- Cleveland authorities to tout convention preparedness Updated: May-28-16 6:00 pm
CLEVELAND - City officials plan to present an overview of security preparation for this summer's Republican National Convention in Cleveland, seeking to counter continuing concerns about readiness to host the event expected to bring 50,000 visitors to northeast Ohio.
- Donald Trump breaks with nation's only Latina governor Updated: May-27-16 3:03 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - It was a stunning rebuke - even by Donald Trump's standards - aimed at the nation's only Latina governor at a political rally in her home state of New Mexico.
- The Latest: Groups oppose GOP convention protest area Updated: May-25-16 5:50 pm
CLEVELAND - The Latest on the designated a route for protest marches during the Republican National Convention (all times local):
- Protest march route set for Republican National Convention Updated: May-25-16 12:32 pm
CLEVELAND - Cleveland has designated a route for protest marches during the Republican National Convention while leaving open the possibility that marches would be allowed outside the event zone surrounding the arena where it's being held.
- Trump, Clinton win Washington's presidential primaries Updated: May-25-16 12:14 am
OLYMPIA, Washington - Donald Trump handily won Washington state's Republican presidential primary Tuesday, even as he shared the ballot with three other candidates who had already dropped out of the contest.
- The Latest: Clinton wins Washington's Democratic primary Updated: May-24-16 11:29 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - The Latest on Washington state's presidential primaries (all times local):
- Ohio county to buy 4 mobile cameras, use at GOP convention Updated: May-24-16 12:43 am
CLEVELAND - Monitored security cameras will be used to watch people on the street during this summer's Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
- Trump takes 8 of 13 delegates at GOP Vermont convention Updated: May-22-16 12:35 pm
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont - Eight of 13 Vermont delegates elected during the Vermont Republican Convention to go to the national convention this summer are supporters of presumptive presidential GOP nominee Donald Trump.
- Cleveland State to study economic impact of GOP convention Updated: May-22-16 9:46 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Cleveland State University is conducting a study of the economic impact of this summer's Republican National Convention.
- Missouri Republicans pick delegates for national convention Updated: May-21-16 10:30 pm
BRANSON, Missouri - Missouri Republicans have selected the delegate slate they plan to send to the national party convention in Cleveland in July.
- Leadership tensions simmer at New Mexico GOP convention Updated: May-21-16 7:27 pm
SANDIA PUEBLO, New Mexico - New Mexico Republicans voted out a representative to the party's national committee on Saturday in a leadership shake-up tied to frustrations over the state's lagging economy and hardball tactics against Democrats.
- Illinois GOP calls for unity as some tiptoe around Trump Updated: May-21-16 5:36 pm
PEORIA, Illinois - Illinois Republicans cheered calls for unity at the party's state convention on Saturday even as some top elected officials tiptoed around the name likely to top the GOP ticket: Donald Trump.
- Minnesota Republican Party leaders call for unity Updated: May-21-16 5:11 pm
DULUTH, Minnesota - Minnesota Republican Party leaders are calling for unity behind presumed presidential nominee Donald Trump as GOP faithful gather at their state convention this weekend.
- GOP convention wraps up Saturday Updated: May-21-16 2:25 pm
PASCO, Washington - Republican U.S. Senate candidate Chris Vance told the state Republican Party convention on Saturday that it is time to oust Democratic U.S. Sen. Patty Murray after four terms.
- Wanted: Volunteers to clean up Cleveland for GOP convention Updated: May-21-16 9:32 am
CLEVELAND - Officials in Cleveland are looking for volunteers to spruce up the city before the Republican National Convention rolls into town in mid-July.
- Clarification: Party Conventions story Updated: May-20-16 7:19 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - In a story May 19, The Associated Press reported that U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy was one of four unpledged Vermont delegates to the Democratic National Convention supporting presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The story should have made clear a Leahy aide says the senator's "personal support" is with Clinton but he'll vote for the candidate with the most pledged delegates, a category in which Clinton has a wide lead.
- Minnesota GOP conventioneers gather in Duluth Updated: May-20-16 4:33 pm
DULUTH, Minnesota - Minnesota's Republicans are set to take over Duluth this weekend as the GOP kicks off its two-day state convention on Friday.
- Plenty of Cruz supporters remain at state GOP convention Updated: May-19-16 6:39 pm
PASCO, Washington - Jennifer Fetters of Bellevue worked a booth promoting former presidential candidate Ted Cruz at the Washington State Republican Party convention on Thursday - one of the many supporters of the conservative senator from Texas who continued to push his candidacy weeks after Cruz suspended his campaign.
- Maryland Trump delegate faces child pornography charges Updated: May-19-16 5:23 pm
BALTMORE - A Maryland Republican Party official says one of the state's Donald Trump delegates probably won't go to the national convention following his federal indictment on child pornography, explosives and firearm charges.
- Casino reverses media ban at New Mexico GOP convention Updated: May-18-16 4:37 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A ban on journalists at the New Mexico Republican Party convention has been reversed by Native American leaders overseeing a casino where the event will be held, GOP officials announced Wednesday.
- The Latest: Media ban reversed at state GOP convention Updated: May-18-16 3:10 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The Latest on a media access to the New Mexico Republican convention (all times local):
- Rock Hall exhibit to focus on rock music link to politics Updated: May-16-16 7:24 am
CLEVELAND - A new exhibit focusing on the link between rock music and politics will open at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland prior to the Republican National Convention scheduled for July.
- Trump, bathrooms, secession: 5 things from Texas GOP meeting Updated: May-15-16 2:34 am
DALLAS - The Texas Republican Convention began under a "Unite to Win" banner but ended with many delegates still standoffish toward Donald Trump and mourning Ted Cruz's exit from the Republican presidential race. A rundown of one of the biggest state Republican conventions in the U.S. that wrapped up Saturday:
- The Latest: Paul Ryan says no timeline for party unity Updated: May-14-16 10:05 pm
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - The Latest on the Wisconsin Republican Party convention (all times local):
- Montana Republicans select delegates for national convention Updated: May-14-16 7:05 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Several hundred Republicans in Billings have chosen delegates to represent Montana at the party's national convention.