By Matthew Mosk ANCHORAGE -- In a lawsuit filed in Alaska Superior Court, a Republican...
It turns out GOP vice presidential nominee does like the mainstream media after all -- at least, when it's publishing unflattering stories about Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama.
Obama blasted his opponent for having a weak plan on the key pocketbook issue of health insurance.
Updated 11:15 p.m. By Dan Eggen ST. LOUIS--After finally convincing Congress to approve his administration's...
By Dan Morgan Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin and her husband, Todd, have assets...
John McCain this afternoon hailed the House passage of the $700 billion economic rescue plan but described the bill approved by Congress as a "tourniquet, not a permanent solution" to the problems facing the U.S. economy.
Republican presidential nominee John McCain addresses supporters at a town hall meeting Oct. 3, 2008,...
Vice-presidential nominee Sen. Joe Biden spoke today at the deployment ceremony for a unit of the Delaware National Guard headed to Iraq that includes his son, Beau Biden.
Palin offered her first explanation for her less-than-stellar appearances with Katie Couric: She was ticked off.
Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) buys flowers for his wife for their anniversary at Penny's Flowers...
By Perry Bacon Jr. ABINGTON, Pa. -- Barack Obama highlighted a new report showing the...
By Michael D. Shear Sen. John McCain claims to be an absolutist on earmarks. He...
By Lisa de Moraes Early ratings indicate that about one-third more people watched last night's...
Thanks to Sarah Palin's performance, Thursday's vice presidential debate likely shifted the political focus back to John McCain and Barack Obama. That's good and bad news for McCain.
The McCain campaign attributed a positive review of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's debate performance last night to a "Famous Person."
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) says he didn't speak on the Senate floor in favor of the economic rescue plan Wednesday night because he didn't think the Democrats wanted him or his politics there.
Customers at Ventnor Sports Cafe in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, D.C., watched the vice presidential debate last night and played along with some creative games.
Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain, reacting rapidly to continued negative economic news, released statements...
Both presidential candidates gained ground and moderator Gwen Ifill won points after almost all those tuning in said she had treated the rivals "fairly."
At the Bear Tooth Theater Grill in Anchorage, the debate didn't change many minds, accept among a handful of Democrats who said they were expecting Palin to fall on her face.
"I don't think that the media was responsible for what happened at Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae," said McCain.
Supporters and opponents of the Alaska governor are bracing for what they anticipate will be a defining moment in the career of Sarah Palin.
It's the night of the vice presidential debate and that can only mean one thing: Bingo!
The contrast between the two vice presidential candidates was on stark display Thursday night during yet another set of interviews with CBS News anchor Katie Couric.
The record sum should allow Sen. John McCain to compete with his well-funded rival for the presidency.
Sen. Barack Obama planned to watch the Palin-Biden debate from a Sheraton hotel in Lansing with aides.
John McCain plans to watch the Palin-Biden debate in his room at the Brown Palace Hotel here with some of his aides.
McCain says Obama would raises taxes, grow the size of government and not work across the aisle.
Barack Obama's campaign ahead its goal of making sure 150,000 Virginians got added to the voter rolls in the months since the primaries ended.
The Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that disputed absentee ballot applications mailed to state voters by the McCain-Palin campaign should be accepted by local elections officials.
Internal polling convinced McCain campaign Michigan is a lost cause.
Palin's performance on the stage at Washington University in St. Louis tonight likely will determine the Alaska governor's future.
It announced that next week it will make its largest radio ad buy to date as it continues its efforts to woo Christian voter support for Barack Obama.
A new ad attempts to tie Obama's least savory associates to his approach to Supreme Court nominations.
"Over the past few days, he's talked a lot about getting tough on Wall Street, but over the past few decades, he's fought against the very rules of the road that could've stopped this mess," Obama said.
Sen. Barack Obama took an apparent swipe at Sen. John McCain's activism on the subject of steroids in sports this morning, suggesting that the topic should not be a high priority for Congress or the federal government.
Joe Biden will speak Friday in Dover, Del., at the deployment ceremony for his 39-year-old son Beau, who is headed to Iraq as part of a unit of soldiers from the Delaware National Guard.
Pressed by Katie Couric, Palin could not name a Supreme Court decision she disagrees with, beyond Roe v. Wade.
McCain's derisive remarks about Georgetown parties have some Washingtonians say he showing his age.
The McCain campaign today announced another Spanish-language television commercial blaming Barack Obama for killing immigration reform.
Obama implored members from both parties leery of the plan to "step up to the plate" and "do what's right for the country."
Palin has spent the last two days preparing at John McCain's ranch complex in Sedona, Ariz.
Voters watching Thursday night's debate in Missouri, Northern Virginia and Wisconsin may see a new ad from the political arm of Planned Parenthood that targets John McCain and Sarah Palin for their record on women's health and safety issues, specifically rape.
This Barack Obama ad is an attempt to capitalize on the public's anger and unease about the current financial crisis and deflect attention from John McCain's charges that the Illinois senator would boost taxes and federal spending.
Capitalizing on the success of its hard-hitting ad questioning Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's support for predator control, a national environmental group is expanding its television buy in time for Thursday night's vice presidential debate.
"It's time to put an end to the run-away spending and the record deficits," the Democratic nominee told a crowd of thousands at a Wisconsin rally.
It's no secret that Gwen Ifill has been working on a book about the younger generation of black politicians.
McCain praised a new spirit of bipartisanship that he said will carry the financial sector rescue package to passage.
The latest TV ad from the National Rifle Association invokes the immigration debate by suggesting that Barack Obama voted against a 2004 Illinois bill to provide additional legal protections to individuals defending themselves with firearms against illegal immigrants committing crimes in the citizen's homes.
McCain didn't seem to enjoy Tuesday's grilling by the Des Moines Register editorial board.
In an interview with CBS anchor Katie Couric Tuesday night, GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin continued to question humans' contribution to global warming.
Having targeted Sen. Barack Obama's stance on the Iraq war before, the pro-McCain group Vets for Freedom this week begins airing a hard-hitting message accusing the Democratic presidential candidate of focusing more on his campaign than on his Senatorial oversight duties of military operations in Afghanistan.
On CBS, Palin stood by her opposition to abortion in cases of rape or incest and her skepticism that global warming is caused by man, but stepped back from favoring the teaching of creationism.
Barack Obama essentially ruled out any reductions in his major proposals, even as he touted a $700 billion financial sector rescue plan and urged Congress to support it to help avert an economic crisis.
By Ed O'Keefe Amid continued claims by the McCain campaign that he would raise...
Obama becomes an aggressive advocate for a financial sector rescue plan.
A new ad from the Republican National Committee's independent expenditure unit seems to dismiss the economic bailout proposals that John McCain continues to work on.
The meltdown in Washington was no less dramatic than the meltdown on Wall Street -- and it spread across the political spectrum.
McCain is running ads challenging Obama's stance on coal plants and ads about stem cell research.
Sen. Barack Obama finally had something to say about the other break-out star of the 2008 campaign, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, after spending the past several weeks trying to ignore her.
Obama proposes raising the cap on federally insured bank deposits to $250,000 from $100,000 in an effort to broaden support for the financial rescue package.
By Mary Pat Flaherty A weeklong window in which Ohio residents can to register to...
John McCain accused the media of "gotcha journalism" in response to a question about whether his running mate had contradicted him on his policy toward Pakistan.
Video of Pelosi's pre-vote speech.
Obama said that "it's important for the American public and the markets to stay calm" in the wake of a failed vote on a bailout bill this afternoon.
After bragging today about his role in shaping the economic bailout package, McCain made no statement after the defeat of the bill, in part at the hands of House Republicans.
Despite having insisted that his announcement last week of a temporary campaign suspension was not political, Sen. John McCain made it clear today that he plans to use his return to Washington, D.C., as campaign fodder in the last five weeks before election day.
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin took a shot at her vice presidential rival while declaring herself ready to face Sen. Joe Biden in the debate Thursday night.
By Perry Bacon Jr. DETROIT, Mich -- Barack Obama sounded a bit wistful about his...
By Perry Bacon Jr. Former president Clinton continued his complicated embrace of Sen. Barack Obama...
Both presidential candidates said they were likely to support a Wall Street bailout agreement.
Tina Fey was back in the role of Gov. Sarah Palin on "Saturday Night Live" last night, interviewed by Amy Poehler as Katie Couric.