By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In an election that may be decided on the strength of the American economy, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are looking to China to score political points as they compete for political support from working-class
By TOM LoBIANCOAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Sen. Richard Lugar says he will not campaign for the man who vanquished him in May's Republican primary.
Lugar told conservative Indiana blogger Abdul Hakim-Shabazz in an interview posted Monday that he would not actively support
NEW YORK (AP) - In a Sept. 17 AdWatch on a Mitt Romney campaign commercial, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the presidential hopeful had first announced a plan to create 12 million new jobs at the Republican National Convention. Romney had announced the plan earlier, at a campaign
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney is making a fresh appeal to Latino voters and trying to cut into President Barack Obama's advantage with a key portion of the electorate.
Romney, in Los Angeles to address the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, says he
By ANDREW DeMILLOAssociated Press
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - When top Arkansas Democrats talk about their priorities in the 2012 election, they hardly mention the race for the White House or the fight for the state's four congressional seats.
They're focused instead on dozens of state
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama has called officials at U.S. diplomatic facilities in North Africa and the Middle East to reassure them that their security is a top priority for the U.S. government.
Obama called officials working in Sudan, Tunisia, Libya and Yemen in
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - President Barack Obama's re-election campaign doesn't want to talk about what the Democrat is doing to prepare for the fall debates with Republican Mitt Romney. But aides are readily setting expectations - and not surprisingly, they want
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
After a dead-heat race for months, President Barack Obama is narrowly leading Republican challenger Mitt Romney in major polls, both nationally and in key states.
Some of the edge could be a bounce from the Democratic convention, and such lifts are subject to fading
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government's monthly jobs report has become Washington's most anticipated and studied economic indicator, pounced upon by politicians, economists and journalists for snap judgments as the presidential election nears. But in the real
By JULIE PACE and NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
CINCINNATI (AP) - Appealing to Rust Belt voters, President Barack Obama announced a new trade enforcement action against China on Monday, while Republican challenger Mitt Romney planned a greater emphasis on policy details that distinguish him