A new Pew poll has Obama suddenly 4 points behind Mitt Romney. Did one debate upend the apple cart? Did Obama just throw away his reelection? What polls tell us (and what they don't.)
Even his supporters agree President Obama flubbed his first debate against Mitt Romney. But help is at hand. Here are some good old-fashioned debating tips that could come to his rescue next time around.
As Obama and Romney gear up for a debate, Obama won't need to worry about impressing Indian Americans. Eighty-eight percent already approve of him. But why then do 53 percent identify as independent? A new survey shows where the desi votes will be key.
There is every reason for Americans to dislike Barack Obama. Too much of a smarty pants. Not the guy you'd have pizza and beer with. Yet as his speech shows there is a reason why Americans still respond to their oddball president.
"The big problem in Indo-US relationship is not America, it's India. India has consistently been unable to deliver its part of this bargain," Fareed Zakaria, Editor-at-Large of the Time Magazine, told CNN-IBN.
America is back said Obama in his State of the Union. But it's not back as the old action hero. Shaken by a bleak recession, this America wants to be a different kind of superpower.
As the battle for the Republican presidential nomination heats up, so will debates about job creation, the economy, and inevitably, outsourcing.
It's still early days in the 2012 US presidential election race, but trends in the Republican party point to a stern challenge to Obama from the populist, libertarian Tea Party movement.
Obama's 2012 re-election campaign has broken fundraising records by amassing $86 million to date. He has 244 influential supporters to thank.