By MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - In many ways, it's an odd topic to make a central campaign issue: sequestration.
Many voters greet the word with a blank stare or slightly glazed eyes, and when Republican George Allen brings up the issue in his Senate campaign, he
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The state of Wisconsin has settled a federal lawsuit brought by Republican Mitt Romney's campaign seeking more time for military and overseas voters from Wisconsin to return ballots that were sent after a federal deadline for mailing them.
The Wisconsin Government
By BOB LEWISAP Political Writer
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's Republican attorney general is expanding a criminal probe of alleged efforts to destroy voter registration applications statewide.
Ken Cuccinelli's office entered the politically charged investigation Wednesday after the
By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says Democrats have a good chance of keeping control of the Senate, but will face a tougher time taking over the House from Republicans.
Obama, who is in the final stretch of his tight race against Republican candidate Mitt
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney's campaign says he still supports Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock after Mourdock said "God intended" pregnancies that result from rape. The campaign has not asked Mourdock to pull a TV ad featuring Romney.
By BILL KACZORAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Ethics Commission on Wednesday found probable cause that Rep. David Rivera, who is in a tight re-election race, committed 11 violations of ethics laws while he was a state legislator.
Accusations against the Miami Republican
By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Donald Trump wants to make a deal with President Barack Obama.
If Obama releases his college and passport records by the end of October, the New York real estate mogul and reality show host says he will contribute $5 million to a charity of the
By SCOTT BAUERAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks have suddenly become a major issue in Wisconsin's surprisingly tight U.S. Senate race.
Tommy Thompson invoked Sept. 11 in a statewide television advertisement on Tuesday, attacking Democratic challenger Tammy
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte has cancelled her plan to campaign with Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock, who said that when a woman becomes pregnant during a rape, "that's something God intended."
Mourdock said on Wednesday said he abhors rape and meant
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - President Barack Obama said at the start of a 48-hour campaign trip that "trust matters" in a presidential campaign and he has kept the same values throughout his political career.
Obama is seeking to contrast himself with what he