By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
Americans depend on energy for everything from driving their cars to powering factories, homes and offices - and of course our smartphones, laptops and tablets. How that energy is produced and where it comes from affect jobs, the economy and the
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign says it raised $170.4 million in September.
The figure brings Romney's fundraising effort slightly behind President Barack Obama's $181 million haul for the month. It leaves Romney, the Republican Party and
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney practiced for their second debate as the economy posted another set of positive numbers just over three weeks from Election Day.
The stakes for Tuesday's town-hall debate at Hofstra University on New York's
By ERIK SCHELZIGAssociated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Republican congressman from Tennessee is telling supporters he's not a hypocrite for discussing abortion with a mistress more than a decade ago. But now he may also have to defend his medical license.
Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson's campaign says his son has apologized for suggesting that voters should send President Barack Obama back to Kenya.
Jason Thompson, the son of the former Wisconsin governor, was caught on camera during a Sunday brunch hosted by the
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly six in 10 Medicare recipients would pay higher premiums under a hypothetical privatized system along the lines of what Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has proposed, according to a study released Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up an appeal from Arizona over its requirement that people prove they are American citizens before registering to vote.
The justices will review a federal appeals court ruling that blocked the law in some instances.
A 10-member panel of
By CANDICE CHOI and MAE ANDERSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Pizza Hut is rethinking its contest daring people to ask "Sausage or Pepperoni?" at the presidential debate Tuesday.
After the stunt triggered backlash last week, the company says it's moving the promotion online, where a
By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Is there any escape from all those political ads in the most hotly contested states in the three weeks before the presidential election?
The TV ads come in rapid succession and at all hours - in the middle of newscasts, soap operas and talk
By BRIAN BAKSTAssociated Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gun-rights groups perceive President Barack Obama as a threat to unfettered access to firearms. They once had qualms about Mitt Romney, too.
But times and circumstances have changed for Romney, the GOP presidential nominee now in tune with