By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - This city's skyline is dominated by an imposing row of high-rises, much like in any American metropolis. What makes politics here different is who works in those skyscrapers - not lawyers or accountants, but heavily unionized
By ALAN FRAM and BRIAN BAKSTAssociated Press
RAMSEY, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann's tendency to cause a ruckus on Capitol Hill made her a tea party sensation. Her bulging campaign treasury and conservative district make her a clear favorite to win a fourth House term on
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's wife says her husband will not run again if this race doesn't turn out the way they hope.
Ann Romney told ABC's "The View" Thursday that it was "a very hard thing" to put her family
By STEVE LeBLANCAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Republican Sen. Scott Brown is apologizing for suggesting Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren used paid actors in political ads defending her legal work in an asbestos lawsuit.
The Taunton Daily Gazette reported that Brown was asked how Warren got
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
When you vote for Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney in November, you'll be voting for more than a president. You'll be casting a ballot for and against a checklist of policies that touch your life and shape the country you live in.
By BETH FOUHY and JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Independent groups working to elect Republican Mitt Romney have helped him match or even exceed President Barack Obama's TV ad spending in dozens of media markets in battleground states. But the spending disparity doesn't
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A pro-Democratic group is mailing talking brochures to Missouri homes with an audio clip of Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin using the phrase "legitimate rape."
The group American Bridge 21st Century said the talking campaign
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Steve King of Iowa has little use for the Humane Society, particularly when it comes to laws designed to give calves, pregnant sows and hens a little more freedom on the farm.
The organization's political arm is devoting the vast
By JIM KUHNHENN and KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney poked gentle but sharp fun at one another Thursday night during an esteemed New York Catholic charity dinner that has long been a required stop for presidential candidates.
By DALE WETZEL and HENRY C. JACKSONAssociated Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Dwight Thompson is a solid conservative businessman who will be voting for a Republican for president and a Democrat for Senate.
He's a ticket-splitter, a rare political breed critical to Democratic Senate candidates