Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter is stepping up efforts to convince voters his Democratic opponent is a security threat because of his family's background — something the Latino, Arab-American contender forcefully rejects as a desperate attempt by an indicted incumbent.
Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison's ex-wife said Tuesday that divorce records set to be released this week contain sensitive information about her mental health and no indication of physical abuse, but an appeals court denied their bid to keep them private.
Sean Murphy, Associated Press | PostedOct 16th - 12:47pm
The DNA test that Sen. Elizabeth Warren used to try to rebut the ridicule of President Donald Trump angered some Native Americans, who complained that the genetic analysis cheapens the identities of tribal members with deeper ties to the Indian past.
Brian Witte, Associated Press | PostedOct 16th - 12:34pm
Democrat Ben Jealous said Tuesday that if he were elected governor over a popular Republican incumbent he would support broadening a new Maryland gun-control law to restrict firearms access to people found to be a risk to themselves or others. The former NAACP president also said he would stand up to President Donald Trump, whom he believes should be impeached.
James Anderson, Associated Press | PostedOct 16th - 12:28pm
A pro-Republican independent expenditure committee says in a TV ad that U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, Colorado's Democratic candidate for governor, had a restraining order placed against him after pushing a female employee in 1999 — then got "big gun lawyers" to blame the woman.
Adam Beam, Associated Press | PostedOct 16th - 12:27pm
In Kentucky's 6th Congressional District, where President Donald Trump won by more than 15 percentage points in 2016, Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr has raised more than $4 million for his re-election.