Obama expected to comment on Petraeus scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is expected to make his first comments today on the widening sex scandal involving former CIA director David Petraeus. Lawmakers have been digging through tons of emails, trying to […]


CIA director quits over extramarital affair

WASHINGTON (AP) – David Petraeus has resigned as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair. According to his letter of resignation, Petraeus asked President Barack Obama on Thursday to allow him […]


Obama invites lawmakers to WH to talk fiscal cliff

WASHINGTON (AP) – A White House official says President Barack Obama is inviting Congressional leaders of both parties to the White House next week for talks on how to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. Obama […]


Top Democrat wants quick deal on 'fiscal cliff'

WASHINGTON (AP) – The top Democrat in Congress is calling for a quick solution to Washington’s “fiscal cliff” in an upcoming post-election session. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he’s “not for kicking the can […]


NJ Gov. Christie: Call from The Boss made me weep

KEANSBURG, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey’s famously tough-talking governor finally got a hug from his longest-running unrequited love. Speaking Monday at a briefing on storm recovery. Gov. Chris Christie revealed he unexpectedly spoke with Bruce […]


Why not decide already? Some voters like to mull

WASHINGTON (AP) – The election’s less than two weeks away, and some voters are still making up their minds. A new AP-GfK poll shows 5 percent of Americans with strong plans to vote have yet […]


Debt crisis looms in presidential race's home stretch

(AP) – The most pressing economic issue facing Washington – whether President Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney wins – is a looming deadline for across-the-board spending cuts and tax increases. Government debt, which has […]


Obama aggressive in early minutes of debate

  BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama is taking an aggressive posture toward rival Mitt Romney in Monday’s debate, at one point saying the Republican’s policy proposals are so outdated “the 1980s are […]


What to look for in tonight's debate (video)

AP’s Connie Cass describes 5 things to look for in Monday night’s final debate between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney. It will be a serious discussion of foreign policy, but lighter moments may […]


If elected, Romney wants a say in 'fiscal cliff'

WASHINGTON (AP) – Mitt Romney’s transition team is quietly talking with government officials and Capitol Hill to develop a plan, if he’s elected, to prevent massive cuts to the defense budget and extend tax cuts […]


After a few laughs, Romney, Obama back to the fray (video)

NEW YORK (AP) – After trading comedic jabs at a charity dinner last night, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are expected to return to rhetorical punches today with both headed to battleground states. Obama […]


Nightmare election scenarios worry both parties

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Democrats and Republicans alike are fretting over what might go seriously wrong before, during – or just after – the Nov. 6 presidential election. Both parties have amassed lawyers […]