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Big Tent Archive: October, 2012
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Q poll suggests Pa. is in play
Tue, Oct 16, 2012, 11:04 AM
OK, this is getting close. President Obama now leads 50 percent to 46 percent in Pennsylvania as Republican Mitt Romney has narrowed a 12-point...
Things to Watch in Tonight's Debate
Tue, Oct 16, 2012, 5:51 PM
President Obama and Mitt Romney are set to meet at 9 p.m. EDT at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. for a 90-minute debate that, since the...
New Obama ad touts jobs improvement
Mon, Oct 15, 2012, 9:10 AM
The Obama campaign relased a new television ad, "Main Street," Monday that features a series of regular working people who testify the economy...
Two new polls show tightening prez race in Pa.
Mon, Oct 15, 2012, 3:15 PM
President Obama's lead over Republican Mitt Romney has narrowed in Pennsylvania, according to a pair of new independent public-opinion surveys...
Romney says he wouldn't limit abortion rights, then walks it back
Wed, Oct 10, 2012, 11:47 AM
Noting that Mitt Romney downplayed his opposition to abortion rights in an Iowa newspaper, the Obama campaign on Wednesday accused the Republican...
Siena Poll finds Pa. up for grabs in prez race
Tue, Oct 9, 2012, 9:17 AM
Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes seem up for grabs in a new Siena Research Institute Poll that shows a tight race, with President Obama leading...
No more debate passivity, Obama camp vows
Thu, Oct 4, 2012, 4:09 PM
DENVER – Obama advisers admitted Thursday that the president delivered a lackluster performance in the first presidential debate, and...
Thomas Fitzgerald is the national politics writer. He has covered Harrisburg, Philadelphia City Hall, and the last six presidential elections.