Wis. Sen. Feingold defends vote for health care reform; GOP’s Johnson says minor tweaks needed

Wis. Senate candidates clash on health care reform

Cuomo aide: No ‘factual basis’ in GOP Paladino’s suggestion Dem had affairs while married

Cuomo aide: Affair claims baseless in NY gov race

Governor of Mexico’s Jalisco state says same-sex marriage ‘grosses me out’

Mexican governor: Gay marriage ‘grosses me out’

Brown aide caught on audio tape calling Calif. gubernatorial rival Whitman an offensive name

Brown campaign apologizes for offensive comment

APNewsBreak: New Conn. Senate race ad accuses WWE of lobbying against state drug testing

APNewsBreak: Conn. Senate ad hits WWE on lobbying

Facebook co-founders Parker, Moskovitz give $170K to Calif ballot measure to legalize pot

Facebook co-founders give $170K to pro-pot measure

Ark. Sen. Lincoln, trailing in most polls, signals support for tax cuts beyond Obama’s plan

Vulnerable Ark. senator hints support for tax cuts

Obama’s national security adviser resigning: Marine Gen. Jones leaves, aide Donilon takes over

National security shuffle: Jones out, Donilon in

All politics are local as Chicago mayor’s race casts shadow over governor, Senate races

Chicago mayor’s race casts shadow over state races

Obama to visit Rhode Island to help raise money for Democratic candidate for House

Obama to visit RI to raise money for candidate

In ugly Senate race, Republican Sharron Angle says Harry Reid gave Viagra to child molesters

Angle says Reid gave Viagra to child molesters

Records show Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour out of state a lot _ often campaigning for GOP

Miss. governor has been a frequent traveler

In NY gov race, Cuomo won’t answer questions on affairs, Paladino comment on his ‘prowess’

Cuomo deflects questions on affairs in NY gov race

Democrats, grasping to keep House control, spend heavily to build firewall against GOP wave

Hoping to cut House losses, Dems try for firewall

Arabs give US another month to resolve impasse over Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

US gets another month to revive Mideast talks

Report: Democrats planted fake tea party candidate in contested NJ congressional race

Report: Dems planted NJ tea party House candidate

Filipino WWII soldiers sue VA in federal court, demanding same veteran benefits as Americans

Filipino WWII veterans sue feds over benefits

Arab ministers back Palestinian decision to stop talks with Israel over settlement issue

Arabs back Palestinian decision to stop talks

Mass. Lottery head: No collusion with independent gov candidate on ads echoing campaign themes

Mass. Lottery head: No ad collusion in gov’s race

Mass. gubernatorial race turns into courtroom thriller amid charges of espionage, conspiracy

Mass. governor race turns into courtroom thriller

GOP Mass. Sen. Brown to stump for McMahon in Conn. Senate race, Foley in governor’s contest

GOP Mass. senator to stump for McMahon in Conn.

Obama announces resignation of national security adviser James Jones; Donilon to replace him

Jones resigns as NSC chief, Donilon next director

Diplomats: some Arabs want Abbas to return to indirect talks to avoid collapse of peace talks

Diplomats: Arabs want return to indirect talks

Court rejects effort by detainee allegedly waterboarded at Guantanamo to disclose information

Court rejects Gitmo detainee appeal over secrecy

AP sources: Jones stepping down as Obama’s national security adviser; Donilon to replace him

AP sources: National security adviser resigning

After summer of gloom, Democrats see glimmers of hope for Election Day

Democrats see glimmers of hope in election gloom

A list of winners of the Nobel Peace Prize since 1980

List of recent Nobel Peace Prize winners

Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize since 1980:

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo wins Nobel Peace Prize

Chinese dissident Liu wins Nobel Peace Prize

US government touting new National Guard mission in Arizona despite criticism

Feds touting National Guard mission in Arizona

Increased patrols in Pakistan’s Karachi to prevent further violence in after shrine attack

Security raised after Pakistan Sufi shrine attack

Nobel literature prize a platform for Vargas Llosa’s combative political activism

Nobel a platform for outspoken Vargas Llosa

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

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