- GOP congressional candidates to mingle in Cheyenne Updated: Feb-12-16 2:01 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Republican candidates for Wyoming's lone seat in the U.S. House will get a chance to mingle with voters at a GOP event in Cheyenne.
- GOP stunned Senate hopeful may be short of ballot signatures Updated: Feb-11-16 3:57 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Two of Indiana's top GOP lawmakers said Thursday that they were surprised to learn Congressman Todd Young may have failed to meet a state ballot requirement in his U.S. Senate campaign, with the Republican leader of the state Senate saying it may be "one of the most colossal mistakes I've ever seen."
- House votes to repeal Presidential Preference Election Updated: Feb-10-16 5:51 pm
PHOENIX - The House has voted to repeal the state-funded version of the presidential primary.
- Special election held for 2 vacancies in Legislature Updated: Feb-10-16 1:52 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Unofficial election results show voters in the Twin Cities suburbs have picked two Republicans to fill vacancies at the Minnesota Legislature.
- House committee considering changes to student restraint law Updated: Feb-09-16 4:42 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A House committee heard testimony Tuesday on a bill that would permanently institute the current law on how disruptive students can be restrained and provide more training for school employees.
- House agrees to double donor limit ahead of pivotal election Updated: Feb-08-16 7:36 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - House Democrats and Republicans agreed to double how much money people can donate to political candidates, potentially raising the stakes for the November elections that could determine who controls state government.
- House Finance Chairman fined for misreported contributions Updated: Feb-08-16 3:43 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island Board of Elections has fined House Finance Chairman Raymond Gallison for misreporting $18,850 in campaign contributions.
- GOP Rep. Randy Forbes said he's switching districts Updated: Feb-08-16 3:29 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Facing a difficult road to re-election thanks to a new congressional map, Republican U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes announced Monday that he is switching to a more GOP-friendly district.
- GOP opts for nominating convention in 5th District Updated: Feb-07-16 3:26 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - Republicans in Virginia's 5th District will choose their nominee for Congress in a convention instead of an open primary.
- Washington House once again passes Voting Rights Act Updated: Feb-04-16 2:49 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - For the fourth time in as many years, the state House has passed a measure seeking to reform representation of minorities in local elections.
- House to take 3 weeks off this session; Senate to take 1 Updated: Feb-03-16 6:31 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Both chambers of the South Carolina Legislature are taking a break the week after Easter, and the House is taking two additional weeks off.
- West Virginia features packed ballot for 2016 election Updated: Feb-03-16 1:58 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The ballot is almost set for a pivotal election in West Virginia.
- Bernard Schaber joins pool considering 8th District run Updated: Feb-03-16 1:14 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Former Democratic state Rep. Penny Bernard Schaber has added her name to a growing list of possible candidates for Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District.
- House GOP fails anew to repeal Obama's health care law Updated: Feb-02-16 6:07 pm
WASHINGTON - Republicans failed in their latest futile attempt Tuesday to kill President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, a Groundhog Day vote by the House that was solely an exercise in election-year political messaging.
- Kentucky House Democrats opposed to governor's spending cuts Updated: Feb-02-16 5:24 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - House Democrats said Tuesday they likely will not approve $650 million worth of state spending cuts proposed by Republican Gov. Matt Bevin, setting up a budget battle one month ahead of four special elections that could shift the balance of power in the legislature.
- Cummings won't run for Senate, will seek House re-election Updated: Feb-02-16 11:18 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings said Tuesday he won't run for Senate and will seek re-election to a 12th term in the House.
- Cummings won't run for Senate, will seek House re-election Updated: Feb-02-16 11:01 am
BALTIMORE - U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings says he won't run for Senate, but will seek re-election to his House seat.
- Lee, Roberson have money lead in Nevada House primaries Updated: Feb-01-16 8:37 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - The state of play in Nevada's four congressional races is coming into sharper focus after candidates filed quarterly financial reports over the weekend with the Federal Election Commission. Here's a look at who's ahead in the campaign money game:
- Owens outraises Love in fundraising period for House seat Updated: Feb-01-16 5:37 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Democratic challenger Doug Owens raised more money than U.S. Rep. Mia Love in the final months of 2015 as Owens tries to unseat the incumbent.
- Cheney formally launches bid for Wyoming US House seat Updated: Feb-01-16 5:12 pm
GILLETTE, Wyoming - Liz Cheney formally kicked off her campaign for Wyoming's lone U.S. House seat Monday with a newspaper interview in a region hard-hit by a downturn in coal mining, saying her top goal is to reverse Obama administration energy policies.
- Republican House member decides not to seek re-election Updated: Feb-01-16 3:56 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - State Rep. David Floyd said Monday he will not seek re-election this year, giving Republicans another seat to defend in trying to claim control of the Kentucky House and complete their takeover of the General Assembly.
- Roberson leads Republican rivals in House fundraising Updated: Feb-01-16 2:05 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - State Senate leader Michael Roberson is leading his Republican rivals in fundraising for Nevada's 3rd Congressional District seat.
- Indiana Rep. Randy Truitt announces retirement plans Updated: Jan-27-16 8:13 am
LAFAYETTE, Indiana - A state legislator from West Lafayette who has held office for eight years has decided not to seek another two-year term.
- Democrat Jacky Rosen launches bid for Rep. Heck's House seat Updated: Jan-26-16 4:18 pm
HENDERSON, Nevada - The leader of a Henderson synagogue announced Tuesday that she'll run for the southern Nevada congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Joe Heck.
- Member of House leadership decides not to seek re-election Updated: Jan-25-16 7:38 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - State Rep. Johnny Bell, a member of House Democratic leadership, said Monday that he has decided not to seek re-election this year as his party tries to maintain its fragile majority in the chamber.