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Roberts touts farm expertise as Wolf criticizes ad

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts is touting his expertise in agriculture policy as he runs for re-election in the nation's leading wheat-producing state, and tea party challenger Milton Wolf's campaign accused him Thursday of trying to exploit geographical tensions with a new radio ad in western Kansas.

AG candidate Ozanne finds spending records

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

Attorney general hopeful Ismael Ozanne failed to supply a reason for spending $33,000 in campaign cash on finance reports he filed with state elections officials earlier this week.

Maxwell won't seek Nebraska congressional seat

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

A tea party activist in Omaha said Thursday he won't run for Congress, a potential blow to Democrats who were hoping he'd split the conservative vote.

Annual Ford dinner to celebrate 90th birthday

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

The annual Wendell Ford Dinner that honors the longtime Kentucky political leader will be held Thursday at a hotel in Louisville.

Republicans jump to Astorino's defense

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

Several Republican governors eyeing runs for the White House in 2016 are rallying behind the New York gubernatorial candidate spurned by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in an early sign of pre-primary jockeying.

APNewsBreak: No public money for IP candidate

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

Independence Party candidate Hannah Nicollet said Thursday she failed to qualify for a public campaign subsidy in the Minnesota gubernatorial race, a significant setback that's a financial gain for her opponents.

Senate hopefuls risk 'oppo-research' revelations

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

It's one thing to be Montana's lieutenant governor. It's another to be a U.S. Senate candidate in one of the states that will determine which party controls that 100-member chamber.

Records show criminal cases for 2 board candidates

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

Two of the four candidates seeking the same seat on the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners have criminal histories, according to police and court records.

Grimes focusing on jobs, pay equity

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes on Thursday night portrayed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as being out of touch with the struggles of Kentuckians, and said his partisanship has hurt the state.

Land amends report to change bank account's status

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land on Thursday amended her financial disclosure statement to change the status of a checking account her campaign says is the source of nearly $3 million she's given her campaign.