Latest News - October 16, 2012

After months of criticism for his supposed likability problem, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is now viewed favorably by a majority of likely voters, according to a Politico/George Washington University poll released on Monday.

In the survey of 1,000 likely voters, conducted between Oct. 7 and 11, 51 percent of respondents said they view Romney favorably, and 44 percent said they view him unfavorably. In the spring, as...

Latest News - October 12, 2012

After years of trying to win over the Republican party and American people, Mitt Romney spent this week savoring the sudden pleasure of being ahead in public opinion polls, even if only slightly, on the strength of a decisive debate against President Barak Obama.

"I just think the American people recognize that the president's policies are not something we can afford for four more years," Romney said. "We just can...

Latest News - October 11, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio — It's still all about Ohio.

After a strong debate performance, Republican challenger Mitt Romney is intensifying his efforts in the state that's critical to his White House hopes, while President Barack Obama works to hang on to the polling edge he's had here for weeks.

Both candidates campaigned hard in the state Tuesday, the last day of voter registration ahead of Election Day, now just four...