A recently conducted survey revealed that the majority of Americans found presidential campaigning for the 2012 election to be especially negative. According to the Pew Research Center, poll participants gave the campaign of reelected President Barack Obama a C+ grade.
Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign is launching an aggressive Republican response at the site of the Democratic National Convention aimed at stealing attention and driving new questions about President Barack Obama’s leadership on the eve of his nomination for a second term.
Republican Mitt Romney cast President Barack Obama as a failed coach of a struggling team as he sought to capitalize on momentum coming out of his party’s convention. Obama dismissed the GOP gathering as an event suited to the era of black-and-white TV and promised to outline “a better path forward” at the upcoming Democratic convention where he’ll be nominated for a second term.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will not be attending the Democratic National Convention this year, citing her job – and its requirement that she stay away from partisan politics – as the reason for her planned absence.