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Mitt Romney: Says Obama "refuses to recognize Jerusalem" as the capital of Israel.

Posted by Politifact.com Truth-O-Meter rulings from National On August - 7 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Mitt Romney says Barack Obama rejects Jerusalem as capital of Israel A 30-second ad from Mitt Romney’s campaign paints two starkly different portraits of the two presidential candidates’ positions on...

Mitt Romney: "As president, Barack Obama has never visited Israel."

Posted by Politifact.com Truth-O-Meter rulings from National On August - 7 - 2012 1 COMMENT
The Truth-o-Meter says: True | Mitt Romney says Barack Obama has not visited Israel as president Following a trip in which he said Israel was blessed by the hand of providence, Mitt Romney is out with an ad questioning President Barack Obama&rsquo...

On Success, Obama Has Forked Tongue

Posted by Arthur Brooks, Wall Street Journal On August - 7 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Arthur Brooks, Wall Street JournalWithin the space of just two weeks, Americans have witnessed two radically different philosophies about the free enterprise system from President Obama. In his notorious Roanoke, Va., speech of July 13, he said "...

Pollsters’ Cell Phone Challenge

Posted by John Harwood, New York Times On August - 5 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
John Harwood, New York TimesAs they gauge voter sentiment in this tight presidential race, pollsters face a big challenge: more and more voters hang up on them.So it sounds odd that some pollsters have decided to hang up on more voters.Yet that is one...

Obama’s Unemployment Crisis

Posted by Investor's Business Daily On August - 4 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS

Hosting the Most Open Convention

Posted by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Politico On August - 3 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, PoliticoWhen Democrats chose Charlotte, N.C., as the host city for our 2012 national convention, President Barack Obama gave us two directives: Think outside of the box, and find ways to include more Americans.Those guid...

Another Disaster for U.S. Workers

Posted by James Pethokoukis, AEI Ideas On August - 3 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
James Pethokoukis, AEI IdeasOnly in a world of lowered, New Normal expectations was the July jobs report anything less than another disaster for U.S. workers. Nonfarm payrolls rose 163,000 last month as the unemployment rate rose to 8.3%.&amp...

Obama’s Mission Failure: Economy Was Job One

Posted by John Podhoretz, NY Post On August - 3 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
John Podhoretz, NY PostThings are going wrong in the American economy right now - and in a way that no one expected, least of all an incumbent president with Election Day three months away. The man who said in 2009 that “if I don’t...
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Mitt Romney would cut millionaires’ taxes, Barack Obama says You comparison shop for cans of tuna. Mitt Romney rides on Donald Trump’s jet. A new Obama campaign ad shows those scenes to hammer at the ...

Inside Obama’s Swing State Charm Tour

Posted by Alex Altman, Time On August - 3 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Alex Altman, TimeFor a few minutes, it almost feels like 2008 again inside the air-conditioned gym. The raucous crowd is chanting and cheering and slinging I love you‘s. Before Barack Obama revs up his speech, they’re singing happy...

Who’s to Blame for Depressed Economy?

Posted by Paul Krugman, New York Times On August - 2 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Paul Krugman, New York TimesThere has been plenty to criticize about President Obama's handling of the economy. Yet the overriding story of the past few years is not Mr. Obama's mistakes but the scorched-earth opposition of Republicans, who ...

D.C. Is Not Serious About Ending Cronyism

Posted by Peter Schweizer, Daily Beast On August - 2 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Peter Schweizer, Daily BeastBoth political parties are talking about cronyism and insider dealing.  But it's only talk, because they are unwilling to take the steps necessary to clean up their own houses.Begin wit...

Bill Clinton: It’s "typical" for a presidential candidate to release 10 or 11 years of tax returns.

Posted by Politifact.com Truth-O-Meter rulings from National On August - 1 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | It's typical for presidential candidates to release 10 or 11 years of returns, Clinton says President Barack Obama’s campaign intends to keep the pressure on Mitt Romney to release more of his tax returns....

CBS/NYT/Quinnipiac Swing State Polls & Party ID

Posted by Sean Trende, RCP On August - 1 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Sean Trende, RCPThe new CBS/NYT/Quinnipiac polls showing Obama with big leads (and with the President above 50 percent) in Pennsylvania, Florida and Ohio are causing a lot of groans among Republicans, and elation among Democrats. In particular, Republ...
PPP (D) for League of Conservation Voters 7/23-25/12; 833 likely voters; 3.4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP Release Arizona 2012 President 52% Romney...

A Defense of "You Didn’t Build That!"

Posted by Michael Smerconish, Huffington Post On July - 31 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Michael Smerconish, Huffington PostElizabeth Warren said it better than Barack Obama. And the president's presentation wasn't helped when supporters of Mitt Romney edited his words. Sadly, lost in a squabble over "you didn't build ...

Bill Clinton’s New Best Friends

Posted by Debra Saunders, SF Chronicle On July - 30 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Debra Saunders, SF ChronicleIt doesn't matter who wins in November; Bill Clinton will end this year on top.The former president will introduce Barack Obama on the penultimate night of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. That&apo...

How Paul Ryan Captured the G.O.P.

Posted by Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker On July - 30 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Ryan Lizza, The New YorkerOne day in March, 2009, two months after the Inauguration of President Obama, Representative Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin, sat behind a small table in a cramped meeting space in his Capitol Hill office. Hunched forward in his chai...

How Does Romney Not Win Nevada?

Posted by Sherman Frederick, Las Vegas R-J On July - 30 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Sherman Frederick, Las Vegas R-JMitt Romney should be winning Nevada in Secretariat fashion. But he's not. He's popular in the conservative rural counties, for sure. And he has an edge in the Reno area.But, if the election were held today, h...

With 100 Days to Go, Election Up for Grabs

Posted by Cameron Joseph, The Hill On July - 29 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Cameron Joseph, The HillWith 100 days until the 2012 election, President Obama has a tenuous lead, but the struggling economy hurts his bid for a second term.Obama leads Mitt Romney by a narrow margin in most national polls, and has a slightly wider l...

Romney Not Out to Make the World Swoon

Posted by Fouad Ajami, Washington Post On July - 28 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Fouad Ajami, Washington PostThe itinerary for the overseas trip that Mitt Romney is taking — Britain, Poland and Israel — is brilliantly chosen. These countries contrast greatly with candidate Barack Obama’s 2008 foreign ...

How Can Obama Win With This Economy?

Posted by Keith Koffler, WH Dossier On July - 27 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Keith Koffler, WH DossierThere’s just no longer any way to spin this. There is no reason why the economy should not be picking up after three and a half years of the Obama presidency. Unless the problem is the Obama presidency.The Commerce D...

Priorities USA Action: Says Romney had the uniforms for the 2002 Winter Olympic games made in Burma.

Posted by Politifact.com Truth-O-Meter rulings from National On July - 27 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Ad says Mitt Romney had Olympic uniforms made in Burma With the Olympics about to begin, Priorities USA Action, a super PAC aligned with President Barack Obama, released an ad that used Olympic images to atta...
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