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Slattery's New Ad Attacks Roberts

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Democratic Senate candidate Jim Slattery's newest ad focuses on the financial crisis and attacks his opponent, Republican Senator Pat Roberts. Just released today, the ad plays on a popular game show by showing Slattery with a briefcase holding $1 million.

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Kan. Senator Says He's Raised $5.2 Million

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Sen. Pat Roberts has raised more than $5.2 million for his re-election campaign. The Republican is seeking his third term in the Senate against Democrat Jim Slattery, a former congressman for the 2nd District of eastern Kansas.

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Palin says supporters want tougher attacks on Obama

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin said more than one person has whispered in her ear in Ohio that John McCain needs "to take the gloves off" in his campaign against Democrat Barack Obama.

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McCain Losing Ground with Working-Class Whites

Posted: 10/10/2008 - The steel mills and coal mines of western Pennsylvania helped fuel the nation's economic engine. Today, old factory shells and boarded-up storefronts stand as bleak reminders of those once-prosperous times.

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Sensitive Palin Ethics Report Kept Secret, For Now

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Sworn to secrecy, Alaska lawmakers have begun reviewing a lengthy and politically sensitive investigative report focusing on whether Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin abused her authority as governor.

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Obama Calls McCain Mortgage Plan Ill-Advised

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama told a campaign audience Thursday that Republican John McCain's mortgage buyout plan would cost taxpayers billions of dollars and reward bad behavior by lenders.

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NRA Backs McCain

Posted: 10/09/2008 - The National Rifle Association is endorsing Republican presidential nominee John McCain despite differences with the Arizona senator on gun-show rules and campaign finance restrictions.

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A Fey-Palin Comedy Summit? Stay Tuned

Posted: 10/09/2008 - It seems like the inevitable comedic summit of this fall's presidential campaign: the real Sarah Palin coming on "Saturday Night Live" to meet her look-alike impersonator, Tina Fey.

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Foo Fighters tell McCain to Stop Using Song

Posted: 10/08/2008 - The Foo Fighters are the latest musicians to complain about McCain's use of their song to promote his campaign. They are demanding that he stop using "My Hero." John Mellencamp, Heart and Jackson Browne have also complained about McCain using their songs.

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Palin E-mail Hacker Indicted

Posted: 10/08/2008 - The hacker changed Palin's password once he accessed her e-mails, which included state business matters and personal messages.

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Age, health questions continue for McCain

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Megan McCain was on the talk-show couch, being grilled by the hosts of "The View." Does it bother her to hear jokes about her father's age? Megan, 23, started chuckling, and allowed, "He IS old!" Tension was replaced by laughter. But that was summer. These days, for Republican Sen. John McCain, age is no laughing matter.

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McCain, Obama Trade Barbs in Town Hall Debate

Posted: 10/08/2008 - John McCain dismissively called rival Barack Obama "that one," Obama mocked McCain's "Straight Talk Express," and both left the debate stage to return to the campaign trail Wednesday.

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McCain, Obama Spar on Leadership and the Economy

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Barack Obama and John McCain drew sharp differences over the origin of domestic and international problems. Obama tied McCain to President Bush on Iraq and economic deregulation, while McCain painted Obama as overly reliant on government.

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House Democrats Unveil Draft Climate Change Bill

Posted: 10/07/2008 - House Democratic leaders have unveiled a proposal to reduce the gases blamed for global warming from power plants, transportation and factories by 80 percent come 2050. Environmentalists say the bill is a step in the right direction, but criticize the pace of the cuts and some of the details.

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Schwarzenegger to Candidates: Get Back to Issues

Posted: 10/07/2008 - California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger says the presidential candidates are wasting time making accusations that have nothing to do with the topics Americans want to hear about.

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Council Tackles TV, Sumner Issues

Posted: 10/07/2008 - City 4 Television survives, as Jeff Preisner cancelled his proposal to do away with the coverage. Also, the fate of the Sumner School was decided.

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