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  • Obama launches new tax offensive against Romney

    CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama’s campaign is launching a new offensive Monday against Republican Mitt Romney, blasting the GOP nominee for criticizing Americans who don’t pay income taxes without …


  • SHOW BITS: Moore a wallflower, Klum a traffic cop

    IT’S NOT TV, IT’S AN AFTER-PARTY Show Bits brings you the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with …


  • SHOW BITS: Stewart drops f-bomb; Party starts

    Show Bits brings you the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item. …


  • SHOW BITS: Hanks gets a grip; Keep the line moving

    Show Bits brings you the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item. …


  • SHOW BITS: ‘Who won? Who won?’; Zooey’s TV nails

    Show Bits brings you the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item. …


  • Obama, in election mode, tightens his UN diplomacy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The world’s leaders are gathering in New York, but President Barack Obama has no plans to meet privately with any of them. He will make time for …


  • Obama declares Chimney Rock a national monument

    DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A dramatic rock formation in southwestern Colorado that was home to ancestors of the Pueblo Indians 1,000 years ago now has protection as a national monument …


  • 9/11, Va. Tech. mediator to dole out Aurora funds

    DENVER (AP) — The mediator who oversaw compensation for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks will oversee the distribution of money donated to the victims of the deadly shooting at …


  • Sniping from within GOP adds to Romney’s struggles

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney struggled to steady his presidential campaign on Friday, buffeted by an outbreak of sniping among frustrated Republicans, fresh evidence of a slide in battleground state …


  • Obama gaining in battleground state contributions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Showing impressive momentum, President Barack Obama raised more in high-dollar contributions than Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during the last two months in 10 of 11 battleground …


  • 9/11, Va. Tech. mediator helps on Aurora shooting

    DENVER (AP) — Facing criticism from families of victims of the Aurora movie theater shooting, officials handling the distributions of donations are consulting with a mediator who oversaw compensation for …


  • Obama camp argues Romney video offends seniors

    WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — The presidential campaigns were trying to win older voters Friday with speeches before the AARP and a new video produced by President Barack Obama’s campaign that …


  • Black women rally against voter ID laws

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Deidra Reese isn’t waiting for people to come to her to find out whether they are registered to vote. With iPad in hand, Reese is going to …


  • Romney tries to seize mantle of change

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Now it’s Mitt Romney who wants to be the candidate of change. Romney seized on President Barack Obama’s comment that “you can’t change Washington from the inside.” …


  • Romney has $50.4 million for fall sprint

    WASHINGTON (AP) — At the end of August, Republican Mitt Romney had about $50.4 million to spend on the final months of the campaign, though reports released Thursday showed he …


  • Obama’s record in Muslim world: strides, setbacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Images of angry mobs in Arab cities burning American flags and attacking U.S. diplomatic posts suggest the Muslim world is no less enraged at the United States …


  • Penn State brings in victim fund veteran Feinberg

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The lawyer who ran the Sept. 11 victim fund and other major victim compensation efforts has been hired by Penn State in its effort to settle …


  • Hispanics the focus as Romney pushes ahead

    MIAMI (AP) — Hispanics are the focus as the race for the White House moves to Florida, a presidential battleground where a charged immigration debate is under way as President …


  • Obama boosted by upbeat housing reports, new polls

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh signs of a national housing rebound and growing support in public opinion polls boosted President Barack Obama’s bid for a new term in the White House …


  • Romney: I care about the poor and middle class

    ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told donors Wednesday that he cares about the poor and middle class as he tried to stem criticism and address concern from …


  • Obama allies continue to push secret Romney video

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s campaign allies continued to push out an unauthorized video of rival Mitt Romney dismissing the half of Americans who don’t pay income taxes, while …


  • Republicans: Bad gets worse for Romney

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A bad stretch for Mitt Romney just got worse, and Republican insiders now are growing increasingly pessimistic about the GOP presidential nominee’s chances of winning the White …


  • Obama salutes WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx at White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has welcomed the reigning WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx to the White House. It’s been nearly a year since the Lynx won the championship, but …


  • Carter grandson arranged Romney video’s release

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Midway through a routine Internet search, James Carter IV stumbled upon a video that just didn’t seem right. The grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a …


  • Romney video: Palestinians not interested in peace

    WASHINGTON (AP) — GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney told donors in a newly released video clip that Palestinians “have no interest” in peace with Israel and suggested that efforts at …


  • Obama chides China, hopes to use as campaign wedge

    CINCINNATI (AP) — President Barack Obama lodged an unfair-trade complaint against China Monday and immediately used it as a wedge against Republican challenger Mitt Romney, whose beleaguered campaign hit another …


  • Obama team tries to lower expectations for debates

    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 …


  • Romney makes fresh appeal to Latino voters

    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 …


  • Obama reassures US diplomats in wake of riots

    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 …


  • Obama touts new auto case against China

    CINCINNATI (AP) — President Barack Obama says when it comes to unfair Chinese auto subsidies, he’s fighting back — but Mitt Romney’s mostly talk. Campaigning in Ohio, Obama announced a …

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