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New Pew poll puts Romney ahead of Obama

New Pew poll puts Romney ahead of Obama

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney‘s strong performance in last week’s debate helped him pull ahead of President Barack Obama, a Pew Research Center poll showed on Monday. Likely voters favored…

Cash-strapped cities ask voters to approve more debt

Cash-strapped cities ask voters to approve more debt

Houston-area schools want to borrow $1.9 billion to modernize most of the high schools, while Seattle says it needs $290 million to upgrade a seawall protecting the downtown waterfront so…

Voters in four states will decide legality of gay marriage

Voters in four states will decide legality of gay marriage

When Nathan Meyer calls voters who are undecided about same-sex marriage, he talks about his parents’ marriage and how he sees it as a model for what he hopes to…

Romney on the rebound in swing states

Romney on the rebound in swing states

Mitt Romney appeared on Sunday to have halted his perilous slide in the polls and is back to running a close race with President Barack Obama as he prepares a…

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…

Obama’s fundraising rebounds, rakes in record amounts

Obama’s fundraising rebounds, rakes in record amounts

President Barack Obama’s campaign and its Democratic allies raised $181 million in September for his re-election effort, the largest total that either side has announced yet in the 2012 campaign.…

Obama trumpets unemployment drop as economic gain

Obama trumpets unemployment drop as economic gain

President Barack Obama on Friday hailed a drop in the U.S. jobless rate to the lowest level since he took office, saying the country had “come too far to turn…

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…