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  • Springsteen, Jay-Z, put the pop in Obama rally

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Someone has to introduce the president. On Monday, the final day of the presidential campaign, President Barack Obama, however, didn’t bring along an opening act. He …


  • Obama’s campaign is ending where it all began

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For President Barack Obama, it’s ending where it all began. Obama will close his 2012 campaign with a nighttime rally Monday in Iowa, where his …


  • Romney adds Election Day stops in Ohio, Pa.

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney added Election Day campaign stops in Ohio and Pennsylvania as he spent Monday warning voters of another recession if Democratic President …


  • Romney adds Election Day stops in Ohio

    CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Mitt Romney will head to Ohio on Election Day to make a final push for the pivotal swing state. Romney’s campaign has confirmed that the Republican …


  • Romney might add Election Day Ohio stop

    SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney considered adding an Election Day campaign stop in Ohio as he spent Monday courting voters in four swing states. “Look, we …


  • Obama, Romney battle over auto bailout in Ohio

    HILLIARD, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney are turning the White House race in Ohio into a referendum on the auto bailout, an effort aimed …


  • Pa.: One last Romney foray for Obama to defend

    BRYN MAWR, Pa. (AP) — Rip Scott regrets his 2008 presidential vote for Barack Obama. The 60-year-old real estate company owner is going home to his Republican Party this year. …


  • Benghazi questions fuel fierce partisan debate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly military-style assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has raised numerous foreign policy and national security questions and fueled a fierce, partisan election debate …


  • Obama’s closing case to voters recalls the past

    NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama has spent months urging Americans to move forward. Now he’s asking them to look back. Back to the last Democratic president, …


  • New York Mayor Bloomberg endorses Obama

    WASHINGTON (AP) — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg backed President Barack Obama over Republican Mitt Romney on Thursday, saying the incumbent Democrat will bring critically needed leadership to fight climate …


  • In closing, Obama says Romney not agent of change

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — President Barack Obama is closing the final days of the presidential campaign by declaring that rival Mitt Romney is not the agent of change he …


  • Obama gets first-hand look at storm devastation

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — President Barack Obama jetted to storm-stricken New Jersey on Wednesday for a first-hand look at the devastation, as his aides tried to keep overt politics …


  • Obama to resume campaigning on Thursday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to return to the campaign trail on Thursday with stops in Wisconsin, Nevada and Colorado, in his first campaign events since before a …


  • Romney, Obama, talk of Sandy week before election

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney edged back into active campaigning on Tuesday while President Barack Obama stayed close to the White House, rival candidates calibrating their responses …


  • Obama aims to project leadership as storm hits

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama the candidate stepped aside Monday so the commander in chief could take over. In the waning days of his re-election bid, the president scrapped …


  • AP PHOTOS: Scenes from the Romney campaign

    After waking up in Tampa, Fla., Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney walked down a hotel hallway carrying his own bags as he prepared to leave one swing state behind and …


  • Obama cancels campaign events to monitor storm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama is canceling campaign appearances in Northern Virginia on Monday and Colorado on Tuesday so he can monitor Hurricane Sandy. The …


  • Rubio’s daughter in fair condition after accident

    LAKEWOOD CREST, Fla. (AP) — The 12-year-old daughter of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was in fair condition Saturday evening at Miami Children’s Hospital after she was airlifted there following a …


  • Obama gets storm update before campaigning in NH

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama had a conference call Saturday to discuss Hurricane Sandy with the Homeland Security secretary, the head of the Federal Emergency …


  • AP poll: Majority harbor prejudice against blacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Racial attitudes have not improved in the four years since the United States elected its first black president, an Associated Press poll finds, as a slight majority …


  • Obama, Romney campaign with eye on storm forecast

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With an eye on the weather forecast, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are launching a 10-day sprint to the finish line in a contest increasingly …


  • In testimony, Romney was skeptical of Staples

    CANTON, Mass. (AP) — In newly unsealed testimony related to Staples founder Tom Stemberg’s divorce, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says he was initially skeptical of the idea for Staples, …


  • Judge OKs release of Romney divorce case testimony

    CANTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge on Thursday granted a request to unseal testimony by GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney in the decades-old divorce of Staples founder Tom Stemberg. …


  • AP-GfK poll: Romney erases Obama lead among women

    WASHINGTON (AP) — What gender gap? Less than two weeks out from Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney has erased President Barack Obama’s 16-point advantage among women, a new Associated Press-GfK …


  • Powell standing by Obama in 2012 presidential race

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a longtime Republican, is sticking with President Barack Obama in this year’s election. He told CBS’ “This Morning” he respects fellow …


  • GOP’s Mourdock stands by rape, abortion remark

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock refused to apologize Wednesday for saying that when pregnancy results from rape then that is “something God intended.” State Republicans and …


  • Ind. GOP Senate candidate stands by rape comment

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock said Wednesday that he is standing by his statement that when a woman becomes pregnant during a rape “that’s something God …


  • Ind. Senate candidate criticized over rape comment

    NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Top Republicans were slow to embrace tea party-backed Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock after he ousted a longtime GOP senator from office. Though he eventually …


  • Mourdock criticized over rape, pregnancy comments

    NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Top Republicans were slow to embrace tea party-backed Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock after he ousted a longtime GOP senator from office. Though he eventually …


  • Romney works to paint bid as candidacy on the rise

    MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday rallied thousands of supporters at the majestic Red Rocks Amphitheatre, casting his bid as a candidacy on the upswing …


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