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Kansas GOP Sen. Roberts faces tea party challenge

08/05/2014 12:10pm
Establishment conservatives look to beat down the latest tea party upstart as three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts faces a challenge from Milton Wolf in Tuesday's primary in Kansas, one of four states kicking off a busy month of contests to settle the ballots for November's midterm elections.

For undocumented children pouring over the border, no more military housing

08/05/2014 2:04pm
The federal government will no longer be housing unaccompanied minors from Central America at three military facilities.

Voters shrug at allegations against NY governor

08/05/2014 3:31pm
Allegations that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration meddled with an anti-corruption commission are being met with a shrug from many voters, a reaction that appears unlikely to alter his odds of winning re-election by a large margin or dampen his White House ambitions.

Paul not first ensnared in Mideast policy in Iowa

08/05/2014 4:10pm
Campaigning this week in Iowa, Republican Sen. Rand Paul said he'd never proposed cutting off U.S. aid payments to Israel. It didn't take long for Paul to be confronted by his own statements from 2011, when he offered a budget plan that called for ending such aid to all nations, including Israel.

Missouri ballot to feature teacher evaluation plan

08/05/2014 5:21pm
An initiative proposing a new teacher evaluation system will go before Missouri voters in November, after the state's top election official confirmed Tuesday that it had received enough petition signatures.

Businessman David Trott beats US Rep. Bentivolio in Michigan's 11th House District GOP primary

08/05/2014 7:40pm
Businessman David Trott beats US Rep. Bentivolio in Michigan's 11th House District GOP primary.

AP NewsAlert

08/05/2014 9:01pm
3-term US Sen. Pat Roberts defeats tea party challenger Milton Wolf in Kansas GOP primary.

Veteran US Sen. Roberts wins Kansas GOP primary

08/05/2014 9:31pm
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts fended off an aggressive challenge Tuesday to win the Republican nomination for a fourth term, despite attacks from his tea party foe that the incumbent had lost touch with Kansas voters.

Kansas GOP Sen. Roberts defeats tea partyer

08/05/2014 9:51pm
Three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts edged out Milton Wolf in Kansas' primary Tuesday night as mainstream conservatives dealt another blow to the tea party movement. A GOP businessman swamped a first-term Michigan congressman, upending his re-election bid.

Michigan GOP US House incumbent loses primary

08/05/2014 11:01pm
Republican U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, considered by some to be an "accidental" congressman, was easily defeated Tuesday in a Michigan district and became the third U.S. House incumbent to lose his seat this year.