Campaign 2012

(Mitt Romney's private fundraiser at the Union League, on South Broad Street, drew a handful of protesters.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Mitt Romney Visits Philadelphia, Suburbs

Governor Romney’s day started early at the Union League, first courting big money donors, then a midday rally at Valley Forge Military Academy.


ST PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 08: U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with supporters as he takes the stage during a campaign on the campus of St. Petersburg College September 8, 2012 in St Petersburg, Florida. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Analysis: President Obama Holds Lead In National Polls

New and dramatic numbers out just eight weeks away from Election Day.


Campaign 2012

No Presidential Campaign Ads In Pennsylvania?

The TV screens of Pennsylvanians are suddenly empty of presidential campaign advertising as the post-Labor Day campaign season begins.


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Convention Perspective: Democrats Embracing The Big Questions

The 2012 Democratic National Convention begins today, and there’s no question the Democrats have their work cut out for them.


CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 03: A display on stage show U.S. President Barack Obama during preparations for the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 3, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC that will start on September 4 and run through September 7, will nominate U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Analysis: Democrats Optimistic Going Into National Convention

Day one: Michelle Obama speaks tonight and Pennsylvania delegates have their first breakfast.


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Former Republican Congressman Says Political Parties Holding Us Back

We’re in the eye of the political storm this weekend, between opposing political conventions, and a former Republican Congressman argues that the parties themselves are holding us back.


Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan. (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Analysis: Ryan Visits West Chester Amid Firestorm Over Mo. Senate Candidate’s Comments

Busy campaign travels today, including GOP number two Paul Ryan, headed to the American Helicopter Museum in West Chester after a stop in Allegheny County.


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Romney Comes Out On Top In Presidential Roach Race

Every four years, the New Jersey Pest Management Association pits two Madagascar hissing cockroaches against each other in a race for the White House.


WAUKESHA, WI - AUGUST 12: Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and vice presidential candidate and Wisconsin native Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (L) greet supporters during a campaign event at the Waukesha Expo Center on August 12, 2012 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Romney continues his four day bus tour a day after announcing his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan. (Credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Analysis: Ryan Pulls Romney Into Tie With Obama In Wisconsin

Mitt Romney’s gamble of putting Paul Ryan on the ticket has produced a result in Ryan’s home state of Wisconsin.


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Analysis: RNC Keynote Speech A Plum Assignment For NJ Governor Chris Christie

Big news for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. The Republican will be giving the keynote address at his party’s national convention.



Analysis: Presidential Candidates Take Heat From Their Own Parties

Talk is cheap in politics, but when it comes from governors, presidential candidates must pay attention.



Obama To Visit Pennsylvania During Two-Day Bus Tour

President Obama is hitting the road next week for his first bus tour of the campaign season. It’s a unclear if he’ll stop in Philadelphia during the two-day trip to Pennsylvania and Ohio.


President Barack Obama (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Approval Rating Drops Slightly In New Jersey

A new poll finds a majority of New Jersey voters have a favorable view of President Barack Obama.


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President Obama Attends Fundraising Events At Franklin Institute

President Barack Obama raised hundreds of thousands of dollars at fundraisers at the Franklin Institute on Tuesday evening, and his focus was putting Americans back to work.


First Lady In Philly June 6, 2012

First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks To Philadelphia Supporters About Campaign Ahead

“Will we continue the change we’ve begun and the progress we’ve made? Or will we allow everything we’ve fought for to just slip away?” Mrs. Obama asked.