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Kobach foe criticizes 'dual' Kansas voting system

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Secretary of State Kris Kobach's opponent in the Republican primary predicted Tuesday that a "dual" voting system designed by him to help Kansas enforce a proof-of-citizenship rule will confuse voters and suppress turnout.

Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

| |Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.

Long Island lawyer faces Rep. Israel in House race

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The tightly contested race to challenge incumbent Democrat Steve Israel in Long Island's 3rd Congressional District has been settled.

Malloy criticizes GOP foes for embracing Christie

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

As he runs for re-election, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rekindling a rivalry with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, tweaking the Republican over his position on gun control and his state's economic record.

Grimes jabs McConnell on jobs issue in new TV ad

| |Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes went on the attack again Tuesday with a new TV ad featuring an out-of-work Appalachian coal miner who questions Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's commitment to job growth.

Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.

Runoff primary decide nominations for Congress

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The retirement of Republican U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss set off a political game of musical chairs that was partially settled with Tuesday's primary runoff election.

Group joins crowded ad space in Kansas Senate race

| |Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

A Washington-area group is spending more than $423,000 on radio and television ads in Kansas markets to boost tea party challenger Milton Wolf's campaign against U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts in the Republican primary, and the group's leader said Monday that the effort signals the race is tightening.

PAC dollars boost Yoder's treasury in Kansas 3rd

|Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

Contributions from political action committees have helped Republican congressman Kevin Yoder stockpile funds for his re-election campaign in Kansas' 3rd District.

Clinton: US, Europe should get tough on Russia

| |Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that the U.S. and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia while she backed President Barack Obama's calls for a thorough investigation into the passenger jet that was shot down last week over Ukraine.