- Money, mostly from labor groups, pours into in election Updated: Oct-13-15 1:01 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New state figures show outside groups have poured $5.4 million into the state's general election so far with much of it coming from labor organizations.
- Myanmar says election to be held as planned despite flooding Updated: Oct-13-15 11:35 am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - Myanmar's general election will go ahead as planned on Nov. 8 despite a proposed delay because of recent landslides and flooding, the election commission said Tuesday.
- High court declines appeal over California's top-two primary Updated: Oct-13-15 9:38 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is turning away a challenge from minor political parties in California that claim they are essentially excluded from general election ballots because of the state's top-two primary system.
- Time running out to register to vote in Virginia election Updated: Oct-12-15 1:02 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia residents are running out of time to register to vote in the Nov. 3 general election.
- Mississippi General Election Testing Advisory Updated: Oct-12-15 12:37 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - NOT FOR BROADCAST, PUBLICATION OR USE ONLINE The MISSISSIPPI general election is Tuesday, Nov. 3.
- Analysis: GOP is party desperately in search of a leader Updated: Oct-09-15 2:12 pm
WASHINGTON - The GOP is a party in chaos, desperately in search of a leader.
- Polish FM: no coalition of main parties after Oct.25 vote Updated: Oct-09-15 6:23 am
WARSAW, Poland - A leading member of the ruling Civic Platform party says it will not enter a coalition with the major opposition force after the Oct. 25 general elections.
- The state Senate races to watch on Election Day Updated: Oct-08-15 3:53 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Partisan control for Virginia's state Senate is up for grabs this November.
- Rubio's presidential bid boosted by secret-money commercials Updated: Oct-08-15 12:11 pm
WASHINGTON - Voters are beginning to learn about Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio.
- Bill would expand Right to Try Act to include marijuana Updated: Oct-07-15 4:44 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A pair of Republican lawmakers who helped author a bill to make a certain strain of marijuana permissible for treatment is seeking to go one step further.
- N. Idaho lawmaker navigates Kootenai County politics Updated: Oct-05-15 11:51 am
BOISE, Idaho - Luke Malek is a young lawyer, a North Idaho resident since the second grade with deep ties in the community, and the son of two local physicians. A Republican, he worked for former Sen. Larry Craig and Sen. Mike Crapo, and was recruited by former Gov. Jim Risch to be the state's first governor's representative to North Idaho. He comes from a religious family; his brothers are Matthew, Marc and John.
- Voter registration deadline is Saturday in Mississippi Updated: Oct-02-15 4:05 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi has a voter registration deadline Saturday.
- Disdainful of fundraising, Sanders raises big sums for 2016 Updated: Oct-02-15 4:01 am
WASHINGTON - For someone who rails almost daily against big money in politics, Bernie Sanders has suddenly become pretty good at getting it.
- Voter registration deadline for Ohio's election is Monday Updated: Oct-02-15 3:31 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohioans who want to cast a ballot in the fall election have until Monday to register to vote or update their voter information.
- Absentee voting under way for Nov. 3 Va. general election Updated: Oct-02-15 2:46 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia's general election a full month away, but absentee voting is already under way.
- Spain's premier calls general election to be held on Dec 20 Updated: Oct-01-15 3:53 pm
MADRID - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has called a much-anticipated general election for Dec. 20 that will showcase four parties vying for power.
- Singapore announces new Cabinet structure in look to future Updated: Sep-28-15 8:50 am
SINGAPORE - Less than three weeks after a landslide general election win by the ruling party, Singapore announced a new Cabinet structure Monday in a pitch for leadership renewal, with some senior officeholders taking on wider coordinating roles overseeing younger ministers.
- Political stakes high for McAuliffe in November elections Updated: Sep-27-15 9:03 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's name won't be on the ballot in November's legislative elections in his state, but he'll have a lot riding on its outcome.
- GOP religious conservatives channeling anger toward victory Updated: Sep-27-15 5:11 am
WASHINGTON - Religious activists in the Republican Party, bolstered by House Speaker John Boehner's sudden exit, say the next GOP presidential nominee must share their uncompromising stance on abortion rights, gay marriage and other priorities to get to the White House.
- Boehner's decision to leave the House surprises constituents Updated: Sep-26-15 2:54 am
WEST CHESTER, Ohio - People in the Ohio district that House Speaker John Boehner has represented for decades are stunned by his decision to step down, nearly 35 years after he first won election there as township trustee.
- Kasich has role of setting election to fill Boehner vacancy Updated: Sep-25-15 5:26 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - It will be up to Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) to call a special election to fill the Ohio congressional seat being vacated by House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur).
- 10 Utah cities are looking at canceling no-contest elections Updated: Sep-25-15 2:17 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Election Day is a staple of American life, but in at least 10 Utah cities the polls likely will be closed this year because of a lack of people stepping up to challenge incumbents.
- Las Vegas to host final presidential debate next year Updated: Sep-23-15 4:38 pm
LAS VEGAS - Presidential candidates will try their luck in Las Vegas next year as Sin City hosts the last of three debates ahead of the November election.
- Ohio college to host first 2016 presidential debate Updated: Sep-23-15 3:29 pm
DAYTON, Ohio - The 2016 general election presidential debates will take off at Ohio's Wright State University.
- Supreme Court Justice Crooks, 77, dies in chambers Updated: Sep-21-15 6:51 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Patrick Crooks, a stoic and neutral presence on a bitterly divided high court, died Monday in the state Capitol. He was 77.