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2016 campaign checklist: Clinton

04/07/2014 1:01am
A look at Hillary Rodham Clinton's preparations for a potential 2016 presidential campaign:

2016 campaign checklist: Cuomo

04/07/2014 1:10am
A look at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's preparations for a potential 2016 presidential campaign:

2016 campaign checklist: Ryan

04/07/2014 1:31am
A look at preparations by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., for a potential 2016 presidential campaign:

Brown to start New Hampshire Senate bid Thursday

04/07/2014 10:00am
Republican Scott Brown said Monday he will kick off his next campaign for U.S. Senate in Portsmouth, the New Hampshire city he says played a special role in his childhood.

Ted Kennedy Jr. to run for Connecticut Senate

04/07/2014 12:21pm
Ted Kennedy Jr. is planning to run for the state Senate in Connecticut in his first bid for public office, two people briefed on the decision told The Associated Press on Monday.

2016 campaign checklist: Paul

04/07/2014 1:31pm
A look at preparations by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., for a potential 2016 presidential campaign:

On Twitter and video, Biden steps up role for Dems

04/07/2014 1:41pm
Vice President Joe Biden is ramping up his role for the Democratic Party, putting his political weight behind a voter-expansion effort and rebooting his dormant Twitter handle just in time for the midterm elections.

CO's Udall reports $2 million in first quarter

04/07/2014 2:21pm
Sen. Mark Udall's campaign says it raised $2 million in the first quarter of the year, transforming the Democrat's re-election bid against a tough opponent from a low-key contest into a top-tier national race.

Cochran runs ads against 'powerful interests'

04/07/2014 4:30pm
Out-of-state groups on Monday continued pouring money into Mississippi's Republican primary, criticizing Sen. Thad Cochran for staying in office too long. The six-term lawmaker responded with his own ads against challenger Chris McDaniel.

Democrats highlight equal pay in political push

04/07/2014 6:38pm
From the White House to Capitol Hill to the campaign trail, Democrats are planning an across-the- board push on paycheck equality on Tuesday, the party's first large-scale coordinated effort on the issue ahead of November's midterm elections.

Research: Most states improve election performance

04/07/2014 10:41pm
A new report by a nonpartisan public policy group says Americans spent an average of three minutes less standing in line to vote in the 2012 presidential election than they did four years earlier. An exception was Florida, where the wait increased by 16 minutes.