The eagerly awaited October jobs numbers from the Labor Department were released on schedule Friday and showed 171,000 jobs added in October with the unemployment ticking a notch higher to 7.9 percent.
President Barack Obama hasn’t been on the campaign trail since Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of New Jersey and New York. But he returns to the trail Thursday and will be in Broward County on Sunday as part of a final pre-election push.
President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney have suspended their campaign events due to Hurricane Sandy’s approach to the northeast U.S. coast.
The latest poll from Public Policy Polling gives President Barack Obama a one-point lead in Florida over Republican nominee Mitt Romney, but that is well within the poll’s margin of error of +/- 3.7 percent, making the race a statistical tie.
Early voting is well underway in the Sunshine State and more than 100,000 residents of Miami-Dade and Broward Counties have already cast their votes.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney had a little problem with facts in a speech before swing-state Ohio voters Thursday night.
While nearly 1 million people have cast an absentee vote already this election season, business at the voting booths will begin to pick up starting Saturday when early voting kicks off in Florida.
President Barack Obama will turn to the Democratic bullpen again on Monday and bring former President Bill Clinton on the campaign trail with him for a three-state battleground trip.
Indiana Republican Senatorial candidate Richard Mourdock provided the Mitt Romney campaign with an unneeded distraction with just two weeks to go in the presidential election.
Despite leading in some national polls, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is still struggling to best President Barack Obama in several of the most critical swing states needed to win the Electoral College.