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2008-10-15 08:00:00

By David Jackson WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential nominee John McCain pitched new tax breaks and other incentives Tuesday to help investors and senior citizens. Democratic rival Barack Obama said he is still reviewing all of McCain's plans, but he believes some of them do not go far enough.

2008-10-14 18:05:00

Republican presidential hopeful John McCain said Tuesday that Democrat Brack Obama's association with a 1960s radical will come up in their debate Wednesday.

2008-10-14 15:00:26

More than 90 Florida doctors are seeking the health records of Republican U.S. presidential nominee John McCain to guarantee he is in good health. The physicians have signed a national petition calling on McCain, a U.S.

2008-10-14 08:00:00

If there's one feature that defines the presidential debate on education, it's this: near silence.

2008-10-14 08:00:00

A feisty John McCain rallied the Republican faithful on Monday, unveiling an edgier stump speech for the final three weeks of the presidential campaign and vowing to fight aggressively through Nov. 4.

2008-10-14 08:00:00

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Monday proposed additional measures he says will jump-start the economy and protect investors, including tax credits for businesses that hire new workers and penalty-free withdrawals from retirement funds.

2008-10-14 06:00:21

By Jackie Calmes, Jeff Zeleny and Brian Knowlton 21 days to the vote * With his presidential campaign gaining momentum on a tide of economic worries, Senator Barack Obama is adding emergency planks to an economic platform that he says is designed to help average Americans, and not just Wall Street, through the downturn.

2008-10-14 00:00:21

By The Associated Press SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden on Sunday accused the McCain campaign of trying to distract Americans from their economic woes by launching "unbecoming personal attacks" at Barack Obama.

2008-10-13 15:05:00

Both major-party U.S. presidential candidates favor expansion of nuclear power generation and it's just a question of how much, industry observers say. Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the Republican nominee, has called for the building of 45 nuclear power plants by 2030.

2008-10-13 15:00:13

By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF PRESQUE ISLE - Steve Turner couldn't meet Todd Palin's Sarah, but he made sure that Palin met his. "Hey, I've got a Sarah, too," Turner called to the husband of Alaska Gov.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.