CHICAGO | Democrats landed most of the big prizes on the Illinois ballot Tuesday, picking up at least three congressional seats, including two held by GOP freshmen, on a night President Barack Obama scored an easy home-state victory.
HOBART | Students at Hobart Middle School last week got a taste of what it would be like to be an 18-year-old registering to vote for the first time in the national elections.
TAMPA, Fla. | Seizing the Republican National Convention spotlight, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan promised Wednesday night Mitt Romney "will not duck the tough issues" if he wins the White House this fall and their party will move forcefully to solve the nation's economic woes.
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks Wednesday at the American Legion National Convention in Indianapolis.
TAMPA, Fla. | Mitt Romney swept to the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night at a storm-delayed national convention scripted to propel him into a close race for the White House in tough economic times.
Serena Williams celebrates with the trophy after defeating Agnieszka Radwanska to win the women's final match Saturday at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's response to Thursday's Supreme Court decision to uphold President Barack Obama health care law, as transcribed by Roll Call:
WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama is casting Mitt Romney as a greedy, job-killing corporate titan with little concern for the working class in a new, multi-pronged effort that seeks to undermine the central rationale for his Republican rival's candidacy: his business credentials.
INDIANAPOLIS | Mitt Romney cruised to victory in Indiana's Republican presidential primary, padding his dominant lead in the delegate count for the GOP nomination.
Indiana misses out on heated presidential primary
INDIANAPOLIS | By endorsing Mitt Romney for president Wednesday, Gov. Mitch Daniels tacitly admitted Indiana's Republican presidential primary doesn't matter.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. | Bowing to the inevitable after an improbably resilient run for the White House, Rick Santorum quit the presidential race on Tuesday, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination.
Test aims to end social promotions in Indiana schools
As demonstrations swirled outside, Supreme Court justices signaled on Monday they are ready to confront without delay the keep-or-kill questions at the heart of challenges to President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul.
Smoking compromise is bad for Hoosiers
Can President Barack Obama's campaign recapture the glamour quotient of four years ago? Yes it can, says actress Scarlett Johansson, even if it's one designer tote bag at a time.
Can President Barack Obama's campaign recapture the glamour quotient of four years ago?
Don't forget 'moderate' U.S. voters
On her new TV special, Barbara Walters gets up close and personal with Donald Trump. Maybe too personal. "We started with his hair," Walters confides.
On her new TV special, Barbara Walters gets up close and personal with Donald Trump.
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