Maybe Mitt Romney's campaign team isn't so bad after all. After months of criticism, much of it from fellow Republicans, the machine managing Romney's presidential bid has him gaining support in the final weeks of the race in what is playing out as a patient strategy after the shock-and-awe tactics of the Republican primary campaign.
President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney step into a more free-wheeling town-hall style debate on Tuesday night, a setting that has given the two coolly intellectual candidates some trouble in the past.
The campaign for Tommy Thompson said the Senate hopeful's son apologized Monday after making a comment referencing President Barack Obama's birthplace at a campaign event. Jason Thompson, whose father is running as the Republican nominee in a tight contest in Wisconsin, said it was time to send Obama "back to" Kenya.
First lady Michelle Obama cast her ballot in the presidential election Monday, voting absentee in Illinois 22 days ahead of Election Day on November 6.
Hollywood actresses Scarlett Johansson, Eva Longoria and Kerry Washington are featured condemning Republicans for their stance on abortion in a new political ad from the liberal group MoveOn.org.
On the eve of the second presidential debate here at Hofstra University on Long Island, a new survey suggests that the race for the White House is a dead heat.
Democrat Elizabeth Warren outraised Sen. Scott Brown, whom she is trying to unseat in the heated Massachusetts Senate race, by more than $4.6 million in the third quarter, according to numbers released Monday by both campaigns.
The group tasked with electing Democrats to the House of Representatives said Monday it broke fund-raising records in the third quarter of 2011, bringing in $35.1 million over the past three months, ahead of their Republican rivals.
After criticizing chat program "The View" on a secretly recorded video, and subsequently agreeing to come on the show, Mitt Romney has cancelled his upcoming appearance citing scheduling conflicts.
Foreign policy will get increased focus in the two debates left between President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger for Governor Mitt Romney, with the final debate entirely composed of foreign policy discussion.
After near-universal bad reviews of his first presidential debate with Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama will bring more energy and passion to his second showdown with the GOP nominee, advisers to the president said Sunday.
Amid a picture-perfect autumn weekend at an expansive Virginia resort and golf club, President Barack Obama spent much of Sunday sequestered indoors as he and his aides prepared for a pivotal second debate with rival Mitt Romney.
For Joe Stoltz, life has come down to counting every dollar. That's what happens when you can't find work and you live in the state with the highest unemployment rate in the nation.
The-so called BRIC nations may need to add a fifth member: Indonesia. Brazil, Russia, India and China were once considered the hottest emerging markets in the world. But they have been skidding this year, while Indonesia remains one of the fastest growing economies.
U.S. stocks moved higher Monday as investors welcomed a sharp rise in retail sales and better-than-expected quarterly earnings from Citigroup.
Citigroup's third-quarter profits and revenues exceeded expectations, yet the bank did not see the same lift from the boom in mortgage refinancing as its competitors.
Amazon and Apple have informed some e-book buyers that they'll receive credits for future book purchases, as part of a recent settlement three major publishers signed to settle a price-fixing lawsuit.
The Mercedes-Benz GL, a large luxury SUV, was named SUV of the Year by Motor Trend, the magazine announced Monday.
The American Civil Liberties Union sued Morgan Stanley on Monday, charging the Wall Street firm discriminated against African-American homeowners and violated federal civil rights laws by providing funding for risky mortgages.