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  • Shot fired at Obama campaign office in Denver

    DENVER (AP) — Denver police say someone has fired a shot through the window of President Barack Obama’s Denver campaign office. Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez says people were inside the …


  • Romney criticizes Biden on consulate attack

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Broadening his attack on administration foreign policy, Mitt Romney accused Vice President Joe Biden on Friday of “doubling down on denial” in a dispute over security …


  • Romney, White House spar over Libya attacks

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Friday accused the vice president of “doubling down on denial” over the deadly invasion at the U.S. Consulate in Libya, …


  • VP debate tees up closing issues for Romney, Obama

    DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In a spirited debate that laid out stark choices, Joe Biden and Paul Ryan teed up pointed arguments on the economy, social policy and America’s place …


  • Calif. House race with veteran Dems turns physical

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An increasingly bitter California congressional race between two House Democrats turned physical Thursday when one aggressively seized the shoulder of his opponent during a debate, yanked …


  • Brown’s Calif. tax initiative hit from both sides

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After returning to the governor’s office, Jerry Brown criticized a political culture he said lacked a common purpose and warned of a “war of all against …


  • Mrs. Romney says horses helped with MS diagnosis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Wednesday that her love of horses helped her overcome her fear that multiple sclerosis would put her in …


  • Appeals court reinstates campaign finance limits

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated Montana’s campaign donation limits, telling the federal judge who overturned it to outline his full reasoning so the …


  • Biden to play ‘hardball’ in VP debate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Four years ago, Joe Biden was careful not to appear overly aggressive in his vice presidential debate with Sarah Palin, then a newcomer to the national stage. …


  • Ryan prepares to take on skilled debater Biden

    WASHINGTON (AP) — To prepare for his biggest test yet on the national stage, untested debater Paul Ryan has been hauling two thick briefing books around the country and intently …


  • Big Bird flies high in 2012 presidential campaign

    NEW YORK (AP) — Big Bird is flying high in the 2012 presidential campaign. President Barack Obama’s campaign deployed the beloved “Sesame Street” icon in a new TV ad Tuesday …


  • Obama campaign deploys Big Bird in new ad

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama deployed Big Bird in a new campaign ad Tuesday mocking Mitt Romney’s vow to end federal funding for public broadcasting. Romney’s campaign dismissed …


  • Obama looks to regroup; Romney appears confident

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As the White House race shows signs of tightening nationally, President Barack Obama’s campaign is banking on a massive get-out-the-vote operation and state-by-state shades of economic improvement …


  • Obama seeks cash as Romney expresses confidence

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama made a cross-country swing for cash and Hispanic support Monday amid signs that Republican rival Mitt Romney is cutting into his lead …


  • Romney: US should be more assertive on world stage

    LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney said Monday the risk of conflict in the Middle East “is higher now” than it was when President Barack Obama took office. He …


  • Presidential race rumbles into final 4 weeks

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rumbling into its final four weeks, the presidential campaign is playing out on both coasts and multiple fronts, with Republican Mitt Romney seeking stature on foreign …


  • Obama ribs his own debating; Romney eyes speech

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a last dash for cash in the celebrity scene of California, President Barack Obama on Sunday took a good-natured shot as his own underwhelming debate …


  • Romney: US should be more assertive on world stage

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is proposing the U.S. take a more assertive role in Syria, put conditions on aid to Egypt and tighten sanctions on Iran …


  • Obama raises California cash; Romney eyes speech

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a last dash for cash in the celebrity scene of California, President Barack Obama on Sunday took a good-natured shot as his own underwhelming debate …


  • A month before vote, ‘eclectic’ county deliberates

    DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — When the recession cost Jerry Krone his longtime accounting job several year ago, he turned to his hobby — making gourmet jam in his Fountainville kitchen. …


  • Obama raises California cash for race’s last month

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh off his strongest fundraising month this year, President Barack Obama is looking to raise millions of dollars from celebrities and wealthy donors in California with just …


  • Romney shows softer side; Obama raising more cash

    APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — Mitt Romney is showing his softer side, while President Barack Obama works to extend his cash advantage as both men begin the final-month sprint to Election …


  • O’Reilly, Stewart joust at mock debate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — This high-stakes debate had some props that even the presidential candidates might want at their own events. Jon Stewart came prepared with a mechanical pedestal he used …


  • O’Reilly, Stewart tangle in mock debate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There were all the trappings of a high-octane presidential debate: the over-the-top declarations, the pre-practiced zingers and the schmaltzy appeals to America’s truest values. But the presidential …


  • O’Reilly, Stewart to tangle in mock debate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill O’Reilly and Jon Stewart are to tangle in a sold-out mock presidential debate that’s as much about laughs as about politics. The Fox News anchor squares …


  • Jobs report brings down debate high in Romney camp

    ABINGDON, Va. (AP) — The cheering stopped on Mitt Romney’s campaign plane Friday morning. The day before, aides had whistled and clapped when the Denver control tower commended the Republican …


  • Romney’s Medicare plan raises cost questions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney’s Medicare plan won’t try to control costs by limiting the payments that future retirees would use to buy private health insurance, aides say. Budget experts …


  • Romney: ‘Victory is in sight’ after first debate

    DENVER (AP) — Buoyed by a powerful debate showing, Mitt Romney said Thursday he offers “prosperity that comes through freedom” to a country struggling to shed a weak economy. President …


  • Romney shifts to center as his confidence grows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is shifting sharply to the political center as he begins to deliver a closing argument aimed at a slice of moderate, undecided …


  • Post-debate: Romney basks, Obama challenges

    DENVER (AP) — An invigorated Mitt Romney basked in rave reviews Thursday after his first face-off with the president, envisioning an inaugural celebration, while President Barack Obama and his allies …

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