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Groups spend big to influence Georgia Senate race

05/17/2014 2:51am
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce shelled out $920,000 for TV and online ads promoting Rep. Jack Kingston in the crowded race for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat.

California Republicans stress immigration support

05/17/2014 9:30am
Republican Rep. David Valadao says he's not worried that Congress' failure to pass immigration legislation will hurt his prospects for re-election to a district in California's agricultural heartland. Same goes for GOP Rep. Jeff Denham, who represents a neighboring district in the state's San Joaquin Valley.

In Ky. Senate race, primaries preview November

05/17/2014 4:11pm
Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes was firing up a group of about 30 voters from a picturesque gazebo Saturday when the sun suddenly broke through the clouds and shone on her face.

Herbert signs bill sending $20M to STEM education program

05/17/2014 5:32pm
At a ceremonial event at Utah Valley University this week, Gov. Gary Herbert signed HB150, which provides $20 million to enhance STEM education in the state.

Senate candidates campaign in Ga.'s GOP stronghold

05/17/2014 7:50pm
Candidates in Georgia's fiercely contested Republican Senate race sought votes in one of the most solidly Republican areas in the country on Saturday, just days ahead of a primary that could help determine congressional control.

Hatch has passed more laws than Senate colleagues, journal says

05/17/2014 9:28pm
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, has gotten more laws passed than anyone else currently serving in the Senate, according to a ranking released this week by the National Journal.