By JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chicago is President Barack Obama's kind of town when it comes to top-dollar campaign donations. Windy City media baron Fred Eychaner was a leading Obama donor during the 2008 campaign and has raised more money for the president's re-
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
Everyone wants clean air and water. But people also want to drive their cars whenever they wish and light up a room by flipping a switch. It's a never-ending balancing act for government as it tries to protect health and the environment while
By EILEEN SULLIVAN and JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has presided over a heyday for the gun industry despite predictions by the National Rifle Association four years ago that he would be the "most anti-gun president in American history." Gun buyers fear
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney scored big laughs at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner, an annual fundraiser at New York's Waldorf Astoria hotel for Catholic charitable work that has drawn presidential candidates since World War II.
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By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - Unemployment rates fell last month in nearly all of the battleground states that will determine the presidential winner, giving President Barack Obama fresh fodder to argue that voters should stick with him in an election
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sensing a moment of political vulnerability on national security, Republicans pounced Friday on disclosures that President Barack Obama's administration could have suspected early on that militants, not angry protesters, launched the
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama is making fun of his name, politics and the presidential campaign in a freewheeling political romp where he's exchanging one-liners with rival Mitt Romney in a humorous break from the heated presidential contest.
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is poking fun at himself and at President Barack Obama, telling a white tie and gown crowd that, quote, "it's nice to finally relax and wear what Ann and I wear around the house."
Romney on Thursday
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill cast herself as a moderate willing to work with Republicans while GOP challenger Todd Akin repeatedly linked her to the policies of President Barack Obama as they highlighted their differences Thursday night
By SUSAN HAIGHAssociated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Republican candidate Linda McMahon says she hasn't offered specifics throughout Connecticut's Senate race for changing Social Security and Medicare because she would be "demagogued" for her ideas.
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