By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Now it's for real. Every time Mitt Romney or Barack Obama hits a rhetorical high note or commits another blunder, millions of voters watching and listening out there have the power to fill out a ballot, drop it in the mail and be done with the
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Palestinian finance minister warned Sunday that the two-state solution is in jeopardy if the Palestinian Authority doesn't get a major infusion of cash to alleviate its severe fiscal crisis.
Nabeel Kassis said the authority needs
DENVER (AP) - Mitt Romney says he's going to spend less time raising money and more time with voters.
The Republican presidential nominee says President Barack Obama's decision in 2008 to bypass traditional spending limits has forced him to spend more time courting donors than he'd like
By The Associated Press
FED UP: One goal of the Federal Reserve's stimulus is to make you so frustrated with the puny yields from conservative assets, like Treasurys, you'll buy stocks and other risky assets, driving up prices. That should make you richer and willing to spend more money
By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer
Ben Bernanke hopes his latest plan to stimulate the economy will get you to buy stocks and other risky assets. Maybe you should. People who did that after two similar Federal Reserve efforts are sitting on big gains today.
But the odds of fat profits aren
By BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE and DAVID B. CARUSOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Before the Sept. 11 attacks, the Rev. Carl Keyes was a little-known pastor of a small New York City congregation searching for members and money.
When the twin towers fell, his fortunes changed.
Donors poured $2.5
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Written off by many in his own party a mere month ago, Republican Rep. Todd Akin has been slowly rebuilding his Senate campaign after apologizing for inflammatory remarks about pregnancy and rape.
Now Akin is approaching a critical
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare is the one health insurance plan that will cover virtually every American at some point in life, and Republican Mitt Romney is proposing the biggest changes since its creation nearly 50 years ago.
With important details still
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Loretta Mitchell is 100 percent sure she's going to vote in the presidential race come November. She doesn't have a clue who'll get that vote.
That makes her a rare and highly sought after commodity: an undecided
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Facing criticism that he's too focused on raising campaign cash, Mitt Romney is about to launch what advisers call an "intense battleground state schedule." But on Saturday, the Republican presidential nominee focused exclusively on