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  • Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders appeal to SC, Nevada story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-12-16 7:30 am

    MILWAUKEE - In the first Democratic presidential debate since Bernie Sanders' sweeping victory in New Hampshire's primary, the Vermont senator sought to build upon success and introduce himself to voters who may be open to an alternative to Iowa winner Hillary Clinton.

  • Exit of California Senate candidate could help ailing GOP 
    Updated: Feb-09-16 8:05 pm

    LOS ANGELES - The sudden withdrawal of one of the Republican candidates in California's U.S. Senate race could help a party that's been battered in recent statewide elections, although Democrats remain favorites to hold the seat now occupied by Sen. Barbara Boxer.

  • New Hampshire voters take to polls in 1st-in-nation primary story has photos
    Updated: Feb-09-16 1:41 pm

    New Hampshire hosts the first-in-the-nation presidential primary, featuring candidates for the Republican and Democratic nomination. Of the state's 1.33 million residents, more than 870,000 residents are registered to vote. Polls started opening at 7 a.m., except for a handful of communities that begin voting just after midnight. In Dixville Notch, voters in that tiny town gave Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich two votes, Republican Donald Trump got two and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders won four votes for his Democratic bid.

  • Former Kentucky Senator Marlow Cook dies at 89 
    Updated: Feb-04-16 2:55 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Former Kentucky Sen. Marlow Cook, who served in Washington during Richard Nixon's presidency, has died. He was 89.

  • Building that once housed hotel on road to restoration 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 8:32 am

    EVANSVILLE, Indiana - Restoration of the former McCurdy Hotel is well underway, and the Kunkel Group expects to have apartments ready for lease by mid-2016.

  • Larger-than-life Nashville politician Hooker dead at 85 
    Updated: Jan-24-16 12:37 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A family friend said larger-than-life Nashville political figure John Jay Hooker Jr., who spent his last days fighting to make physician-assisted suicide legal in Tennessee, died on Sunday at 85.

  • Launching cancer moonshot, Biden says politics impeding cure story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-15-16 11:12 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Vice President Joe Biden launched a "moonshot" initiative Friday to hasten a cure for cancer, aiming to use his final year in office to break down barriers in the medical world he says are holding back progress on eradicating the dreaded disease.

  • Maine governor calls failed impeachment effort 'foolishness' story has photos
    Updated: Jan-14-16 4:37 pm

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Critics of Maine Gov. Paul LePage failed to muster support for a vote Thursday on an independent investigation that could have led to impeachment for alleged abuse of power.

  • Patty Hearst prosecutor James Browning dies at 83 in Arizona 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 5:48 pm

    PHOENIX - The lead prosecutor in the case that sent newspaper heiress Patty Hearst to jail in what was then one of the most sensational trials in U.S. history has died in Arizona. He was 83.