Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is trying to capitalize on the momentum of the RNC and football season, calling President Barack Obama a failed coach. Obama dismissed the GOP Convention as old-fashioned and said Romney failed to provide policy details.
As the vice presidential debate approaches, the Republicans look to cast doubt on Vice President Joe Biden's effectiveness. Democrats counter that Biden is an capable campaigner and appeals to blue-collar workers.
US District Judge Peter Economus in Columbus issued a preliminary injunction in the case involving state law that cuts off early voting for most residents on the Friday evening before a Tuesday election.
The slow response to Katrina's deadly chaos in 2005 hurt the presidency of Republican George W. Bush, and the campaigns of both Romney and President Barack Obama have been mindful of their response this time.
Andy Roddick says he'll retire after the US Open. Roddick is the last American man to get a Grand Slam victory, the US Open in 2003. Roddick played in four Grand Slam finals, losing to Roger Federer in each.
Washington state law prevents organizations, including churches, from raising money from individuals to give to a political campaign. A Catholic bishop has been fund-raising in opposition of same-sex marriage.