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  • Jeanne Shaheen keeps pace with Scott Brown in New Hampshire fundraising

    From April through June, Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen brought in more than $2.8 million, her campaign announced Monday.

  • N.Y. congressional candidate wants to double as reality TV star

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A Republican candidate seeking to dethrone U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney also wants to star in his very own reality television show as he campaigns. Nicholas Di Iorio recently filed an advisory opinion request with the Federal Election Commission, seeking clarification...

  • Clinton says she's donated college speaking fees

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she's donated to her family's foundation the huge sums she has earned in speaking fees at colleges for the last year and half. Some students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, have called for Clinton to return the $225,000 she is receiving for...

  • Quasi-lobbyist runs as earmarker in Kansas GOP primary

    Former Rep. Todd Tiahrt is a man on a mission — to reclaim the Republican Party for earmarkers.

  • Democrats' Florida push calls for US shift on Cuba

    MIAMI (AP) — When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the trade embargo against Cuba. "If you really care...

  • Senate majority could rest on the sage grouse

    DENVER (AP) — An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November. The federal government is considering listing the greater sage grouse as an endangered species next year. Doing so could limit...

  • Cantor's loss a blow to state GOP fundraising

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia state Republican lawmakers have lost one of their more reliable sources of campaign cash with U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's pending exit from Congress, a loss that's already causing tension within the party. Cantor's campaign account and the...

  • Amid positive jobs numbers, politicians hedge bets

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The top jobs numbers for June would seem to be cause for some appreciation. After all, the unemployment rate dipped to 6.1 percent, the lowest in six years, and hiring showed five months of steady growth. But the public continues to perceive the economy as poor. So, heading...

  • Dispute over religious faith sparks spat in Arkansas Senate race

    Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor's campaign demanded an apology Wednesday from Republican Rep. Tom Cotton after he questioned the depth of Pryor's religious faith.

  • Democrats to visit potential 2016 convention sites

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats plan to travel to six cities this summer to evaluate potential sites for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Officials with the Democratic National Committee are studying how each city might accommodate the tens of thousands of party leaders and activists who...

  • Iowa liberty movement activists chafing over Third District results

    In the state's Third Congressional District, surprising convention results pushed an unlikely Establishment contender to the Republican nomination and left many grassroots activists irked.

  • How Obama's immigration power play will shape the midterms

    President Obama's decision to go it alone on immigration reform ignited a debate that won't be decided until November: Is he guilty of executive overreach or a principled reformer forced to act by Washington gridlock?

  • Let the Hillary veepstakes begin

    Hillary Clinton is still many months from announcing whether she will run for president in 2016 -- but, for a potential running mate, it's never too early to start cozying up.

  • Abbott concedes chemical data 'challenging' to get

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorney General Greg Abbott is conceding that learning where dangerous chemicals are stored in Texas can be a challenge. The Republican nominee for governor has faced scrutiny since a May ruling by his office that tightened public access to information about chemical...

  • Today's political victories could vex GOP in 2016

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Republicans claimed victory this week in the Supreme Court ruling on religious freedom and the White House's acceptance that an immigration overhaul won't happen this year. Today's victories could haunt the GOP in two years' time, as the party's presidential...



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