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Obama, Romney push for finish line

Obama, Romney push for finish line

DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney Monday orchestrated multistate blitzes Monday in their last-minute appeals for votes before Election Day.
Gingrich on rape comment: 'Get over it'

Gingrich on rape comment: 'Get over it'

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Sunday Democrats are "fixated" on an Indiana U.S. Senate candidate's remarks on rape and should "get over it."
Candidates claim high ground in Florida

Candidates claim high ground in Florida

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney will focus on the economy in hotly contested Florida, officials of their respective campaigns said Sunday.
Romney changes abortion, tax message

Romney changes abortion, tax message

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Moving to a more moderate position, U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney offered assurance he would not limit abortions.

Santorum: Medicare debate to run into Nov.

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Former Republican U.S. presidential candidate Rick Santorum predicted Medicare would become a leading issue in the November election.

Obama, Romney claim middle class interest

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Two senior campaign aides in the U.S. presidential race Sunday defended the impact of their respective platform planks on middle-class tax rates.
Romney calls Obama campaign a 'disgrace'

Romney calls Obama campaign a 'disgrace'

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney said U.S. President Barack Obama's campaign was a "disgrace" to the presidency and an Obama aide said Romney's criticism "seemed unhinged."
Biden rhetoric draws Romney rebuke

Biden rhetoric draws Romney rebuke

DANVILLE, Va., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's invocation of slavery imagery while politicking in Virginia brought angry retorts from the Mitt Romney campaign Tuesday.
Romney: Obama campaign based on dishonesty

Romney: Obama campaign based on dishonesty

BOSTON, July 16 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney charged U.S. President Obama is running a campaign "based on falsehood and dishonesty" as Romney passed on suggestions he release more tax returns.

Emanuel: Romney should answer for Bain

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Sunday presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney should be held accountable for his time as Bain Capital chief.
Romney calls for Obama apology

Romney calls for Obama apology

BOSTON, July 13 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney said U.S. President Barack Obama "sure as heck" should apologize for campaign aides' suggestions Romney lied about when he left Bain Capital.
Globe won't correct Romney-Bain item

Globe won't correct Romney-Bain item

BOSTON, July 12 (UPI) -- The Boston Globe has declined a request by the Mitt Romney campaign to correct a story that Romney ran Bain Capital for three years longer than he says he did.
Romney 'humbled' to clinch GOP nomination

Romney 'humbled' to clinch GOP nomination

LAS VEGAS, May 30 (UPI) -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said he was "humbled" his Texas primary win gave him the delegates to clinch the nomination.

President initiates online 'Truth Team'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama's re-election team says it is hitting the streets and online to recruit voters and answer back Republican accusations with a "Truth Team."
Being elected and being re-elected way different

Being elected and being re-elected way different

The re-election crew of President Obama sounded decidedly upbeat recently when discussing the state of Obama's bid to remain in the White House for another four years.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Treasury counsel to lead justice fight

Treasury counsel to lead justice fight

WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) -- The adviser to U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will direct the campaign for confirming the U.S. Supreme Court nominee, officials said.
Blagojevich records may stay undisclosed

Blagojevich records may stay undisclosed

CHICAGO, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- President-elect Barack Obama's pledged disclosure of staff contacts with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich may exclude e-mails and notes, a transition aide said.
Obama meets with McCain in Chicago

Obama meets with McCain in Chicago

CHICAGO, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. President-elect Barack Obama and former Republican rival John McCain pledged Monday to work together to reform the federal government

Obama, McCain to meet in Chicago

CHICAGO, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. President-elect Barack Obama and his Republican opponent Sen. John McCain meet Monday for the first time since Nov. 4, Obama's transition Web site said.

Obama to Nancy: Sorry for comment

CHICAGO, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. President-elect Barack Obama apologized Friday to former first lady Nancy Reagan for an off-the-cuff comment, a spokeswoman said.
Friends: Kennedy plans to stay in Senate

Friends: Kennedy plans to stay in Senate

BOSTON, May 23 (UPI) -- Friends of U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy tell a Boston newspaper he has no plans to give up his seat to his wife.

Sen. Ted Kennedy penning his memoirs

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Hachette Book Group USA is reportedly paying Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy more than $8 million to publish his autobiography, the Boston Globe said.

Report: Kerry aides want campaign changes

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Democratic party leaders are calling for quick changes to Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry's presidential campaign and media strategy, CNN reports.

Republican platform emerges conservative

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The Republican Party platform adopted at the national convention in New York is decidedly conservative in its opposition to abortion and same-sex marriage.

Kerry snubs cardinal on DNC blessing

BOSON, Mass., July 26 (UPI) -- The Democratic Party is asking a Paulist priest instead of the archbishop of Boston to bless its national convention, the Boston Globe reported Monday. The campaign of Democratic presumptive presidential candidate John Kerry has announced that it has a
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