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Officials: Threat sent to McCain Colorado office

Posted: 08/21/2008 - A threatening letter containing an unidentified white powder was sent to a John McCain campaign office in this south Denver suburb Thursday, authorities said. No injuries were immediately reported.

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Sebelius Says VP Attention Good for Kansas

Posted: 08/21/2008 - While campaigning for Barack Obama in Iowa, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius said she's glad Kansas is getting positive attention by her being on the list of four possible Obama running mates.

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Obama Says He's Decided on a Running Mate

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Barack Obama says he's decided on a running mate, but he won't say who. The Democratic presidential candidate told USA Today on Thursday that he went with someone who is independent and would challenge him in the White House.

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Obama Sounds Populist Themes in Virginia Bus Tour

Posted: 08/20/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to create millions of union jobs in alternative energy and end tax breaks for companies that move jobs overseas, using tough new populist language to persuade voters that he, not rival John McCain, is best positioned to lift the limping U.S. economy.

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Will Young Paul, Huckabee Backers Stay with GOP?

Posted: 08/20/2008 - While this year's presidential election shows signs of drawing in more young voters than any since 1992, the candidates who pulled some of them into the Republican race are long gone - and it's unclear whether they've taken their young supporters with them.

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McCain Again Questions Obama's Judgment on Iraq

Posted: 08/20/2008 - Republican presidential candidate John McCain told voters on Wednesday he is not challenging Barack Obama's patriotism in criticizing his call to pull out of Iraq, only the judgment of his Democratic rival.

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Report: Rep. Tubbs Jones On Life Support

Updated: 08/20/2008 - Representatives from the Congresswoman's office say that the Democrat from Ohio suffered an aneurysm while driving last night, but would not confirm CBS affiliate's report that she was on life support

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Lieberman to Speak at GOP Convention

Posted: 08/20/2008 - The one-time Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee, who became an Independent in 2006 after losing his primary, will speak during the GOP convention, according to anonymous sources.

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Rice Signs Missile Defense Deal with Poland

Posted: 08/20/2008 - Deal would allow the United States to build a missile defense base in Poland in exchange for American arms. Deal still needs the approval of the Polish parliament.

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Obama, VP Choice to Campaign Together Saturday

Posted: 08/20/2008 - Barack Obama and his newly named running mate will campaign together Saturday at the place where the Democratic presidential hopeful formally launched his White House bid.

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Kerry Returns to Stump 4 Years after Nomination

Posted: 08/20/2008 - The week before the 2004 Democratic National Convention, John Kerry drafted his presidential nomination speech and then set off on a cross-country trip that brought him home to thousands of delegates waiting in Boston.

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Slattery, Roberts Debate Schedule of Debates

Updated: 08/19/2008 - Democratic Senate candidate Jim Slattery wants Republican incumbent Pat Roberts to agree to a series of four televised debates. Roberts previously announced he'd agreed to three debates.

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GOP Leader Helping Jordan in 3rd District Race

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Oklahoma Rep. Tom Cole was in the Kansas City area to campaign for GOP House candidate Nick Jordan. Cole says the race is a target for increasing Republican control because Jordan could oust Democratic Rep. Dennis Moore.

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Recounts Uphold Tight Races

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Don Highman narrowly squeezes out a 17-vote victory to defeat incumbent Rep. Virginia Beamer and win the 118th Kansas House Dist. seat, since he is unopposed in November.

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Kansas Governor Reportedly Makes Obama's Final Four

Posted: 08/18/2008 - The Associated Press reports Sen. Barack Obama has narrowed his list of potential running mates to four - and Kansas Gov. Kathleenn Sebelius is among them. The announcement is expected to be made in the coming days.

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Rice Europe Discuss Response to Russia

Posted: 08/18/2008 - U.S. Secretary of State said Russia used disproportionate force against its former satellite republic and should have to pay a price for its actions against Georgia.

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No More Hugs as Obama Tears Into McCain

Posted: 08/17/2008 - A day after Barack Obama and John McCain exchanged an embrace during a faith forum at a California megachurch, Obama called the U.S. economy a disaster thanks to "John McCain's president, George W. Bush," and chided his Republican rival's campaign team for trying to make him look unpatriotic and weak.

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Edwards' Ally Explains Payment to Mistress

Posted: 08/15/2008 - Scrutiny arises after a political action committee associated with John Edwards paid the former candidate's ex-mistress $14,000 for a hundred hours of unused video of the former North Carolina Senator.

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