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  • Correction: Movie Theater Shooting story 
    Updated: Jul-27-15 5:48 pm

    LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - In stories published July 25 about Louisiana movie theater gunman John Russell Houser, The Associated Press, relying on court filings his family's lawyer submitted to obtain a protective order against him in 2008, reported erroneously that Carroll County Probate Judge Betty Cason ordered him committed involuntarily to a hospital for mental health treatment. Cason says her order was limited to detaining Houser against his will if necessary and delivering him to a hospital for a mental health evaluation.

  • Tim Scott rolls out town hall schedule with GOP hopefuls 
    Updated: Jul-27-15 11:14 am

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's junior senator is offering voters a chance to get to know some of the Republican presidential candidates.

  • Dardenne to Jindal: End state spending on campaign travel 
    Updated: Jul-23-15 7:04 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, a Republican running for governor, wants taxpayers to stop footing the bill for Gov. Bobby Jindal's presidential campaign travel.

  • Ducey joins Republican governors group's executive committee 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 12:28 pm

    PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is among three governors newly elected to serve on the Republican Governors Association's executive committee.

  • Wisconsin governor orders Guard members to arm themselves 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 10:12 am

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Republican Gov. Scott Walker has issued an executive order allowing Wisconsin National Guard's adjutant general to arm his troops in the wake of an attack on a pair of military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

  • GOP candidates make a pitch to evangelical voters in Iowa story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-18-15 2:59 am

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Republican presidential contenders seeking to woo evangelical voters are making their case for conservative social issues at a gathering expected to attract thousands of potential Iowa caucus-goers.

  • Bush, Walker, Trump criticize gun ban in recruiting offices story has photos
    Updated: Jul-17-15 10:24 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Donald Trump called Friday for an end to a ban on service members carrying guns in military recruiting offices.

  • Presidential hopefuls to skip governors meeting in W.Va. 
    Updated: Jul-17-15 2:04 am

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The four Republican governors eyeing the presidency in 2016 won't be on hand for a national governors meeting next week in West Virginia.

  • Early-state newspapers plan GOP forum before Fox debate 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 1:36 pm

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - A trio of newspapers in the early presidential nominating states is pushing back against the plan by Fox News to allow only 10 Republican candidates on stage in its Aug. 6 debate, the first of the 2016 campaign.

  • Charleston massacre, flag debate put Haley in 2016 spotlight story has photos
    Updated: Jul-15-15 5:40 am

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - From her public statements of grief to removing the Confederate battle flag from outside her Statehouse office, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has drawn wide praise since the massacre of nine black churchgoers from a historic Charleston congregation.

  • Pro-Bush group with almost $100 million to echo candidate 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 5:20 pm

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Flush with almost $100 million, a super PAC supporting Republican Jeb Bush's presidential ambitions is plowing ahead on a parallel campaign, promising to use its immense resources in a way that is untested but could revolutionize presidential politics.

  • Overflowing GOP presidential field has Fox News in demand 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 8:17 am

    WASHINGTON - It's the stuff of Republican nightmares: Fox News runs out of advertising time.

  • Analysis: Credit rating agencies combing through La. budget 
    Updated: Jul-05-15 7:26 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana lawmakers struck a budget deal that spared health care and colleges from deep cuts, lessened the reliance on quick fixes to stay afloat and won Gov. Bobby Jindal's signature. But was that enough to satisfy national credit rating agencies?

  • Some say Christie's gone too much to govern New Jersey 
    Updated: Jul-05-15 2:00 pm

    MAPLE SHADE, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential run is adding a new dimension to his already complicated relationship with Democrats in his home state.

  • America celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, parades story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-05-15 2:46 am

    Americans celebrated 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday with extravagant fireworks displays, rock and classical concerts and parades both big and small. Here were some highlights of Independence Day festivities around the nation:

  • Heeding Francis, Iowa Catholic leaders to pressure '16 field 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 3:40 am

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Roman Catholic leaders in the early voting state of Iowa will call Thursday on candidates for president to follow the teachings of Pope Francis and focus as much on the environment and income inequality in 2016 as they have in past elections on opposing gay marriage and abortion.

  • 5th Circuit tells courts to issue same-sex marriage rulings 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 10:43 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - A federal appeals court Wednesday instructed judges in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas to wrap up gay marriage cases in their states in line with last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

  • 5th Circuit tells courts to issue same-sex marriage rulings 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 9:02 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - A federal appeals court Wednesday instructed judges in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas to wrap up gay marriage cases in their states in line with last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

  • Religion news in brief 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 12:35 pm

    Pope in US to meet with homeless, prisoners and immigrants

  • Jindal agrees to medical marijuana, lessened pot penalties 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 6:32 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's penalties for having small amounts of marijuana have been lowered.

  • Democrat running for governor won't support education leader 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 6:13 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's schools superintendent may want to stick around for another term, but at least one candidate running for governor has no interest in keeping him.