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Obama Camp Downplays Clinton Backers at Convention

Updated: 08/25/2008 - Sen. Barack Obama's wife, Michelle, and a tribute to Edward Kennedy are expected to highlight the opening night festivities at the Democratic National Convention.

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West, Lopez, Daughtry among Stars in Denver

Posted: 08/25/2008 - Never mind those stinging "celebrity" ads, or the rebuttal by Paris Hilton. Musicians, artists and Hollywood types are descending on Denver — and so what if Barack Obama doesn't need their star power? He'll get it anyway.

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Sebelius "Delighted" With Biden Pick

Posted: 08/23/2008 - Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius has released a statement through her press secretary, saying she is delighted with Barack Obama's choice of Joe Biden for his running mate. She was considered by many as being in the mix.

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McCain Calls Biden

Posted: 08/23/2008 - Republican presidential candidate has called Sen. Joe Biden to congratulate him on being named the Democratic running mate.

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Kaine, Bayh Reportedly Out of Obama Veepstakes

Posted: 08/22/2008 - Sen. Barack Obama is set to appear with his running mate Saturday in Illinois. Friday night, Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine and Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh are reportedly not the choice.

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The Kansas Race for U.S. Senate

Updated: 04/28/2009 - In Kansas the race for the Senate seat continues. Democrat Jim Slattery and Republican Senator Pat Roberts met with many throughout Topeka Friday.

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Sebelius Quiet on Conversations with Obama Campaign

Posted: 08/22/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius wouldn't comment on any conversations she may have had with Barack Obama's campaign Friday regarding whether she will be his running mate. Sebelius briefly answered question on her way into an early afternoon meeting in Topeka.

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Detroit Mayor Offered Plea Deal

Posted: 08/22/2008 - Prosecutor said in court he would drop one of the assault charges against Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick if he agreed to resign; Kilpatrick's side offered no immediate response.

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Obama May Announce Running Mate Later Today

Posted: 08/22/2008 - Illinois Senator says he's looking for a vice-president who is prepared to become president, able to help him govern, and is willing to challenge his thinking; expected to announce, first to his supporters, as early as Friday, before a Saturday rally.

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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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