WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama gained ground on Republican rival Mitt Romney for the third straight day, leading 46 percent to 43 percent, according to the Reuters/Ipsos daily tracking poll released on Tuesday.
Released hours before the presidential contenders face off for their second debate, the poll showed the number of undecided voters had increased, indicating a drop of support for Romney among the coveted voting bloc.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan on Thursday offered sharply different views on abortion policy although they both said their Catholic faith had shaped their personal beliefs on the thorny topic.
In a discussion that reflected the divisions seen between liberal and conservative Catholics, Biden and Ryan sparred over whether abortion should be legal and if the Supreme Court should be the deciding voice on the issue.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican challenger Mitt Romney has pulled ahead of President Barack Obama in the race for the White House for the first time in more than a month and leads 45 percent to 44 percent among likely voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos tracking poll released on Wednesday.
With just under four weeks to go before the November 6 election, Romney’s surge followed his strong performance against Obama in last week’s debate and erased a jump in support that Obama had enjoyed following the September 3-6 Democratic National Convention.
and in voter ID rulings, a US district court said a South Carolina law that requires photo voter ID can go into effect beginning 2013
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama and his Republican rival, Mitt Romney, faced off in their first of three debates before the November 6 presidential election. Here is some fact-checking of claims made by the candidates.
DOES ROMNEY’S PLAN CALL FOR $5 TRILLION TAX CUT?
Obama repeatedly criticized what he called Romney’s $5 trillion tax cut. But Romney said his plan did not call for a $5 trillion tax cut. Which one is right?