The national political conventions are over, and now the presidential campaigns are kicking into overdrive, with less than two months to go until Election Day.
President Barack Obama had no campaign events scheduled Monday, after he hit the trail this weekend in Florida and received and an enthusiastic reception from a pizza shop owner.
On the other side, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was back on the stump in Ohio.
Romney has been taking some heat from Democrats for not mentioning the war in Afghanistan during his nominating speech in Tampa.
On Monday, Romney took aim at what he says was a glaring omission during Obama's address in Charlotte, N.C.
"I was surprised in the president's speech in the Democrat convention, he didn't mention unemployment. He didn't mention 40 million people on food stamps. By the way, that's a record number and not a good record."
Meanwhile, new figures show Obama outraised his Republican rival for campaign cash in August, for the first time in four months.
Obama pulled in $114 million while Romney collected a little over $111 million for Romney.
Both campaigns announced they will suspend political advertisements Tuesday, in recognition of the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.