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Former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan wins GOP nomination for US Senate in Alaska

08/20/2014 2:50am
Former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan wins GOP nomination for US Senate in Alaska.

Sullivan wins GOP US Senate primary in Alaska

08/20/2014 2:50am
Former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Alaska.

Recorder candidate calls for audit, alleges missing revenue

08/20/2014 8:16am
Salt Lake County recorder candidate Mary Bishop called for an audit of the county recorder's records for what appeared to be $1.75 million in missing revenue. County officials say it is a reflection of the market, not missing money.

US Chamber pumps money into Arizona GOP primary

08/20/2014 9:20am
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is stepping in to help a Republican preferred by the establishment in a bruising three-way Arizona primary in one of the most competitive House districts in the country.

Democratic women teaming up in key Senate states

08/20/2014 9:50am
Democratic women are teaming up to raise campaign cash in key states that will help decide the Senate majority.

Senate control could rest with well-funded women

08/20/2014 10:50am
The political tilt of the Senate during President Barack Obama's final two years in office is likely to hinge on a handful of female contenders in tight and costly races.

Audit: $93M Medi-Cal payments could be fraudulent

08/20/2014 12:01pm
State auditors have found Medi-Cal, the nation's largest Medicaid program, was hit with more than $93 million in potentially fraudulent bills by substance abuse clinics across California.

Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

08/20/2014 5:21pm
Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich wants Alaskans to know he is one of them and an independent voice against President Barack Obama. But Tuesday's primary produced a GOP nominee with a military record that could hold broad appeal in a state with a high population of veterans.

DNC beats RNC in July fundraising

08/20/2014 5:21pm
The Democratic National Committee squeaked past its GOP rival in fundraising last month, but the Republican National Committee still has a bigger bank account, according to finance reports filed Wednesday.

GOP's Senate candidate: Alaska is my home, too

08/20/2014 6:21pm
The winner of Alaska's Republican Senate primary, Dan Sullivan, successfully turned back tea party opposition during an at-times contentious 10-month race. Next up, Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, who has tagged Sullivan as an outsider in a state where relationships and roots matter.

State requests more time to file same-sex marriage appeal

08/20/2014 6:38pm
The state backed its request for more time to appeal a lower court ruling in the same-sex marriage recognition case Wednesday with a new brief in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

News Guide: Democrats top GOP campaign committees

08/20/2014 7:10pm
Party-controlled campaign committees and outside groups faced a Wednesday deadline to report how much money they raised and spent last month. Highlights: