By BRIAN BAKSTAssociated Press
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) - Playing to a younger audience, Vice President Joe Biden stressed differences Thursday between the presidential campaigns on education, college debt and entitlement programs more in doubt for future generations.
The education emphasis during
By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan on Thursday went along with a stopgap spending bill in the House that avoids a government shutdown but carries a price tag $19 billion higher than the budget he wrote in his role as a
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
This year, the "October Surprise" that sometimes erupts late in presidential cycles came a month early.
Attacks on American diplomatic outposts in countries swept up in the Arab Spring are changing the dynamics of the contest between President Barack Obama and
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says "the world needs American leadership" and he would lead a nation better able to shape events rather than being at the mercy of them.
Campaigning outdoors in battleground Virginia,
By ROGER ALFORDAssociated Press
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell has hired some tea party credibility.
The Kentucky Republican has hired Jesse Benton, who steered the presidential campaign of Texas congressman Ron Paul, to head McConnell's reelection campaign in 2014
NEW YORK (AP) - The Romneys are visiting Kelly and Michael.
Producers of "Live! with Kelly and Michael" say Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and wife Ann will appear on the daytime talk show Tuesday.
The show announced Thursday that the Romneys will stop by the show's New York studio
By JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
This presidential election is on track to cost more than $1 billion. It's a staggering tab, and those who kick in big money to cover it stand to gain outsized influence over policy decisions by whoever wins. Your voice may not be heard as loudly as
By BEN FELLER and DAVID ESPOAssociated Press
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama on Thursday of "failing American workers" by ignoring Chinese trade violations, and seized on new Federal Reserve attempts to boost the economy as proof the administration'
By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
One of the Republican appointees to the Electoral College abruptly resigned from her post Thursday after publicly questioning whether she would support the party's presidential ticket when casting official votes after the November election.
Melinda Wadsley of
By MARC LEVY and MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Pennsylvania's state Supreme Court justices on Thursday aggressively questioned whether a politically charged law requiring photo identification from all voters should take effect for the Nov. 6 presidential election and