By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - John McCain won Alabama by 21 percentage points. The 2008 Republican nominee won South Carolina by 9 percentage points. And McCain carried Georgia by 5 percentage points four years ago.
Yet GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is
By ANDREW MIGA and PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - In her bid to become the first black Republican woman elected to Congress, Mia Love is the party's emblem of diversity this campaign year. She's reluctant to embrace the role, saying she doesn't let race or gender
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Baseball great Hank Aaron is a Barack Obama guy. Golf legend Jack Nicklaus is in Mitt Romney's camp.
From athletes and astronauts to singers and Hollywood stars, a growing line of celebrities is turning up at fancy dinners and rallies to
By BEN NUCKOLSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama carried the nation's capital in 2008 with 92 percent of the vote, and some local activists hoped he would push to give the District of Columbia representation in Congress and more autonomy in local affairs.
By STEVEN R. HURSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The outcome of the hard-fought but still deadlocked presidential race between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney will be decided Nov. 6 by a small percentage of voters in just nine states. That's because
By DAVID ESPO and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
AMES, Iowa (AP) - Seizing on fresh evidence of economic sluggishness, Republican challenger Mitt Romney said Friday that President Barack Obama inherited a bad situation when he took office and then "made the problem worse." Obama looked ahead to
By MATTHEW LEE and PAUL J. WEBERAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - After Texas' top prosecutor told them to bring it on, the head of a group of international voting monitors at the center of an Election Day dust-up had a simple message Friday: settle down.
Texas Attorney General Greg
By BETH FOUHY and JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The 2012 presidential campaign passed the $2 billion mark in fundraising Thursday, fueled by an outpouring of cash from both ordinary citizens and the wealthiest Americans hoping to influence the selection of the country's next
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
DEFIANCE, Ohio (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney is placing television ads in Minnesota, a move that pushes his presidential campaign into a state Democrats have held for more than three decades.
Republicans and Democrats who track campaign spending confirmed late
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
President Barack Obama on Thursday threw his support behind ballot measures in Maine, Maryland and Washington state that would legalize same-sex marriage.
Though the president first voiced his general approval for gay marriage in May, he had not previously