Investigators: Secret Service use 'problematic'

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor.

Obama calls late Ben Bradlee a 'true newspaperman'

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

President Barack Obama is remembering the late editor Ben Bradlee as a "true newspaperman" who transformed The Washington Post into one of the country's finest papers.

Baker, Coakley to face off in gubernatorial debate

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker sparred on jobs, schools and services for families and children during a televised gubernatorial debate Tuesday in Massachusetts.

A newsman's life: Pentagon Papers to Watergate

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday at age 93, took a sleepy hometown newspaper and transformed it into a great one.

5 SC governor candidates meet in final debate

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The two major challengers to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley used the final debate between the candidates to hammer her on the state's child welfare agency and her lack of support for a law to take guns away from people convicted of criminal domestic violence.

Sparks fly throughout last Maine governor debate

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The three candidates for governor clashed Tuesday in their final debate, highlighting their differences on a wide range of issues, including health care and welfare.

Final Florida debate for gov. heated and personal

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Florida's leading candidates for governor clashed fiercely during their final debate on Tuesday night, sniping at each other over everything from the economy and the minimum wage to the death penalty.

Weiland raises $400,000 at tight Senate race's end

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Democrat Rick Weiland's U.S. Senate campaign says it has raised about $400,000 in the final fundraising period disclosed before the November elections.

Conservative group against Horsford buys $800K ads

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A national conservative group said Tuesday it is buying $820,000 in TV ads aimed at a heavily favored incumbent Democrat in a large, diverse Nevada congressional district.

Washington sheriff says pot rules working

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A prominent law enforcement official in Washington state says in ads set to air Tuesday in Oregon that his state's regulations involving legalized recreational marijuana are working.