US vice-presidential candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan are preparing for their televised debate on Thursday with the knowledge that a strong performance during the head-to-head from Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has closed the gap with President Obama to just two points.
Barack Obama's hopes of re-election were boosted by $181m in September, as supporters contributed to the largest one-month fundraising total of the president's campaign to date.
Radical Islamist cleric Abu Hamza and four other terrorism suspects appeared in front of US judges on Saturday, having arrived on American soil in the middle of the night following extradition from Britain.
It has taken longer than expected to come about, but Mitt Romney has finally taken the advice of his chief aide, Eric Fehrnstrom, and turned his campaign for the US presidency into an Etch A Sketch. As Fehrnstrom famously put it back in March: "You can kind of shake it up and restart all over again."
President Barack Obama’s estrangement from Wall Street is costing him money in fewer campaign donations even as it is fueling his argument for re- election.
California Democratic party chairman John Burton has been rebuked by a Barack Obama campaign spokesman after reportedly comparing Republicans to Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels.
A shooting in a supermarket in Old Bridge, New Jersey, left three employees dead, including the gunman, the township’s mayor said.