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Beach goers watch waves generated by Hurricane Sandy along a breezy Coligny Beach Park on Hilton Head Island, S.C., Saturday morning, Oct. 27, 2012. Hurricane Sandy _ upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm _ was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP Photo/The Island Packet, Jay Karr)

'Frankenstorm' impacts campaign schedules

Hurricane Sandy isn't expected to make landfall on the East Coast for at least another two days, but the huge storm is already impacting the presidential campaign, forcing Vice President Joseph R. Biden and Mitt Romney each to cancel weekend events in Virginia Beach.

** FILE ** Then Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren speaks during a campaign event at University of Massachusetts-Boston, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Obama touts Wall Street reform, consumer watchdog in weekly address

President Obama devoted his second-to-last weekly address before the Nov. 6 election to discussing Wall Street reform and the independent consumer watchdog that came with it – the brainchild of Democrat Elizabeth Warren, who is locked in a tight Senate race with incumbent Republican Sen. Scott Brown in Massachusetts.

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Soros, Adelson give last-minute millions

Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife gave $10 million to the super PAC supporting Mitt Romney this month, making him likely the largest political donor of all time and replenishing the super PAC's exhausted coffers for ad buys in the final days of the election.

President Barack Obama waves before he speaks at a campaign event at Burke Lakefront Airport Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Obama: Will wash cars for budget deal

After four years of being criticized for failing to work with Republicans, President Obama joked Friday that he'll even do household chores for congressional GOP leaders to get a bipartisan deficit reduction deal if he's elected to second term.