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Grimes raised $2.7 million in first quarter

04/15/2014 12:20pm
Alison Lundergan Grimes raised more money than Mitch McConnell in the past three months, but the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate still trails the Senate Republican leader by a 2-to-1 margin in available funds.

Should Obama use the power of his pen to turn the tide on immigration reform?

04/15/2014 1:47pm
Immigration champion Rep. Luis Gutierrez feels confident that President Barack Obama will use his executive powers to push through reform. House Speaker John Boehner feels confident that doing so will tank what little support the President has among Republicans on immigration reform.

Wendy Davis schedules neck surgery in Fort Worth

04/15/2014 1:51pm
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is scheduled to undergo neck surgery to relieve pain in her shoulder and right arm.

Obama to Uchtdorf, faith leaders: My hands are tied on immigration reform

04/15/2014 2:31pm
President Barack Obama met with President Dieter F. Uchtdorf and other religious leaders Tuesday morning to discuss the importance of taking action on immigration reform and told them a permanent solution lies in the hands of Congress.

Love leads fundraising for 4th District race

04/15/2014 2:41pm
When it comes to raising campaign cash, Republican Mia Love continues outpace her opponents in her bid to win the seat held by outgoing Democratic Congressman Jim Matheson.

Fiscal impact of Medicaid initiative questioned

04/15/2014 3:01pm
Attorney General Tim Fox is asking the state Supreme Court to order a new fiscal note for a ballot initiative that seeks to expand the Medicaid program in Montana.

Alleged Hillary Clinton shoe thrower detained

04/15/2014 6:21pm
A federal magistrate on Tuesday ordered a Phoenix woman to remain jailed until she is returned to Las Vegas to face federal charges alleging she threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech.

Democrats have outside money advantage - for now

04/15/2014 7:10pm
Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already approaching the $1 billion mark, according to financial reports still being filed Tuesday evening.

Sen. Ted Cruz: Too early to worry about 2016

04/15/2014 8:51pm
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says it's too early to be thinking about 2016 and that he's working right now to make sure his party regains control of the Senate this year.