Posted: 09/17/2008 - Now, just seven weeks before the election, North Carolina has become a general-election battleground, one of 13 states where both candidates are competing with television commercials and campaign staff on the ground.
Updated: 09/17/2008 - John McCain's campaign says the Republican is picking up the support of a top Hillary Clinton fundraiser and member of the Democratic National Committee's Platform Committee.
Posted: 09/17/2008 - The three candidates vying to be North Carolina's next lieutenant governor are set to face off during a live televised debate.
Posted: 09/16/2008 - The Republican presidential candidate may not know how to use a computer or send e-mails, but a McCain adviser says his boss helped create the Blackberry.
Updated: 09/15/2008 - That was the question of the day as consumers pumped gas around Eastern Carolina Monday
Posted: 09/15/2008 - A Pennsylvania judge's ruling that keeps Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr on the ballot could force Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama to take him seriously in a key battleground state.
Posted: 09/15/2008 - Two new television ads designed to help Republican Pat McCrory in his race for North Carolina governor are up and running.
Posted: 09/15/2008 - Virginia's demographics and its history in presidential elections make clear that if it really is a battleground state, it's Obama who has the uphill fight.
Updated: 09/14/2008 - After wild conjecture over whom would play Sen. John McCain's running mate on "Saturday Night Live," Fey returned to her old show for an opening sketch featuring her and Fey's former "Weekend Update" co-host Amy Poehler as Sen. Hillary Clinton.
Updated: 09/13/2008 - While Obama Waffles takes aim at Obama's politics by poking fun at his public remarks and positions on issues, it also plays off the image of the classic pancake-mix icon Aunt Jemima, which has been widely criticized as a demeaning stereotype.
Posted: 09/13/2008 - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin said she thinks Barack Obama regrets not making Hillary Rodham Clinton his running mate.
Updated: 09/13/2008 - Barack Obama's campaign toned down its events Saturday in response to Hurricane Ike, canceling plans for the Democratic presidential nominee to crack jokes on "Saturday Night Live".
Posted: 09/13/2008 - Fey is "likely" to return to her former show Saturday to play the Alaskan governor and Sen. John McCain's running mate, a person close to the show told The Associated Press on Friday night.
Posted: 09/13/2008 - An overwhelming advantage in experience and lopsided support from working-class and suburban whites have lifted Republican John McCain to a slender lead over Barack Obama less than two months from Election Day, a poll on the presidential race said Friday.
Posted: 09/13/2008 - The abuse of power investigation against Sarah Palin, Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate, took a potentially ominous turn for her party on Friday when state lawmakers voted to subpoena her husband.
Updated: 09/10/2008 - Two new, national polls have been released. Obama leads in one while McCain has a slight lead in the other.
Updated: 09/10/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama's campaign has pulled ads running in Georgia and shifted some of its paid campaign staff from Georgia to North Carolina while contending that it's not surrendering Georgia to Republican John McCain.
Updated: 09/09/2008 - The topics of offshore drilling and vouchers have once again surfaced in a debate between gubernatorial candidates Pat McCrory and Beverly Perdue.
Posted: 09/09/2008 - Taking a $3 watermelon could mean jail time for a North Carolina county's board of commissioners candidate.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - The North Carolina House is interested in letting voters see what they do every day without having to show up in person.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory and Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue are returning to television for another debate, eight weeks before voters choose North Carolina's next governor.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - Anyone wanting a Hillary vs. Sarah smackdown might be in for a letdown.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - The change reflects tensions between the freewheeling, opinionated MSNBC and the impartial newsgatherers at NBC News.
Updated: 09/07/2008 - Barack Obama isn't John McCain's only opponent. Sometimes McCain sounds like he's running almost as hard against President Bush and the Republican Party as he is against Obama.