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BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that Republican Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate proves that the GOP ticket stands for the economic ideas championed by House Republicans — ideas Biden and President Barack Obama have long opposed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — While two veteran Republicans, former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson and Rep. John Mica of Florida, survived conservative challenges in Tuesday's congressional primaries, a veterinarian and political novice named Ted Yoho stole much of the spotlight.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa is a hot property for the Republicans this year, and that doesn't just mean the 90-degree temperatures in August that will begin to sauté national convention delegates every time they step outdoors.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Twelve-term Florida Congressman Cliff Stearns has conceded a tight Republican primary to a veterinarian with scant political experience.
The finger-pointing on Medicare, the personal attacks and the overwhelmingly negative ads now marking the presidential contest are overshadowing the clear No. 1 issue for voters: jobs and the weak economy.
Is it any wonder people are turned off by politics?
Romney, Ryan's immigration stances won't attract Hispanic voters, especially compared to Obama's.
Now that all contenders are in place, the campaigns begin attacking each other directly.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan's plan for Medicare gets all the attention, but the GOP vice presidential candidate has proposed more fundamental changes to medical care for the poor and disabled.
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden sparked a campaign commotion Tuesday, telling an audience in southern Virginia that included hundreds of black voters that Republican Mitt Romney wanted to put them "back in chains" by deregulating Wall Street. He later mocked Republican criticism over the remark while conceding he meant to use different words.