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Longtime GOP maverick Arlen Specter dead at 82

Longtime GOP maverick Arlen Specter dead at 82

For most of his 30 years as Pennsylvania’s longest-serving U.S. senator and prominent moderate in Congress, Arlen Specter was a Republican, though often at odds with the GOP leadership. He…

Obama campaign claims four million donors

Obama campaign claims four million donors

President Barack Obama’s campaign says it has surpassed 4 million donors, a record for a presidential campaign. The president’s field director Jeremy Bird announced the total in an email to…

Who offers the best tax plan? That’s a very good question

Who offers the best tax plan?  That’s a very good question

Good luck figuring out whether Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney would cut or raise your taxes if he’s elected president. President Barack Obama promises tax reform, too, but precious little…

Shots fired at Obama campaign office in Denver

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 office when the…

Truth takes a holiday, skips vice-presidential debate

Truth takes a holiday, skips vice-presidential debate

Anyone who paid attention to a hearing in Congress this week knew that the administration had been implored to beef up security at the U.S. Consulate in Libya before the…

What viewers didn’t see in Thursday night’s veep debate

What viewers didn’t see in Thursday night’s veep debate

Most voters watching the debate from home didn’t get to see what happened before and after Vice President Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan went on stage Thursday. Even…

Romney urges more assertive foreign policy

Romney urges more assertive foreign policy

  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 as he…

With four weeks to go, candidates are ready to rumble

With four weeks to go, candidates are ready to rumble

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 affairs and President Barack…

Can we handle a softer, gentler Mitt Romney?

Can we handle a softer, gentler Mitt Romney?

Mitt Romney is showing his softer side, while President Barack Obama works to extend his cash advantage as both men begin a final month sprint to Election Day. The Republican…

Romney cites job crisis even with drop in unemployment

Romney cites job crisis even with drop in unemployment

Declaring that the nation is in a “jobs crisis,” Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is charging ahead with his economic arguments in spite of unemployment dropping to its lowest level…