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Sebelius Busy Campaigning For Obama

Posted: 10/12/2008 - Sebelius has traveled 15 days outside of Kansas since August 1st on behalf of the Democratic presidential hopeful.

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Riding high, Obama nods to McCain, rallies fans

Posted: 10/11/2008 - His backers feeling increasingly confident, Democrat Barack Obama made a slight nod to his Republican rival on Saturday and asked voters to have faith in him as the next president.

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McCain shies away from recent days' attacks

Posted: 10/11/2008 - Republican John McCain, the clock ticking down on a chance to narrow Democrat Barack Obama's lead in polls, turned away Saturday from visceral attacks on his rival to pivot back toward policy differences.

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Tax rebate, food stamp money possible in aid plan

Posted: 10/11/2008 - After consulting with Barack Obama, Democratic leaders are likely to call Congress back to work after the election in hopes of passing legislation that would include extended jobless benefits, money for food stamps and possibly a tax rebate, officials said Saturday.

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Legislative Panel: Palin "Abused Her Power"

Posted: 10/10/2008 - A legislative panel ruled late Friday the Alaska Governor and Vice-Presidential candidate overstepped her bounds to have a former relative fired from the Highway Patrol force.

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Lawrence Hosts Ralph Nader

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Nader talks to his faithful in Lawrence, in his 3rd run for the Presidency in Kansas.

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Kansas' Republican Registration Edge Smaller

Posted: 10/10/2008 - State figures show that Kansas remains a Republican state, but less so than in 2004, the last presidential election year. Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh said 80 percent of voting-age Kansans were registered to vote as of Thursday, a slight rise over 2004.

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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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