Elections

RSS Feed
NPR

Issue Of Abortion Back In Spotlight In Swing States

An anti-abortion group has begun a swing-state bus tour meant to bring attention to President Obama's views on abortion. At the same time, the Obama campaign has launched a new TV ad — aimed at some of the same voters in some of the same states — criticizing Republican Mitt Romney on the issue.
NPR

After Week Apart, Romney And Ryan Campaign In N.H.

After spending most of last week in separate states, the Republican ticket reassembled today in New Hampshire. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan appeared together at a town hall in New Hampshire. NPR's Ari Shapiro was there and has this report.
NPR

Ann Romney Adds Fire, Faith To Husband's Campaign

The wife of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has overcome serious illness and a severe aversion to politics to campaign for her husband. Ann Romney is now passionate about her role promoting and protecting her husband on the campaign trail.
NPR

Todd Akin Fallout Spreads From Missouri To White House Race

Rep. Todd Akin's rape comment gave Democrats new fodder for their argument that Republicans are out of step on women's issues. In addition to endangering Akin's Senate bid amid GOP calls for him to step aside, it gave Democrats a new way to attack the GOP's White House ticket.
NPR

Medicare And Medicaid: How The Campaigns Differ

Here's a look at the government health care programs for the elderly and the poor, how President Obama's new national health care law affects them, and how Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan want to change things.
NPR

Obama: Congressman's Rape Remarks 'Don't Make Sense,' Were 'Way Out There'

The president weighed in on controversial comments made over the weekend by Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., who is running for the Senate. Akin said that women who are victims of "legitimate rape" rarely get pregnant.

Pages