09/06/14 01:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Norma Torres sees a reflection of herself in some of the Central American children who have flooded into the United States in recent months. More than four decades ago in Guatemala, Torres' parents told her she was going to the United States on a vacation. They declined to...
09/06/14 12:15 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's trade mission to Mexico was promoted as a chance to foster business ties between that country and his state. The just-concluded trip also gave the potential 2016 GOP presidential contender an opportunity to bolster his foreign policy...
09/06/14 11:45 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The race for New York lieutenant governor is emerging as the best chance for critics of Gov. Andrew Cuomo to weaken his grip on power. Columbia University professor Tim Wu is challenging former Buffalo congresswoman Kathy Hochul in Tuesday's Democratic primary. Hochul is...
By Brian Hughes | 09/06/14 11:01 AM
Obama is punting on the polarizing issue in an attempt to insulate Senate Democrats from GOP attacks and preserve control of the upper chamber.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/05/14 06:56 PM
The former New York senator and secretary of state has recorded a robocall for Kathy Hochul, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/05/14 05:58 PM
Though many Republicans disapprove of the Ex-Im Bank, it may get a short-term reauthorization as lawmakers hit the campaign trail.
By Brian Hughes | 09/05/14 04:26 PM
If Democrats lose the Senate in November, Republicans will have effectively driven a stake in the rest of President Obama's agenda -- or so goes the conventional wisdom.
09/05/14 08:00 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A legal move by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's liberal challenger fell flat Friday while the governor and his running mate announced the support of Hillary Clinton and dozens of other Democrats ahead of next week's primary. A Manhattan judge declined a request by Zephyr...
By Betsy Woodruff | 09/05/14 06:01 PM
With incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts in serious trouble after a bruising primary, Taylor, a Democrat, tried to drop out of the race to help an independent candidate win.
09/05/14 02:45 PM
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to visit three states this weekend, including Iowa, as he hosts fundraisers for Democratic candidates. O'Malley, who is considering running for president in 2016, is scheduled to be in Illinois on Saturday for a public event with...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/05/14 01:41 PM
The former secretary of State said she has a "unique vantage point" on the presidency and noted that even if she decides by Jan. 1, she won't necessarily declare her bid officially.
By Zack Colman | 09/05/14 12:43 PM
The League of Conservation Voters anticipates spending $25 million this election cycle, amounting to a five-fold increase over 2010.
By Betsy Woodruff | 09/05/14 12:41 PM
While his main focus is on helping Republicans win the Senate, Sen. Ted Cruz is also stumping for a number of female candidates in down-ballot races this fall.
09/05/14 08:45 AM
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — A high-ranking New York state senator is getting a primary challenge Tuesday. The state Board of Elections on Friday officially lists a Republican primary challenge to Binghamton-area Sen. Thomas Libous from Denver Jones. The Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin reports...
09/04/14 05:30 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democrat Charlie Crist said Thursday he successfully reduced rising property insurance rates as governor and will do so again if elected, vowing to repeal a law enacted under Republican Gov. Rick Scott that he said provides weaker coverage at a higher price. It's a...
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