Republican Sandoval and Democrat Reid spar over budget in Vegas gubernatorial debate

Sandoval and Reid fight over budget in Vegas

Stimulus, Social Security dominate 3rd Colorado Senate debate

Stimulus, Social Security dominate Colorado debate

Vice President Biden praises Mo. Senate candidate Carnahan, helps raise $100K at fundraiser

Biden helps US Senate candidate raise $100K in Mo.

Biden to join Obama in Philly for political rally ahead of crucial Senate, governor races

Biden to join Obama at Pa. rally for 2 big races

Stumping in Illinois and Maryland, Obama aims to energize Dems to turn out for midterms

Obama battles to hold his old Senate seat for Dems

Murkowski, Miller, McAdams face each other for first time in general election

In Alaska, a first faceoff for 3 Senate candidates

Mo. senator plans legislation stripping Alaska Native corps. of special contracting privileges

Mo. senator to propose native contracting bill

Obama tells Democrats in Maryland, Chicago he wants them just as fired up as they were in 2008

Obama fires up Dems in Maryland, Chicago

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama on Thursday fought to keep his old Senate seat in Democratic hands as he implored voters to embrace his urgency about the upcoming congressional elections. He said the entire agenda of change he campaigned for in 2008 is at stake even without his name on the ballot.

Top Nevada GOP lawmaker endorses Reid, brands Angle as ‘totally ineffective’ lawmaker

Top Nevada GOP lawmaker endorses Reid

RENO, Nev. — Veteran state Sen. Bill Raggio, one of Nevada’s most influential Republicans over the last four decades, says he’s reluctantly endorsing Democratic U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s re-election campaign.

Obama campaigns for Democratic candidate for his old Senate seat in Illinois

Obama urges support for Illinois Senate hopeful

Minn. Sen. Franken stumps with Coons in Del. senate race, reluctantly lets media into rally

Franken stumps in Delaware for Chris Coons

GOP’s Paladino in statewide TV address says media unfair; debate now set in NY governor race

Trailing NY gov candidate takes to TV to make case

Marimow out as Philadelphia Inquirer editor on eve of $139M bankruptcy court sale to creditors

Shake-up at Philly newspapers on eve of court sale

US appeals court reverses course, upholds Wash. ban on voting by prison inmates

9th Circuit upholds Wash. ban on voting by inmates

GOP’s Paladino in TV address repeats claims of unfair treatment by media in NY governor race

Paladino makes TV address in NY governor’s race

Presidential Memorandum–Providing Funds to the Palestinian Authority

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House ethics panel chairman sets post-election proceedings for Reps. Rangel, Waters

Post-election ethics trials set for Rangel, Waters

Remarks by the President at Rally for Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley

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Judge says US Senate nominee Greene can stay free on misdemeanor obscenity charge

Judge says SC Senate candidate can stay free

Senate report says US hiring Afghanistan warlords and thugs as security contractors

Senate report slams Afghan security contractors

Nevada GOP Senate hopeful Angle says Muslim law taking hold in parts of United States

Angle: Muslim law taking hold in parts of US

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, 10/7/2010

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Pa. Senate candidates split on bill to allow trade sanctions against China over currency value

Pa. Senate candidates split on China trade bill

Alabama Democratic congressman Bright says he won’t support Pelosi again for House speaker

Democrat Bobby Bright: I won’t support Pelosi

US presses Arab nations to back Israeli-Palestinian peace talks despite settlement dispute

US seeks Arab support on Mideast peace talks

Obama to Maryland Democrats: ‘I’m going to need you just as fired us as you were in 2008′

Obama tries to fire up Maryland Democrats

BOWIE, Md. — President Barack Obama on Thursday implored young voters to embrace his urgency about the upcoming congressional elections, saying the entire agenda of change he campaigned for in 2008 is at stake even without his name on the ballot.

Campaign trail in Vt. is fraught with traffic stops and accidents for candidates

Navigating the campaign trail proves tricky in Vt.

Independent Mass. gov. hopeful sues former aides, claims conspiracy against him to benefit GOP

Mass. gov. hopeful alleges GOP dirty tricks

8 months after clearing operation, Marines in Marjah face full-blown insurgency

Marines in Marjah face full-blown insurgency

Statement by the President on the Intelligence Authorization Act

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Minn. GOP chairman’s ‘quisling’ remark draws criticism from head of state Democrats

Minn. GOP chairman’s ‘quisling’ remark draws fire

Israelis, Palestinians signal compromise is close in settlement dispute

Israelis, Palestinians signal deal on settlements

First lady to join Obama at Oct. 17 rally, fundraiser in Ohio for first joint campaign event

First lady to join Obama for Ohio appearances

Behind in polls, Meek, Crist call GOP’s Rubio extremist, ‘kooky’ in Fla. Senate race

Rubio portrayed as extremist in Fla. Senate race

Obama signs intel bills to strengthen oversight of spy ops, satisfy lawmakers’ desire for info

Obama signs pair of intelligence bills into law

US Chamber spends more than $10 million in one week on political ads, most against Democrats

US Chamber spends more than $10 million on ads

Kumaraswamy meets Karnataka rebels in Goa resort

PANAJI - Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy arrived late Thursday night at a five star Goa resort where 14 Karnataka rebel legislators are camping, literally pushed his way through a crowd of angry BJP workers standing guard, and held closed door parleys with the lawmakers.

Biden says Republican gubernatorial candidate Walker skating by on GOP talking points

Biden: Walker skating by with GOP talking points

Former bureaucrat, rights activist S.R. Sankaran dies

HYDERABAD - Former bureaucrat and rights activist S.R. Sankaran, who had played a key role as mediator in the first-ever direct peace talks between Andhra Pradesh government and the Maoists in 2004, died here Thursday. He was 78.

Gunmen attack patrol in Iran’s Kurdish area, killing 4 policemen and bystander

Gunmen kill 4 police in Iran’s Kurdish area

Chinese dissident, rights activists from Russia, Afghanistan hot candidates Nobel Peace Prize

Chinese dissident hot bet for Nobel Peace Prize

A look at candidates’ sniping, sparring and stumbles from debates this midterm election year

Sniping and sparring in this year’s debates

Up close and personal, candidates hit each other hard in debates as campaigns race to climax

Insult time, face to face, in campaign’s debates

Modi’s Patel statue announcement leads to controversy

GANDHINAGAR - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the iron man of India, found himself at the centre of a raging controversy Thursday after Chief Minister Narendra Modi announced his dream project of erecting the world’s tallest statue, of Patel, and the Congress took strong objection to it terming it to be a violation of the poll code.

Kyrgyzstan hopeful elections will bring some stability after months of violence

Kyrgyz hopeful for fair elections

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — Kyrgyzstan is set to hold parliamentary elections after months of political instability and violence in what many observers hope could be the first ever fair vote in Central Asia.

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