- 14 Republicans to be on SC's presidential primary ballot Updated: Nov-30-15 4:18 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The South Carolina Republican Party says it has certified 14 candidates to be on the ballot for the party's presidential primary on Feb. 20.
- Paul files for president, re-election in Kentucky Updated: Nov-30-15 12:59 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - U.S. Sen. Rand Paul officially filed for re-election and for president in his home state Monday, a move he insists does not undermine his faltering presidential campaign.
- Florida's 2 main parties turn in names for March primary Updated: Nov-30-15 11:55 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's two main political parties are turning in the names of the candidates that will appear on the March primary ballot.
- After Paris, US political shift on privacy vs. security Updated: Nov-28-15 8:42 am
WASHINGTON - The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race.
- Rand Paul talks faith in Kentucky campaign swing Updated: Nov-23-15 5:10 pm
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Rand Paul came home for Thanksgiving to talk about his faith in God.
- AP FACT CHECK: Most GOP candidates flunk climate science Updated: Nov-22-15 10:52 am
WASHINGTON - When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are A students, while most of the Republican contenders are flunking, according to a panel of scientists who reviewed candidates' comments.
- Rubio and Cruz compete for Iowa evangelicals Updated: Nov-20-15 11:15 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio have been sparring over national security and immigration policy as their rivalry intensifies in the Republican presidential primary race. Now their conflict is moving to Iowa and a powerful evangelical constituency that Rubio is making a play for, months after rivals sank roots.
- Kentucky refugee case highlights worries over Syrians in US Updated: Nov-19-15 3:35 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - From a Kentucky college town, two Iraqi refugees plotted to send sniper rifles, Stinger missiles and money to al-Qaida operatives waging an insurgency back home against U.S. troops. The scheme was foiled and both are in prison, but the case has left jitters about whether extremists might slip in among Syrian refugees resettling in the U.S.
- 17 candidates on Michigan's presidential primary list Updated: Nov-18-15 5:07 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Fourteen Republicans and three Democrats are on Michigan's list of presidential candidates for the March 8 primary election.
- Congress OKs bill banning Guantanamo detainees from US Updated: Nov-11-15 12:19 am
WASHINGTON - Congress sent President Barack Obama a $607 billion defense policy bill that he is expected to sign even though he adamantly opposes its ban on moving some Guantanamo Bay detainees to U.S. prisons.
- Ben Carson files to compete in Kentucky presidential caucus Updated: Nov-10-15 3:25 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Ben Carson is the fourth Republican to file for Kentucky's presidential caucus on March 5.
- For Carson, debates have played limited role in his rise Updated: Nov-10-15 3:27 am
WASHINGTON - For some Republican presidential candidates, the party's first three primary debates have been pivotal proving grounds that have strengthened their campaigns or shaken their supporters.
- Bush Texas leadership committee includes Texas House speaker Updated: Nov-09-15 7:00 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Jeb Bush's presidential campaign has announced a Texas leadership team that includes his son, Land Commissioner George P. Bush, and state House Speaker Joe Straus.
- The Latest: Attorney files to run for Supreme Court post Updated: Nov-09-15 5:13 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The latest on the end of the one-week filing period for the 2016 election in Arkansas (all times local):
- In Minnesota, Paul seeks voters who may lean toward Sanders Updated: Nov-09-15 4:47 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul drew a contrast Monday with Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, as both seek disillusioned voters who might opt for either party.
- Republican Party of Kentucky names next chairman Updated: Nov-09-15 8:43 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Mac Brown is the next chairman of the Republican Party of Kentucky.
- Republicans capitalize on anti-Obama fervor in coal country Updated: Nov-07-15 3:57 am
PIKEVILLE, Kentucky - In the heart of Kentucky's coal country, where sons followed fathers and grandfathers into the mines, support for Democrats ran as deep as the coal seams that powered the region's economy. But as the Appalachian coal sector's future has dimmed, so has political loyalty.
- Northup endorses Rubio, will lead his Kentucky campaign Updated: Nov-06-15 11:45 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio gained the endorsement of former Congresswoman Anne Northup on Friday and named her chairwoman for his state campaign, as he takes steps to compete in Kentucky's first ever presidential caucus.
- GOP hopeful Paul joins fellow senator Scott at town hall Updated: Nov-06-15 6:12 am
ROCK HILL, South Carolina - Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is back in South Carolina this week for presidential campaign events.
- Republican victories leave Kentucky Democrats reeling Updated: Nov-04-15 6:06 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Just two years ago, Kentucky Democrats boasted a deep bench of three young stars who aligned to prove the party could still win in the conservative South with a message focused on the economy and jobs instead of abortion and gay marriage.
- Governor's son elected Kentucky's next attorney general Updated: Nov-03-15 10:53 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Democrat Andy Beshear, the son of Kentucky's governor, was elected as the state's next attorney general by a razor-thin margin Tuesday, surviving a Republican onslaught that cost Democrats the governorship and the state auditor's office.
- GOP governor win leads surge sweeping Kentucky elections Updated: Nov-03-15 10:46 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A GOP surge swept the state during Tuesday's election, winning Republicans the hard-fought race for Governor and ousting the incumbent Democratic state auditor:
- Presidential candidate Rand Paul to campaign in Minnesota Updated: Nov-03-15 3:01 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is making Minnesota stops in his presidential campaign ahead of the next big Republican debate.