By Associated Press | 11/12/13 09:18 AM
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. — Republican Sen. Mark Kirk says he won't endorse any candidate in Illinois' GOP gubernatorial primary.
By Associated Press | 11/12/13 09:03 AM
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Rep. Patrick Murphy had been a cautious defender of President Obama's health care law for much of the last year, telling constituents in his swing-voting district that the far-from-perfect measure is critical to helping cover uninsured Americans.
By Charlie Spiering | 11/11/13 03:04 PM
Conservatives know New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is now both the media and establishment choice for 2016, and that is part of the reason why they are so suspicious of him. But when conservative Republicans were desperate for a voice opposing President Obama, Christie was a viral star.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/11/13 01:51 PM
When the Senate Conservatives Fund recently passed over Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy in Louisiana and instead endorsed his primary opponent, Rob Maness, for Senate, it looked like the telltale early shots of a fierce Republican primary battle.
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 01:44 PM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — For the first time in a generation, Missouri voters next year will be handed a general election ballot with no candidates for president, U.S. Senate or governor. Yet despite the absence of those traditional high-profile races, Missourians still could face some taxing...
By Ivan Moreno | 11/11/13 01:30 PM
DENVER — The nation's newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland. There wouldn't be civil unions for gay couples, new renewable energy standards, or limits on ammunition...
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 10:56 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas attorney general hopeful Barry Smitherman turned some heads when he suggested this summer that many aborted fetuses might have voted Republican had they been born. Upon further reflection, he still insists it's a no-brainer. "What we've seen in our state is that...
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 10:25 AM
PORTLAND, Maine — When the intensely private Rep. Mike Michaud laid bare his private life and announced he's gay, one openly gay congressman joked that the Maine Democrat had never registered on his "gaydar."
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 09:44 AM
The health care law's seemingly endless problems are giving congressional Republicans a much-needed boost of energy, helping them to move past the government shutdown debacle and focus on a theme for next year's elections. Republicans are back on offense, and more quickly than many had...
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 09:29 AM
Sarah Palin says she thinks it's good that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie won another term in mostly Democratic New Jersey. But the 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate stops short of embracing Christie as a potential GOP presidential candidate in 2016.
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