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Both campaigns silence rhetoric on 9/11 anniversary

Both campaigns silence rhetoric on 9/11 anniversary

It could be the only day before Nov. 6 without explicit partisan rancor. Both President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney plan to take down their negative ads in…

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: Romney’s math ‘doesn’t add up’

Obama: Romney’s math ‘doesn’t add up’

President Barack Obama mocked Mitt Romney‘s “two plus one equals five” economics, poking his Republican foe as he wrapped up his two-day trip across Florida in a bid to woo…

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…

Obama opens up lead over Romney in new poll

Obama opens up lead over Romney in new poll

President Barack Obama, picking up support following the Democratic National Convention, widened his narrow lead over Republican U.S. presidential challenger Mitt Romney in a new Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Saturday.…

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…