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Incumbent Sen. Brian Schatz beats Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in Hawaii US Senate Democratic primary

08/16/2014 12:40am
Incumbent Sen. Brian Schatz beats Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in Hawaii US Senate Democratic primary.

Schatz wins Democratic Hawaii US Senate primary

08/16/2014 1:41am
Sen. Brian Schatz beat U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in Hawaii, closing out a tight, emotional race that went into overtime after a tropical storm kept some voters from the polls.

Christie faces mounting suits over public records

08/16/2014 8:00am
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took into office promising "a new era of accountability and transparency." Yet after he won a second term last year and as he explores a run for president, his administration stands accused of routinely stonewalling even the most basic requests for public records.

GOP Senate campaign arm has more than $26M saved

08/16/2014 10:12am
Senate Republicans' campaign arm raised more than $5 million last month and has almost $27 million ready to help candidates, committee aides said Saturday.

Boehner's fundraising skills evident during summer

08/16/2014 11:50am
House Speaker John Boehner's fundraising skills put him in a class with few others. He has scooped up more than $43 million for accounts under his direct control and helped amass tens of millions more for Republican allies.

Montana Democrats choose new Senate candidate

08/16/2014 3:10pm
Montana Democrats on Saturday selected a little-known state lawmaker named Amanda Curtis as their candidate for U.S. Senate after Sen. John Walsh dropped out amid plagiarism allegations from his time at the U.S. Army War College.

Texas Gov. Perry says indictment is abuse of power

08/16/2014 6:37pm
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry vowed Saturday to fight a criminal indictment in a defiant response that showed an old slice of swagger that he's kept holstered lately while seeking to remake his image for a potential 2016 presidential run.

Perry latest 2016 GOP hopeful facing legal trouble

08/16/2014 11:00pm
As they form exploratory committees, consider the grueling prospect of a national campaign with their families and begin hiring staff in key presidential battleground states, three potential Republican White House candidates also face the distraction of legal troubles back at home.