By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The massive teachers' strike in Chicago offers a high-profile test for the nation's teachers' unions, which have seen their political influence threatened as a growing reform movement seeks to improve ailing public schools.
By DON BABWINAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - As Chicago teachers walked the picket lines for a second day, they were joined by many of the very people who are most inconvenienced by their strike: the parents who must now scramble to find a place for children to pass the time or for baby sitters
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) - He buddied up with bikers, posed for countless pictures at a pizza place and downed an ice cream cone at a Dairy Queen.
Joe Biden loves Ohio.
The only question now is whether Ohio loves him - and President Barack Obama.
The vice president
By BEN FELLER and JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney declared a fleeting truce for partisan digs Tuesday as the nation remembered the 9/11 terrorist attacks, but campaign politics crackled through even their somber observances.