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The Latest: Pence says Mexico trip shows Trump is decisive

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 7:52am

The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):

In political gamble, Trump to make surprising trip to Mexico

Jill Colvin and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 7:30am

Donald Trump will make a quick visit to Mexico on Wednesday, meeting with the president of a nation he derided as the home of rapists and criminals. The trip is a politically risky move for the Republican presidential nominee less than 10 weeks before the election.

Arizona old-guard Republicans advance in primary

Bob Christie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 6:50am

In a year of political outsiders, two of the most prominent and longest-serving Arizona Republicans bucked the trend and easily beat back primary challenges.

Clinton to stress American exceptionalism in Ohio

Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 6:30am

Hillary Clinton plans to stress her support for "American exceptionalism" during a speech in the battleground state of Ohio, while arguing that Donald Trump has rejected the concept.

After easy win, Rubio has bigger challenge to keep seat

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 2:10am

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's presidential aspirations and insistence that he was done with the Senate didn't hurt him with GOP voters, now it's time to see if the rest of Florida will be as forgiving as he seeks a second term.

Questions Trump may tackle in anticipated immigration speech

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:30am

After an unexpected visit to Mexico on Wednesday, Donald Trump is set to deliver a much-anticipated speech on immigration in Arizona. He'll do so under pressure to clarify where he stands on the finer points of an issue that's defined his campaign for president.

Metro Phoenix's sheriff wins primary in bid for 7th term

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:22am

The sheriff for metropolitan Phoenix trounced three rivals Tuesday to win his Republican primary in what could be the toughest campaign in his 24 years in office as he faces a storm of legal troubles stemming from his immigration patrols.

McCain defeats Republican challengers to win Arizona primary

Bob Christie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:00am

Sen. John McCain beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a Republican tea party activist to win the right to seek a sixth term in November in a race that has been inundated with questions about GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

The Latest: Election official struggles to keep her job

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:00am

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

Trump to make quick trip to Mexico before immigration speech

Julie Pace and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:00am

In a surprise move, Donald Trump will travel to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto, just hours before the Republican delivers a highly anticipated speech on immigration.

Rubio, Murphy win Florida's Senate primaries

Brendan Farrington and Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:21pm

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.

Clinton wraps up Hamptons fundraising swing

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:41pm

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

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.

WHY IT MATTERS: All will be touched by choice in November

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:50am

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump offer voters distinct choices this fall on issues that shape everyday lives. Actual ideas are in play, as difficult as it can be to see them through the surreal layers of the 2016 presidential campaign.

AP NewsAlert

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:41pm

Sen. John McCain easily defeats Republican primary challengers, advances to general election in U.S. Senate race.

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has trounced 3 Republican rivals to win the GOP nomination in his bid for a 7th term

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:21pm

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has trounced 3 Republican rivals to win the GOP nomination in his bid for a 7th term.

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.