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
By TOM LoBIANCOAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock refused to apologize Wednesday for saying that when pregnancy results from rape then that is "something God intended."
State Republicans and a few congressional leaders defended Mourdock,
By KRISTEN WYATT and NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Four years ago, Barack Obama used this state as both a stage for his nominating convention and a place to show how his new brand of politics could unite young voters, women and minorities to create a winning coalition even in
By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said Wednesday that, "in this war on poverty, poverty is winning" and he called for a retooled approach to help the 46 million people who are living in it.
In a speech in politically crucial Ohio,
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
RACINE, Wis. (AP) - As the music of Stevie Wonder pulsated through Racine Memorial Hall, Michelle Obama bounded onto the stage.
"You know what this room feels like? It feels like four more years in here!" the first lady exclaimed as the crowd of 2,500 roared its
By BRIAN BAKSTAssociated Press
MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) - Around lunchtime each day, the latest missives promoting or pillorying Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney arrive in Diane Ouradnik's mailbox. Before long, they're in her trash.
Tearing and tossing has
By BEN FELLER and DAVID ESPOAssociated Press
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - President Barack Obama is confidently predicting speedy second-term agreement with Republicans to reduce federal deficits and overhaul immigration laws, commenting before setting out Wednesday on a 40-hour campaign marathon
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama, who once called bank executives "fat cats" and their pay "obscene," says Wall Street needs to change executive pay incentives that reward risky bets that can yield fortunes but can also devastate financial institutions.