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  • F&M: Obama up 4 in Pennsylvania, more TV ads coming

    F&M: Obama up 4 in Pennsylvania, more TV ads coming
    As the race in Pennsylvania heats up in the final stretch, Barack Obama maintains a narrow advantage over Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania, leading 49 percent to 45 percent among the state's likely voters. The results of a new Franklin & Marshall College poll...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Romney VP pick: What's needed in a No. 2

    Romney VP pick: What's needed in a No. 2
    There is one necessary condition for the selection of a vice president, and that is whether the individual has the experience and capacity to become president of the United States on Day One. Nine vice presidents have succeeded to the presidency upon...
  • Romney veepstakes: Forget Rubio and Ryan

    Romney veepstakes: Forget Rubio and Ryan
    With Mitt Romney now confident enough of the Republican nomination that he can turn his focus against President Barack Obama, the guessing game on selection of a running mate is already in full swing. It's a matter that warrants more serious consideration...
  • Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, possible VP pick, to campaign for Romney in Pennsylvania

    Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, possible VP pick, to campaign for Romney in Pennsylvania
    With hometown boy Rick Santorum out of his way, Mitt Romney can save his money and his time in expensive and expansive Pennsylvania. Romney's campaign yanked his $2.9 million ad buy that would have saturated the airwaves in the two weeks leading up to...
  • Really Weird and Intense Gaming Out of the 2016 Republican Field

    Really Weird and Intense Gaming Out of the 2016 Republican Field
    The best part about the end of the presidential election other than the end of a presidential election is speculating about who will run in the next presidential election. In the wake of their sound defeat at the polls, the Republicans are especially...
  • Smith lags in poll, heads to Washington to raise money

    Smith lags in poll, heads to Washington to raise money
    Headed to Washington on Wednesday evening for a fundraiser in his honor hosted by the campaign arm of the Senate Republicans, candidate Tom Smith is bruised by dismal results of a poll that shows him trailing Bob Casey by 18 points. (For what it's worth,...
  • Romney should let the convention pick his VP

    Romney should let the convention pick his VP
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is expected to announce his vice presidential running mate any day now. He could make a conventional pick, for instance Ohio Sen. Rob Portman or former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty. He could also throw us a...
  • Kirk announces support for same-sex marriage

    Kirk announces support for same-sex marriage
    WASHINGTON — Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk reversed course Tuesday and announced his support for gay marriage, entering a contentious national debate and providing potential political cover for Illinois House GOP members who may soon vote on the...
  • Reckoning With Emotions' Powerful Political Pull

    Reckoning With Emotions' Powerful Political Pull
    During Wednesday's debate on new gun laws, Sen. John Kissel rose and began a lengthy set of remarks with two anecdotes. First, the Enfield Republican spoke movingly of hugging his youngest son, Tristan, on the day of the Newtown massacre, one day before...
  • Will Minnesota make a marriage equality trifecta?

    Will Minnesota make a marriage equality trifecta?
    Six months after Maryland, Maine and Washington voters endorsed same-sex marriage at the ballot box, two more states have adopted laws allowing gay couples to marry, and a third is poised to join them. On Tuesday, lawmakers in Delaware adopted a same-...