The latest news on politics
The inventive ways Republicans bridge the divide between what independent voters want and what conservative voters want.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he'd already decided to come out for gay marriage before Vice President Joe Biden publicly endorsed it.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's campaign is using his support of gay marriage to draw a contrast with Republican rival Mitt Romney.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney on Wednesday reaffirmed his view that marriage should be restricted to one man and one woman, highlighting a sharp contrast with President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the fence no longer, President Barack Obama declared his unequivocal support for gay marriage on Wednesday, a historic announcement that gave the polarizing social issue a more prominent role in the 2012 race for the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Public opinion about gay marriage has changed so rapidly that President Barack Obama's historic embrace of it may pose as many political risks to Republicans as to the president and his fellow Democrats.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he believes marriage should be between a man and a woman but that states should decide whether it's legal for same-sex couples to marry.
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — President Barack Obama and his presumptive Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, can take a few lessons from veteran Sen. Richard Lugar's loss in Indiana's GOP primary.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Support for the war in Afghanistan has hit a new low and is on par with support for the Vietnam War in the early 1970s, a bad sign for President Barack Obama as he argues that to end the war responsibly the United States must remain in Afghanistan another two years.
ATLANTA (AP) — Saying it won't let recently enacted voter ID laws suppress turnout, the NAACP on Wednesday launched a nationwide drive to register thousands of mostly minority, student and elderly voters before the Nov. 6 elections.