- Correction: Wisconsin Gun Shop-Lawsuit story Updated: Oct-13-15 12:30 pm
MILWAUKEE - In a story Oct. 10 about a lawsuit filed against a Wisconsin gun shop, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Julius Burton pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree intentional homicide. Burton pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree intentional homicide.
- Mills sets up Minnesota rematch with Nolan after 2014 loss Updated: Oct-13-15 12:29 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Republican Stewart Mills III launched a second congressional bid Tuesday against Rep. Rick Nolan in northeastern Minnesota, a bet against the Democratic headwinds that have swept through the region in presidential elections.
- Bush to campaign in November at Alabama football game Updated: Oct-13-15 12:23 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is bringing his campaign to Alabama next month.
- AP Exclusive: Clinton email server setup risked intrusions Updated: Oct-13-15 11:58 am
WASHINGTON - The private email server running in Hillary Rodham Clinton's home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers while using software that could have been exploited, according to data and documents reviewed by The Associated Press.
- Bush offers plan to repeal, replace federal health care law Updated: Oct-13-15 11:44 am
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush touted on Tuesday his plan to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law with one that would increase tax credits for individuals, allowing them to buy coverage protection against "high-cost medical events."
- New Atlanta fashion museum opens with Oscar de la Renta show Updated: Oct-13-15 11:18 am
ATLANTA - A new museum focusing on international fashion has opened in Atlanta.
- New Atlanta fashion museum opens with Oscar de la Renta show Updated: Oct-13-15 11:03 am
ATLANTA - A new fashion museum has opened in Atlanta.
- Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate Updated: Oct-13-15 3:48 am
WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton says she always expected tough competition in the Democratic presidential primary. It's likely she didn't expect it would come from Bernie Sanders, the rumpled independent senator from Vermont and a self-described democratic socialist calling for "political revolution."
- Ellison throws weight behind Bernie Sanders Updated: Oct-12-15 4:30 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A Minnesota congressman has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
- Illinois delegate candidates for 2016 emerge Updated: Oct-12-15 3:33 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Nominating conventions for the 2016 presidential race are nearly a year away, but names of potential Illinois delegates to both the Republican and Democratic meetings are popping up.
- Ohio Democrats hope to stir interest, energy around debate Updated: Oct-12-15 12:06 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Democrats are hoping Tuesday's debate sparks enthusiasm for a 2016 presidential primary that has so far lacked much of the drama of Republicans' Donald Trump-infused campaign.
- Clinton has edge in Nevada, site of Dems' first debate Updated: Oct-12-15 11:09 am
LAS VEGAS - When the Democratic candidates for president take the stage for their first debate this week in Nevada, they'll do so in a state that serves as a reminder of why Hillary Rodham Clinton is the front-runner for the nomination.
- Obama: Clinton made mistake; security not endangered Updated: Oct-11-15 8:22 pm
WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email server to conduct government business when she served as secretary of state was a mistake but didn't endanger national security, President Barack Obama said during an interview airing Sunday on CBS's "60 Minutes."
- NYC mayor's group to host presidential forum in Iowa Updated: Oct-11-15 4:58 pm
NEW YORK - The political organization founded by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will host a bipartisan presidential forum on income inequality this December in early-voting Iowa.
- Emails on private devices, FOIA issue goes back to court Updated: Oct-11-15 2:19 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois law says government officials' emails about taxpayer business are public records for all to see. But what if they're sent from private accounts or personal cellphones?
- Benghazi chairman: Staffer fired for classified info breach Updated: Oct-11-15 1:08 pm
WASHINGTON - The chairman of the House panel investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, says he fired a staffer for mishandling classified information, among other causes.
- First lady christens Navy submarine named after Illinois Updated: Oct-10-15 7:58 pm
GROTON, Connecticut - First lady Michelle Obama christened a Navy submarine at a Connecticut shipyard on Saturday, taking three whacks to break a bottle of champagne against the hull of the USS Illinois and thanking military families for their sacrifice.
- Clinton's Maine team includes Baldacci, Pingree, Mills Updated: Oct-10-15 8:47 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton's Maine team includes former Gov. John Baldacci and many of the state's most prominent Democrats.
- News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT Updated: Oct-10-15 3:00 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Election results show Jim Strickland defeated incumbent A C Wharton Jr. by winning 42 percent of the vote to become Memphis' first white mayor since 1991.
- Vilsack visiting Colorado to promote Pacific trade deal Updated: Oct-09-15 2:53 pm
DENVER - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack began a national tour Friday in Colorado to promote the Pacific Rim trade deal, stressing that U.S. farm exports stand to benefit from the proposal.
- NYC council speaker to advocate for Latinos at Dem debate Updated: Oct-09-15 1:50 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is traveling to the Democratic debate next week at the behest of a major Latino political group.
- Clinton, Sanders, O'Malley to headline Southern forum Updated: Oct-09-15 12:25 pm
ATLANTA - Three Democratic presidential candidates are scheduled to attend a Nov. 6 forum in South Carolina.
- Sanders' debate mantra: Let Bernie be Bernie Updated: Oct-09-15 3:35 am
WASHINGTON - Forget about image consultants and mock stages. Bernie Sanders and his campaign team have a relatively simple plan for his first major debate: "Let Bernie be Bernie."
- US treasury secretary blames Congress for debt limit delays Updated: Oct-08-15 9:21 pm
LIMA, Peru - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew admonished Congress on Thursday for not moving fast enough to raise the government borrowing limit at a time of heightened fragility in the global economy.
- Clinton seeks crackdown for those breaking Wall Street rules Updated: Oct-08-15 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON - Just days before the first Democratic debate, Hillary Rodham Clinton released a series of proposals aimed at cracking down on bad behavior by Wall Street, vowing that individual bankers who violate the law will be "prosecuted and imprisoned."