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Bachmann backs Emmer to succeed her in Congress

|Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is formally backing GOP candidate Tom Emmer to succeed her in Congress as an expected primary awaits that Minnesota race.

2 years before Mo. governor's race, Koster has $2M

|Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has more than $2 million in the bank for a likely gubernatorial campaign in 2016.

Perry's lawyer in veto probe hired at $450 hourly

|Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

The attorney Gov. Rick Perry hired amid a grand jury investigation into abuse of power allegations has a $450 hourly contract.

Ohio governor airs 1st TV ad in his 2014 campaign

|Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) has gone up early with the first television ad of his 2014 re-election campaign.

Pryor: $1.2M raised in first 3 months of '14

| |Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor on Tuesday reported raising $1.22 million in the first three months of the year, trailing his Republican rival during the quarter while still boasting a larger war chest in his re-election bid.

Democrats have outside money advantage - for now

| |Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already approaching the $1 billion mark, according to financial reports still being filed Tuesday evening.

Coulson: 'Didn't know about tabloid phone hacking'

| |Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief said under oath Tuesday that he was never involved in phone hacking when he was the editor of a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid, though he acknowledged he hadn't known at the time that the practice was illegal.

Rubio: Terrorists training in Syria may strike US

| |Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio warned Tuesday that terrorists training in ungoverned swaths of Syria could "soon" attack American interests around the world — or even on the nation's home soil.

Peters, Land remain close in Senate fundraising

|Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

Democrat Gary Peters and Republican Terri Lynn Land are continuing to raise millions of dollars for their U.S. Senate campaigns in Michigan.

Grimes raised $2.7 million in first quarter

| |Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

Alison Lundergan Grimes raised more money than Mitch McConnell in the past three months, but the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate still trails the Senate Republican leader by a 2-to-1 margin in available funds.