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Ky. GOP Senate seeker toils toward Election Day

05/16/2014 11:20am
GOP Senate candidate Matt Bevin rolled his "New Generation of Leadership Bus Tour" up to Kentucky's state Capitol Friday to rally voters in his longshot bid to oust the most established of Washington bigwigs in Tuesday's primary. But there were no voters to rally against Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, or Washington, for that matter. Or even the status quo.

Senate hopefuls claim 'business' label in Georgia

05/16/2014 2:23pm
The leading candidates in Georgia's crowded Republican Senate primary are all claiming the pro-business mantle as they battle each other and chase conservative voters.

GOP leaders to block military immigration measure

05/16/2014 3:11pm
House Republican leaders intervened Friday to prevent a vote on immigration legislation, dealing a severe blow to election-year efforts to overhaul the dysfunctional system.

Indiana Gov. Pence stoking talk of White House bid

05/16/2014 3:11pm
Indiana's Republican Gov. Mike Pence is stoking talk of a White House bid in 2016, with increasing trips out of state and the high-profile rollout of a health insurance plan he is calling an alternative to Medicaid.

2016 campaign checklist: Hillary Clinton

05/16/2014 4:30pm
A look at Hillary Rodham Clinton's preparations for a potential 2016 presidential campaign:

Donor, ex-boyfriend: GOP Senate hopeful stalked me

05/16/2014 4:50pm
A millionaire former boyfriend who's now bankrolling ads against her opponent called the police last year on Monica Wehby, the leading Republican candidate in Oregon's U.S. Senate race, and accused her of stalking him as their relationship broke up.

Medical records intensify Patrick, Dewhurst runoff

05/16/2014 9:10pm
A political rival of Republican Dan Patrick, the favorite to become the next Texas lieutenant governor, escalated an already rancorous primary runoff Friday by releasing medical records showing the Houston state senator struggling with depression in the 1980s.

Utah Supreme Court grants stay in same-sex adoption cases

05/16/2014 10:18pm
The Utah Supreme Court issued a stay of several district court judges' orders to the Utah Department of Health requiring the issuance of birth certificates in same-sex parent adoptions.