By SUZANNE GAMBOAAssociated Press
The nation's complexion is rapidly changing. A more racially and ethnically diverse population is rising so that, perhaps within three decades, whites will no longer be the majority. That means shifts in political power, the risk of intensified
By WALTER R. MEARSAP Special Correspondent
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - George McGovern was an unwavering, often unrequited advocate for liberal Democratic causes. He pursued those goals in plainspoken, usually understated, Midwestern style. He was a dedicated, decent man, a devoted Democrat even
By JOSH LEDERMAN and KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - On the eve of their final presidential debate, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama - through their allies - squared off Sunday over which candidate would best protect the nation's interests and security abroad with just two weeks
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is attending his last fundraiser of the election season as newly released documents show his campaign had $61.3 million to spend at the end of September, less than President Barack Obama's
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration and a House Republican chairman aren't waiting for Monday's presidential debate on foreign policy to begin a contentious argument over U.S. policy in Libya.
Administration officials complained Saturday that the
CHICAGO (AP) - Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. spoke out about his treatment for depression for the first time since the start of his secretive, four-month leave of absence, releasing a robocall Saturday to his south Chicago constituents in which he asks for patience while he recovers.
By JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorneys, business owners and retirees were among those who helped President Barack Obama maintain slim fundraising supremacy over Republican challenger Mitt Romney last month, with the president raising $181 million as he entered the last full
By NANCY BENAC and PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - People who live in battleground states tend to have a number and a coping strategy.
Virginian Catherine Caughey's number is four: Her family recently got four political phone calls in the space of five minutes.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio county's director of elections has resigned because he says work on the coming presidential election was too stressful.
The Dayton Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/QwGPJb ) that Miami County elections director Steve Quillen cited "the stress of the upcoming
By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - A little more than two weeks before Election Day, Republicans and Democrats alike say Medicare is working to their political advantage in campaigns for the White House and Congress.
They can't both be right, and no matter which side is