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  • October 4, 2012   BY  

    “The Eyes of History 2012,” a new exhibit at Washington D.C.’s The Newseum, highlights more than 70 award-winning photos by The White House News Photographers Association. The following are the 2011 top political photos featured at the exhibit. Continue reading

  • October 4, 2012  

    Ray Suarez visits Orlando, Fla., to talk to voters — some decided, some undecided — directly following the first presidential debate. Were the candidates convincing? Did the voters hear what they hoped to from either side? They discuss jobs, President Obama’s consistency, Mitt Romney’s softer side, and the role of government. Continue reading

  • September 17, 2012  

    In an effort to combat sliding poll numbers, the Romney Campaign announced that Mitt Romney would address voters’ hunger for specificity, planning to give more detail on parts of his policy platform. Gwen Ifill talks to USA Today’s Susan Page and the Washington Post’s Dan Balz on whether this strategy shift can win over voters. Continue reading

  • August 29, 2012  

    In a campaign visit to the University of Virginia, President Obama attacked Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney for not caring about Americans’ health care. Also, three NATO troops were shot and killed today in Afghanistan in another incident of “insider violence” — the culprit was a man in an Afghan army uniform. Continue reading

  • August 10, 2012   BY  

    From George Washington to the current Barack Obama, presidential campaigns have shaped American culture and history in lasting ways. Highlighted here are some notable items featured at the Library of Congress which tell an interesting story about the evolution of the race to the White House. Continue reading

  • July 27, 2012   BY  

    Zeke Miller of BuzzFeed, Jon Ward of Huffington Post and PBS NewsHour’s very own Travis Daub snapped panoramic photographs of campaign and political events over the last several months. Get a sense of what it would feel like to look around on the trail with these 360-degree images. Continue reading

  • July 26, 2012  

    Mitt Romney traveled to the U.K. this week on a tour to bolster his foreign policy credentials. But Romney stumbled when he made comments doubting London’s capability to host the Games. Daily Download’s Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz talk to Margaret Warner about what social media users think about Mitt Romney’s trip so far. Continue reading

  • July 23, 2012  

    President Obama spent part of the week in Florida, a key battleground for the upcoming election. Judy Woodruff reports on which important issues in the swing state may pose challenges for the Obama campaign. Continue reading

  • July 17, 2012  

    The presidential campaign is targeting swing states, including Colorado, Iowa, Ohio, New Hampshire, Virginia and Florida. Gwen Ifill interviews Anna Sale of WNYC’s “It’s a Free Country,” who is traveling through the battleground states. They discuss who these voters are and the issues that drive them. Continue reading

  • July 13, 2012  

    After a Washington Post story investigated Former Gov. Mitt Romney’s connection to sending jobs overseas as the head of Bain Capital, President Obama has seized on outsourcing as a line of attack against his opponent. And Romney launched a counterattack in response. Continue reading