- The Latest: Priebus calls for GOP unity after Cruz exit Updated: May-03-16 9:14 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters in Indiana head to the polls for the state primary (all times Eastern):
- Trump wins and Cruz suspends bid; Young takes Senate primary Updated: May-03-16 8:52 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Donald Trump won Indiana's Republican presidential primary Tuesday and Ted Cruz suspended his campaign after waging a last ditch effort to deny the billionaire businessman the GOP nomination.
- Trump opens campaign headquarters in New Jersey Updated: May-03-16 8:50 pm
EDISON, New Jersey - At least 100 people waited in misty rain and cool temperatures for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign office opening in New Jersey.
- Ted Cruz had 3 rallies planned in Washington Updated: May-03-16 8:44 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Republican presidential nominee hopeful Ted Cruz had planned to be in Washington state this week but the Texas senator has suspended his campaign.
- Cruz drops out of GOP primary after Indiana loss to Trump Updated: May-03-16 8:43 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz abruptly ended his presidential campaign Tuesday night after falling to Donald Trump in Indiana's primary, a devastating loss that left him with no viable path to the Republican nomination. Trump, considered a fringe candidate a year ago, now is poised to represent Republicans in the fall presidential campaign.
- The Latest: State Senate leader Long wins primary contest Updated: May-03-16 8:36 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Latest on Tuesday's Indiana primary election (all times local):
- Democrats divide in 3-way primary for West Virginia governor Updated: May-03-16 4:57 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - While West Virginia's coal industry shrivels and unemployment surges, billionaire businessman Jim Justice is dreaming about the next Dollywood, Disney World or Idaho potato in his Democratic bid for governor.
- Montana defends campaign finance law ahead of elections Updated: May-03-16 4:29 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana attorneys on Tuesday defended the state's new campaign finance disclosure law against a gun-rights organization that wants parts of it struck down before next month's primary elections.
- Whittemore finishes sentence in San Francisco halfway house Updated: May-03-16 3:26 pm
RENO, Nevada - Former Nevada lobbyist Harvey Whittemore is a free man after spending 21 months of a two-year prison term in federal custody for breaking campaign contribution laws.
- 2 charged in investigation of northern Idaho PAC Updated: May-03-16 3:26 pm
BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho attorney general has charged a state House candidate and another Republican involved in a highly scrutinized political action committee with hiding the source of campaign contributions.
- Archbishop concerned as primaries head to New Mexico Updated: May-03-16 12:54 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Santa Fe Archbishop John Wester has joined other religious leaders in voicing concerns about the political rhetoric surrounding immigration as the presidential primary campaign heads to New Mexico.
- In debate, Wyoming newcomer questions Cheney's ties to state Updated: May-03-16 12:04 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The first statewide debate in Wyoming's U.S. House race took a testy turn Monday, with a candidate who has lived in Wyoming only a few years criticizing Liz Cheney's frequent proclamations about how her family has deep, multi-generation ties to the state.
- Oklahoma candidate's car stolen while campaigning at homes Updated: May-03-16 9:58 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - A state Legislature candidate says his car was stolen while he campaigned door-to-door in a residential area in Oklahoma City.
- Sanders plans 2nd event during visit to Kentucky Updated: May-03-16 5:22 am
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has added a second stop during his visit to Kentucky in advance of the state's May 17 primary election, with a rally now planned for Lexington on Wednesday.
- Clinton continues tour of Appalachia with stop in Charleston Updated: May-03-16 4:25 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton continues her visit to Appalachia on Tuesday with a stop in Charleston, meeting with people who have been affected by substance abuse.
- Election signs banned in South Dakota highway rights of way Updated: May-02-16 9:15 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota transportation authorities are reminding people that political campaign signs cannot be placed in the right of way along state highways.
- The Latest: Trump says Indiana win means 'it's over' Updated: May-02-16 8:51 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the 2016 presidential race on the eve of Indiana's primary (all times EDT):
- Gov. Baker distances himself from GOP fundraising appeal Updated: May-02-16 8:45 pm
BOSTON - Republican Gov. Charlie Baker is distancing himself from a GOP fundraising appeal that offered groups access to him in exchange for political donations.
- Greg Gianforte dips into personal wealth in bid for governor Updated: May-02-16 6:29 pm
HELENA, Montana - Republican Greg Gianforte gave his campaign a $200,000 infusion of cash, and thousands of dollars more in in-kind contributions confirming concerns among Democrats that the wealthy Bozeman businessman would be dipping into his personal fortune to help fund his run for Montana governor.
- Indiana GOP to choose confrontation or pragmatism for Senate Updated: May-02-16 6:14 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Republicans will choose a U.S. Senate nominee on Tuesday from two congressmen who rode the tea party wave to Washington in 2010 but now offer voters a stark style choice of confrontation or pragmatism.
- Trump's rise is driving immigrants to become citizens Updated: May-02-16 5:20 pm
MIAMI - On a recent Saturday morning in South Florida, 50-year-old Edgar Ospina stood in a long line of immigrants to take the first step to become an American.
- Cruz fights for survival as Trump eyes Indiana knockout Updated: May-02-16 4:20 pm
OSCEOLA, Indiana - Ted Cruz's conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote that could effectively end the GOP's primary season. The fiery Texas senator hinted at an exit strategy, even as he vowed to compete to the end against surging Republican front-runner Donald Trump.
- Candidate running despite old unpaid campaign violation fine Updated: May-02-16 3:55 pm
BELLEVUE, Nebraska - A Bellevue businessman who has yet to pay a campaign violation fine is back on a public ballot as a candidate for City Council in the Omaha suburb.
- Jury selection begins in Rep. Chaka Fattah's corruption case Updated: May-02-16 3:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Jury selection has begun in the federal corruption trial of Democratic U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah.
- Campaign finance reform initiative submits 79,000 signatures Updated: May-02-16 3:25 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Supporters of a statewide effort seeking to amend Idaho's campaign finance laws have collected roughly 79,000 signatures with the hopes of getting their initiative on the November ballot.