Steve Karnowski, Associated Press | PostedAug 13th - 10:39pm
Decisions by three Minnesota Democrats to leave Congress sparked rowdy primary fights Tuesday for their open seats, with two districts shaping up as high-intensity November battlegrounds and a Somali-American legislator hoping to make history in the third.
Steve Karnowski, Associated Press | PostedAug 13th - 10:37pm
The sudden downfall of Sen. Al Franken amid the rise of the #MeToo movement set the course for what could be a two-woman race to finish his term, part of an unusual primary Tuesday featuring both of Minnesota's Senate seats on the same ballot.
Scott Bauer, Associated Press | PostedAug 13th - 10:31pm
The eight Democrats running for governor in Wisconsin have largely kept their focus on Republican Gov. Scott Walker ahead of Tuesday's primary, while Walker has repeatedly warned his supporters of a possible "blue wave."
Scott Bauer, Associated Press | PostedAug 13th - 10:11pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan's retirement creates an opening in his southeastern Wisconsin congressional district for the first time in 20 years, fueling hopes among Democrats that they can pick up the seat that leans Republican.
Kansas county election officials were set to continue reviewing some 9,000 provisional ballots Tuesday as the two candidates in the state's tight GOP primary for governor appeared to dig in for a long battle.
Chad Day, Stephen Braun and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | PostedAug 13th - 8:29pm
Prosecutors on Monday rested their tax evasion and bank fraud case in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, closing two weeks of testimony that depicted him as using millions of dollars hidden in offshore accounts to fund a luxurious lifestyle — and later obtaining millions more in bank loans under false pretenses.
Kansas election officials began reviewing some 9,000 provisional ballots Monday as the two candidates in the state's tight GOP primary for governor appeared to dig in for a long and potentially nasty legal fight that could take weeks to play out.
Rachel By Corte, Associated Press | PostedAug 13th - 7:07pm
An open congressional seat in Washington state officially has its November matchup: Democrat Kim Schrier has advanced to the general election to face Republican Dino Rossi in the race for the 8th Congressional District.
President Donald Trump on Monday signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for John McCain but included no mention in his remarks of the Republican senator, who is battling brain cancer at home in Arizona.
Flanked by medical technology sector professionals at Merit Medical Systems headquarters on Monday, Rep. Mia Love called on the U.S. Senate to move quickly to repeal the Affordable Care Act's medical device tax.