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  • Obama: New jobs growth part of ‘real progress’

    HILLIARD, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama is hailing another month of job growth but declaring “we’ve got more work to do.” Falling just four days before Tuesday’s election, the …


  • 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, …


  • Storm-wracked states prepare for Election Day

    NEW YORK (AP) — Election officials were ordering generators, moving voting locations and figuring out how to transport poll workers displaced from coastal areas as Tuesday’s presidential election became the …


  • 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 to NJ residents: ‘We are here for you’

    BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — President Barack Obama, swooping in for a somber look at Sandy’s storm-whipped destruction, pledged to the hurting people of New Jersey and beyond on Wednesday that …


  • Obama: ‘We’re going to be here for the long haul’

    BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — President Barack Obama inspected Sandy’s devastation from high above Wednesday, viewing flooded neighborhoods, sand-strewn streets and a still-burning fire along the battered New Jersey coastline. Offering …


  • 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 …


  • Disarray, millions without power in Sandy’s wake

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The most devastating storm in decades to hit the country’s most densely populated region upended man and nature as it rolled back the clock on 21st-century lives, …


  • 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 …


  • Q&A: Could Sandy postpone the election?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One week before a close election, superstorm Sandy has confounded the presidential race, halted early voting in many areas and led some to ponder whether the election …


  • Obama to view storm damage in New Jersey

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will travel to storm-stricken New Jersey on Wednesday to view damage from the massive storm that struck the East Coast and to thank first …


  • Obama visits Red Cross, warns storm is not over

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is warning the public that the massive storm that struck the East Coast “is not yet over.” The president says there are still risks …


  • Superstorm Sandy causes flooding in New York City

    NEW YORK (AP) — Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds Monday night and hurled an unprecedented 13-foot surge of seawater at New York City, …


  • Superstorm Sandy slams into New Jersey coast

    NEW YORK (AP) — Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds Monday night and hurled an unprecedented 13-foot surge of seawater at New York City, …


  • 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, …


  • AP-GfK poll: Romney edging out Obama on economy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are growing increasingly optimistic about the future of the U.S. economy, and likely voters trust Republican Mitt Romney slightly more than President Barack Obama to do …


  • Networks, AP changing exit poll strategy

    NEW YORK (AP) — A growth in early voting and tough economy for the media are forcing changes to the exit poll system that television networks and The Associated Press …


  • 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 …

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