Many voters don't tune into the campaigns until debate season, which this week includes clashes in four 2010 Senate races: Connecticut, Florida, Wisconsin, and Illinois.
Congress is considering legislation that would punish China for devaluing its currency, a policy the Obama administration regards as hindering US jobs growth. But some say protectionism is even more costly.
The growing burdens of Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Seurity are threatening my generation’s future. But Republican Rep. Paul Ryan’s bold plan for entitlement reform leads the way out. Young people just need to follow. As Ryan told me, “It’s their future.”
Obama has busted out of Washington to try to regain some of the 'rock star' glow that fueled Democratic voters in 2008. He's also trying to prevent the election from being a referendum on him.
An address sign for a home along the Wisconsin River in Caledoia Township is seen under flood waters after the Caledonia-Lewiston levee breached along the river in Columbia County, Wis., on Monday. The Caledonia-Lewiston levee, a series of sand dikes along the Wisconsin River, is posing a threat to about 150 homes in Columbia County.
Midterm elections and the prospect of a power shift in Congress have Democrats desperate, according to GOP strategists. President Obama attends a rally Tuesday at the University of Wisconsin to energize young people for the midterm elections.
Sand artist Jamie Wardley works on an image depicting a girl's face in the dry river bed on Irvine beach in Scotland, as part of a campaign to stop the building of a new coal-fired power station at Hunterston, Scotland, on Monday.
A flooded baseball field in the town of Renner, S.D., is shown in this aerial photograph from Sept. 26. Dozens of homes flooded after the Big Sioux River overflowed.
As a nearby levee is weakened by recent heavy rain in Portage, Wisconsin, dozens of residents refuse to leave their homes.