Senate candidate Carly Fiorina hospitalized

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Carly Fiorina, the California Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, was hospitalized on Tuesday for treatment of an infection and was being kept overnight for observation, her staff said. Read the full story from Reuters

Arizona voter citizen proof requirement overturned

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down an Arizona requirement that residents prove U.S. citizenship in order to register to vote but upheld a mandate that they present identification before casting their ballots. Read the full story from Reuters

Obama to test Republicans after November 2 elections

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s senior aides on Tuesday accused Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of promoting political gridlock and gamesmanship for saying he wants to ensure Obama is a one-term president. Read the full story from Reuters

Obama calls Pakistan’s Zardari, urges more effort

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama called his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday, the White House said, as Washington steps up pressure on Pakistan to do more against Taliban and al Qaeda militants. Read the full story from Reuters

Republicans poised to win House and gain in Senate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans enter the final week of a bitter election campaign as heavy favorites to win control of the House of Representatives and score big Senate gains, dealing a severe blow to President Barack Obama two years after he entered the White House. Read the full story from Reuters

Key Pennsylvania Senate race in dead heat: Reuters/Ipsos

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Senate race in Pennsylvania that could determine whether President Barack Obama’s Democrats retain control of the chamber is deadlocked one week before the election, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Tuesday. Read the full story from Reuters

WikiLeaks has more U.S. war files, Pentagon says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks, which already has made public nearly 500,000 classified U.S. files on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, has more U.S. documents for possible release than it has stated, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. Read the full story from Reuters

Fiorina catches up in California money race

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After trailing Democratic rival Sen. Barbara Boxer for months in fund-raising and spending, California Republican Senate hopeful Carly Fiorina is closing the money gap, both parties said on Tuesday. Read the full story from Reuters

Obama touts job creation as midterm elections near

WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Monday touted his administration’s job-creation efforts just eight days before elections in which voters’ economic anxiety threatens his Democrats’ grip on Congress. Read the full story from Reuters