Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen said that the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault "has a very credible story." But he said the Judiciary Committee should consider proceeding with a vote if she does not testify under oath.
Ohio's major-party governor candidates were harshly critical of each other in a spirited first debate Wednesday, jabbing each other over contrasting policy positions on opioids, abortion and e-schools and poking the other's record in public office as a failure.
Ben Nadler, Associated Press | PostedSep 19th - 5:03pm
Georgia's Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp has unveiled a $90 million proposal for school security focused on mental health and local control. But absent from his plan was any mention of the topic that has dominated the national conversation around school safety: guns.
Sen. Orrin Hatch outlined Wednesday what he sees as the focus of next week’s possible Senate hearing on the sexual assault allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, saying it is not a trial.
Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press | PostedSep 19th - 10:22am
Jim Chilton stood before the four strands of barbed wire that separate his ranchland from Mexico and pointed at a nearby ridge. "Very often, I see scouts on that mountain, right there," he told Rep. Martha McSally.
Scott Bauer, Associated Press | PostedSep 19th - 9:29am
As Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker fights for his political life, some of the most devastating attacks aren't coming from Democrats. They're coming from a handful of former top officials from his own administration.
Brian Slodysko, Associated Press | PostedSep 18th - 10:39pm
Mike Braun, the Republican candidate for a crucial Senate seat in Indiana, often refers to his rival, Sen. Joe Donnelly, as "Sleepin' Joe" and has vowed to wake the vulnerable Democrat from his "siesta" on Election Day.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, and Kevin de Leon, a Democrat in the California state Senate, rarely have much in common. But they're united in their condemnation this week of Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | PostedSep 18th - 8:04pm
Those advising the future of the Point of the Mountain signaled that transportation remains the key issue residents want to be addressed, but those in charge of the project are still trying to figure out what the final plan will be.
Andrew Selsky, Associated Press | PostedSep 18th - 3:27pm
In this era of manipulators using social media to interfere in elections, Oregon officials moved Tuesday to use Facebook to bolster participation by reminding as many as hundreds of thousands of inactive voters to update their registration.
Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | PostedSep 18th - 12:15pm
Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said in Iowa Tuesday he's not ruling out a 2020 Democratic campaign for president, as he took his national campaign to promote Democratic candidates for governor to the early presidential testing ground.
Kate Brumback, Associated Press | PostedSep 17th - 10:10pm
As Georgia's top elections official runs for governor, a federal judge said the state has stalled too long in the face of "a mounting tide of evidence of the inadequacy and security risks" of its voting system.
Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen said Wednesday that the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault "has a very credible story." But he said the Judiciary Committee should consider proceeding with a vote if she does not testify under oath.