Laughs in Minnesota Senate race not from Franken

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

In Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, the investment banker is cracking jokes on TV while the former comedian lectures about financial products.

Dorman tops Fallin in fundraising period

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Democratic state Rep. Joe Dorman raised slightly more money in his campaign for Oklahoma governor than incumbent Republican Gov. Mary Fallin in the most recent campaign reporting period, but Fallin still maintains a huge fundraising lead over her challenger.

McConnell, Grimes spar at Kentucky farm forum

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates had a hard time talking about farming without slinging mud.

GOP's Senate candidate: Alaska is my home, too

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

The winner of Alaska's Republican Senate primary, Dan Sullivan, successfully turned back tea party opposition during an at-times contentious 10-month race. Next up, Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, who has tagged Sullivan as an outsider in a state where relationships and roots matter.

Appeals court says term limits can't be on ballot

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Proponents of term limits for Illinois lawmakers were preparing a last-minute appeal to the state Supreme Court after an appeals court ruled Wednesday that a measure asking voters to approve such a measure could not appear on the November ballot.

AK-Winners

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

By The Associated Press

WY-Winners

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

By The Associated Press

Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor reached into his own medical history Tuesday to explain his vote on the nation's new health care law, telling Arkansans his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced him.

DNC beats RNC in July fundraising

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

The Democratic National Committee squeaked past its GOP rival in fundraising last month, but the Republican National Committee still has a bigger bank account, according to finance reports filed Wednesday.

Sullivan wins GOP US Senate primary in Alaska

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Alaska.