By JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Liberal billionaire George Soros is giving $1 million to a "super" political action committee backing President Barack Obama.
Soros also gave another $500,000 to two congressional super PACs, House Majority PAC and Majority PAC.
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In presidential politics, everybody's searching for "the moment." The campaigns don't know when or how it will come, but they watch for something - awkward words, an embarrassing image - that can break through and become the defining
By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - TITLE: "Too Many Americans"
LENGTH: 60 seconds.
AIRING: Mitt Romney's campaign did not disclose where the ad is running.
KEY IMAGES: Romney, wearing a check-pattern shirt open at the collar, speaks into the camera. "Too many Americans are
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
President Barack Obama and rival Mitt Romney are chasing each other around the map. It's just not always clear who's doing the chasing and who's being chased.
It's a typical strategy late in a tight race as the number of toss-up states and remaining
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A conservative fundraising group backed embattled Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin with as much as $290,000 for his campaign Thursday. But Akin handed new fundraising fodder to his foes by suggesting that Sen. Claire McCaskill had
By TOM LoBIANCOAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Richard Mourdock became one of the tea party's biggest winners of the 2012 primary season when he knocked off veteran Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar in a brutal campaign built on his contention that Lugar was too old, too out of touch and too
By DAVID ESPO and KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama pledged to create many more jobs and "make the middle class secure again" in a campaign-closing appeal on Thursday - more than five weeks before Election Day - to voters already casting ballots in
By THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney is struggling in swing-state Iowa at a perilous point: just as voters here start casting early ballots in the presidential race.
President Barack Obama has a clear lead in Iowa opinion polls, helped by the fact that
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.
It can be