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  • GOP's Rand Paul brings campaign to Maine 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 8:13 pm

    FREEPORT, Maine - Hoping for a boost in a state where his father found strong support, Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul took a break from campaigning in New Hampshire to bring his message of smaller government, lower taxes and less intrusion in people's lives to a receptive audience of several hundred boisterous supporters on Tuesday.

  • Christie tells Fallon he might 'go nuclear' in next debate story has photos
    Updated: Sep-01-15 12:07 am

    NEW YORK - Chris Christie says he's thinking of taking a more aggressive approach during the next Republican presidential primary debate.

  • US Supreme Court: Ex-Virginia gov to remain free for now 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 5:35 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will not have to go to prison while the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to review his public corruption convictions, the justices ruled Monday.

  • Kobach: Trump correct on immigration proposals 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 5:26 pm

    WICHITA, Kansas - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said he agrees with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposals to build a wall along the southern border and end "birthright citizenship" for children born to parents who are in the U.S. illegally.

  • Perry, Santorum presidential hopes undercut by own donors story has photos
    Updated: Aug-25-15 3:44 pm

    WASHINGTON - The two returning Republican presidential candidates have struggled to keep their own donors interested.

  • Gov. Baker, MassGOP hold "thank you" events for supporters 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 12:43 pm

    BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker is taking time this week to thank some of the campaign volunteers and political supporters who helped him win last year's tough race for governor.

  • Date set for ex-first lady's appeal of corruption conviction 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 10:34 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - A court hearing has been set for Virginia ex-first lady Maureen McDonnell's appeal of her corruption conviction.

  • US Sen. Markey announces support of Iran nuclear deal 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 7:46 pm

    BOSTON - U.S. Sen. Edward Markey said Wednesday he's backing the nuclear deal with Iran, calling it the best tool to secure an Iran free of the weapons.

  • Pro-Bush super PAC spending $10M-plus on initial TV campaign story has photos
    Updated: Aug-16-15 4:01 pm

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The heavily funded super PAC backing Republican Jeb Bush will spend at least $10 million on television time in the earliest voting presidential primary states, the first salvo in a massive TV ad campaign to support the former Florida governor's bid for the Republican nomination.

  • Presidential campaigns tap Oklahoma for voters, donations story has photos
    Updated: Aug-16-15 10:57 am

    OKLAHOMA CITY - When presidential candidates like U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas visit a red state like Oklahoma, they're doing more than boosting name recognition and organizing a ground game. They also are seeking an infusion of cash, especially from deep-pocketed donors in the state's booming energy industry, to bolster their campaigns before next year's primary elections.

  • Mystery money pays for pro-Republican television ads 
    Updated: Aug-15-15 3:20 am

    WASHINGTON - Opportunity News Media wants you to know it's OK to be a Republican, and it is spending $3 million to say so in the presidential battleground states of Ohio and Colorado.

  • Trump bombast overshadows GOP challenges with women 
    Updated: Aug-11-15 5:21 pm

    WASHINGTON - When Jeb Bush said he wasn't sure the country needs to spend "a half billion dollars for women's health issues," many viewed the remark as a gaffe and the Republican candidate for president rushed to clean it up.

  • In Obama stronghold of Massachusetts, some unsure on Iran story has photos
    Updated: Aug-11-15 1:58 am

    BOSTON - With just over a month before the deadline for Congress to act on an international nuclear deal with Iran, more than half of Massachusetts' all-Democratic delegation is still on the fence, according to a poll of the state's 11 members of Congress by The Associated Press.

  • Drew Curtis files paperwork for independent bid for governor story has photos
    Updated: Aug-10-15 4:28 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - In the Republican and Democratic primaries for Kentucky governor, 46 percent of voters cast their ballots for someone other than the two major party nominees.

  • GOP candidate Jeb Bush lines up 17 county campaign chairmen 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 6:50 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has selected leaders to spearhead his campaign efforts in each of Nevada's 17 counties.

  • News Guide: A TV star, Trump to take debate's center stage story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-05-15 2:20 pm

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump has been telling people for nearly three decades that he is what they really need in the White House - a business-hardened deal-maker in chief.

  • Florida GOP moves date of presidential summit to November 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 6:38 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida Republicans, seeking to push the battleground state into the national limelight, announced Tuesday they are holding a presidential candidates' summit in November.