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Prominent Republicans struggling to fit into Trump's party

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:07pm

The ranks of forgotten Republicans are growing.

Steve Bannon says GOP must rally behind Trump to survive

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:03pm

Steve Bannon has a dire warning for Republicans.

Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

Christina A. Cassidy and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:16pm

Women are not just running for office in record numbers this year — they are winning.

Trump says his White House counsel not a 'RAT' like Nixon's

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:23am

President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that his White House counsel isn't a "RAT" like the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon, and he blasted the ongoing Russia investigation as "McCarthyism."

Right-wing, left-wing protesters face off in Seattle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 5:08pm

Right-wing demonstrators gathered Saturday in Seattle for a "Liberty or Death" rally that drew counter-protesters from the left while dozens of police kept the two sides separated.

Minnesota Democrats endorse Ellison amid abuse allegation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 1:39pm

Minnesota Democrats are standing behind U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison and his bid for state attorney general, with the state party giving him an endorsement Saturday amid an allegation of domestic abuse from an ex-girlfriend.

Republican insurgent gives Wyoming Senate incumbent a fight

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:34am

Years ago, orthopedic surgeon John Barrasso gave regular health advice on the evening television news, Wyoming-wide exposure that established a reputation as a mild, level-headed caregiver and helped launch his political career.

Cowboy turned lawmaker hopes to be South Dakota governor

James Nord, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:13am

Billie Sutton planned to be a world champion saddle bronc rider, but a rodeo accident that claimed his burgeoning career and his ability to walk led instead to a political rise that could make Sutton the first Democrat elected South Dakota governor in over four decades.

Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform'

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 7:09am

A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally.

Trump warnings grow from forgotten Republicans

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:49pm

The ranks of forgotten Republicans are growing.

DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:42pm

A federal judge in Washington who ruled against the Trump administration's plans to end a federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation won't require the administration to process new applications while it appeals his ruling.

Alaska elections director says state is ready for primary

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 7:17pm

Alaska's elections director said she's confident the state has enough questioned ballot envelopes and that poll workers will be ready after some Alaskans had their voter registration addresses changed before Tuesday's primary.

Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:48pm

Former U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell, an Iowa farmer and soldier turned politician who served 16 years in Congress, has died. He was 84.

Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors

Matthew Barakat, Stephen Braun and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:44pm

The judge in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial said Friday he has received threats and he fears for the "peace and safety" of the jurors deciding the fate of the former Trump campaign chairman.

The Latest: Kobach campaign denies he is 'extreme'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 2:08pm

The Latest on the certification of Greg Orman as an independent candidate in the November ballot for governor (all times local):

Kansas independent candidate wants to lure votes from Kobach

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 1:21pm

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."

Lawmakers question government's role as fate of Utah's Science, Technology & Research initiative is delayed

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 12:36pm

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.

The Latest: Ellison says he won't quit race amid abuse claim

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 11:29am

The Latest on Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison's response to an allegation of domestic abuse (all times local):

Judge tosses signatures on Washington gun initiative

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:04pm

A judge in Washington has thrown out more than 300,000 signatures to put a gun-control initiative on the November ballot, saying the petition format did not follow election law.