- Maine Democrats gathering in Portland with a focus on unity Updated: May-06-16 12:40 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's Democratic Party is gathering for its convention in Portland with a hope of uniting the party in advance of the presidential election.
- Bill Clinton makes second Portland stop for Hillary Updated: May-05-16 8:21 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Former President Bill Clinton was in Portland after visiting Bend to campaign for his wife and Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
- Krebs: South Dakota ballots were printed on April 22 Updated: May-05-16 7:20 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says the state's June 7 primary ballots were printed on April 22, so presidential candidates who suspended their campaigns after that date will still appear on ballots.
- Unprecedented number of people register for Oregon primary Updated: May-05-16 7:07 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A whopping 111,000 Oregonians gave themselves a voice by changing their voter registrations to Democrat and Republican this year ahead of the state's presidential primary.
- In New Mexico, Democrats and GOP scrutinize Trump Updated: May-05-16 6:39 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Leading Democrats in New Mexico are taking aim at Donald Trump as the state's Republican governor withholds her full endorsement of the presumptive GOP nominee.
- Tow truck driver leaves Bernie Sanders supporter stranded Updated: May-05-16 1:08 pm
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - A North Carolina tow truck driver certainly isn't "feeling the Bern."
- Stirred by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care Updated: May-05-16 12:15 pm
WASHINGTON - More Democrats seem to be having doubts about the federal health care law, a contentious issue for most of President Barack Obama's tenure and one of the defining elements of his legacy.
- Races all but decided, presidential field eyes West Virginia Updated: May-05-16 11:46 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Even before Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican nominee this week, West Virginia looked like awfully favorable turf for the billionaire real estate mogul.
- Sanders heads to West Virginia for more campaign events Updated: May-05-16 7:15 am
SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is heading to West Virginia for more campaign events.
- Hillicans? As Trump wins, Clinton explores how to woo GOPers Updated: May-04-16 3:50 pm
ATHENS, Ohio - With Donald Trump's remaining rivals bowing out of the race, clearing his path to the nomination, Hillary Clinton is looking for ways to woo Republicans turned off by the brash billionaire.
- Republican race all but decided ahead of Washington primary Updated: May-04-16 3:33 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington state's primary later this month packs less of a punch with Ted Cruz and John Kasich dropping out of the Republican presidential contest.
- Change is in the works for Humana ACA exchange participation Updated: May-04-16 3:18 pm
Humana became the latest health insurer to serve notice that it might leave some Affordable Care Act exchanges next year, creating more uncertainty for customers ahead of this fall's enrollment window and presidential campaign, during which the law is sure to remain a hot debate topic.
- Wealthy newcomer grabs US House nod; Young wins for Senate Updated: May-04-16 12:49 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A wealthy political newcomer and a state senator won the Republican primaries for Indiana's two open congressional seats on Tuesday as businessman Donald Trump scored a big victory in the presidential race and Rep. Todd Young captured the GOP's Senate nomination.
- Exit poll: Indiana GOP voters pick Trump, but party divided Updated: May-04-16 8:06 am
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump called for GOP unity after his Indiana primary victory Tuesday night, but exit polls suggest he's facing a significant intraparty rift.
- Trump virtually clinches Republican presidential nomination Updated: May-04-16 1:07 am
INDIANAPOLIS - In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out of the race and cleared Trump's path to a likely November face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.
- The Latest: Sanders gets delegate boost; challenge remains Updated: May-03-16 10:47 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters in Indiana head to the polls for the state primary (all times Eastern):
- Democrats divide in 3-way primary for West Virginia governor Updated: May-03-16 4:57 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - While West Virginia's coal industry shrivels and unemployment surges, billionaire businessman Jim Justice is dreaming about the next Dollywood, Disney World or Idaho potato in his Democratic bid for governor.
- Sanders campaign to make 3 more West Virginia stops Updated: May-03-16 4:51 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Bernie Sanders plans to visit three more West Virginia communities before he contends in next week's primary election.
- Viewer's Guide: Cruz, Sanders want campaign boost in Indiana Updated: May-03-16 12:22 pm
WASHINGTON - Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders are all-in for Indiana as they try to stave off the growing aura of inevitability surrounding their opponents. But Donald Trump says his general election race against Hillary Clinton has "sort of already started." Clinton may not say as much, but she largely agrees. On what could be a pivotal night for Cruz, Trump is strongly favored in the state's GOP primary. Sanders and Hillary Clinton are in a tighter race on the Democratic side.
- West Virginia GOP governor hopeful Cole to support Trump Updated: May-03-16 12:12 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Republican candidate for West Virginia governor Bill Cole is supporting Donald Trump for president.
- Clinton vies for blue-collar votes in Indiana campaign stop Updated: May-01-16 4:23 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Hillary Clinton is making a pitch to Indiana's blue-collar workers, blaming Republicans for trickle-down economic policies "on steroids" that she says have harmed the middle class.
- Poll: Clinton has big lead over Trump in Minnesota Updated: May-01-16 3:29 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - A new statewide poll conducted for the Star Tribune finds Democrat Hillary Clinton holding a big lead over Republican Donald Trump among Minnesota voters.
- 3 leading candidates vie to replace retiring Rep. McDermott Updated: May-01-16 11:03 am
SEATTLE - The three leading candidates to replace U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott are pushing to distinguish themselves in Washington's deeply liberal 7th Congressional District.
- Obama out: President closes out his run as comedian-in-chief Updated: May-01-16 5:01 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the last time - wrapping up with "Obama out" and dropping the mic while the crowd cheered.
- Many Missouri Trump delegates aren't his supporters Updated: Apr-30-16 7:21 pm
BALLWIN, Missouri - Donald Trump earned 37 of Missouri's 52 delegates to the Republican National Convention when he won the March 15 primary, but as the state party began selecting delegates on Saturday, the New York businessman can't count on that level of support unless he clinches a first-ballot nomination.