- Walker promotes tax cuts before Michigan vote Updated: May-04-15 4:46 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Republican presidential contender Scott Walker on Monday touted tax cuts to boost the U.S. economy, a day before Michigan voters decide the fate of tax hikes to improve deteriorating road and bridge infrastructure.
- Poverty edging into 2016 presidential race amid city unrest Updated: May-04-15 3:31 am
WASHINGTON - In a presidential campaign where candidates are jockeying to be champions of the middle class and asking wealthy people for money, the problems facing the poor are inching into the debate.
- Juice would be spilled: Imagining 2 Floridas, South & North Updated: May-01-15 4:59 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - Some South Florida politicians say they've been ignored long enough by state leaders in North Florida. Now they want their own state.
- Jeb Bush to appear at NC GOP headquarters Updated: May-01-15 9:47 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is appearing at the North Carolina Republican Party headquarters.
- Former GOP chairman enters US Senate race in California Updated: Apr-26-15 3:48 pm
LOS ANGELES - Tom Del Beccaro, a former chairman of the California Republican Party, announced Sunday that he's undertaking a longshot bid to succeed Barbara Boxer as California's next U.S. senator.
- Top Romney adviser courts challenger to US Sen. Mike Lee Updated: Apr-25-15 8:01 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Spencer Zwick, who remains one of Mitt Romney's closest advisers after leading his massive fundraising operation in the 2012 presidential race, is courting a challenger to U.S. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah.
- Romney to Jacksonville University graduates: Get a life Updated: Apr-25-15 1:31 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had a message Saturday for Jacksonville University graduates: Get a life.
- Josh Romney will not run for Senate Updated: Apr-22-15 5:28 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Josh Romney won't challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Lee next year but wants someone else to challenge the first-term official.
- New Hampshire's voters relish wide-open 2016 GOP field Updated: Apr-20-15 3:14 am
NASHUA, New Hampshire - For New Hampshire Republicans, the early days of the 2016 presidential campaign feel like an embarrassment of riches.
- West Virginia's Joe Manchin says he'll run again for Senate Updated: Apr-19-15 1:24 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said on Sunday that he will run for re-election in 2018 rather than make a return bid for governor next year, saying he believes he can have the greatest impact by staying in Washington.
- Former Massachusetts governor joins Mitt Romney's old firm Updated: Apr-13-15 10:28 pm
BOSTON - Deval Patrick has a new job.
- Scramble expected to replace Rubio if he runs for president Updated: Apr-11-15 5:04 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The biggest Republican name considering a run for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's seat if he enters the presidential race announced Saturday that he will not seek the position.
- In Massachusetts, a long and tortured death penalty history Updated: Apr-11-15 1:35 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts hasn't executed anyone since 1947, but during most of its history it allowed capital punishment for crimes ranging from murder to witchcraft.
- Ahead of likely 2016 bid, Walker builds on overseas resume Updated: Apr-11-15 3:13 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is becoming something of a globe-trotter as world affairs loom large in the 2016 Republican presidential race and attention has been drawn to his early foreign policy stumbles.
- Be yourself: a not-so-simple goal for Clinton, GOP hopefuls Updated: Apr-11-15 3:05 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama had some advice for Hillary Rodham Clinton in the days before the launch of her presidential campaign. If she's just herself, he said, she'll do fine.
- Baker names members of screening panel for judges Updated: Apr-10-15 10:22 am
BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker has named the former head of the Boston Bar Association to chair his Judicial Nominating Commission, a panel that screens applicants for judgeships.