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Tea party questions Barbour's role in senate race

06/14/2014 2:31am
Haley Barbour almost certainly isn't running for office again in Mississippi, but the former governor, one-time Republican National Committee chief and influential Washington lobbyist is playing a prominent role in the state's battle for the GOP Senate nomination.

Clinton has plenty of reasons to run for president

06/14/2014 3:30am
She insists she hasn't decided on a second bid for the presidency. But Hillary Rodham Clinton is laying out more reasons to run than not during her coast-to-coast book tour.

Miss. Senate candidate runs to 'save the republic'

06/14/2014 6:51am
Chris McDaniel comes from a small town, with a skyline of church steeples and a courthouse that overshadows a memorial to Confederate soldiers.

School chief primary race has crowded field

06/14/2014 12:01pm
Janet Barresi has made good on promises to make major changes to Oklahoma's education system that she made while campaigning to be state school superintendent four years ago, but she has been unable to rally some educators and parents to her cause and faces six challengers to her re-election bid, including two within her own party.

US presses Russia over weapons flow to Ukraine

06/14/2014 3:21pm
Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday pressed his Russian counterpart to make clear Moscow's commitment to end the flow of weapons and other support to separatists in Ukraine, the State Department said.

3 GOP presidential hopefuls talk of unifying party

06/14/2014 3:31pm
Three possible Republican candidates for the 2016 presidential race were in Iowa on Saturday to offer their prescriptions for uniting the GOP and rally party faithful in the early primary state.