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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill ventured into Republican-leaning southern Missouri on Thursday, warning voters that challenger Todd Akin would be part of a "very small caucus of extremists" if elected to the Senate and launching a new ad, titled, "Unfit," featuring video of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney denouncing Akin.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Women born as a result of rape are defending Indiana Republican Richard Mourdock in the waning days of a campaign that has been shaken up by the Senate candidate's comments on rape and abortion.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is launching television and radio ads against Democratic Sen. Bob Casey in a Pennsylvania race that Republicans insist has become competitive.
BOSTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren ramped up their voter outreach efforts Thursday as new campaign fundraising reports show they've already spent nearly $68 million pursuing the same Massachusetts Senate seat.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some big-name celebrities will help President Barack Obama make his closing case to voters in the most competitive states.
BOSTON (AP) — Should he prevail Tuesday, Mitt Romney would bring a CEO's eye to the White House and a policy agenda based on a general set of principles and focused more on data than ideology.
DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney will campaign in Pennsylvania on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — If he wins, President Barack Obama would try to apply the leverage of his victory toward a lasting economic revival on his terms, guided by political lessons learned and the legacy he wants.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor leaders expect 128,000 volunteers to campaign for President Barack Obama and other union-friendly candidates during the final four days before the Nov. 6 election.
WASHINGTON (AP) — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday backed President Barack Obama over Republican Mitt Romney, saying the incumbent Democrat will bring leadership that is critically needed to fight climate change after the East Coast devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy.