Closing the Sale With Swing-Voter Groups, Is Romney Really Leading by 4 Points in the Swing States?

American Crossroads Making New $11 Million Ad Blitz Aimed At Women Huffington Post The ad campaign, set to begin Tuesday and run for a week in eight closely contested states, is part of a big push before the Nov. 6 election. Polls have shown President Barack Obama with a wide lead over Romney among women, but some surveys suggest …

Women’s issues help shape presidential debate Washington Post The battle for the women’s vote helped shape Tuesday night’s debate between President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, pushing issues such as equal pay for women and access to contraception to the forefront of the closely fought race.

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Obama targets women’s vote in debate rematch Globe and Mail A re-energized President Barack Obama made an open plea for women’s votes in his second debate against Republican nominee Mitt Romney, underscoring his urgent need to rebuild a big lead among female electors to hold on to the White House. The two…

Obama scores on equal pay for women NBCNews.com Ed Schultz explains why he thinks President Obama’s good answers, combined with Mitt Romney’s terrible answers on women’s issues in the second presidential will help the president with female voters. Rev. Al Sharpton and Chris Hayes also join to …

Mitt Romney Incites More Female Voter Enthusiasm Women’s eNews The survey of voters in 12 crucial swing states found female voters much more engaged in the election and increasingly concerned about the deficit and debt issues that favor Romney. The Republican nominee now ties the president among women who are …

Obama zeros in on female voters in debate The Hill (blog) President Obama zeroed in on undecided female voters during Tuesday’s debate, keying off a question on workplace fairness to tout his passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Act, contraception coverage and Mitt Romney’s plans to cut funding for Planned …

Thanks to Women, Romney Leads By 4 Points in Swing States National Review Online (blog) As the presidential campaign heads into its final weeks, the survey of voters in 12 crucial swing states finds female voters much more engaged in the election and increasingly concerned about the deficit and debt issues that favor Romney.

Is Romney Really Leading by 4 Points in the Swing States? Huffington Post (blog) The poll shows Mr. Romney with an 8 point lead among men. More surprisingly, according to the poll, Romney is holding Mr. Obama to a 1 point margin among women. If true, these results would be devastating for the Obama campaign, which is counting on …

Video: Conservative Women’s Group Attacks ‘Hollywood Women’ TPM The Concerned Women For America, a conservative group opposed to abortion rights and same-sex marriage, attack the actresses stumping for Democrats on the campaign trail as “so into themselves they actually think they speak for all women” in a web …

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Appealing To Women Voters! CBS Local “There is a common misconception that female voters care about different issues, or that they want candidates to treat them as an interest group looking for political favors,” Romney answered. “In my experience traveling around the country and talking …

Closing the Sale With Swing-Voter Groups Wall Street Journal Much as there are swing states that will determine the balance in the Electoral College, so too are there key voting groups that will tip the balance in the general vote. And those key groups appear to be Midwesterners, college-educated women, baby …

How Obama Can Woo All the Single Ladies Huffington Post These are women’s issues, but they’re bigger than that — they’re family issues and they’re economic issues.” It’s that contrast that female voters needed President Obama to remind them of in the first debate earlier this month in Colorado. But as …

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