October 2012 Headlines
Here is a list of key House, Senate and Governor races by state.
Here is a list of key ballot issues by state.
President Obama skipped visits to election battleground states for a third straight day Wednesday to visit regions devastated by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey.
Hurricane Sandy is causing an unprecedented lull from campaigning only one week from Election Day.
This year's presidential race could be the most expensive ever. Already the candidates have passed the $2 million mark in fundraising.
Americans head to the polls in one week, and even the presidential candidates say they won't be voting only for a political party.
Hurricane Sandy is already having an impact on the presidential election, in more ways than one. Observers say it could disrupt voting all the way up to Election Day.
Voters in Maine, Maryland, and Washington will decide whether to allow gay marriage, and the president has thrown his support behind the measures in all three.
Values voters are likely to be one of the most decisive blocs at the ballot box, as some of their leaders heard at a strategy session in the key state of Virginia this week.
A new poll shows Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has wiped out President Obama's earlier huge advantage among women voters.
Rep. Jim Moran's son resigned from his father's campaign after an undercover video showes him discussing how to cast a ballot for someone else.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell announced Thursday he's endorsing President Barack Obama for a second term.
Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock is standing by comments he made about rape and pregnancy.
In what the polls show is a close race, both President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney are trying to win the Catholic vote.
If you want to find President Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney over the next few weeks, look in the nearest swing state.
The 2012 race is tightning, with just a small number of undecided voters left. One pollster is weighing in on how much impact last night's debate will have.
The 2012 election is being described as the most critical in our country's history. With the race extremely tight, concerns over voter fraud are growing.
A new study from the Pew Research Center finds nearly 40 percent of American adults use social media sites to engage in politics.
President Barack Obama and the man who wants to take his job, former Gov. Mitt Romney, sat side-by-side for their final debate before Election Day.
President Obama and Mitt Romney will face off Monday in their final debate. With only two weeks until Election Day, neither can afford to make mistake.
Services have been scheduled for former South Dakota Sen. George McGovern, the Democratic Party's one-time liberal standard-bearer.
Many Christian leaders are campaigning hard this election year, but they're not backing a specific candidate. Instead, they are urging Christian voters to rely on biblical values.
The presidential campaign took a break in New York Thursday evening, as President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney traded partisan speeches for stand-up comedy.
Fox News Analyst Brit Hume told CBN News that media bias is tangible and has been on display over the administration's handling of the embassy attack in Benghazi, Libya.
With less than three weeks until voters head to the polls, both presidential campaigns have intensified their push to reach undecided women.
The second presidential debate turned into a verbal sparring session, with both candidates not missing an opportunity to take a jab at the other.
Political pundits agree that President Obama's debate performance was far better than his first; however, most say it won't make much of an impact with voters.
In Texas the big political story this year is not President Obama or his challenger Mitt Romney. It's a population shift that's got both parties moving to claim territory.
A recent USA Today/Gallup poll shows that Republican Mitt Romney has pulled within one point of the president among women who are likely voters.
Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn's Waste Book 2012 listing the 100 worse abuses of government spending will be released Tuesday.
Hours away from their second crucial debate tonight, Republican Mitt Romney is looking to keep his edge while President Obama is hoping to rebound from the last debate.
A new poll shows Republican Todd Akin with a lead over incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri, despite controversial remarks he made earlier this year.
While the White House is the ultimate prize in November, control of Congress is a close second. One of the Democrats' key targets in that fight is Rep. Allen West.
Long time Sen. Arlen Specter died Sunday morning after a battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
As President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney prepare to meet for a second debate, a new poll shows the president barely leading Romney among likely voters.
President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are each forgoing time on the campaign trail Sunday in favor of hours of intense debate preparation.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney took a moment from the heated campaign Thursday to seek a little spiritual support from Rev. Billy Graham.
Many analysts believe Thursday's debate between Vice President Biden and Paul Ryan was even. But several criticized Biden for what they called his disrespectful demeanor.
Dr. Tony Evans says it's critical Christians promote God's Word when they walk into the voting booth on Election Day.
Pro-life Democrats. It's a group that's some 21 million strong. Still, they are the first to admit they're not exactly the life of the Democrat Party.
It was a fight right from the start. Vice President Joe Biden and Representative Paul Ryan held what many pundits are calling a "spirited" debate.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is clarifying his stance on abortion after announcing that he has no plans to push for new legislation on the issue.
The eyes of the nation will be on Danville, Ky., Thursday as Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan face off in their first and only vice presidential debate.
GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney said he will not pursue new legislation restricting abortion.
The Obama campaign has made Big Bird the star of a new advertisement mocking GOP challenger Mitt Romney's vow to cut federal funding of public broadcasting.
Millennials represent the "future" that both candidates reference on the campaign trail. But a new survey finds America's youngest voters feeling apathetic.
New polls release in the last few days show GOP nominee Mitt Romney is surging on the strength of what most observers call a big debate victory.
GOP challenger Mitt Romney slammed President Obama's foreign policy, accusing the president of being "passive," during his first major campaign speech on the topic.
Many pastors participated in "Pulpit Freedom Sunday." The aim is to prompt a court challenge to overturn federal tax laws they say deprive them of their right to free speech.
A growing number of black ministers are calling on their church communities to take a closer look at the issues and support the candidates that best reflect their values.
The jobless rate for September dropped 7.8 percent. For most Americans, the economy is easily the number one issue in the presidential election.
Wednesday's debate turned quickly from handshakes to an aggressive Romney laying out the case that the Obama administration has been a major failure.
Many on the left were surprised by President Obama's lackluster performance during Wednesday's presidential debate in Denver.
The president will likely be on the defense in Wednesday's debate, trying to explain how an economy with a jobless rate above 8 percent has begun to rebound.
A watchdog group claims they have found more than a thousand people on Maryland's voter rolls who are actually dead.
President Obama and Mitt Romney are focused on Wedesday's first presidential debate, role playing with advisers in preparation for the big night.
Families making between $40,000 and $60,000 a year may see taxes go up by $2,000 if numerous tax cuts are not renewed by Congress.
Many African American and Latino church leaders have been urging their congregations to register, even handing out registration cards during services.
President Obama and Mitt Romney are scaling back campaigning as they gear up for the first of three presidential debates scheduled to take place in Denver.