45. By REBECCA KAPLAN, SARAH HUISENGA / CBS NEWS/ October 4, 2012, 10:08 PM Romney: Debate let voters "listen to substance" Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns with vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan in Fishersville, Va., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. / AP PHOTO/CHARLES DHARAPAK
plans Pueblo rally Monday after Jefferson County on Sunday; Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks to supporters during a rally at Jefferson County Fairgrounds on Thursday, Aug., (THE DENVER POST file
US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney waves to elementary students at Fairfeild Elementary in Fairfield, VA, October 2012 during an unscheduled stop. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)
The narrative of "there are now more takers than makers" in the US is not just insulting - it is plainly a lie. The arithmetic - the real winner of the 2012 election - backs it up. Seventy percent of counties with the fastest-growth in food-stamp aid during the last four years voted for the Republican presidential candidate in 2008, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture data compiled by Bloomberg.
79 Obama boosted by housing reports, polls as Romney seeks end to controversy of his own making Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign fundraising event in Atlanta, Wednesday, Sept.
Body Language: A Testy and Tense Exchange; President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney exchange views during the second presidential debate at Hofstra University, Tuesday, Oct. in Hempstead, N.