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John McCain touts Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as a force in the his battle against earmarks and entrenched power brokers, but under her leadership the state this year asked for almost $300 per person in requests for pet projects from one of McCain's top adversaries: indicted Sen. Ted Stevens.
Republican John McCain, whose running mate disclosed that her unmarried 17-year-old daughter is pregnant, has opposed spending federal money on teen-pregnancy prevention programs.
Republicans staged a subdued opening to their storm-shadowed national convention on Monday, seeking aid for the Gulf Coast victims of Hurricane Gustav as well as support to send John McCain to the White House
John McCain tore up the script for his Republican National Convention on Sunday, ordering the cancellation of all but essential opening-day activities as Hurricane Gustav churned toward New Orleans.
John McCain and Barack Obama have begun recalibrating their strategies for the presidential campaign in a contest recast by Mr. McCain’s unexpected selection of Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska as his running mate, the NewYork Times reports.
With the race for the White House really heating up, we ask "how much more likely are you to vote Republican because McCain chose Palin as his VP?"
Calling all shoppers: If the presidential elections were held today, for whom would you vote? It turns out your shopping habits could be an indicator of that decision, according to a recent survey.
If you are what you eat, could what you drink signal who you’ll vote for this November? A recent survey found people who get their coffee from Starbucks prefer Barack Obama over John McCain, while McDonald’s coffee drinkers favor McCain over Obama.
Neither of the two contenders for president understands the economy and they are likely to cause more problems than they would solve, investor Jim Rogers, CEO of Jim Rogers holdings, told "Squawk Box Europe" on Friday.
In just two short years, Sarah Palin moved from suburban hockey mom and small-town mayor to vice presidential contender
Republican John McCain shook up the presidential race with his surprise choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate.
Democrat Barack Obama wants to raise taxes on Americans making over $250,000 per year. That may seem like a lot of money, but it depends a lot on where you live.
The continuing federal bailout of Wall Street is undermining prospects that the next administration will tackle one of the nation's biggest education problems — that higher education effectively excludes some 400,000 academically qualified students every year.
With the Democratic Convention underway, we can’t help but wonder which stocks should win in November?
Who’s more likely to win in November, McCain or Obama? If history is any indication...
Presidential election years are usually good for stocks, no matter which party wins, while the market’s performance in the three months prior to the November vote is a reliable indicator of which candidate wins.
With the Democratic National Convention starting yesterday, the conversation over which candidate will be better for the economy will heat up. Here are some stats on the Dow and presidential elections. With the exception of FDR's takeover for Herbert Hoover, it looks like "Change" seems to be less favorable to the markets than continuity when a Republican is in office. The best year for the Dow, on the other hand, occurred under a Democrat's administration.
Federal authorities are looking into reports that a man arrested with rifles, ammunition and drugs in his truck may have made threats against Barack Obama, officials said Monday.
Both presidential candidates support the need to curb greenhouse gases believed to cause global warming, but there are key differences in how they would implement what will eventually be a significant overhaul of the country’s energy infrastructure.
Democrats open their national convention Monday to formally nominate Barack Obama for president, but the party's unity theme faces a dangerous challenge from a key constituency — the one-quarter of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's backers still angry she lost and who vow not to vote for the party standard-bearer in November.