EDITOR’S NOTE — This is the first in a series examining issues at stake in the election and their impact on people.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says that while he intends to dismantle the Obama administration’s health-care law if elected, he would retain several key provisions, including coverage for preexisting conditions.
The president's speech wrapped up the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- His re-election in question, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progress Thursday night toward fixing the nation's stubborn economic woes but vowed in a Democratic National Convention finale, "Our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met."
The ex-president's DNC speech gave no hint of the inflexibility of both parties.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's a fact of life in Washington that what one party considers a principled stand, the opposition considers pigheadedness.
The platform had omitted mention of God and support for Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Needled by Mitt Romney and other Republicans, Democrats hurriedly rewrote their platform Wednesday to add a mention of God and declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel after President Barack Obama ordered the changes.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., will be among the speakers who take the stage today at the Democratic National Convention to make a case for re-electing President Obama.
Democrats get their national gathering under way today in North Carolina.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Democrats open their national convention today offering President Barack Obama as America's best chance to revive the ragged U.S. economy and asking voters to be patient with incomplete results so far. Michelle Obama, in her opening-night speech, aims to give people a very personal reminder of "the man that he was before he was president."
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Heard enough from the presidential candidates? Here’s an answer: Vote now and put the election behind you.
WASHINGTON — Two weeks after Allen Black bought a brand-new Nissan Altima, his coal mining job at Booth Energy in Martin County, Ky. was abruptly eliminated. The company blamed market conditions. Black, who’s 49 and from Paintsville, Ky., blamed the Environmental Protection Agency.
TAMPA, Fla. — There were a lot of pundits here in Tampa with no real politics to report on. So I thought now would be a good time to do some explaining about the odd natives (well, natives for only a few days), whom the punditocracy has ventured out to poke and prod and report back, as if they are 21st-century Margaret Meads.
TAMPA, Fla. — The conventional wisdom is that the Republican National Convention needed to make Mitt Romney more “likable” — to replace his image as a frosty billionaire with the warmer (and, friends say, more accurate) picture of a family man, devout Mormon and private do-gooder.
TAMPA, Fla. — Mitt Romney is making the first stop of his fall campaign for the White House a visit to storm-damaged Louisiana, hoping to convince Americans he is not just the right man to fix the economy but an all-around leader for the nation.
TAMPA, Fla. — When Mitt Romney addresses the Republican convention tonight, he’ll do it from a stage that puts him a little bit closer to the crowd inside the convention hall. His campaign hopes the evening ends with Americans feeling a little bit closer to the Republican presidential candidate, too.
Fabrications and a failure to look in the mirror beset some claims made at the gathering.
WASHINGTON -- Laying out the first plans for his party's presidential ticket, GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan took factual shortcuts Wednesday night when he attacked President Barack Obama's policies on Medicare, the economic stimulus and the budget deficit.
SPOKANE (AP) — U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ role at the Republican national convention has been expanded.
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