Years ago, political ads were ads that defined a time, defined a campaign. Today's ads are mere soundbites, at least that's what one advertising veteran said. He says both campaigns produced ads so bland they could have been produced by anyone, for any candidate. They're just boring.
Bob Inglis is out of Congress now, but he's still a committed conservative. Unlike many of his brethren, however, he's ready to tackle climate change. And he says Republicans, conservatives, are in the perfect position to engage on the issue and lead solutions to deal with it.
Unemployment fell to 7.8 percent in September after the economy added 114,000 jobs and total employment increased 873,000. In addition, the labor department revised upward previous months' employment reports.
Mitt Romney came out on top, according to most who Wednesday night watched his first debate with President Barack Obama. Romney was described as aggressive, while Obama was panned for being passive and listless.
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama will both try to score points, convey a vision and push their candidacy closer to winning on Election Day in November. While the election is still some 30 days away, early voting is already going in a number of states.
Yale's Project on Climate Change Communication set out to see how the environment, specifically global warming, might influence undecided voters. What they found was undecided voters believe in climate change and will consider how a candidate views climate change when casting a ballot.
The national election is just days away and both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are preparing for the presidential debates. At the same time, they're wondering if there's an October surprise, some pivotal moment, waiting in the wings to upset the whole race and shake things up.
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have divergent views on Guantanamo Bay — at least based on statements made years ago. In the current election cycles, neither man has really talked about the future he sees for the prison. But whoever is elected will be faced with precedent-setting cases in short order.
When Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are trying to up their appeal to Latino voters, they'll often try on a few words of Spanish. But, perhaps too often, those words don't come out the same way they sound in the candidates' head. And that can be a problem.
Job growth has been hard to come in in this economy. But in Massachusetts at least, the clean energy industry is adding jobs at a brisk pace. Fueled by decreased costs, increased availability and federal tax credits, the clean energy economy was adding jobs at an 11 percent clip last year.