By GARANCE BURKEAssociated Press
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Democratic Rep. Pete Stark, the longest-serving member of California's largest-in-the-nation congressional delegation, offered a taste of his trademark invective.
"It's a question of choosing experience, or a novice who likes to
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Embattled GOP Congressman Todd Akin has made good on his promise to stay in Missouri's U.S. Senate race despite calls by top Republicans to quit following his comments about rape.
The final deadline for candidates to remove their names from the Missouri ballot passed
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
VANDALIA, Ohio (AP) - Kicking off an Ohio bus tour, Republican Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama is offering a "foreign" vision of government.
At an airport rally in Vandalia, Romney told several thousand cheering supporters that Obama believes bureaucrats in
By IVAN MORENOAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A gay couple from New Jersey is suing a group that used their engagement photo in an attack mailer against a Republican Colorado state lawmaker who supported civil unions this year.
The Southern Poverty Law Center said it will file a federal lawsuit
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats launched two ads in North Dakota on Tuesday criticizing Republican Senate candidate Rick Berg over the stalled farm bill as the party seeks to capitalize on rural voters' frustration with congressional inaction.
Congress left town
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
President Barack Obama had an audience and megaphone that Republican challenger Mitt Romney could only envy: addressing an array of global leaders as the head of the world's largest economic and military power.
It doesn't get much more presidential-appearing
By The Associated Press
Highlights of what President Barack Obama said and didn't say in his address to the United Nations General Assembly:
WHAT HE SAID
ANTI-AMERICAN PROTESTS: The killing of Ambassador Chris Stevens and other attacks on U.S. embassies overseas were attacks on America. The
By FABIOLA SANCHEZAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - President Hugo Chavez held a 10-point lead over rival Henrique Capriles in one of the final polls ahead of Venezuela's Oct. 7 election, but the survey released Tuesday showed the challenger narrowing the gap.
The poll by
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded international action to stop the war in Syria, telling a somber gathering of world leaders Tuesday that the 18-month conflict had become "a regional calamity with global ramifications."
By DAVID ESPO and KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - In a split-screen race for the presidency, Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama were on their best campaign behavior in public Tuesday, all the while slashing away at each other in paid television ads.