• October 25, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: President Obama and Mitt Romney stump in swing states The big money spent by the campaigns in the battlegrounds Missing from the election debate: Europe’s debt crisis The ancient Syrian city of Aleppo ravaged by war And, … Continue reading

  • October 23, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Tuesday’s NewsHour: It’s the home stretch for the presidential candidates with two weeks to go until Election Day We examine their foreign policy views and the facts in dispute after last night’s face-off And, Virginia voters worried about cuts … Continue reading

  • October 18, 2012  

    A third of adult viewers under 40 who watched the second presidential debate were "double screening," meaning they both watched the debate and used an additional form of digital media. Ray Suarez talks to the Daily Download’s Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz about the "binders full of women" meme and politicized search terms. Continue reading

  • October 17, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Wednesday’s NewsHour: The presidential candidates hit the road after last night’s combative and personal debate We examine the facts in dispute after that face-off And the reality and rhetoric on China Plus, one group’s efforts to help victims of … Continue reading

  • October 16, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Tuesday’s NewsHour: The presidential candidates meet for a town hall debate — their second head to head contest Two new drugs linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak The foreign policy debate this election year And, Cuba announces it will … Continue reading

  • October 15, 2012   BY Colleen Shalby  

    Politics editor Christina Bellantoni answered your questions Monday about the town hall presidential debate during a live Twitter chat. See the archived chat below and look for more coverage on the second presidential debate Tuesday on our website where we’ll … Continue reading

  • October 15, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Monday’s NewsHour: The money behind the ad war this election year Close congressional races, including the battle for a Senate seat in Massachusetts The Syrian war, amid reports that weapons are going to militants linked to Al-qaida And, the … Continue reading

  • October 12, 2012   BY Meena Ganesan  

    The top four search terms during the vice presidential debate. Graphic and data by Google. From real-time fact checkers to live blogs, tweets, gifs and games, the Internet brought in a trove of analysis, context and laughs Thursday night prior … Continue reading

  • October 12, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Friday’s NewsHour: The candidates are in swing states after a spirited vice-presidential debate How women’s issues are playing in the campaign Who best predicts election winners: pollsters or gamblers? Mark Shields and David Brooks And, the Nobel Peace Prize … Continue reading

  • October 11, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: The vice-presidential contenders meet for their only debate Rising tensions between Turkey and Russia over Syria, as the Turks force a Russian plane to land How Medicare’s playing in House races And a Chinese writer wins the … Continue reading