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Obama says McCain would keep economy in a ditch

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama says President Bush has "driven our economy into a ditch" and Republican John McCain would keep it buried there if he gets elected.

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NC elections board extends early voting hours

Posted: 10/30/2008 - The State Board of Elections has ordered all 100 counties in North Carolina to keep early voting sites open for an extra four hours this weekend unless local officials unanimously decide it is unnecessary.

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McCain: Obama backed tax breaks for oil industry

Posted: 10/30/2008 - Republican presidential candidate John McCain is seizing on reports of record oil company profits to draw a sharp new distinction with Democratic rival Barack Obama.

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New Obama TV ad takes swipe at McCain and Bush

Updated: 10/30/2008 - Barack Obama's presidential campaign is releasing two new ads that it's calling its "closing argument" for supporting Obama over Republican John McCain.

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Candidate airs long ad, short one

Posted: 10/29/2008 - In addition to today's 30-minute infomercial, Barack Obama will be airing a new 30-second TV ad that gets in a few shots at John McCain.

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Dole hits Hagan on faith as poll shows her behind

Posted: 10/29/2008 - Sen. Elizabeth Dole is airing a new ad that questions her rival's ties to an atheist political group as a new poll shows the Republican incumbent apparently behind in her first bid for re-election.

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McCain rallies NC veterans near Fort Bragg

Posted: 10/29/2008 - There were many military veterans in the crowd that greeted Republican presidential candidate John McCain at a North Carolina rally near Fort Bragg.

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Palin calls for break from Bush energy policy

Posted: 10/29/2008 - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is calling for a "clean break" from the Bush administration's energy policies, which she says relied too much on importing foreign oil.

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McCain says pundits being fooled, promises victory

Posted: 10/28/2008 - Republican John McCain and running mate Sarah Palin are sweeping through battleground Pennsylvania as polls show them trailing the Democratic ticket, but McCain says it's wonderful to fool the pundits and is vowing to pull an upset.

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Assassination plot targeting Obama disrupted in Tennessee, Arkansas

Updated: 10/28/2008 - The ATF says it has broken up a plot to assassinate Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and shoot or decapitate 102 black people in a Tennessee murder spree.

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Panel: Ga. checks should have been cleared by feds

Updated: 10/27/2008 - A three-judge federal panel says Georgia should have sought U.S. Justice Department approval before implementing a new process of using Social Security numbers and driver's license data to check voters' immigration status.

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Obama promises in Ohio to restore prosperity

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Barack Obama is closing his case for the presidency with a promise to restore economic prosperity and a higher purpose to an embattled nation.

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Ex-Pa. justice apologizes for anti-Obama e-mail

Posted: 10/27/2008 - A former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice is apologizing after her signature was on an e-mail message to Jewish voters that likened a vote for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama to ignoring warning signs that led to the Holocaust.

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