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  • Shannon gets tea party support at Oklahoma rally 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 11:03 pm
  • TULSA, Oklahoma - Former Oklahoma House Speaker T.W. Shannon, who became the chamber's leader by winning support of its broad right wing, welcomed three tea party favorites to a campaign event Thursday as he seeks the Republican nomination for a soon-to-be-vacant U.S. Senate seat.

  • Tea party big wigs in Nebraska for Sasse 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 5:06 am
  • NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska - A slew of tea party favorites are heading to central Nebraska this week to support Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ben Sasse, less than three weeks before the May 13 primary election.

  • Ted Cruz endorses Ricketts for Nebraska governor 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 6:43 pm
  • LINCOLN, Nebraska - Republican Pete Ricketts has won the endorsement of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, a conservative leader embraced by the tea party.

  • Congressional race in SW Florida heats up 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 9:54 am
  • FORT MYERS, Florida - The Republican voters of southwest Florida have either been entertained or appalled by the allegations made by the candidates seeking to replace their congressman, who resigned in January after being arrested for buying cocaine.

  • Sarah Palin plans speech on Alabama coast 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 5:34 am
  • ORANGE BEACH, Alabama - Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is scheduled to be in Alabama next week.

  • Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on late show 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:49 pm
  • NEW YORK - CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy.

  • Walker dodges question about lack of degree 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 3:13 pm
  • MIDDLETON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 Republican candidate for president who lacks a college degree, said Wednesday he would like to complete his course work to get his diploma, but he dodged a question about whether it was necessary to run for higher office.

  • Sasse winning Neb. US Senate fundraising race 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 3:59 pm
  • OMAHA, Nebraska - Ben Sasse is handily winning the fundraising game in the Republican primary race for Nebraska's open U.S. Senate seat, but at least one of his opponents insists it will take more than money to win.

  • Fla. Senate forced to changed official vote record 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 7:59 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A Florida state senator campaigning with former Gov. Sarah Palin caused a bit of a mystery.

  • Nebraska is new front in battle for control of GOP 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 3:18 pm
  • ELMWOOD, Nebraska - Compared with the acrimonious primary campaigns elsewhere, the race for the GOP Senate nomination in Nebraska sounds like two nice guys running for local Rotary Club president.

  • Alaska reindeer farm says 'kissing moose' is dead 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 12:59 am
  • WASILLA, Alaska - The folks at the Williams Reindeer Farm in Wasilla, Alaska, say Denali the "kissing moose" has died after suffering a bad reaction to medication.

  • Ortman's Senate bid gets a Palin boost 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 4:21 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Sarah Palin is endorsing Minnesota state Sen. Julianne Ortman as she seeks the Republican party's Senate nomination.

  • California state senator freed from jail on bond 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 10:44 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - California state Sen. Leland Yee has been released from custody and his lawyer says the Democrat from San Francisco plans to plead not guilty to corruption and gun charges.

  • Arrested lawmaker known for transparency bills 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 7:08 pm
  • SACRAMENTO, California - Before his arrest Wednesday on federal corruption charges, Sen. Leland Yee was best known for his attempts to strengthen California's open records, government transparency and whistleblower protection laws.