The two presidential campaigns launched a war of ads and press releases as each side claimed victory in last night's debate.
After returning to Washington early this morning, McCain missed a pair of votes on a massive spending bill.
McCain and Obama debate on the economy and foreign policy in Oxford, Miss.
Fact checking the first presidential debate between John McCain and Barack Obama.
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They sought to show they weren't taking sides in the American election contest, going out of their way to tell reporters how much they think of Sen. Joseph Biden.
Kathleen Parker, after a scalding critique of Palin's readiness for high office, begs the Alaska governor to step down from the Republican ticket.
Obama said that he was "optimistic" about a bailout deal, but that he would get out of the way of negotiators and head down for the now-confirmed debate.
The objective evidence is that things got worse, not better, in Washington after McCain arrived.
McCain announced in a statement that he is resuming his campaign and will travel to Oxford, Miss., this afternoon to face Obama in a debate.
McCain shuttled among the offices of Republicans, seeking a deal on an economic rescue plan that would let him depart Washington for tonight's debate with Obama.
The fate of tonight's presidential debate in Oxford remains up in the air this morning, with no word from the campaign of Sen. John McCain about whether he intends to be there.
Ignoring the proposal from Sen. John McCain that Friday's scheduled presidential debate be postponed, the independent Commission on Presidential Debates announced Thursday that it is "moving forward with its plan for the first presidential debate at the University of Mississippi."
Obama prefers the Rolling Stones over the Beatles.
Sen. John McCain returned to Washington on Thursday after declaring that he has suspended his campaign, but he appeared largely detached from the flurry of negotiations on a $700 billion economic rescue package that appeared to be headed to a successful conclusion.
Sarah Palin, describing the need for more troops in Afghanistan, said the United States has achieved "victory" in Iraq.
Sarah Silverman makes a funny.
Over the course of the past week, it's become clear that there is a significant difference between McCain and Obama in their leadership styles.
The morning after declaring he would suspend his presidential campaigning and return to Washington, McCain made one last campaign stop in N.Y.
McCain may have bruised the feelings of late-night comedian David Letterman, who ribbed him on his show.
As agreed upon and promised earlier in the day, rival Sens. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and...
White House spokesman says Bush called Obama and McCain to attend a meeting in Washington on the bailout.
McCain trails Obama on economic questions across a range of polls.
First lady Laura Bush said today that while Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin does not have any significant foreign policy background, the GOP vice presidential candidate is "a very quick study" and can rely on Sen. John McCain.
Obama has apparently overlooked one important element of a successful campaign in Virginia: stocking up on those venerable lawn signs.
Speaking to reporters at a hastily called news conference here, Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama said he would press for the Friday debate to go forward.
Schmidt and Salter detail how McCain decided to make his campaign suspension announcement.
Palin suggested the country could face another depression if Congress did not enact a bailout plan in the near future.
McCain said he would suspend his presidential campaign tomorrow to return to Washington and help reach agreement on a plan to solve the financial crisis on Wall Street.
Obama took a break to swipe at Sen. John McCain over his cozy ties to corporate executives.
For a presidential candidate running against Wall Street greed, Sen. John McCain's selection of titans of finance to discuss the ailing economy with this morning did little to underline his message.
Sen. John McCain said this morning that he has not assured Democratic leaders of his support for the financial bailout package, disputing comments by Majority Leader Harry Reid that he had.
The latest Washington Post-ABC News poll shows how the crisis in the financial sector may be reshaping the presidential race.
Sen. Barack Obama condemned Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's remarks to the United Nations today in a statement released by the campaign.
The National Rifle Association is likely to spend "in the eight figure range" on radio and television advertisements in the next 42 days as part of its efforts to deter undecided voters from voting for Barack Obama.
McCain praises Carly Fiorina and brushes aside suggestions that she ought to give back her golden parachute.
As of September 23, Biden's office says, he has met with the leaders of nearly 60 countries, territories and international organizations (such as the United Nations and NATO).
A satirical e-mail is circulating through the inboxes of official Washington mocking Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's proposed financial sector bailout.
McCain said today that "inaction is simply not an option" as Congress considers a bailout plan for Wall Street, but more accountability and transparency is needed.
Obama outlined four principles he said a bailout package must address, saying it would be "wholly unreasonable" for taxpayers to accept the White House's call for legislation with no strings attached.
Federal officials attempting to deal with the crisis on Wall Street are facing not only Capitol Hill questioners but also a skeptical public.
Republican presidential nominee John McCain began playing down expectations for Friday night's first debate.
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In the past four presidential elections, Minnesota has been one of the top 20 Democratic-performing states in the country. During that same period, Indiana has been in the top 15 Republican states. So why are they in play today?
The Republican vice presidential candidate is personally popular in Virginia, but Virginians have strong disagreements with Palin on key policy questions.
Barack Obama today started airing new Spanish-language television and radio ads in Colorado, Florida, Nevada and New Mexico.
McCain's campaign decided today it would not let a representative of the print media observe GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin greet foreign leaders -- then changed its mind.
This Barack Obama ad uses Caribbean music and a Bermuda newspaper to paint John McCain as a supporter of companies that benefit from offshore tax havens. But it reaches beyond the available facts.
McCain ad saying Obama has not responded to Wall Street crisis is inaccurate and misleading in some respects.
By Perry Bacon Jr. Democratic vice-presidential nominee Sen. Joe Biden issued a statement late Tuesday...
Democrats are keeping track of how long it's been since the Republican presidential ticket has answered questions from the media.
Former president Bill Clinton will hold events in Florida, Nevada and Ohio, as well as host fundraisers in New York, California and Ohio.
With Sarah Palin in a red leather jacket and American Chopper dude Paul Teutul on stage, the McCain campaign took on a born-to-be-wild vibe a rally at the courthouse square here.
Seeking to bolster her foreign policy credentials, GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin will embark Tuesday on a dizzying series of meetings with heads of state who have traveled to New York for the opening ceremony of the United Nation's General Assembly.
Obama discussed American policy toward Venezuela, Cuba and Spain in the interview.
Steve Schmidt, the day-to-day operational manager of John McCain's presidential campaign, blasted the New York Times for alleged "advocacy" on behalf of Barack Obama's campaign in a conference call today.
McCain said there were "50,000 Irish men and women in this country illegally who want to become citizens'' and that "we have to give them a path to citizenship."
"Never before in the history of our nation has so much power and money been concentrated in the hands of one person. This arrangement makes me deeply uncomfortable," he said.
The next president will take the oath of office Jan. 20 with hands tied.
Obama this morning will outline proposals to tighten federal ethics and contracting rules and bring unprecedented scrutiny to the legislative process.
This John McCain ad is mostly accurate and largely pointless.
Obama takes McCain to task for saying he wants to do to health care what has been done to banking.
Washington Post launches new site.
The list of foreign leaders GOP vice president Sarah Palin will meet this week in New York just keeps getting longer.
Updated 7:37 p.m. By Michael D. Shear Republican presidential nominee John McCain said tonight that...
Republican presidential nominee John McCain repeated his charge today that Democratic rival Barack Obama lacks the "judgment" to be commander in chief.
According to a Newsweek item published online today, McCain and his wife, Cindy, own more than a dozen cars, including two foreign made.
Updated 8:11 p.m. By Dan Balz and Robert Barnes CHARLOTTE -- Democratic presidential nominee Barack...