All night long: Biden, Ryan at each other on everything
At odds early and often, Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan squabbled over the economy, taxes, Medicare and more Thursday night in a contentious, interruption-filled debate. "That is a bunch of malarkey," the vice president retorted after a particularly tough Ryan attack on the administration's foreign policy.
Thousands watch vice presidential debate on KY college campus
Despite temperatures dropping into the mid 40s, and the non-stop shouts of an abortion protestor who scaled a tree before the debate began, the crowd on Centre College's campus stayed engaged, attentively watching the lively debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican congressman Paul Ryan.
Spin predictable following veep debate
An aggressive, self-assured Democratic Vice President Joe Biden responded to last week’s poor debate performance by President Barack Obama by repeatedly challenging Republican challenger Paul Ryan on taxes, plans to cut entitlement and on foreign policy.
VIDEO: Biden to Ryan: 'That's a bunch of malarkey'
Republican Paul Ryan says the attack in Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stephens shows the U.S. is projecting weakness abroad. Vice President Joe Biden responded that's 'a bunch of malarkey.'
Report: Official action, personal benefits
U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly is one of 73 federal lawmakers who have sponsored or co-sponsored legislation that could directly financially benefit themselves or their families, according to a report by the Washington Post.
Analysis: Romney's aggressive debate cheers GOP
Challenger Mitt Romney used Wednesday's debate to put President Barack Obama on the defensive on health care, jobs and other issues. The president's reluctance to fire back harshly gave new hope to Republican partisans.
Kelly silent on debate
Only incumbent Congressman Mike Kelly knows whether he’ll join an upcoming debate with his election opponents — and he’s not talking.
Kelly, a freshman Republican from Butler County, is seeking re-election to a second term to represent Pennsylvania’s Third Congressional District, which includes almost all of Crawford County. He faces challenges from Missa Eaton, a Democrat from Sharon, and Steven Porter, an independent candidate from Wattsburg.
Candidates offer thoughts on ambassador's death
The murder of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three other Americans during a violent demonstration at the consulate in Benghazi prompted Third District Congressional candidates to weigh in Wednesday.
Neither incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly or his Democratic challenger made any overtly political comments in the statements they issued.
Asking for 2nd term, Obama says nation will recover
His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progress Thursday night toward fixing the nation's stubborn economic woes, but vowed in a Democratic National Convention finale, "Our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met."
Transcript of President Obama's convention speech
A transcript of President Barack Obama's remarks Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention, as provided by the Obama campaign:
Clinton boosts Obama in rousing convention speech
President Barack Obama inherited a wreck of an economy, "put a floor under the crash" and laid the foundation for millions of good new jobs, former President Bill Clinton declared Wednesday night in a rousing Democratic National Convention appeal aimed at millions of hard-pressed Americans yet to decide how to vote.
Dems change platform to add God, Jerusalem
Needled by Mitt Romney and other Republicans, Democrats hurriedly rewrote their convention platform Wednesday to add a mention of God and declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel after President Barack Obama intervened to order the changes.
He's her man: First lady says 'we can trust' Obama
First lady Michelle Obama lovingly praised her husband Tuesday night in a prime-time Democratic Convention speech as a devoted spouse and caring father at home and a "man we can trust" to revive the nation's weak economy as president, beckoning the country to return him to the White House despite agonizingly slow recovery from recession.
Mass. governor slams Romney, calls Dems to action
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick used his speech to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night to slam predecessor Mitt Romney and call on Democrats to stand up for President Barack Obama.
Pro-immigration reform protesters arrested at DNC
Ten people who identified themselves as illegal immigrants are under arrest for blocking an uptown intersection in Charlotte, N.C., near the site of the Democratic National Convention.
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