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  • Political opposition groups gain money for 2016 race 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 5:15 pm

    WASHINGTON - It was the perfect loop: The Republican opposition research group America Rising finds footage of Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley in agriculture-loving Iowa, seeming to put down the intelligence of farmers. That footage becomes part of a 30-second TV ad, by the super PAC American Crossroads, boosting the Republican candidate, Joni Ernst.

  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 1:02 pm

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 22

  • Mississippi editorial roundup 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 10:53 am

    Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers:

  • Kasich weighs in on Confederate flag debate after shootings 
    Updated: Jun-21-15 9:41 am

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) says it's ultimately up to the people of South Carolina to decide whether to keep the Confederate flag outside their Statehouse.

  • Like past governors, Baker must weigh public records law 
    Updated: Jun-21-15 9:37 am

    BOSTON - Like past Massachusetts governors, Charlie Baker has spoken about making state government more accountable and transparent to the public.

  • Jeb Bush 'slow jams' the news with Fallon story has photos
    Updated: Jun-17-15 12:08 am

    NEW YORK - Republican Jeb Bush "slow jammed" the news, told about meeting his wife, offered a guacamole recipe and oddly compared his presidential father and brother during a "Tonight" show appearance.

  • Rick Santorum to visit Montgomery Monday 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 5:34 am

    MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum will be making a campaign stop in Montgomery.

  • Murphy works Democratic Party event to build Senate campaign 
    Updated: Jun-13-15 8:12 pm

    HOLLYWOOD, Florida - For now, U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy is the only prominent Democrat in the race to replace Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, and he took advantage of that Saturday at a Florida Democratic Party fundraising event in which he portrayed himself as a moderate who isn't going to please everybody all the time.

  • Iowa Republicans ending straw poll, a tradition born in 1979 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 10:41 am

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Republican leaders in Iowa have agreed to end the state's straw poll because of waning interest from presidential hopefuls and questions about its relevancy.

  • Paul Ryan's step-by-step future starts with trade story has photos
    Updated: Jun-11-15 3:06 pm

    WASHINGTON - First, give presidents the power to strike trade deals. Then, overturn President Barack Obama's health care law, overhaul the tax code and rework the nation's welfare system. And someday? Perhaps a run for president.

  • Presidential candidate Rubio headlines Idaho GOP meeting 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 5:44 pm

    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - Sen. Marco Rubio didn't use his appearance at the Idaho Republican Party's summer meeting to criticize his fellow Republican candidates for president or to take aim at the Democrat Hillary Clinton.

  • New technology to be used to report Iowa caucus results 
    Updated: Jun-05-15 7:03 pm

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Leaders of the Iowa Democratic and Republican parties said Friday they are working together to improve the reporting and security of the voting results from the Iowa caucuses with new technology developed by Microsoft Corp.

  • Correction: Marco Rubio-Nevada Visit story 
    Updated: Jun-05-15 12:16 pm

    RENO, Nevada - In a story May 29 about Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio's visit to Reno, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Rubio said the best way to spark growth and increase wages is to reduce the tax burden on businesses, the wealthy and investors. The candidate did not make those comments.

  • High stakes for Bush, Rubio in Florida presidential primary 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 3:57 pm

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Some of the leading Republican presidential prospects faced off at an event Tuesday in battleground Florida, a state that could prove pivotal to the Florida heavyweights seeking the nomination, not to mention any rival who manages to win here instead.