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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — President Barack Obama's campaign is targeting Paul Ryan in a new online video, two days after the Wisconsin congressman became Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior political adviser to President Barack Obama is likening Mitt Romney's selection of Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate to John McCain's choice of Sarah Palin.
Polling numbers are showing President Barack Obama ahead, but they don't accurately measure which way voters will go.
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Mitt Romney's hitting President Barack Obama again for what the Republican presidential candidate calls "gutting welfare reform."
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Even with the biggest name in modern Wisconsin politics, the Republican primary in a highly competitive U.S. Senate race appears headed for a fractious four-way battle Tuesday. Many election-weary voters simply haven't made up their minds.
GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — The rusty stains on Shirley Carter's home are a permanent reminder of her fight with the local steel mill, just down U.S. Highway 17 near the boat docks. No matter how many cans of industrial-strength acid she went through, the red tint on her property never seemed to go away.
GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Four years ago, before a little-known governor from Alaska stepped onto the American political stage, Lisa Rigler was a steadfast John McCain supporter. She was a Republican and an Arizonan, so it was a given that she would back the state's senior senator in his bid to become president.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The tea party didn't get its man in Mitt Romney. But the movement got one of its ideological heroes in the Republican presidential ticket's No. 2 slot.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sarah Palin says she won't speak at the Republican National Convention later this month in Tampa, Fla.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Cheered by the biggest crowds of his campaign, Republican Mitt Romney declared Sunday that 42-year-old running mate Paul Ryan is ready to be president, but said his own budget plan, not the more detailed proposals of his partner, will be the basis of his White House bid.