- Rand Paul talks faith in Kentucky campaign swing Updated: Nov-23-15 5:10 pm
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Rand Paul came home for Thanksgiving to talk about his faith in God.
- Congressmen readying for announcement on US Senate race Updated: Nov-23-15 5:09 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Two of Louisiana's congressmen are making it clear they intend to run for the U.S. Senate next year, after Republican David Vitter announced he won't seek re-election.
- Republicans' tough Senate map gets another twist Updated: Nov-23-15 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON - Republicans' plans to defend their Senate majority in 2016 just got a bit more complicated.
- Ex-Senate candidate O'Donnell: FEC lawsuit is a 'witch hunt' Updated: Nov-20-15 2:09 pm
DOVER, Delaware - Former U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell said Friday that a Federal Election Commission lawsuit accusing her of improper campaign expenditures is a "witch hunt" and a waste of taxpayer dollars.
- 2016 Senate contenders in Ohio differ on Syrian refugees Updated: Nov-18-15 12:50 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Candidates in Ohio's closely watched 2016 U.S. Senate race favor different approaches to Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris attacks.
- Republican Del. Kathy Szeliga announces run for US Senate Updated: Nov-10-15 2:33 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland Del. Kathy Szeliga said Tuesday she is running for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat that will become vacant when Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski retires next year.
- Big spending expected for state legislative races in 2016 Updated: Nov-07-15 10:26 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - While the presidential campaign commands the public's attention, political parties and financial contributors are quietly preparing for another less glitzy yet significant set of elections a year from now - battles to determine control of dozens of state legislative chambers.
- Republicans capitalize on anti-Obama fervor in coal country Updated: Nov-07-15 3:57 am
PIKEVILLE, Kentucky - In the heart of Kentucky's coal country, where sons followed fathers and grandfathers into the mines, support for Democrats ran as deep as the coal seams that powered the region's economy. But as the Appalachian coal sector's future has dimmed, so has political loyalty.
- Northup endorses Rubio, will lead his Kentucky campaign Updated: Nov-06-15 11:45 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio gained the endorsement of former Congresswoman Anne Northup on Friday and named her chairwoman for his state campaign, as he takes steps to compete in Kentucky's first ever presidential caucus.
- GOP's Angle 'looking for interest' in potential Senate bid Updated: Nov-05-15 6:20 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Republican former U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle acknowledged a group is pushing her to run again for Democratic Sen. Harry Reid's seat, but she isn't committing to doing so.
- Poll: Boozman has 38 percent approval rating Updated: Nov-04-15 5:19 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Less than half of Arkansas residents approve of U.S. Sen. John Boozman's job performance as he gears up for a re-election bid, while even more don't have an opinion of the Republican, according to a poll released by the University of Arkansas on Wednesday.
- Gecker concedes to Sturtevant in Virginia Senate race Updated: Nov-04-15 11:34 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Democratic candidate Dan Gecker has conceded to his Republican opponent in the closely watched race for an open seat in Virginia's 10th Senate District.
- Republican victories leave Kentucky Democrats reeling Updated: Nov-04-15 6:06 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Just two years ago, Kentucky Democrats boasted a deep bench of three young stars who aligned to prove the party could still win in the conservative South with a message focused on the economy and jobs instead of abortion and gay marriage.
- NY voters pick 5 new lawmakers; GOP, Dems split Senate races Updated: Nov-04-15 12:20 am
ALBANY, New York - New York voters elected five new state lawmakers Tuesday in special elections - three of whom will replace politicians convicted of corruption.
- Virginia Republicans remain in control of state Senate Updated: Nov-03-15 11:21 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Republicans have maintained control of the state Senate after a bruising, expensive contest that featured heavy investment from national special interest groups.
- Voters decide mayoral, other contests across Massachusetts Updated: Nov-03-15 10:08 pm
BOSTON - Polls closed in 53 cities and towns across Massachusetts on Tuesday with voters deciding several mayoral contests in an otherwise low-key Election Day in Massachusetts.
- The Latest: GOP's Richard Black holds on to senate seat Updated: Nov-03-15 9:14 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The latest on Election Day in Virginia as Democrats try to gain control of the Senate and Republicans battle to retain their slim edge while retaining their majority in the House of Delegates. (All times local)
- Bevin, Conway try to excite voters ahead of Tuesday's vote Updated: Nov-02-15 4:06 pm
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- Q&A: What's at stake, other issues on Virginia Election Day Updated: Nov-02-15 12:42 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia voters will head to the polls Tuesday to elect all 140 members of the General Assembly. Here's a look at what's at stake and other issues on Election Day:
- Florida's Democratic Senate primary will be long and nasty Updated: Nov-01-15 10:52 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Sen. Bill Nelson delivered the biggest understatement during a weekend-long state Democratic Party convention that was supposed to fire up activists for next year's election.
- Capital city rings in Nevada Day with parade, run, chili Updated: Oct-31-15 10:31 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Carson City has rung in Nevada's 151st birthday with its annual parade and a slate of other special events.
- Ann Romney visit sparks Ohio campaign faceoff over women Updated: Oct-30-15 12:18 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ann Romney arrived in Ohio's capital Friday to help U.S. Sen. Rob Portman launch the women's outreach component of his 2016 re-election campaign, touching off a debate over the standing of women in the state.
- Former US Senate candidate to run for state House seat Updated: Oct-29-15 11:13 am
BUTTE, Montana - High school math teacher and former U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis has announced she's getting back on the campaign trial, this time for the state Legislature.
- Husband of ex-US Senate candidate Bosworth appears in court Updated: Oct-26-15 8:20 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - The husband of former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth made his first court appearance Monday after being indicted in connection with his wife's 2014 campaign, which left her with a conviction on 12 felony counts.