By JULIE PACE and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
CINCINNATI (AP) - President Barack Obama, seeking to shore up support among women, intensified his pressure Thursday on Mitt Romney to break any ties with a Republican Senate candidate who said that if a woman becomes pregnant from rape it is "
By The Associated Press
The Associated Press-GfK poll on the 2012 presidential election and politics was conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications from Oct. 19-23. It is based on landline telephone and cellphone interviews with a nationally representative random
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Of the roughly 50,000 words spoken in this month's three presidential debates, none were "climate change," ''global warming" or "greenhouse gas."
Housing was discussed in the first debate, but the word "foreclosure" was mentioned
LAS VEGAS (AP) - President Barack Obama has wrapped up a long day of campaigning with a brief speech to hotel workers at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas.
Obama told workers gathered in the employee cafeteria that they "represent the dignity of work" and the American dream. He asked them to vote
By CURT ANDERSONAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - Because of a printing error, somewhere around 27,000 absentee ballots already cast by voters are being painstakingly copied by hand in Palm Beach County to make sure they can be read by a scanning machine. Otherwise, thousands of people could be
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Since first uttering the regrettable comments about "legitimate rape," Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin has been his own most formidable foe - distracting attention from his big-government campaign theme against
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) - What's real estate mogul Donald Trump got against President Barack Obama? The president says it's an old grudge that goes back - way, way back - to their childhood days in Kenya.
"We had constant run-ins on the soccer
By BOB LEWISAssociated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's Republican attorney general is expanding a criminal probe of alleged efforts to destroy voter registration applications statewide.
Ken Cuccinelli's office entered the politically charged investigation in the battleground state
By MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - In many ways, it's an odd topic to make a central campaign issue: sequestration.
Many voters greet the word with a blank stare or slightly glazed eyes, and when Republican George Allen brings up the issue in his Senate campaign, he
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The state of Wisconsin has settled a federal lawsuit brought by Republican Mitt Romney's campaign seeking more time for military and overseas voters from Wisconsin to return ballots that were sent after a federal deadline for mailing them.
The Wisconsin Government