Obama focuses on battleground states [Huffington Post] President Obama has focused on the economy in new campaign ads running in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio and Virginia.
Obama leads in Pennsylvania poll [Politico] President Obama has a lead of 11 points over Republican candidate Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania, a new poll finds.
Ryan discusses tax proposals [Talking Points Memo] Republican Vice-Presidential nominee Paul Ryan has said that Republican tax proposal details will be devised with Congress.
Adviser comments on Erickson [Talking Points Memo] An adviser to the Romney campaign has commented on the editor of RedState.com Erick Erickson after he suggesting that President Obama will win the election.
Anchor criticises Romney riot reaction [Huffington Post] CNN anchor Don Lemon has criticised the response of the Romney campaign to attacks on US diplomatic missions during violence over an anti-Islamic film last week.
Romney responds to campaign difficulties [Huffington Post] Mitt Romney has attempted to refocus his campaign on economy after facing foreign policy difficulties.
Romney alters message [Washington Post] Mitt Romney has sought to focus his message on the ‘failed status quo’ of the Obama administration, the Washington Post reports.
Romney to ‘meet the demand’ for specifics [The Hill] The Romney campaign has said that it plans to explore the specifics of the Republican ticket in more depth.
‘A special kind of chutzpah’ [Politico] The Obama campaign has spoken about Mitt Romney’s views on Chinese trade.
McCain analyses Romney’s popularity [Boston Herald] John McCain has commented on support for Mitt Romney among veterans.
Secret footage damages Romney [Mother Jones] Mother Jones released secret video footage this week in which Mitt Romney is recorded making disparaging comments about Obama voters.
Ryan reminds voters of Obama comments [Washington Post] Paul Ryan has talked about comments Barack Obama made during the 2008 presidential election about guns and religion.
Obama campaign discusses debates [Huffington Post] Aides to the Obama campaign have discussed the upcoming presidential debates.
‘Dear Daughter’ [National Journal] The Romney campaign has tried to appeal to women with a new ad critical of President Obama.
Romney responds to voter comments [Fox News] Mitt Romney has defended his comments about Obama voters in a press conference and subsequently in an interview with Fox News.
Obama’s lead narrows [Reuters] A new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows President Obama’s lead over Mitt Romney fall to five points from seven points.
Obama leads in Virginia [Washington Post] A new poll for the Washington Post gives President Obama an 8-point lead in Virginia.
Obama responds to Romney’s voter comments [Talking Points Memo] President Obama has responded to Mitt Romney’s comments about voters, saying, ‘If you want to be president, you have to work for everyone.’
Ads focus on women [The Hill] Both the Obama and the Romney campaigns have tried to appeal to women with new ads.
Footage transcript released [Mother Jones] Mother Jones has published the full transcript of secret footage filmed of Mitt Romney at a fundraiser.
Obama enjoys increased approval [Huffington Post] President Obama’s approval rating is over 50 percent for the first time since May, according to a new poll from the Associated Press.
Ryan criticises Obama for ‘redistribution’ remark [The Hill] Paul Ryan has attacked President Obama for his recent comments about the redistribution of wealth.
Romney loses Pawlenty [NPR] Tim Pawlenty has left his post as co-chairman of the Republican campaign for a job as CEO of The Financial Services Roundtable.
Poll leads for Obama [Politico] According to NBC/WSJ/Marist College polls, President Obama’s leads in Iowa, Wisconsin and Colorado have reached 50 percent.
Romney releases tax letter [Reuters] Mitt Romney has released a letter indicating a tax rate of 14.1 percent.
Compiled by Patrick McGhee.