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
By CHARLES BABINGTON and THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - With one debate and one jobs report to go, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are hurtling towards Election Day in a virtual deadlock, each convinced that victory is within reach if his campaign sticks
By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new White House executive order would direct U.S. spy agencies to share the latest intelligence about cyberthreats with companies operating electric grids, water plants, railroads and other vital industries to help protect them from
By JIM KUHNHENN and KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Heading into the campaign's final weeks, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is upping his criticism of President Barack Obama's plans for a second term, accusing the Democrat of failing to tell Americans
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Unions are shifting more of their political resources to state and local races this year as they try to head off passage of laws that could undermine bargaining rights, make it harder to organize or reduce their political muscle.
By DESMOND BUTLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney calls Russia the No. 1 foe of the United States and promises to stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin. But if he's elected president, he might find that he'll need Moscow's help
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney is accusing President Barack Obama of engaging in "petty attacks and silly word games" just 18 days before the election.
Romney on Friday rallied a raucous crowd in Daytona Beach, Fla., saying Obama was running a
By BRIAN BAKSTAssociated Press
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton said Friday that President Barack Obama is facing a tough re-election race because "impatient" Americans haven't fully recognized an economy on the mend.
Campaigning for Obama in Green Bay, Wis., Clinton