Earlier this month in the first presidential debate, Mitt Romney made an unusual argument by modern political standards: that long-term deficit spending is not just an economic issue, but a moral one.
The pollsters at Gallup have been on the defensive after issuing tracking polls showing Mitt Romney with a significant lead over President Barack Obama. But is the poll’s own track record that much different than other polls?
Yale’s Logan Beirne looks at what George Washington would think about our staggering $16.2 trillion national debt as a central issue in the 2012 presidential election.
Shocked by the discourse of this year’s presidential campaign? Wait to your hear what happened in 1796, when the U.S. had its first contested election for commander-in-chief.
In the months before the 2012 presidential election, Americans have experienced a deluge of political campaign ads. These messages make their way to voters through social media, the web, and print formats, but it is still the television ad that offers the biggest impact.
Real Clear Politics now projects that Mitt Romney has more likely electoral votes than President Barack Obama, although Romney is well short of the 270 votes needed to win the election.
The National Constitution Center’s American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition exhibition is open for business, making its national debut in Philadelphia.
GOP challenger Mitt Romney could have an ace in the hole to counter President Barack Obama if the election comes down to one electoral vote, in the form of a gift from Maine.
Recently, a Philadelphia high school student accused a teacher of belittling her because she wore a Mitt Romney T-shirt. Is there a bigger lesson to be learned from the incident?
Lyle Denniston looks at the core constitutional question of how far states may go to require proof of citizenship