08/06/2014 3:30amAfter losing his first bid for Tennessee governor 40 years ago, Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander shed his blue suit and buttoned-up appearance for a plaid shirt, hiking boots and a 1,000-mile walk around the state.
08/06/2014 7:50amAdd Kansas to the list of states where tea partyers tried and failed to knock out Senate Republicans this year. Next up: Tennessee, and the odds for the upstarts are no better.
08/06/2014 12:43pmRepublicans along New Hampshire's seacoast once gave Rick Perry a rock star's welcome, rallying behind the longtime Texas governor as a political savior destined to reclaim the White House for the GOP.
08/06/2014 1:11pmCongress has checked out, and the American people have noticed.
08/06/2014 4:31pmSen. John Walsh was taking personal time at his Helena home as his campaign canceled events and avoided questions about whether the Montana Democrat plans to remain in the U.S. Senate race amid allegations that he plagiarized a research paper.
08/06/2014 5:40pmRussian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hit back hard against countries that have imposed sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, ordering trade cuts that an official said would include a ban on all imports of agricultural products from the United States.
08/06/2014 7:00pmMississippi GOP refuses to hear candidate's challenge to Sen. Cochran's primary runoff win.
08/06/2014 7:30pmU.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes turned to Bill Clinton on Wednesday to help insulate her from an unpopular Democratic president who is dragging down her support in the traditional Democratic stronghold of eastern Kentucky.
08/06/2014 7:53pmGov. Gary Herbert has invited the 14 U.S. senators asking President Barack Obama to designate a Greater Canyonlands National Monument to come to Utah and see for themselves how the state can better manage its public lands.
08/06/2014 8:31pmMississippi's Republican Party on Wednesday refused to hear challenger Chris McDaniel's effort to overturn his June 24 GOP runoff loss to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran. The party said McDaniel would do better taking his challenge to court.