presidential campaign


Obama Resumes Campaign Marathon in Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama has resumed his campaign marathon in Florida, delivering doughnuts to a firehouse less than five hours after he wrapped up the previous day’s campaigning in Las Vegas. On […]



Race Between Romney, Obama Still All About Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It’s still all about Ohio. After a strong debate performance, Republican challenger Mitt Romney is intensifying his efforts in the state that’s critical to his White House hopes, while President Barack […]

CBS Tampa–10/10/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

In Close Race, Obama and Romney Showing Confidence

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Exactly one month from Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are both declaring they will win a race for the White House that remains anything but clear. Their […]

CBS Tampa–10/09/2012


Romney, Obama Zero In On Ohio, A GOP Must-Win

VANDALIA, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has emerged as the presidential race’s undisputed focus. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are making multiple stops this week alone in a state that’s trending toward the president, endangering Romney’s […]

CBS Tampa–09/25/2012

Obama Discusses Economy At Virginia Campaign Event

Tide Shifts to Obama in Most Competitive States

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a presidential race seemingly frozen in place for months, the advantage has shifted toward President Barack Obama after a series of miscues by Mitt Romney, punctuated by the Republican […]

CBS Tampa–09/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Day of Reflection Done, Campaign On All Over Map

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Reflection over Sept. 11 quickly past, the race for the White House is returning to fierce form, with negative ads free to fly again and the candidates spreading out from Florida […]

CBS Tampa–09/12/2012

File photo of Mitt Romney. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Romney Asks US to ‘Turn The Page’ On Obama

Lifted by a show of Republican unity that once seemed so distant, Mitt Romney plunged into the presidential campaign’s final 67 days focused more than ever on jobs and the economy, and depicting President Barack Obama as a well-meaning but inept man who must be replaced.


File photo of Mitt Romney at 2012 Republican National Convention. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Romney Targeting Former Obama Supporters At RNC

In a presidential campaign filled with sharp criticism, this may be Mitt Romney’s softest sell: persuading people who voted for Democrat Barack Obama and now have some buyer’s remorse to back the Republican instead.


Michelle Obama Addresses Campaign Supporters And Volunteers In Miami

Michelle Obama Campaigns For Husband In Florida

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama told supporters she is fired up and urged them to “get it done in Florida,” during a sweep through the state Tuesday. Obama reminded volunteers a […]

CBS Tampa–07/11/2012

President Obama Speaks At Nat'l Association Of Latino Elected Officials Conference

Obama to Hispanics On Immigrants: I See My Kids

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama, in a strikingly personal appeal, renewed his call for an overhaul of America’s immigration laws before a supportive Latino audience Friday. He portrayed rival Mitt Romney […]

CBS Tampa–06/22/2012