WASHINGTON – Democrats appear poised to retain control of the Senate, but this year’s forecasts are full of more uncertainty than usual.
POWHATAN, Va. - Virgil Goode has absolutely no chance of winning the presidency. But here in his home state, his quixotic quest for the White House as the Constitution Party candidate could peel votes away from Mitt Romney, and that is making some Republicans nervous.
WASHINGTON — “Super” political action committees and nonprofits unleashed by the Citizens United 2010 Supreme Court decision have spent more than $840 million so far on the 2012 elections, with the overwhelming majority of it favoring Republicans, particularly presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
WASHINGTON – The love affair between young voters and President Barack Obama that ignited his candidacy in 2008 and powered him to the White House seems like a distant memory in 2012.
NORTH CANTON, Ohio – Paul Ryan stood onstage in his red North Face jacket, talking about his running mate, when the applause suddenly started to crescendo. Behind Ryan came Mitt Romney, his graying hair and black jacket looking suddenly presidential.
WASHINGTON — For Democrats, the outcome of next month’s congressional elections could be a wash.
WASHINGTON – America’s Navy is stronger, smaller, more dominant, more vulnerable and more lethal than at any time since World War I. So, for those confused by dueling candidates on the topic during Monday night’s presidential debate, hope that’s cleared up things.
WASHINGTON – For the first time since the topic surfaced in a presidential race in 1988, nominees made no mention of climate change during the prime-time television debates this year between the presidential contenders themselves or their running mates.
HENDERSON, Nev. — President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney joined their running mates in rallying thousands of supporters in must-win battleground states Tuesday as they entered the final, frenzied, two-week stretch of the presidential race.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, left, and President Barack Obama make their points Monday to moderator Bob Schieffer during the third presidential debate at Lynn University, in Boca Raton, Fla. The topic was foreign policy, not a topic that greatly concerns most Americans.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney traded barbs on foreign policy Monday night, dueling over topics such as military spending, Middle East events and how best to stop Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon.
WASHINGTON – The recent boom in religiously unaffiliated Americans may ultimately help explain the results of the upcoming 2012 presidential election, according to a new poll that shows such voters lean heavily toward President Barack Obama but are less likely than the affiliated to turn out.
WASHINGTON – On the eve of their final presidential debate, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama – through their allies – squared off Sunday over which candidate would best protect the nation’s interests and security abroad with just two weeks left in a race that polls show is increasingly tight.
NEW YORK — With the United Nations as a backdrop, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney engaged in a de facto debate on foreign policy Tuesday, with Obama defending his record in the turbulent Middle East and Romney vowing to act more decisively in the interests of the U.S. and its allies, particularly Israel.
Stan Flemming’s campaign for Congress has repaid $150,000 of loans it took out this year from a Beverly Hills company that has ties to late comedian Buddy Hackett’s family.