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McCain, Obama advocate upping US deposit insurance

Posted: 09/30/2008 - John McCain and Barack Obama are sending the same message on at least two aspects of a federal rescue of the financial system. Both say Congress needs to redouble efforts to save the plan that the House rejected yesterday. And, they are both calling for raising federal deposit insurance from the current $100,000 to $250,000.

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Obama says Congress will produce bailout bill

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama says he's confident Congress will eventually work out a bailout for the hobbled financial industry even though the House rejected the latest plan.

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Poll: McCain, Alexander with clear leads in Tenn.

Posted: 09/29/2008 - A new political poll commissioned by the Chattanooga Times Free Press found Republican presidential nominee John McCain with a 16 point lead over Democrat Barack Obama in Tennessee.

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Federal judge upholds early voting in Ohio county

Posted: 09/29/2008 - A federal court has ruled that an Ohio county must allow new voters to register and cast an absentee ballot on the same day during a weeklong period beginning Tuesday.

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McCain to attend Presidential debate

Updated: 09/26/2008 - Republican John McCain says he's going to be at the first presidential debate, even though Congress doesn't have a bailout deal.

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GOP senators host fundraiser for ousted Democrat

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Seven top Republicans in the state Senate are hosting a fundraiser for the write-in campaign of a Democratic senator whose narrow primary victory was stripped by party officials.

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Obama effigy found hanging on Oregon campus

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Officials of a Christian university say a life-size effigy of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama was hung from a tree on the campus.

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Cops: Man arrested near Obama home had gun in car

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Chicago police say they've arrested a man after he approached security barriers around presidential candidate Barack Obama's home. They say a gun was later found in his car.

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Biden: McCain shielded offshore tax loopholes

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden says Republican John McCain has protected offshore tax shelters worth billions of dollars to U.S. insurance giants.

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