By Karl Vick An Anchorage judge has ordered Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to preserve e-mails...
The Civil Rights-era icon said McCain and Palin's tactics are "sowing the seeds of hatred and division."
Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama issued statements last night and this morning, respectively, on...
The interruption prompted a lecture from the Republican presidential nominee on the need for both parties to work together to solve America's problem.
By Robert Barnes PHILADELPHIA -- Democrat Barack Obama said today that he appreciated John McCain's...
By Robert Barnes PHILADELPHIA -- All is sweetness and light these days between Barack Obama...
Updated: 9:36 p.m. By James V, Grimaldi and Kimberly Kindy A state legislative investigator has...
The number of fake names attached to Sen. Barack Obama's campaign contributions continues to inch up as news outlets and political researchers page through thousands of pages of donor listings.
McCain responded Friday to the increasingly angry crowds at his rallies and town halls by urging them to be respectful of his rival despite their deep policy differences with the Democratic nominee.
Ohio is one of several states across the country where anyone is allowed to vote early, and everywhere Obama and his supporters campaigned over the last two days, they urged their partisans to vote before Nov. 4.
By Michael D. Shear MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Sen. John McCain on Friday accused his rival...
This Jan. 28, 2008 file picture shows Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan in Anchorage,...
"It's a good thing my dear old mum and pup are no longer alive. They'd cut off my allowance," Christopher Buckley writes, endorsing Barack Obama.
"The president is convinced that John McCain has still time to close up this race," the White House press secretary told reporters aboard Air Force One.
McCain's campaign manager said he sees no reason why McCain or his staff should comment regularly on the declining stock market, saying that he doesn't know what they would say.
Falling behind in a sheaf of polls amid one of the nastiest campaigns in the country, Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.) announced today that he will unilaterally disarm: He will pull his negative advertising and urge his supporters to do the same.
Obama is not getting a price break; the campaign will be charged what's called the "lowest unit cost," in compliance with federal law.
McCain's tactics are heading over the line, with no restraint in sight, and threaten to provoke reactions among partisans on both sides that will continue to escalate.
McCain proposed that retirees should not be required to cash in the stocks from their retirement accounts when they reach 70-and-a-half years old.
Obama unveiled a package of tax cuts and loans for small businesses hurt by the credit crisis.
Democracy 21 is alleging that the American Issues Project initiated an attack in violation of McCain-Feingold restrictions.
This John McCain ad employs guilt-by-association tactics on two fronts, trying to tie Barack Obama to both the mortgage meltdown and an unsavory character. To say that Obama "lied" about his contacts with Ayers, whose Weathermen group conducted bombings when the senator from Illinois was 8 years old, is simply untrue.
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En route to a large rally in Ohio, Democrat Barack Obama stops at a small restaurant for a double cheeseburger and pie and to urge a handful of potential voters to cast their ballots for him.
Obama's campaign said it has purchased a half-hour of airtime on CBS and NBC for a primetime political infomercial on Oct. 29.
A co-chair of McCain's campaign called Obama "very extreme" on a radio show Thursday and raised the issue of Obama's drug use.
By Paul Kane and Glenn Kessler Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is on a losing streak....
By Ed O'Keefe The Obama campaign launched new Spanish-language advertising today, shifting from immigration,...
By Howard Kurtz The Ad: (Narrator:) In a time of crisis, our leaders' judgment...
At a time when the nation needs inspiration and confidence-building, the two candidates running for president are trying to ensure that whoever ends up winning next month will be seen as unfit by a sizable portion of the population.
There are several reasons to believe that it is not the silver bullet that some within the Republican Party believe it to be.
McCain campaign declines to answer all of the AARP Magazine's survey questions.
The Washington Post's Dana Milbank and Akira Hakuta sketch a McCain/Palin campaign event in Bethlehem, Pa.
By Michael D. Shear STRONGSVILLE, Ohio -- Sen. John McCain mocked his rival as a...
By Michael D. Shear STRONGSVILLE, Ohio -- Sen. John McCain picked up a pair of...
Add the popular environmental rights group Sierra Club to a growing list of independent groups working in Ohio in support of Barack Obama and against John McCain.
By Ed O'Keefe Health Care for America Now, a coalition of liberal, labor, women's...
At the first joint rally held by Palin and McCain in several days, it was Cindy McCain and others who introduced them who delivered the sharpest attacks.
Attitudes about hot-button issues such as abortion, legal recognition of same-sex relationships and the size of government are changing among young people.
By Perry Bacon Jr. BETHLEHEM, Penn. -- It's a big day in Wasilla, Alaska, and...
By Perry Bacon Jr. Democratic vice-presidential nominee Sen. Joe Biden sharply attacked the recent moves...
By Robert Barnes INDIANAPOLIS -- Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama followed last night's debate with...
After a brief respite from attacks during the second presidential debate, Sen. John McCain and his Republican allies returned Wednesday to the subject of Bill Ayers.
By Dan Balz NASHVILLE -- It was a late night for John McCain's campaign --...
John McCain's policy adviser Doug Holtz-Eakin asserted John McCain's new proposal for the government to buy bad mortgages would eventually help lower interest rates, stabilize housing values and perhaps help millions of homeowners avoid foreclosure or obtain more affordable mortgages
Sen. Barack Obama today welcomed the Bush administration's decision to sell $6 billion of military equipment to Taiwan, but unlike his presidential campaign rival, Sen. John McCain, he did not call for the administration to also add submarines and F-16 aircraft.
Televised presidential debates are stuck in the 20th century.
Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama issued statements on the emergency Federal Reserve interest rate...
The group VoteVets is launching a toughly worded, $1.3 million ad campaign today, largely targeting veterans in Virginia.
The Republican National Committee's independent expenditure unit will spend more than $5.5 million in the next week to air an ad in five battleground states that claims Barack Obama's government spending proposals could cost close to $1 trillion.
After delivering scripted speeches for much of her candidacy and avoiding contact with reporters, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin spent about a dozen minutes chatting with the press on her campaign plane tonight -- the first time she has done so as a VP candidate.
By Robert Barnes NASHVILLE -- Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama followed his debate at Belmont...
Candidates Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) participated in the second of three presidential debates on Tuesday, October 7th at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn.
Updated 12:10 a.m. By Perry Bacon Jr. Aboard her campaign plane, after taking questions for...
By Glenn Kessler Sen. John McCain today issued a statement urging the administration to add...
The political oddsmakers have come to a near unanimous view that, barring unforeseen developments, McCain is on course to lose the election. McCain, therefore, needs an unforeseen development.
When John McCain severed his ties with a group linked to ultra-rightwing death squads in Central America may make a difference considering some of the literature associated with the U.S. Council for World Freedom.
Tom Brokaw, the moderator of tonight's presidential debate, has interviewed Barack Obama before.
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin accused Barack Obama of practicing "old-style politics" and misleading voters in his attacks on Sen. John McCain's Social Security views, continuing her criticism of the Democratic nominee.
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Barack Obama's advisers are usually cautious about managing expectations -- never predicting a landslide, always downplaying how well their candidate will do in the debates. But with just a few hours until the second presidential debate here on Tuesday night, some of them let a little confidence slip.
Nevada state officials on Tuesday morning raided the Las Vegas office of ACORN as part of an investigation into alleged voter fraud by the organization.
Florida Democrats gained 415,580 people this year as of Sept. 1, while Republicans gained just 169,841.
McCain and Barack Obama continue to fight over the issue of immigration in only their Spanish language ads.
McCain on the hot seat in tonight's debate.
The Republican vice-presidential candidate launched a fourth straight day of attacks on Obama over personal associations.
Both presidential candidates are using news organizations and fact-checking groups to accuse each other of airing false advertising, though only John McCain goes so far as to call Barack Obama a liar.
Lilibet Hagel, the wife of GOP Sen. Chuck Hagel, endorses Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama this morning.
By Jose Antonio Vargas Talk about a digital campaign assault. By 2 p.m., Sen. Barack...
Palin breaks with the Bush administration's current policy on Iran's quest for nuclear energy.
On the eve of the second presidential debate, John McCain offered some of his sharpest rhetoric about Barack Obama, saying there are "essential things we don't know about Senator Obama" or his record.
The Service Employees International Union is targeting John McCain's health care plan in a new ad airing in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, suggesting the Republican's plan will mean tax increases for middle income Americans.
Palin addresses the financial crisis in remarks at a fundraiser.
By Michael Abramowitz ALBUQUERQUE -- Continuing the rapid-fire tit-for-tat of the campaign trail, Sen. John...
John Dowd misremembers a part of the Keating inquiry.
In a conference call with reporters this afternoon, John Dowd, the Washington lawyer who represented McCain during the Senate investigation, called the inquiry a "classic political smear job" by the Democrats running the Senate at the time, saying that they only included McCain to make sure that a Republican was among the targets.
The Post's Dana Milbank was the pool reporter as Gov. Sarah Palin attended two luncheon fundraisers in Florida today.
The FEC sent a letter to McCain's campaign treasurer demanding information about "contributions that appear to exceed the limits."
Palin continues to press Obama on past Ayers association.
This John McCain ad blatantly distorts Barack Obama's words in an effort to paint him as callous about the role of the U.S. military.
The McCain campaign is signaling this morning that it is perfectly willing to up the ante in a brawl with Barack Obama over the two candidates' past associations.
New ads released over the weekend by Barack Obama continued a focus on health care, while John McCain's criticized Obama's record on taxes in perhaps the last gasp of the policy-related ad war that has dominated the airwaves in recent weeks.
Obama's campaign reminds voters of McCain's connections to the Keating Five savings and loan crisis of the late 1980s and early 1990s, after GOP attacks linking Obama to '60s radical William Ayers.
By Perry Bacon Jr. ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden will...
By Perry Bacon Jr. ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Barack Obama is feeling a little vindicated as...
By Perry Bacon Jr. ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Sen. Barack Obama said today that, while his...
A lawyer for the Republican National Committee today said the party will ask the Federal Election Commission to look into the source of thousands of small-dollar contributions to the presidential campaign of Sen. Barack Obama.
With Queen Latifah as Gwen Ifill, Tina Fey as Sarah Palin and Jason Sudeikis as Joe Biden, "Saturday Night Live" continues on a parodic roll.