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  • Jobs, health care highlight U.S. Senate debate

    Jobs, health care highlight U.S. Senate debate
    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill cast herself as a moderate and portrayed Republican challenger Todd Akin as an extremist in their final debate of a contentious Missouri Senate race. Akin repeatedly linked McCaskill to the policies of...
  • Walsh backtracks slightly on abortion comments

    Walsh backtracks slightly on abortion comments
    Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh backtracked slightly on his controversial remarks about abortion, saying today that there are “very rare circumstances” in which a pregnant woman may need to undergo an abortion to save her life. The comment...
  • CNN Poll: Obama 49 percent-Romney 47 percent among likely voters

    CNN Poll: Obama 49 percent-Romney 47 percent among likely voters
    With three days to go until the start of the Republican convention, President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney remain deadlocked in the race for the White House, according to a new national survey. A CNN/ORC International poll released...
  • GOP Senate candidate: Pregnancies from rape are God's will

    GOP Senate candidate: Pregnancies from rape are God's will
    Richard Mourdock, running for U.S. Senate in Indiana, said at a debate Tuesday that pregnancies that result from rape are intended by God. The Republican candidate was explaining his opposition to abortion in cases of rape or incest when he made the...
  • Monday, August 27, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Bill Leff in for Jonathon Brandmeier 7:35 a.m.  She directed her first feature at 12.  Bill Leff (in for Johnny B) chats with the young filmmaker during Hollywood on it's ear.  9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell  10:05 a.m.  Why can't...
  • Tropical Storm Isaac's Slow Pace Makes it More Dangerous

    Tropical Storm Isaac's Slow Pace Makes it More Dangerous
    TAMPA, Fla. -- New Orleans and much of the Gulf Coast faced the anniversary of devastating Hurricane Katrina by hunkering down for new storm amid "a high level of anxiety," as the Crescent City's mayor put it Monday. Forecasters project Tropical Storm...
  • President Obama takes on Mourdock controversy during 'Tonight Show' appearance

    President Obama takes on Mourdock controversy during 'Tonight Show' appearance
    The most recent controversial comment from a male politician on the subject of rape and abortion had President Barack Obama incredulous Wednesday during an appearance on Jay Leno's late-night talk show. "I don't know how these guys come up with these...
  • Duckworth criticizes Walsh on abortion

    Duckworth criticizes Walsh on abortion
    Democrat Tammy Duckworth today campaigned with a California congresswoman who said she had to have an abortion to save her life as part of Duckworth's ongoing effort to highlight her differences with Republican Rep. Joe Walsh. The appearance with...
  • Democrats Seize On Candidate's Pregnancy, Rape Comments

    Democrats Seize On Candidate's Pregnancy, Rape Comments
    WASHINGTON -- In an election that increasingly is a battle for women's votes, the Obama campaign seized on a provocative claim about abortion and rape by a Republican Senate candidate in Indiana, arguing that it shows Mitt Romney does not support women'...
  • Unconventional

    Unconventional
    A nation of predominantly couch-bound television watchers got some bad news tonight, as President Barack Obama accepted his party's nomination and delivered the following line: "America's not about what can be done for us, it's about what can be done by...
  • Romney arrives at condensed GOP convention

    Romney arrives at condensed GOP convention
    Mitt Romney arrived Tuesday at the condensed Republican National Convention in Tampa as organizers kept a nervous eye on Hurricane Isaac churning toward Louisiana's coast. The storm caused a one-day delay in the convention agenda, but Republican...
  • Mother of Senator Claire McCaskill dies

    Mother of Senator Claire McCaskill dies
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The mother of Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill has died. McCaskill's campaign said that 84-year-old Betty Anne Ward McCaskill died Monday at her home in St. Louis. The Democratic senator had said Saturday that her mother...