- Clinton and Lynch met privately at Phoenix airport Updated: Jun-30-16 11:23 am
NEW YORK - Former President Bill Clinton spoke with Attorney General Loretta Lynch during an impromptu meeting in Phoenix, but Lynch said the discussion did not involve the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use as secretary of state.
- The Latest: Senate Dems defend Lynch after Clinton meeting Updated: Jun-30-16 11:12 am
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):
- McConnell's challenge: Save GOP majority in Senate Updated: Jun-30-16 3:53 am
WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is wrestling with an unenviable, arguably impossible task this election year: protecting Senate Republicans from the political upheaval caused by Donald Trump's presidential candidacy.
- North America leaders urge against Trump's isolationism Updated: Jun-29-16 10:44 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario - President Barack Obama and the leaders of Mexico and Canada pushed back forcefully on Wednesday against the isolationist and anti-immigrant sentiments that have roiled Britain and been championed by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. The leaders warned against easy solutions peddled by "demagogues" who feed on economic anxiety.
- Dole joins Twitter, swipes at incumbent Kansas congressman Updated: Jun-27-16 6:24 pm
WASHINGTON - Former Sen. Bob Dole is using his new Twitter account to take a swipe at a Republican congressman who's facing a primary challenge in his home state of Kansas.
- More Clinton emails released, including some she deleted Updated: Jun-27-16 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON - An additional 165 pages of emails from Hillary Clinton's time at the State Department surfaced Monday, including nearly three dozen that the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee failed to hand over last year that were sent through her private server.
- Odd couple: Campaign chiefs push to unite Democratic Party Updated: Jun-27-16 3:27 am
WASHINGTON - It seemed like a surprising party of two.
- CNN's Lewandowski joins stable of former operatives on news Updated: Jun-24-16 5:13 pm
NEW YORK - Corey Lewandowski, who debuted as a CNN contributor three days after being fired as Donald Trump's campaign manager, is hardly the only political operative that a cable news network is paying to talk about politics.
- Conflicting court rulings put Ohio's voting rules in limbo Updated: Jun-24-16 2:07 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio voter Keith Dehmann failed to list his birthdate when casting his absentee ballot in the 2014 general election and later tried to remedy the mistake. That same year, Linda and Gunther Lahm mixed up the envelopes for their absentee ballots and then overlooked birthdate errors when fixing the problem.
- Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89 Updated: Jun-23-16 9:57 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and popularize the genre that became known as bluegrass, died Thursday. He was 89.
- Some excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials Updated: Jun-20-16 8:32 pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 16
- Road to 270: GOP's California dream has long proven elusive Updated: Jun-20-16 3:17 am
WESTMINSTER, California - Bob Dole thought he could win California with a "fishhook" strategy. George W. Bush came armed with $15 million. John McCain was bullish, too. They all lost.
- Chelsea Clinton gives birth to second child, son Aidan Updated: Jun-18-16 1:20 pm
NEW YORK - Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is a grandmother twice over.
- The Latest: Renzi praises Russian role in Libya Updated: Jun-17-16 1:52 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - The Latest from the Russian Economic Forum in St. Petersburg (all times local):
- Lawsuits may offer fodder for Trump, Clinton attack ads Updated: Jun-17-16 10:17 am
SAN DIEGO - The presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are both trying to prevent the release of videos that are critical to legal cases involving the candidates.
- Australian elections a bore next to US, and that's a relief Updated: Jun-16-16 6:27 am
SYDNEY - The election campaign underway in Australia is often summed up by the local media with the following words: "A marathon." ''Endless." ''Exhausting." That endless, exhausting marathon lasts a whopping eight weeks - an eternity for Australians who cannot conceive of the years-long campaigning Americans are subjected to by their presidential candidates.
- Harry Reid's picks fare well in Nevada Democratic primary Updated: Jun-15-16 10:20 pm
LAS VEGAS - Democratic Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid may not be running this cycle, but he scored a broad victory in the Nevada primary on Tuesday when congressional candidates he supported landed decisive wins.
- After primaries, sights shift to Nevada Senate race Updated: Jun-15-16 4:08 am
LAS VEGAS - A nationally important Nevada Senate race that's been in the background during the primary season is about to burst onto center stage, after Republican Rep. Joe Heck and former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto breezed through their primaries in a quest to replace retiring Democratic Sen. Harry Reid.
- The Latest: Radio host Evans to face Amodei in Congress race Updated: Jun-15-16 1:21 am
LAS VEGAS - The Latest on the Nevada primary election day voting (all times local):
- The Latest: Gov. Doug Ducey met with Trump in New York Updated: Jun-14-16 8:12 pm
PHOENIX - The Latest on Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey meeting presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (all times local):
- Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton criticize election rhetoric Updated: Jun-14-16 7:18 pm
ATLANTA - Put two former presidents in a room, and the conversation is bound to turn to politics. Even if one of those men is married to a current candidate for the office.
- House, legislative primaries dominate Election Day Updated: Jun-13-16 3:43 pm
LAS VEGAS - Two fiercely competitive Nevada congressional contests are the races to watch on Election Day, as voters choose who should compete for the open seat held by Republican Rep. Joe Heck and who should try to reclaim GOP Rep. Cresent Hardy's seat for the Democrats.
- Former GOP senator and Ohio Gov. George Voinovich dies Updated: Jun-12-16 5:52 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Former Republican U.S. Sen. George Voinovich, a two-term Ohio governor who preached frugality in his personal and public life and occasionally bucked the GOP establishment, died Sunday. He was 79.
- 20 years on, UN waits for working nuclear-test-ban treaty Updated: Jun-12-16 10:32 am
VIENNA - The world was a more peaceful place when a newly sworn-in President Barack Obama pledged to "aggressively pursue" a global ban on nuclear arms tests. But as his term winds down, a working test-ban treaty remains a dream and some of the loudest voices out of Washington are hostile.
- New president? Sure. But House, casinos also on NJ ballot Updated: Jun-11-16 12:39 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will capture most of the spotlight ahead of the November general election, but in New Jersey, voters will also pick their 12-member congressional delegation and whether to gamble on approving casino expansion.