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  • Cruz makes VP pick as GOP race takes another unusual turn story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-28-16 3:37 am

    WASHINGTON - An astonishing Republican presidential primary season has taken another unusual turn.

  • Democrats eye Senate takeover after establishment wins story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-16 5:04 pm

    WASHINGTON - Democrats are increasingly optimistic they will take back control of the Senate in November, buoyed by establishment wins in Maryland and the key battleground state of Pennsylvania.

  • Clinton embraces Trump's mention of 'woman's card' story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-16 5:04 pm

    ATLANTA - Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have launched into a rhetorical scrum, with the Republican front-runner eliciting a backlash that highlights his perilous standing among female voters who could help propel the likely Democratic nominee to the White House.

  • Md. primary voter turnout at 46 percent 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 4:38 pm

    ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland elections board officials say voter turnout for this week's presidential primary has hit a new high in recent decades.

  • Panel of federal judges to review Tucson elections 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 2:08 pm

    TUCSON, Arizona - The full 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will review the constitutionality of Tucson's local elections systems after a three-member panel of the court ruled against it.

  • Viewer's Guide: Calculating delegate math, Indiana next 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 8:30 am

    WASHINGTON - With five more states in the rear-view mirror, presidential candidates will spend Wednesday recalculating cold, hard delegate math and plotting strategy for the contests still to come - 10 for Republicans, 16 for Democrats.

  • Viewer's Guide: All in for Indiana, dialing delegates in PA story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-16 1:33 am

    WASHINGTON - With five more states in the rear-view mirror, presidential candidates will spend Wednesday recalculating cold, hard delegate math and plotting strategy for the contests still to come - 10 for Republicans, 16 for Democrats.

  • Trump routs rivals in Northeast; Clinton carries 4 states story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-27-16 12:43 am

    PHILADELPHIA - In a front-runner's rout, Republican Donald Trump roared to victory Tuesday in five contests across the Northeast and confidently declared himself the GOP's "presumptive nominee." Hillary Clinton was dominant in four Democratic races and now is 90 percent of the way to the number she needs to claim her own nomination.

  • Age gap shows in Clinton win helped by older voters 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 12:28 am

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Democrat Hillary Clinton got a winning boost Tuesday from older voters who turned out in larger numbers than the younger voting bloc that swamped rival Bernie Sanders with support in Connecticut's presidential primary, exit polls showed.

  • The Latest: Cruz shoots an airball at 'basketball ring' story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-27-16 12:15 am

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters head to the polls in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware and Maryland (all times Eastern):

  • The Latest: Ex-mayor Dixon says she's 'not through yet' 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 12:01 am

    ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The Latest on Maryland's primary election (all times local):

  • The Latest: McGinty, Toomey tangle in victory speeches story has photos
    Updated: Apr-26-16 11:58 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The Latest on Pennsylvania's primary (all times local):

  • Maryland primary guide: Van Hollen, Pugh clinch key wins 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 11:45 pm

    Maryland congressman Chris Van Hollen won the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Barbara Mikulski on Tuesday in a polarizing battle over race and gender.

  • Clinton surges to nomination with 4 more Northeast wins story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-26-16 11:41 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Hillary Clinton rolled to victory in four more states Tuesday, putting her 90 percent of the way toward clinching the Democratic presidential nomination.

  • Clinton, Trump win primaries in Connecticut 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 11:40 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary in Connecticut, claiming a narrow victory Tuesday over U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in a state where she campaigned on pledges to address gun violence.

  • Rafferty, Shapiro win nominations to run for Pennsylvania AG 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 11:24 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A state senator and county commissioner from the same suburban Philadelphia county will vie this fall for the seat being vacated by embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane.

  • Federal ruling on N Carolina voting laws bolsters voter ID 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 10:12 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Civil rights and elections attorneys said Tuesday they will appeal a federal court ruling upholding North Carolina's 2013 major rewrite of its voting laws, a decision that marks at least a temporary victory for another state that requires photo identification to vote.

  • The Latest: Sanders wins Rhode Island's Democratic primary 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 9:21 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Latest on the presidential primary in Rhode Island (all times local):

  • Hoosiers encouraged to plan ahead as Election Day approaches 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 6:58 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Secretary of State's office says voters should plan ahead as the state's May 3 primary election approaches.

  • Clinton, Trump try to fend off competition in Delaware 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 5:33 pm

    DOVER, Delaware - For the first time in recent memory, Delaware's presidential primary could make a difference on the national political stage. Unlike in past contests, Democrats and Republicans will be voting Tuesday with neither major party yet having a clear presumptive nominee. Whoever wins the GOP primary will have the support of the state's 16 delegates, at least on the first ballot, at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Delaware Democrats will be sending 31 delegates to their party's national convention in Philadelphia, including 10 superdelegates. The other 21 delegates will be apportioned between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders based on Tuesday's results.

  • A look at Pennsylvania's primary races for president on down 
    Updated: Apr-24-16 10:01 am

    On Tuesday, Pennsylvania voters will cast ballots in primary elections for president, Congress, state attorney general and the state Legislature.

  • The Latest: Utah GOP picks national delegates story has photos
    Updated: Apr-23-16 8:04 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - The Latest on Republican and Democratic state conventions: (all times local):

  • Utah Gov. Herbert fails to secure nomination at convention story has photos
    Updated: Apr-23-16 7:00 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary Herbert's re-election bid suffered a serious setback when he failed to secure the Republican Party's nomination on Saturday, but he'll have one more chance to win in a summer primary election.

  • BY THE NUMBERS: A look at the May primary legislative races 
    Updated: Apr-23-16 2:35 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho's primary election has long been considered the most competitive point for a candidate due to the state's overwhelming GOP stronghold in most elected offices.

  • Party spurns US Senate candidate who almost won in 2010 story has photos
    Updated: Apr-23-16 12:57 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Democrat Joe Sestak came tantalizingly close to winning a seat in the U.S. Senate six years ago and is hoping Tuesday to secure a rematch, but the party establishment wants nothing to do with him, pouring millions into the campaign of his chief rival.