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  • new storyTop Kansas Republicans say they'll back Trump; some won't 
    Updated: May-04-16 5:00 pm

    TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Republican Party's chairman and other top GOP officials say they'll support Donald Trump as the party's nominee for president.

  • The Latest: Clinton to GOPers: join her on "American team" story has photos
    Updated: May-04-16 3:12 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):

  • Kasich dropping out, AP sources say; Trump on clear GOP path story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-04-16 2:52 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - His rivals out of the way, Donald Trump has become the Republican Party's presumptive presidential nominee.

  • The Latest: Stutzman blames loss on negative ad blitz 
    Updated: May-04-16 2:02 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - The Latest on Indiana's primary election (all times local):

  • Wealthy newcomer grabs US House nod; Young wins for Senate story has photos
    Updated: May-04-16 12:49 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - A wealthy political newcomer and a state senator won the Republican primaries for Indiana's two open congressional seats on Tuesday as businessman Donald Trump scored a big victory in the presidential race and Rep. Todd Young captured the GOP's Senate nomination.

  • Trump virtually clinches Republican presidential nomination story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-04-16 1:07 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out of the race and cleared Trump's path to a likely November face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.

  • The Latest: Sanders gets delegate boost; challenge remains story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-03-16 10:47 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters in Indiana head to the polls for the state primary (all times Eastern):

  • Colorado's battle over regulating fracking shifts to ballot story has photos
    Updated: May-03-16 2:14 pm

    DENVER - Colorado's battle over who should regulate fracking - and how much - now shifts to the November election after the state Supreme Court overturned attempts by local governments to impose their own rules.

  • Once a Clinton stronghold, Appalachia now Trump country story has photos
    Updated: May-03-16 2:11 pm

    ASHLAND, Kentucky - When President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Kentucky, in 1996, cheering crowds lined the streets. Local boy-turned-country music star Billy Ray Cyrus performed a special version of his hit, "Achy Breaky Heart" before nearly 20,000 supporters at a riverfront re-election rally.

  • Viewer's Guide: Cruz, Sanders want campaign boost in Indiana story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-03-16 12:22 pm

    WASHINGTON - Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders are all-in for Indiana as they try to stave off the growing aura of inevitability surrounding their opponents. But Donald Trump says his general election race against Hillary Clinton has "sort of already started." Clinton may not say as much, but she largely agrees. On what could be a pivotal night for Cruz, Trump is strongly favored in the state's GOP primary. Sanders and Hillary Clinton are in a tighter race on the Democratic side.

  • Oklahoma Supreme Court invalidates retail liquor proposal 
    Updated: May-03-16 12:06 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday invalidated an initiative petition that calls for a statewide vote on whether to allow wine to be sold in grocery stores.

  • Indiana GOP voters pick between differing styles for Senate story has photos
    Updated: May-03-16 2:55 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Republicans will choose a U.S. Senate nominee on Tuesday from two congressmen who rode a tea party wave to Washington in 2010 but now offer voters a stark style choice of either confrontation or pragmatism.

  • Gender politics playing a big role for Trump, Clinton 
    Updated: May-02-16 3:45 am

    WASHINGTON - She has no stamina. She shouts. She's got nothing going for her but being a woman.

  • Next up in NY Legislature: Uber, ethics and NYC schools 
    Updated: May-01-16 1:51 pm

    ALBANY, New York - New York lawmakers will return to Albany on Tuesday to begin the final weeks of their work for 2016, confronting a to-do list that includes a possible upstate expansion for Uber, a decision on control of public schools in New York City and the challenge of addressing Albany's perennial corruption problem.

  • Pay to play: Unopposed candidates raise, spend big bucks 
    Updated: May-01-16 11:13 am

    BOISE, Idaho - For Idaho House Speaker Scott Bedke, fighting for his seat has been an uneventful battle.

  • TV attack ads start fast in Pennsylvania Senate race 
    Updated: May-01-16 11:00 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Democrat Katie McGinty had barely finished her victory speech celebrating a 10-point Pennsylvania primary win for the nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey before TV attack ads began flying in a general election contest that could tilt political control of the U.S. Senate.

  • CA convention is a homecoming of sorts for Carly Fiorina 
    Updated: May-01-16 8:09 am

    BURLINGAME, California - When Carly Fiorina spoke at the California Republican Party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport, it was a brief homecoming of sorts for the newly minted vice presidential candidate.

  • Supreme Court refuses to block Texas voter ID law story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-16 1:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal to stop Texas from enforcing its challenged voter ID law. But the court said it could revisit the issue as the November elections approach.

  • Sec'y of State Lawson: Don't forget photo ID on Election Day 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 10:47 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - Secretary of State Connie Lawson is reminding Indiana voters they need to have photo identification when they head to the polls for the Indiana primary on Tuesday.

  • Democrats eye Senate takeover after establishment wins story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-16 5:04 pm

    WASHINGTON - Democrats are increasingly optimistic they will take back control of the Senate in November, buoyed by establishment wins in Maryland and the key battleground state of Pennsylvania.

  • Clinton embraces Trump's mention of 'woman's card' story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-16 5:04 pm

    ATLANTA - Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have launched into a rhetorical scrum, with the Republican front-runner eliciting a backlash that highlights his perilous standing among female voters who could help propel the likely Democratic nominee to the White House.

  • Md. primary voter turnout at 46 percent 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 4:38 pm

    ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland elections board officials say voter turnout for this week's presidential primary has hit a new high in recent decades.

  • Panel of federal judges to review Tucson elections 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 2:08 pm

    TUCSON, Arizona - The full 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will review the constitutionality of Tucson's local elections systems after a three-member panel of the court ruled against it.

  • Viewer's Guide: Calculating delegate math, Indiana next 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 8:30 am

    WASHINGTON - With five more states in the rear-view mirror, presidential candidates will spend Wednesday recalculating cold, hard delegate math and plotting strategy for the contests still to come - 10 for Republicans, 16 for Democrats.

  • Viewer's Guide: All in for Indiana, dialing delegates in PA story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-16 1:33 am

    WASHINGTON - With five more states in the rear-view mirror, presidential candidates will spend Wednesday recalculating cold, hard delegate math and plotting strategy for the contests still to come - 10 for Republicans, 16 for Democrats.