For many candidates in energy-boom states, support for increased oil and gas drilling isn't just sound policy — it's also good for their personal business.
Mitt Romney is set to raise about $10 million during a fundraising swing through New York and Connecticut.
A handful of Democratic Senate candidates are posting strong poll numbers in battleground states dominated by the GOP two years ago — giving that party hope that it can hang on to its slim advantage in the chamber.
In a bitter battle of liberal Democratic heavyweights, Ohio Rep. Marcy Kaptur prevailed over longtime friend and fellow incumbent Rep. Dennis Kucinich in Tuesday's primary in their newly drawn and combined congressional district.
The Republican presidential brawl will not be the only fight on the ballot when voters in the swing state of Ohio head to the polls on Super Tuesday.
A judge blocked police in Arizona from enforcing a section of the state's immigration enforcement law that prohibited people from blocking traffic when they seek or offer day labor services on streets.
On one side, there's a baby-faced, decorated Marine intelligence officer and attorney who serves as Ohio's state treasurer. On the other, a noted liberal who won his first election the same year he graduated from college and who served 14 years in Congress before being elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006.
The outlook of U.S. home builders worsened in September, as foreclosures and anxious buyers hurt construction and sales activity.