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Spin predictable following veep debate
An aggressive, self-assured Democratic Vice President Joe Biden responded to last week’s poor debate performance by President Barack Obama by repeatedly challenging Republican challenger Paul Ryan on taxes, plans to cut entitlement and on foreign policy.
VIDEO: Biden to Ryan: 'That's a bunch of malarkey'
Republican Paul Ryan says the attack in Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stephens shows the U.S. is projecting weakness abroad. Vice President Joe Biden responded that's 'a bunch of malarkey.'
Analysis: Romney's aggressive debate cheers GOP
Challenger Mitt Romney used Wednesday's debate to put President Barack Obama on the defensive on health care, jobs and other issues. The president's reluctance to fire back harshly gave new hope to Republican partisans.
Judge halts Pa.'s tough new voter ID requirement
A judge on Tuesday blocked Pennsylvania's divisive voter identification requirement from going into effect on Election Day, delivering a hard-fought victory to Democrats who said it was a ploy to defeat President Barack Obama and other opponents who said it would prevent the elderly and minorities from voting.
New England farmer grows world's first 1-ton pumpkin
A Rhode Island farmer has grown the world's first one-ton pumpkin, shattering the previous record by 165 1/2 pounds.
Slate: Why you hate cyclists
I'm that jerk weaving his bike in and out of traffic, going the wrong way down a one-way street, and making a left on red. I'm truly a menace on the road.
VIDEO: Romney donor video shakes up election
Mitt Romney's campaign is trying to contain the damage from a just-published video showing him dismissing nearly half the electorate as hopelessly pro-Obama -- and dependent on government handouts.
Asking for 2nd term, Obama says nation will recover
His re-election in doubt, 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."
Transcript of President Obama's convention speech
A transcript of President Barack Obama's remarks Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention, as provided by the Obama campaign:
Clinton boosts Obama in rousing convention speech
President Barack Obama inherited a wreck of an economy, "put a floor under the crash" and laid the foundation for millions of good new jobs, former President Bill Clinton declared Wednesday night in a rousing Democratic National Convention appeal aimed at millions of hard-pressed Americans yet to decide how to vote.
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