By Martin Hutchinson
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.
U.S. President Barack Obama took a break from preparing for Wednesday night's debate with a quick visit to the Hoover Dam.
Republican Mitt Romney's problems appealing to minority voters extends beyond blacks and Hispanics, with Asian-Americans also heavily favoring Democratic President Barack Obama's re-election on Nov. 6.
This fall, there is going to be a relatively small group of women voters who may be very, very sick of hearing from NARAL Pro-Choice America by Election Day on Nov. 6.
Democrats have reacted gleefully to the release of Mitt Romney's secretly videotaped dismissal of 47 percent of American voters - whom he identified as supporters of President Barack Obama - as victims who do not pay their share or "care for their lives."
The Baby Boomers have come a long way from Flower Power. Retirement savings, Social Security and Medicare are weighing heavily on their minds this election season, even if they are still in the workforce.
Fierce opposition to President Barack Obama's healthcare bill helped propel Republicans to big victories in the 2010 mid-term elections, when they won a majority of seats in the House of Representatives and cut into the Democratic majority in the Senate.