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Rubio, Murphy win Florida's Senate primaries

Brendan Farrington and Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:01pm

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy each easily won their Senate primaries Tuesday, setting up a November showdown that's guaranteed to be nasty as each party grapples for a majority in the chamber.

The Latest: Rep. Wasserman Schultz beats primary challenge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:41pm

The Latest on Florida's primary (all times local):

Nevada congressman back to work shortly after heart attack

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:50pm

U.S. Rep. Cresent Hardy of Nevada was up on his feet campaigning on Tuesday, just a day after his office announced he had been hospitalized with a minor heart attack.

McCain challenge, sheriff's latest bid top Arizona primary

Bob Christie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:20pm

Primary challenges to two of the state's longest-serving Republicans are drawing attention as Arizona voters head to the polls Tuesday.

An emotional Bill Clinton eyes possible exit from foundation

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:42pm

When Bill Clinton told the staff of his global charity he would have to step down if Hillary Clinton won the White House, he was vividly clear about how that felt: Worse than a root canal, he said.

Ventura's party tries to regroup through 'Never Trump' push

Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:41pm

A party that gained prominence when wrestler Jesse Ventura was elected Minnesota governor in 1998 is trying to return to political relevance in the state by harnessing the dismay of Republican voters who refuse to support their presidential nominee, Donald Trump.

Phoenix sheriff faces primary after toughest campaign yet

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:31pm

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio faces three Republican challengers in Tuesday's primary in what has turned out to be his toughest election yet during his 23 years as the top law enforcer in metro Phoenix.

Utah GOP touts Trump, but not all Republicans on board

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:02pm

Some of Utah's top Republicans made the case Tuesday for a Donald Trump presidency. But notable GOP officials — including Gov. Gary Herbert — were conspicuously absent from the show of support.

Less than half of Utahns support spending $10M on Fairpark arena

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 1:41pm

As Utahns flock to the Utah State Fair next week, they will see a new arena under construction. But they apparently aren't big on the state spending $10 million to build what will be the new home to the Days of '47 Rodeo.

FBI: Man threatened to kill President Obama, attack a mosque

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:34am

Federal authorities have arrested a Massachusetts man who they say threatened to assassinate President Barack Obama, bomb several police stations and attack a mosque.

Longtime aide Huma Abedin like 'second daughter' to Clinton

Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:10am

Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin has won plaudits for her campaign instincts, her deep-rooted loyalty and her glamorous personal style. But she has been thrust into the spotlight for another attribute — as a wronged political wife.

Phoenix sheriff enters primary amid toughest campaign yet

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 2:41am

Sheriff Joe Arpaio faces three Republican challengers in Tuesday's primary in what has turned out to be the toughest election in his 23 years as the top law enforcer in metro Phoenix.

Trump's deportation waffle highlights campaign weaknesses

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 1:23am

Donald Trump and his aides used to say that voters didn't care about the nitty-gritty of policy details. But now those details are tripping up his campaign.

AP Source: Trump may visit Mexico before immigration speech

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:12pm

A campaign official says Donald Trump could make a last-minute trip to Mexico on Wednesday, hours before he delivers a highly anticipated speech on immigration.

AP Source: Trump considering making trip to Mexico on Wednesday before immigration speech

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:11pm

AP Source: Trump considering making trip to Mexico on Wednesday before immigration speech.

Indicted member of Congress loses re-election bid

Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:11pm

U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, who was one of the first blacks elected to Congress from Florida since reconstruction, lost her battle Tuesday to remain in office.

U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy beats Alan Grayson for Democratic nomination to face Sen. Rubio in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:20pm

U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy beats Alan Grayson for Democratic nomination to face Sen. Rubio in Florida.

Clinton wraps up Hamptons fundraising swing

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:31pm

Hillary Clinton is wrapping a fundraising blitz in the Hamptons, where she has racked up millions during a three-day swing.

Wisconsin Sen. Johnson has another awkward campaign moment

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 2:01pm

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson is suggesting that poor single moms take jobs in the day care centers watching their children, a practice Wisconsin restricted seven years ago after massive fraud involving government subsidies.