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Stories with subject: Political endorsements
  • Democrats active early in key congressional race 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 6:59 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - With months to go before Nevada's primary election in February, Democrats in one of Nevada's most hotly contested congressional races are already competing for endorsements and campaign cash.

  • Jobs, economy and the budget drive RI legislative session 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 4:29 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island's legislative session began in January with a new governor and General Assembly leaders who were focused on creating jobs and reviving the economy.

  • Norman city attorney says mayor broke ethics guidelines 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 11:01 am

    NORMAN, Oklahoma - The city attorney in Norman says Mayor Cindy Rosenthal violated ethics guidelines she helped write when she agreed to put her name and title on a flier touting a fundraising event for a candidate in this weekend's Cherokee Nation election.

  • New Mexico Gov. Martinez praises Jeb Bush for hiring ex-aide 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 8:05 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez said Monday that Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush knows "how to pick the best" and made a good move in hiring one of her former top aides as his campaign manager.

  • Vermont Progressives endorse Sanders for president 
    Updated: Jun-13-15 5:37 pm

    BURLINGTON, Vermont - It's not much of a surprise as political endorsements go. Nearly all of Vermont's Progressive elected officials are joining to announce they're backing Bernie Sanders for president.

  • Mayor de Blasio to skip Clinton's presidential launch in NYC 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 3:42 pm

    NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will not attend former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign kickoff - even though it's happening in his city.

  • Howell defeats tea party foe in GOP primary for state House 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 10:14 pm

    FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia - Virginia GOP House Speaker William J. Howell has won re-election in the GOP primary, easily dispatching a tea party foe who was once his political protege.

  • Clinton, Democrats meeting labor leaders on 2016 bids 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 12:50 pm

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton and her Democratic presidential rivals are holding private meetings with labor leaders in hopes of landing union endorsements that would bring organizational muscle and money to their 2016 campaigns.

  • McConnell's role in surveillance bill bewilders his friends story has photos
    Updated: Jun-03-15 11:01 am

    WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, generally seen as a master congressional deal-maker, walked into a legislative dead end on domestic surveillance that left some of his friends bewildered.