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Senate Democrats have $8M July, have $32M banked

08/19/2014 4:11am
Senate Democrats' campaign arm outraised its GOP rival again last month and now has $32 million saved to help endangered incumbents defend their narrow majority, committee officials said Tuesday.

Rove-backed Crossroads adds Colo. to fall TV plan

08/19/2014 10:30am
The Republican establishment's favorite political machine is adding Colorado to the states where it will be advertising this fall, booking more than $6 million in television time and taking its post-Labor Day media budget to more than $26 million.

Defiant Texas Gov. Perry coming to New Hampshire

08/19/2014 1:50pm
The last time voters in New Hampshire saw Rick Perry, the Texas governor's 2012 presidential bid had fallen apart after a series of gaffes punctuated by a much-maligned stumble during a televised debate.

Cianci charity spends fraction of assets on kids

08/19/2014 2:41pm
A charity set up by former Mayor Buddy Cianci to provide college scholarships to Providence school children has amassed hundreds of thousands of dollars but gives out just a few thousand per year in grants, and most of its spending is on expenses other than scholarships, according to an Associated Press examination.

RNC chair: Minority outreach must be full time

08/19/2014 4:00pm
A GOP effort to send hundreds of party workers into minority communities across the country will continue long after this year's midterm elections are over, the chairman of the Republican National Committee said Tuesday.

GOP chairman says Arkansas key in US Senate fight

08/19/2014 5:31pm
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus touted Arkansas' role Tuesday in the party's fight to take control of the U.S. Senate, as he kicked off a series of visits to the state by national GOP figures over the next week.

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

08/19/2014 6:43pm
Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, telling dozens of cheering supporters outside a Texas courthouse that he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being."

AP NewsAlert

08/19/2014 8:00pm
Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi wins GOP US Senate primary, beating 4 opponents as he seeks 4th term.

Sen. Enzi wins Wyoming's US Senate GOP primary

08/19/2014 9:01pm
What had been shaping up as one of this year's most bitterly contested primaries came and went with barely a ripple on Tuesday as Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi soundly beat four little-known Republican challengers in his pursuit of a fourth term.

Christie: Too soon to draw conclusions on Ferguson

08/19/2014 9:20pm
Republican Gov. Chris Christie said it's too soon to draw conclusions about the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri, and the subsequent unrest there and criticized other politicians who have weighed in.