CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte has cancelled her plan to campaign with Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock, who said that when a woman becomes pregnant during a rape, "that's something God intended."
Mourdock said on Wednesday said he abhors rape and meant
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - President Barack Obama said at the start of a 48-hour campaign trip that "trust matters" in a presidential campaign and he has kept the same values throughout his political career.
Obama is seeking to contrast himself with what he
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two hours after the U.S. Consulate came under attack in Benghazi, Libya, the White House was told that a militant group was claiming responsibility for the violence that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.
A State Department
By MARC LEVYAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Democratic political action committee began running TV ads in Pittsburgh on Wednesday to boost Democratic Sen. Bob Casey's reelection bid against a surprisingly strong challenge from Republican Tom Smith, a tea party favorite who has
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is predicting he'll reach agreement with lawmakers to reduce the deficit and overhaul immigration law within the first year of a second term if he's re-elected.
The president made the promises in an interview with The Des Moines Register. The
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just as Mitt Romney and other Republicans had cut into the Democrats' advantage with female voters, a tea party-backed Senate candidate's awkward remark - that if rape leads to pregnancy it's "something God intended" - has propelled
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign says a Republican Senate candidate's comments about rape are a reminder that Mitt Romney and a GOP-led Congress would feel women shouldn't be able to make choices about their health care.
Spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki says Obama finds
By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
President Barack Obama has rallied college students at dozens of campuses, touted his record on student aid and needled Republican challenger Mitt Romney for advising students to "borrow money if you have to from your parents." Romney counters that despite the
WASHINGTON (AP) - Clint Eastwood is starring in a new ad to support Republican Mitt Romney's election to the White House.
The "Dirty Harry" actor criticizes President Barack Obama's economic record over video of a shuttered factory and an unemployment line. Eastwood says a second term would
By DENISE LAVOIEAssociated Press
CANTON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts judge will hold another hearing before deciding whether to unseal testimony that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney gave in the divorce case of Staples founder Tom Stemberg.
Ex-wife Maureen Sullivan Stemberg appeared in