To understand American history, Jon Lauck says you have to understand the Midwest's role in some critical events.
Wednesday in Denver, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama square off for their first of three face to face match-ups.
We started the week noting the conventional wisdom that debates don’t win presidencies. But today we’re reading a James Fallows article in The Atlantic about debate moments that did win presidencies.
With polls showing President Obama in the lead, Politico’s Glenn Thrush writes there are five things to watch for tonight that could change the arc of the presidential race: