Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

| |Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

To hear party operatives describe the fight for the Senate, it's the boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian.

Ricketts, Bruning spar in Nebraska governor's race

| |Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Omaha businessman Pete Ricketts and Attorney General Jon Bruning accused each other Tuesday of running negative, inaccurate television ads in the final weeks of the Republican primary race for Nebraska governor.

Michigan elections take shape at filing deadline

| |Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Michigan's top-of-the-ticket gubernatorial and U.S. Senate candidates can look ahead to November while many others vying for the largest number of open U.S. House seats in 22 years must first survive the August primary.

Republican official cited for excess contributions

| |Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Three political action committees that state investigators said were under the direction of a top Massachusetts Republican official have agreed to pay $17,500 after making excess campaign contributions.

Democrats eye 15 cities for 2016 convention

| |Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

President Barack Obama's hometown and Hillary Rodham Clinton's home base as a senator are among the 15 cities the Democratic National Committee is considering to host the party's presidential nominating convention in 2016, officials said Tuesday.

Cotton defends vote against farm bill

| |Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Republican Senate hopeful and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton defended his vote against the Farm Bill as he addressed the state's largest agricultural advocacy group on Tuesday, while U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor accused his rival of turning a "deaf ear" on Arkansas farmers.


|Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

By The Associated Press

High court to hear legislator election case

|Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

The state Supreme Court is expediting a hearing in an election challenge that removed Democratic Rep. Sandra Jeff of Crownpoint from the June 3 primary election ballot.

Taveras unveils policy plans on environment

| |Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Angel Taveras on Tuesday unveiled a plan that calls for reducing Rhode Island's use of fossil fuels and preparing for the effects of climate change, saying that environmental concerns are also economic ones.

Grieving borrowers told to repay student loan

| |Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Some student loan borrowers who had a parent or grandparent co-sign the note are finding that they must immediately pay the loan in full if the relative dies.