National Politics

Politics Suspense to the end, Obama, Romney yield to voters Suspense to the end, Obama, Romney yield to voters (Video)
Two fierce competitors who've given their all, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney now yield center stage to voters Tuesday for an Election Day choice that will frame the contours of government and the nation for years to come.
Politics US Sen. Cantwell expected to win re-election US Sen. Cantwell expected to win re-election
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell is likely to clinch her third term in the U.S. Senate, while the race for one of Washington's redrawn congressional districts remains a toss-up.
Politics Mexico study: US legalization of marijuana cuts cartel profits Mexico study: US legalization of marijuana cuts cartel profits
A new study by a respected Mexican think tank asserts that proposals to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado, Oregon and Washington could cut the profits of Mexican drug cartels by as much as 30 percent.
Politics Foreign policy fireworks: Face-off before election Foreign policy fireworks: Face-off before election (Photo Gallery) (Video)
President Barack Obama sharply challenged Mitt Romney on foreign policy in their final campaign debate Monday night, saying, "Every time you've offered an opinion you've been wrong." The Republican coolly responded, "Attacking me is not an agenda" for dealing with a dangerous world.
Politics Debate fact check: Flunking geography, history Debate fact check: Flunking geography, history
Voters didn't always get the straight goods when President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made their case for foreign policy and national security leadership Monday night
Politics Fact check: Flunking geography, history during final debate Fact check: Flunking geography, history during final debate
Voters didn't always get the straight goods when President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made their case for foreign policy and national security leadership Monday night before their last super-sized audience of the campaign. A few of their detours into domestic issues were problematic too.
Politics Foreign policy fireworks: Face-off before election Foreign policy fireworks: Face-off before election (Photo Gallery)
President Barack Obama sharply challenged Mitt Romney on foreign policy in their final campaign debate, accusing him of "wrong and reckless leadership that is all over the map." The Republican coolly responded, "Attacking me is not an agenda" for dealing with a dangerous world.
Politics Obama, Romney seek foreign policy edge in final debate Obama, Romney seek foreign policy edge in final debate (Video)
Still neck-and-neck after all these months, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney head into their third and final debate with each man eager to project an aura of personal strength and leadership while raising doubts about the steadiness and foreign policy credentials of the other guy.
Politics Obama, Romney clash in high tension, high stakes debate Obama, Romney clash in high tension, high stakes debate (Photo Gallery) (Video)
An aggressive President Barack Obama accused challenger Mitt Romney of peddling a "sketchy deal" to fix the U.S. economy and playing politics with the deadly terrorist attack in Libya in a Tuesday night debate crackling with energy and emotion just three weeks before the election.