North Carolina State Senate Race

Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

North Carolina state Senate candidate Deb Butler (D) released a new ad attacking incumbent Republican state Sen. Thom Goolsby, featuring Butler wieldi...

Mitt Romney's Show Of Middle-Class Compassion Leaves Ohio Voters Unconvinced

Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

DAYTON, Ohio -- Kelly McCoy, a 40-year-old single mother of two, lives in a low-income neighborhood here. As she browses the aisles of Deals, a thrift...

Mitt Romney Hits Back At Obama Campaign Over Libya: 'This Is A Serious Issue'

Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney assailed President Barack Obama and his reelection campaign Thursday for failing to r...

Obama Campaign Ad: Women Need To Know Where 'Real Mitt Romney' Stands On Abortion, Contraception

Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign released a new ad Friday attacking Mitt Romney's position on women's health issues, the same week in whic...

David Axelrod, Beau Biden Hit Back At Libya Criticism From Romney Campaign

Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama campaign faced yet another tough morning of questioning Sunday over last month's attacks on the U.S. consulate in Libya, which...

MoveOn Ad Starring Scarlett Johansson, Eva Longoria, Hits Romney On Women's Issues

Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Actresses Eva Longoria, Scarlett Johansson and Kerry Washington star in a new ad that highlights Mitt Romney's positions on women's health issues and ...

Bill Clinton Won 1992 Town Hall Debate By Engaging With One Voter

Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- It’s been 20 years since President George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Ross Perot fielded a question in the 1992 presidential town hall d...

Obama Libya Response Attacked In New American Crossroads Video

Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

American Crossroads, the conservative super PAC backed by Karl Rove, released a new web video Thursday targeting President Barack Obama for his admini...

Bruce Springsteen Sings His Endorsement For Obama In Ohio (VIDEO)

Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

While stumping for President Barack Obama in Ohio on Thursday, rock star Bruce Springsteen pledged his support for the president's reelection bid in t...

Obama On Daily Show: President Defends Libya Response To Jon Stewart

Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama rejected allegations of confusion within his administration following the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya while ...

Mitt Romney's Campaign Begins To Pull Resources Out Of North Carolina

Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign feels strongly enough about a win in North Carolina on Nov. 6 that it has begun transferring staff to other battleground states...

Texas Church Sign Brands Presidential Election As Race Between Muslim And Mormon

Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

A church sign referring to the election between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney as a race between a Muslim and a Mormon is stirring controversy...

Obama Campaign Releases Ohio-Centric Ad Touting Auto Bailout, Knocking Romney

Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign released a new Ohio-centric television ad Friday, touting his administration's bailout of the auto indust...