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
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
Syria's conflict is the most violent to emerge from last year's Arab Spring. The protests started peacefully but prompted a brutal crackdown by President Bashar Assad's government. The fighting has escalated into a civil war that has
By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan criticized President Barack Obama on Wednesday over the protests in the Middle East, saying the region "looks like Tehran in 1979, but in about a dozen capitals throughout the world."
By STACY A. ANDERSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is thanking Hispanic and Latino leaders for their contributions and commitment to their country.
Biden, along with his wife, Jill, hosted a reception celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month poolside on a warm fall
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is pointing to his Massachusetts health care law as evidence that he has empathy for ordinary Americans.
Romney usually avoids talking about the health care law he championed as Massachusetts governor because President Barack Obama