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  • President Barack Obama exits Air Force One at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, R.I., Monday, Oct. 25, 2010. Obama will tour a factory in Woonsocket, R.I., and attend two fundraisers in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

    SILLER: Not-so-serious, last-minute surprises

    The Republican Party is about to unleash October surprises to persuade the two or three remaining undecided Americans to vote for GOP candidates. They will reveal negative rumors about Democrats and their media accomplices. A source on background released the following disquieting details:

  • Michelle Obama addresses problem of bullying

    Michelle Obama says adults can address the problem of bullying if they lead by example.

  • PLOTTER: David Coleman Headley made videotapes of potential targets in Mumbai, including those attacked in November 2008. (Associated Press)

    Intel sharing reviewed on Mumbai terrorist

    The Obama administration has ordered a review of U.S. intelligence about David Coleman Headley, the Pakistani-American involved in plotting the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, to find out whether intelligence agencies failed to share reports that may have helped prevent the attack.

  • DYNAMIC DUO: Michelle Obama and Jill Biden (left) bring political star power to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" during taping Tuesday. The first lady and the vice president's wife are appealing to Democratic voting blocs as Election Day nears. (Associated Press)

    Michelle Obama raises funds, Dems' hopes

    In an election in which President Obama has found limits to his campaign abilities, the first lady is in demand as she raises cash for vulnerable Democrats and champions an array of nonpartisan causes likely to appeal to women and independents.

  • Marybeth Hicks

    HICKS: No pandering to this mom

    It's time politicians stop carving us into bite-sized chunks of self-interested voters, pitting the anxiety of one group against the fears of another.

  • First lady honors arts programs for at-risk youth

    Kids took the stage and celebrities sat in the audience Wednesday as first lady Michelle Obama honored community arts programs that help young people around the country develop their talents and succeed in life.

  • HELP WANTED: President Obama greets supporters Sunday on his arrival in Cleveland, the first stop of the day in tandem campaigning with first lady Michelle Obama for Democratic candidates in Ohio, a key state for his party. (Associated Press)

    Obama campaign trail shuns hostile areas

    Two years after painting the electoral map blue and winning such conservative strongholds as Indiana and Virginia, President Obama has found his campaign travel efforts are confined mostly to the pre-Obama map that kept Democrats contained in the Northeast, Midwest and West Coast.

  • Political Scene

    A Republican production firm was behind a casting call that sought actors who looked like hicks to portray West Virginians in a U.S. Senate race ad, an e-mail released Thursday shows.

Michelle Obama speaks at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. The first lady is venturing out this week to support a group of candidates, mostly senators, needed by President Obama to get his agenda through Congress.

    Mrs. Obama on stump again

    Democrats struggling to hold on to their congressional seats - or just make it to Washington - are getting backup, a cash infusion and a dash of star power from a political spouse who is making a highly anticipated return to the campaign trail: first lady Michelle Obama.

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