"Don't be a goat, early vote!" was the slogan on handheld signs at a voter rally on the first day of early voting in Texas.
Pollsters are now beginning to predict a better election night for Democrats than they were expecting up until now, with the unprecedented campaign the labor movement has mounted getting much of the credit.
Republican Party leaders vowed in their "pledge to America" that, if they take power, they will slash veterans benefits because they are not "paid for."
"It is disgusting that the other side has resorted to lies directed at retirees and seniors, attempting to frighten them into voting against their own interests."
California's 3rd congressional district is emerging as one place where an incumbent Republican is on shaky ground in the Nov. 2 midterm elections.
CHICAGO - African American community leaders have announced a drive to turn out 100,000 votes in Cook County for Gov. Pat Quinn, a Democrat running for re-election.
With street-corner "waves" and grassroots energy, Washington state Democratic incumbents Norm Dicks and Patty Murray are "on a charge" to win.
The questions showed that young voters are less concerned with inside-the-beltway common knowledge and more concerned with questions that define what kind of a country we are inheriting.
It looks like Americans will have to wait longer to travel to Cuba.
Worried that $400 billion in secret corporate slush funds is not enough to buy Republicans control of the Congress, Glenn Beck donated, on Oct.14, a check for $10,000 to the American Chamber of Commerce.