- New Mississippi voters face Saturday registration deadline Updated: Jul-03-15 9:43 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - New Mississippi voters must be registered by Saturday if they want to participate in the Aug. 4 party primaries.
- Obama draws sharp contrasts with 'mean' Republicans Updated: Jul-02-15 5:39 pm
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin - Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with "mean" Republicans in a state whose GOP governor was preparing to enter the vast 2016 presidential field.
- Former GOP US Senate candidate Annette Bosworth avoids jail Updated: Jul-01-15 6:26 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth will not have to serve immediate jail time for elections violations provided she meets the conditions of three years of probation, according to a sentence handed down by a circuit court judge on Wednesday.
- Gov. Haley vetoes 87 SC budget items tallying $30 million Updated: Jun-30-15 6:59 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley thanked legislators Tuesday after issuing 87 budget vetoes that strike $30 million from the Legislature's budget package.
- Collection of recent editorials from Oklahoma newspapers Updated: Jun-30-15 11:20 am
A collection of recent editorials from Oklahoma newspapers:
- Venezuelan struggling socialists hold legislative primaries Updated: Jun-29-15 9:39 am
CARACAS, Venezuela - Members of Venezuela's ruling socialist party selected candidates to compete in December's legislative elections that the opposition is favored to win amid a punishing economic crisis that is eroding support for President Nicolas Maduro.
- In picking presidents, New Hampshire forgoes producing them Updated: Jun-28-15 11:14 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - When it comes to presidents, New Hampshire is much better at picking them than producing them.
- Virginia GOP to hold primary to pick presidential candidate Updated: Jun-27-15 9:08 pm
STAUNTON, Virginia - The Republican Party of Virginia will choose a presidential candidate in a statewide primary open to all voters on March 1, 2016, also known as Super Tuesday.
- Idaho new laws include official state amphibian Updated: Jun-27-15 1:55 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Summer in Idaho brings not only plenty of outdoor cookouts and floats down the river, but also state laws ready to go into effect.
- State Rep. Kapenga wins Wisconsin GOP Senate primary Updated: Jun-24-15 12:13 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - State Rep. Chris Kapenga of Delafield is headed to a general election to replace state Sen. Paul Farrow, who is leaving his seat to work as Waukesha County executive.
- Oklahoma Democrats mull opening primaries to independents Updated: Jun-23-15 5:19 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - With the number of registered independents on the rise in Oklahoma, the state Democratic Party is considering whether to open its traditionally closed primaries to independent voters.
- Primary left some state Supreme Court nominees low on cash Updated: Jun-18-15 6:08 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The hotly contested primary battle for three open seats on Pennsylvania's highest court left some of the nominees low on cash, according to campaign finance reports filed Thursday.
- West Virginia AG Morrisey opts against running for governor Updated: Jun-16-15 5:14 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said Tuesday that he won't run for governor, potentially helping the newly empowered state GOP sidestep a bruising primary next year.
- Congressman Scott DesJarlais says he's cancer-free Updated: Jun-16-15 10:53 am
MURFREESBORO, Tennessee - U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais has recently learned that he is cancer-free.
- ACLU files federal suit challenging SD election law change Updated: Jun-15-15 10:01 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Two small political parties in South Dakota filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging part of a law that they say would make it harder to get their candidates on the ballot.
- Rick Santorum to visit Montgomery Monday Updated: Jun-15-15 5:34 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum will be making a campaign stop in Montgomery.
- Utah Democrats vote to comply with new election law Updated: Jun-13-15 7:49 pm
PARK CITY, Utah - Utah Democrats voted Saturday to comply with a new state law changing the candidate nomination process.
- Ex-Senate candidate Grant runs for NC insurance commissioner Updated: Jun-12-15 8:23 pm
WILKESBORO, North Carolina - An unsuccessful U.S. Senate candidate in 2014 says she'll run for North Carolina insurance commissioner in 2016.
- Leaders in both parties claim victories after Va. primaries Updated: Jun-10-15 3:45 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Leaders in both Republican and Democratic parties got what they wanted out of Virginia's primary elections and said they are now well positioned for the November general election.
- 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.
- Virginia voters picking candidates in primary election Updated: Jun-09-15 3:35 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Voting in underway in Virginia's primary elections, which may shape November's general election fight over control of the Senate and determine who leads the state House of Delegates.
- State Board of Elections certifies May 19 primary results Updated: Jun-08-15 4:50 pm
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Kentucky's Republican primary for governor is now officially one of the closest statewide elections in state history.
- Graham back in SC after campaigning in New Hampshire, Iowa Updated: Jun-08-15 4:07 am
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is returning home to South Carolina following trips to Iowa and New Hampshire as he kicks off his Republican presidential campaign.
- Motorcycles and puppies: GOP contenders face off in Iowa Updated: Jun-06-15 7:22 pm
BOONE, Iowa - The attack ads and debates will come later. On Saturday, several Republican presidential contenders fought for an edge among motorcycles, puppies, war heroes and roasted pork, having swapped dark suits for blue jeans to meet Iowans eight months before they cast the first votes of the 2016 presidential primary.
- GOP must reckon with Reid in Nevada, even on his way out Updated: Jun-06-15 8:11 am
WASHINGTON - Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is at it again.