Mike Catalini, Associated Press | PostedOct 17th - 2:16pm
In deep blue New Jersey, Sen. Bob Menendez is in a brutal political fight against his GOP rival, putting Democrats — who are pouring cash into the race— on the defensive as they seek to hold onto imperiled seats in red states.
John Raby, Associated Press | PostedOct 17th - 2:13pm
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, facing a tough re-election in three weeks in a state President Trump won by 42 percentage points in 2016, has co-written a series of op-ed pieces with Republican senators in an effort to demonstrate his bipartisan chops.
Kim Chandler, Associated Press | PostedOct 17th - 12:27pm
Gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox's introductory television ad aimed to convey crucial details to voters. He described rebuilding tornado-ravaged Tuscaloosa as the city's mayor and called his politics "pro-life and pro Second Amendment." He also emphasized his age.
Kyle Potter and Steve Karnowski, Associated Press | PostedOct 17th - 9:48am
Divorce records for Keith Ellison, who is fending off an allegation of abuse from an ex-girlfriend, contain no allegations that the Minnesota congressman physically abused his ex-wife. But Ellison said in a 2015 filing that Kim Ellison repeatedly hit him during their 25-year marriage.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | PostedOct 17th - 9:37am
Outside groups and individual donors have poured more than $45 million into Montana's U.S. Senate race as President Donald Trump prepares a third trip to the Big Sky state in his crusade to unseat two-term Democratic Sen. Jon Tester.
With the aim of reducing animal populations and cutting off puppy mill suppliers, Salt Lake City officials are considering a new ordinance to prohibit local pet stores from selling animals unless they come from shelters or rescues.