President Obama cancelled his campaign plans because of the storm, he was expected to attend events with former President Bill Clinton in Florida and Ohio today. Instead, Mr. Clinton will appear with Vice President Biden.
Meanwhile, the Romney campaign is sticking to their schedule, with appearances today in Ohio, Iowa and Wisconsin. but the election may be just about the last thing on the minds of millions of people dealing with the approach of Hurricane Sandy.
The coming superstorm presents both some pitfalls and some opportunities for the candidates. Molly Ball, political reporter for The Atlantic, joins the show.