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Does racism drive anger over Obama?

Does racism drive anger over Obama?

Is it because he’s black? The question of whether race fuels opposition to President Barack Obama has become one of the most divisive topics of the election. It is sowing…

Fog of war: The mind-numbing drone of a never-ending conflict in Afghanistan

Fog of war: The mind-numbing drone of a never-ending conflict in Afghanistan

It was another week at war in Afghanistan, another string of American casualties, and another collective shrug by a nation weary of a faraway conflict whose hallmark is its grinding…

Can Congress accomplish anything in short, pre-election session?

Can Congress accomplish anything in short, pre-election session?

When lawmakers return to Washington on Monday, they face big issues, including taxes, spending cuts and the prospect of a debilitating “fiscal cliff” in January. Yet Congress is expected to…

Believing in America for political gain

Believing in America for political gain

After all this time running to lead America, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are still trying to show they really believe in America. Both men have made the election not…

Obama raises more campaign cash than Romney in August

Obama raises more campaign cash than Romney in August

President Barack Obama squeaked out a fundraising victory over Mitt Romney in August as the candidates gear up for the final stretch of their closely contested campaign. Obama raised more…

Many unknowns as Presidential race heads into final stretch

Many unknowns as Presidential race heads into final stretch

Flush with cash, Mitt Romney plans to open a new front in the White House race by challenging President Barack Obama in upper Midwest states where he might not have…

Obama hammers Romney with new Medicare study

Obama hammers Romney with new Medicare study

President Barack Obama is unleashing a new Medicare offensive against rival Mitt Romney, eager to shake his Republican challenger off his economic focus and turn the campaign on to territory…

Romney concentrates on Virginia

Romney concentrates on Virginia

Mitt Romney is back in tightly contested Virginia, where he’s trying to deny President Barack Obama another victory in a state that typically goes for Republican presidential nominees. Virginia Beach…

Obama asks Americans to remember 9/11

Obama asks Americans to remember 9/11

President Barack Obama is asking Americans to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by remembering how far the nation has come since terrorists struck 11 years ago. In…

Dismal jobs numbers cast pall over Presidential campaign

Dismal jobs numbers cast pall over Presidential campaign

President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney, their contest defined anew by joblessness, are seeking to frame the campaign on their own terms. Romney was concentrating on the economy…