ATLANTA - Republican presidential candidate John McCain, who has said economics isn't his strong suit, said Friday tax cuts and job training are needed to lift an economy that is either in recession or is headed toward one.
WASHINGTON - A Barack Obama adviser resigned Friday after calling rival Hillary Rodham Clinton ''a monster.''
ATLANTA - It's been almost 16 years since Bill Clinton won Georgia, becoming the last Democrat to take the state in a presidential general election.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Republican John McCain praised Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a potential running mate, as they campaigned together Thursday, although he sidestepped questions about a vice presidential choice.
WASHINGTON - Focus on the economy. Don't lose sight of working-class whites. And remember the November presidential election will bring in a whole new set of voters than those who troop to party primaries.
WASHINGTON - Riding a victory wave, Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton raised $4 million online since Tuesday's presidential primary successes in Ohio, Texas and Rhode Island, her campaign said Thursday.
WASHINGTON - Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean urged Florida and Michigan party officials to come up with plans to repeat their presidential nominating contests so that their delegates can be counted.
PHOENIX - John McCain is refusing to renounce the endorsement of a prominent Texas televangelist who Democrats say peddles anti-Catholic and other intolerant speech.
HOUSTON - Democrat Barack Obama accused rival Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday of trying to ''play on people's fears to scare up votes'' with a television ad showing sleeping children and asking who would be more qualified to answer a national security emergency call at 3 a.m.
LAREDO, Texas - Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign has raised the possibility of a challenge to Texas' primary and caucus rules just days before the contest, drawing a warning against legal action from the state's Democratic Party.
ROUND ROCK, Texas - Republican John McCain said the desire by Democratic presidential rivals Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement would jeopardize crucial military support from Canada.
AUSTIN, Texas - Democratic candidate Barack Obama said Thursday the economy is ''on the brink of a recession'' and blamed economic policies espoused by President Bush and Republican presidential contender John McCain.
WASHINGTON - Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader selected Matt Gonzalez, a former member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, to be his running mate.
HOUSTON - Republican presidential hopeful John McCain said his remark that American troops could stay in Iraq for 100 years has been distorted, yet he still suggests a lengthy U.S. presence comparable to that in Korea and other countries.
HANGING ROCK, Ohio - Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton offered a plan to improve childhood nutrition and set a goal to reduce by half the 12 million youngsters living in poverty over the next dozen years.