By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - An eerie quiet has settled over the Walker Components plant, which assembles custom cables for a global wind turbine company. Orders are down from earlier in the year and one-third of its employees have been laid off this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Five things to watch for in the home stretch of the presidential race between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney:
1. LAST WORDS? Obama and Romney have spoken thousands of words at hundreds of rallies over the past year. Monday marks the last time Obama will
By DAN SEWELL and JOHN SEEWER and JULIE CARR SMYTHAssociated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio could well decide the next president; the state has chosen the winner in the last 12 presidential elections and it's pivotal to the strategies of both President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - To the last minute, Florida is proving to be an expensive and frustrating state for President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney alike, seemingly resistant to arguments that play well in Ohio, Colorado and other states.
For all the
By KASIE HUNT and NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made last-minute pleas for votes Monday, employing their last vestiges of energy, celebrity boosters and plenty of jet fuel to encourage every supporter and the few remaining
By DIDI TANGAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - Where can a pop star score a hit by talking about the U.S. Electoral College for 33 minutes? In China, where Gao Xiaosong's straightforward explanation of the system drew more than 1 million hits in four days.
Chinese have long been fascinated with U
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) - Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan told supporters Sunday that running mate Mitt Romney "will become a great president."
Ryan made the comments in a county fairground's barn in Colorado, the fourth of five states he visited Sunday.
He said supporters
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
MORRISVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney rallied thousands of people in the Pennsylvania cold Sunday night, using precious time to make an 11th-hour pitch for a state he all but ignored until the last week of the presidential campaign
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
MORRISVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Mitt Romney is praising New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's response to Hurricane Sandy.
The Republican presidential candidate told supporters in Pennsylvania Sunday night that Christie is giving "all of his heart and his passion" to
By NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Stock up on munchies and make sure the batteries in your TV remote are fresh. With this year's presidential election razor-close to the finish, Tuesday could be a long night.
Even if the presidency isn't decided until after midnight EST,