October 4th, 2012
08:55 PM ET

"Probably the best fundraising day ever," says Pro-Romney Super PAC

The Democrats were on damage control after President Barack Obama's lackluster performance at the first presidential debate. How does the president bounce back and where does Super PAC spending go from here?

OutFront tonight: Charlie Spies, founder of Pro-Romney Super PAC Restore Our Future and Bill Burton, senior strategist for Pro-Obama Super PAC Priorities USA Action.

October 4th, 2012
08:41 PM ET

U.S. special forces gather intel in Libya; Sensitive documents found on compound floor

CNN's Barbara Starr has learned U.S. special forces are now in Libya and neighboring countries helping to gather intelligence on the suspected Libyan militia responsible for killing ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.

This comes as the FBI began searching the consulate in Benghzai, Libya today - more than three weeks after the September 11 attack.

OutFront tonight: Washington Post correspondent Michael Birnbaum. He visited the consulate a day before the FBI arrived this week and found sensitive documents lying around the site.


Filed under: International • Libya
October 4th, 2012
08:35 PM ET

How much of an impact is the debate having on the money race?

Fresh off a strong debate performance, Mitt Romney's Press Secretary Andrea Saul today tweeted that the campaign was getting more than two donations per second.

Just how much of an impact is the debate having on the money race?

Are Karl Rove and Crossroads Propping Up the Romney Campaign

CNN Contributor John Avlon reports.

Filed under: 2012 Election • Campaign Finance • Economy • Election 2012 • Politics
October 4th, 2012
08:26 PM ET

"Now we know who we're dealing with," says Obama campaign

CNN's Erin Burnett talks to the Obama Campaign's Deputy Manager Stephanie Cutter about President Barack Obama's lackluster performance at the first presidential debate of 2012. FULL POST

October 4th, 2012
08:25 PM ET

Romney promises not to raise taxes on the middle class; does it add up?

During the last night's presidential debate, Republican challenger Mitt Romney scored political points with CNN's undecided voters debate when he defended his tax plan.

"I will not under any circumstances raise taxes on middle-income families. I will lower taxes on middle-income families. Now, you cite a study. There are six other studies that looked at the study you describe and say it's completely wrong," Romney said, rebutting Obama.

Could this be a winning issue for Romney?

OutFront tonight: Doug Holtz-Eakin former McCain economic adviser for 2008 Campaign and Ethan Pollack former staff member for President Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.


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