Kansas election officials certified independent Greg Orman as a candidate for Kansas governor on Friday, and the businessman immediately tried to appeal to disaffected Republicans, who he said view GOP hopeful Kris Kobach as "incompetent and corrupt."
Decisions about the long-term fate of the Utah Science, Technology and Research initiative have been kicked down the road as a legislative committee this week heard a rundown of the work being done by the Governor's Office of Economic Development.
Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison said Friday he won't abandon his campaign for attorney general amid allegations that he once physically abused an ex-girlfriend and said if she claims to have a video of the incident she should produce it.
Some election results from the Alaska primary could be delayed after more than 100,000 voters were given a month to clear up discrepancies with their addresses on voting records. Election officials have not given an exact count of how many did so, but those who didn't may have to vote a questioned ballot in Tuesday's primary election.
Lisa Rathke, Associated Press | PostedAug 16th - 2:33pm
A perennial political candidate secured the Republican nomination to run for at least five offices, including the U.S. House, in a strategy to preserve all but one of the slots for other GOP prospects in the largely Democratic state.
Michael R. Blood, Associated Press | PostedAug 16th - 1:29pm
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, considering a 2020 presidential run, said Thursday that President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises.
Utahns have long had the option to petition a judge to have their gender changed on their birth certificates, but a lawmaker is seeking to set the criteria courts must consider before granting or denying the change.
Former U.S. security officials issued scathing rebukes to President Donald Trump on Thursday, admonishing him for yanking a top former spy chief's security clearance in what they cast as an act of political vengeance. Trump said he'd had to do "something" about the "rigged" federal probe of Russian election interference.
Minnesota Democrats are cautiously standing by Rep. Keith Ellison amid allegations from an ex-girlfriend that he once physically abused her, as the state's party chairman said Thursday he supported Ellison "at this point."
A left-leaning Tennessee nonprofit has objected to comments by a paid political consultant to U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn's Senate campaign, claiming the remarks signal illegal coordination with outside political groups.