- Missouri Republicans to select convention delegates Updated: Apr-30-16 1:08 am
BALLWIN, Missouri - Missouri Republicans on Saturday will choose 40 of the 57 delegates to their national convention and many may not be supporters of Donald Trump even though the businessman won the state's primary back in March.
- Kansas House rejects repeal of key Brownback income tax cut Updated: Apr-29-16 11:09 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas legislators rejected a proposal Friday to repeal one of Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's signature personal income tax cuts as they struggle to find the money to close a major budget shortfall.
- California media specialist, Republican aide dies at age 38 Updated: Apr-29-16 9:28 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Julie Soderlund, a California communications strategist and aide to high-ranking Republicans including former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, died Thursday at the age of 38 after a nine-month battle with cancer.
- Lawmakers agree budget; Planned Parenthood funding survives Updated: Apr-29-16 8:25 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Legislature on Friday adjourned its 2016 session with agreement over a roughly $7.35 billion budget, following days of private meetings that ultimately stopped an attempt by GOP lawmakers to remove state funding for Planned Parenthood.
- The Latest: Kasich calls for balance on gay rights, religion Updated: Apr-29-16 7:40 pm
BURLINGAME, California - The Latest on the California Republican Party's convention, a stage for the GOP presidential candidates (all times local):
- Fast talking a plus as Arkansas GOP opens delegate process Updated: Apr-29-16 7:01 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Republicans will begin their formal delegate selection process for this summer's national convention Saturday, and those in the running cannot be long-winded when making their case.
- Republicans beginning to make peace with Trump as nominee Updated: Apr-29-16 5:42 pm
WASHINGTON - They thought it was impossible. Some still fear it. Others can barely believe it. But leading Republicans are beginning to accept the idea that Donald Trump will be their party's presidential nominee.
- Maryland governor says he still won't support Trump Updated: Apr-29-16 5:27 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Friday that he still won't support Donald Trump's campaign for the White House, despite the Republican's sweeping victory in the state's primary this week when he won all of the state's 38 delegates.
- Cruz gets Indiana governor's endorsement Updated: Apr-29-16 4:49 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - In a setback for Donald Trump, Indiana's governor endorsed the front-runner's chief rival, Ted Cruz, on Friday, injecting new drama into the state's critical Republican primary contest just days before voters head to the polls.
- Stutzman, Young near end of biting GOP Senate campaign Updated: Apr-29-16 2:08 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The farmer versus the U.S. Marine - those are the wholesome self-portraits the two candidates seeking Indiana's Republican nomination for U.S. Senate have tried their best to paint for voters ahead of Tuesday's primary election.
- Colorado's Jon Keyser makes state GOP US Senate primary Updated: Apr-29-16 1:32 pm
DENVER - Colorado Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Jon Keyser will appear on his party's primary after all, a Denver judge ruled Friday.
- Gov. Pence endorses Cruz in Indiana's GOP primary Tuesday Updated: Apr-29-16 12:18 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is endorsing Ted Cruz in the state's critical Republican primary.
- Kasich PAC's web ads target delegates with vision of victory Updated: Apr-29-16 11:45 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A super PAC backing Ohio Gov. John Kasich took its case for his presidential nomination directly to delegates this week in an unusual web ad.
- Ohio Republicans meeting for reorganization, convention Updated: Apr-29-16 12:20 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Republicans are gathering in the Columbus area for a state party organizational session and a meeting of their delegation to this summer's national convention in Cleveland.
- The Latest: Powder sent to Trump office deemed harmless Updated: Apr-28-16 11:05 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on campaign 2016 (all times Eastern):
- Kasich, Cruz to get some delegates despite Trump landslide Updated: Apr-28-16 10:29 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island gave GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump his biggest majority of any state primary this year, but it's awarding a consolation prize that's a significant gain for Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
- Gov. Bullock wants $200M for infrastructure; details to come Updated: Apr-28-16 8:09 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Gov. Steve Bullock on Thursday proposed spending $200 million on roads, bridges, schools and other public works across the state. But he didn't specify any projects or exactly how to pay for them, despite previous plans getting hung up on such details.
- Minnesota's final budget pieces set stage for negotiations Updated: Apr-28-16 8:05 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota lawmakers were putting the finishing touches on their wildly different plans for a $900 million budget surplus Thursday, pushing the spending debate away from public House and Senate floors and into closed negotiating rooms.
- Senate building drama revives with 'eviction notice' Updated: Apr-28-16 6:38 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A spat in the Senate over office space in a new building just won't go away.
- Arizona Republicans want funding for Koch-backed schools Updated: Apr-28-16 6:18 pm
PHOENIX - Arizona's Republican leaders have proposed earmarking millions of dollars for programs at the state's public universities that are backed by billionaire Republican donor Charles Koch.
- GOP senator blocks vote on Army secretary over Guantanamo Updated: Apr-28-16 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON - The nomination of President Barack Obama's choice to serve as Army secretary remains blocked by a Kansas senator over administration efforts to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer detainees to the U.S.
- Christie: My wife wasn't rolling her eyes - I would know Updated: Apr-28-16 4:13 pm
LAWRENCEVILLE, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie says his wife was not rolling her eyes at Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump when he said Hillary Clinton would not win so many votes if she were a man.
- House GOP seeks to block stricter rule on retirement savings Updated: Apr-28-16 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON - The GOP-controlled House has voted along party lines to overturn new Obama administration rules requiring stricter standards for brokers regarding retirement investments.
- Republicans to pick delegates at state convention Updated: Apr-28-16 4:01 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Republicans will pick 16 delegates this weekend to send to the national convention, delegates that could help decide the GOP presidential nominee.
- Super PAC forms to back Republican Guinta's primary opponent Updated: Apr-28-16 3:34 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Republican Congressman Frank Guinta is facing a fresh obstacle in his quest to keep his seat: an outside money group backing one of his rivals.