Current Events

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 10:30am

Romney is making promises to put money that he says Obama took out of Medicare back into Medicare. But his running mate is proposing to keep those cuts. Romney has tried to separate himself from what Ryan has been saying. But has he already waded in too deep?

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 9:45am

Presidential candidates trade verbal blows over their separate energy policy beliefs. Obama believes in wind power and Romney is for coal power. Obama campaigned in Iowa, a wind energy state. Romney campaigned in Ohio, a coal energy state.

Monday, August 13, 2012 - 9:45am

Candy Crowley, chief CNN political correspondent will become the first woman in two decades to be the moderator of a presidential debate. The debate will take place on October 16th at Hofstra University. The last woman to host the debate was Carole Simpson, in 1992.

Monday, August 13, 2012 - 9:45am

Paul Ryan is heading out on a solo tour as the newly named Republican Vice Presidential pick. He’ll be heading to Iowa to start campaigning on his own. Obama will also be in Iowa, Obama says that Ryan is a good spokesperson for Romney’s vision but that he disagrees with that vision.

Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 11:30am

Members of the Tea Party group have been refocusing to build support for their issues, on a lower level than national politics. And it’s working. Typically Republican candidates don’t usually sway Tea Partiers. But Romney has picked WI rep Paul Ryan, a Tea Party hero as his running mate.