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.
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.
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.
What does Google’s exhaustive Trends database show about swing state interest in the presidential campaign? For starters, Pennsylvania is now the closest state between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney among people searching for information about the two candidates.
In round two of the presidential debates, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney went toe to toe, with two polls saying Obama won narrowly. But the Libya issue will stay in the spotlight until next Monday’s final debate.