- Groups allege illegal coordination by Zinke Updated: Mar-05-14 6:55 pm
- Romney backs Iowa Republican Ernst for US Senate Updated: Mar-05-14 5:46 pm
- GOP pans Obama's $3.9T budget as campaign warm-up Updated: Mar-05-14 4:37 pm
- Wisconsin Rep. Ryan to headline 2nd Iowa GOP event Updated: Mar-05-14 11:35 am
- Obama wildfire proposal could help timber industry Updated: Mar-05-14 10:56 am
- Analysis: Obama budget tries to have it both ways Updated: Mar-04-14 4:52 pm
- Correction: Republicans-Health Care story Updated: Mar-02-14 11:43 am
- Gardner in and Buck out in Colorado's Senate race Updated: Feb-27-14 12:50 am
- Ryan: GOP needs to communicate its better ideas Updated: Feb-25-14 3:05 pm
- Debts, deficits - once a focus - fade from agenda Updated: Feb-21-14 2:51 pm
- Ohio voters pick Clinton over Kasich for president Updated: Feb-20-14 10:51 am
- Ryan says he's keeping his options open for 2016 Updated: Feb-18-14 8:55 pm
- Candidate reaps benefits of super PAC he founded Updated: Feb-16-14 12:47 pm
- Correction: Arkansas Senate story Updated: Feb-13-14 5:46 pm
- Congress clears bill ending military pension cuts Updated: Feb-12-14 4:43 pm
- Sen. Patty Murray to seek fifth term in 2016 Updated: Feb-10-14 1:41 pm
- Speaker: Immigration overhaul tough to pass Updated: Feb-06-14 4:25 pm
- Poll: Sen Mark Udall in tight re-election race Updated: Feb-06-14 12:54 pm
- FACT CHECK: Anti-Obamacare chorus is off key Updated: Feb-05-14 8:46 pm
HELENA, Montana - Two Washington, D.C.-based advocacy groups filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday accusing a U.S. House candidate in Montana of illegally coordinating with the political action committee he created.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is endorsing for re-election a handful of federal lawmakers, as well as a state senator from Iowa seeking that state's GOP Senate nomination.
WASHINGTON - Republicans are dismissing President Barack Obama's new $3.9 trillion budget as nothing more than a Democratic manifesto for this fall's congressional campaigns, but the fiscal plan is taking hits from another quarter too - anti-deficit groups.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is planning his second trip to Iowa since running as the Republicans' 2012 vice presidential nominee.
APPLETON, Wisconsin - President Barack Obama has proposed using disaster funds to help fight wildfires to avoid draining forestry budgets, a move that could help boost Wisconsin's timber industry.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama tried to have it both ways Tuesday with an election-year budget that paid faint lip service to reducing federal deficits, then piled on about $1 trillion in tax increases and hundreds of billions in higher spending designed to appeal to economically squeezed voters rather than congressional foes of red ink.
WASHINGTON - In a story Feb. 28 about health care, The Associated Press incorrectly identified Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers as vice chairman of the Republican Conference. She is the chairman of the conference.
DENVER - In a switch that shakes up the Senate contest in Colorado, Rep. Cory Gardner will forgo re-election to challenge Democratic incumbent Mark Udall while GOP front-runner Ken Buck drops out of the primary race to seek Gardner's House seat, Republican officials said Wednesday.
RICHMOND, Virginia - Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin says the Republican Party can't just point out problems - it has to offer solutions.
WASHINGTON - Just four years ago, deficits and debt were an explosive political combination, propelling Republicans to control of the House and fueling the budget fights that would ensue over the next three years.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is among prospective Republican challengers lagging Democrat Hillary Clinton in an independent poll of prospective 2016 presidential matchups.
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - Republican congressman Paul Ryan says he's keeping his options open about a prospective run for president but won't be looking at the 2016 contest in earnest until after Congress breaks for the year.
HELENA, Montana - A U.S. House candidate in Montana is benefiting from a political action committee he created, leading at least one opponent and some experts to question the legality of the peculiar arrangement.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - In a story Feb. 12 about the U.S. Senate race in Arkansas, The Associated Press erroneously reported the vote that a group cited in a new ad criticizing Republican Senate hopeful Tom Cotton. The ad by Patriot Majority USA was referring to Cotton supporting the Republican Study Committee budget, not the budget plan by Budget Committee Chairman and former vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan.
WASHINGTON - Congress voted Wednesday to restore full cost-of-living pension increases for younger military retirees, completing a bipartisan capitulation to veterans groups that rose up against a modest cut when it was enacted less than two months ago.
SEATTLE - U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, 63, plans to seek a fifth six-year term in 2016.
WASHINGTON - Speaker John Boehner on Thursday all but ruled out passage of immigration legislation before this fall's elections, saying it would be difficult for the Republican-led House to act on the issue that President Barack Obama has made a top domestic priority.
DENVER - Democratic Sen. Mark Udall has found himself in a tight race for re-election in Colorado as state voters turn on President Obama and his health care law, according to a poll released Thursday.
WASHINGTON - New estimates that President Barack Obama's health care law will encourage millions of Americans to leave the workforce or reduce their work hours have touched off an I-told-you-so chorus from Republicans, who've claimed all along that the law will kill jobs. But some aren't telling it straight.