- GOP official juxtaposes images of KKK, Hillary Clinton Updated: Jul-27-15 6:04 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The chairman of the North Carolina Republican party has posted Twitter photos juxtaposing images of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Ku Klux Klan.
- Booker: Christie is the most underestimated 2016 candidate Updated: Jul-27-15 5:24 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - Don't count Chris Christie out.
- Kansas GOP, Democrats plan early March presidential caucuses Updated: Jul-27-15 3:43 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Republicans and Democrats in Kansas both hope March 5 caucuses will lure serious contenders for their parties' 2016 presidential nominations to the state.
- Obama chides 2016 candidates for 'ridiculous,' 'sad' remarks Updated: Jul-27-15 12:35 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Insisting that Americans deserve better, President Barack Obama chided Republicans Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on Monday for a series of campaign-trail attacks that he said would be "ridiculous if it weren't so sad."
- Tim Scott rolls out town hall schedule with GOP hopefuls Updated: Jul-27-15 11:14 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's junior senator is offering voters a chance to get to know some of the Republican presidential candidates.
- Fadness leaving Wisconsin GOP to join Walker campaign Updated: Jul-27-15 10:32 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Republican Party executive director Joe Fadness is leaving his position to join Scott Walker's presidential campaign.
- Candidate criticizes Iran deal as being similar to Holocaust Updated: Jul-27-15 9:59 am
WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is likening the agreement on an Iranian nuclear deal to "marching the Israelis to the door of the oven," a reference to the Holocaust.
- GOP's chairman doesn't expect Trump third-party candidacy Updated: Jul-27-15 8:16 am
WASHINGTON - Republican Party chairman Reince Priebus said Monday that he's not worried about Donald Trump eventually running for president as an independent.
- Ohio governor says he's not using "hot rhetoric' for support Updated: Jul-26-15 12:28 pm
CINCINNATI - Ohio's governor says he isn't going to use "hot rhetoric" or campaign promises that won't be kept as he tries to move up in the crowded GOP field.
- As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in Updated: Jul-26-15 2:55 am
DENVER - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy sector of the tech industry.
- Clinton says she's confident about proper handling of emails Updated: Jul-25-15 10:47 pm
WINTERSET, Iowa - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday she never knowingly sent or received classified information using her private email server and did not know what messages were being cited by intelligence investigators as examples of emails containing classified information.
- Ted Cruz goes to Senate floor to call GOP leader a liar Updated: Jul-25-15 5:47 pm
WASHINGTON - In a stunning, public attack on his own party leader, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz accused Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of lying, and said he was no better than his Democratic predecessor and couldn't be trusted.
- Presidential candidates campaign in northern New Hampshire Updated: Jul-25-15 8:16 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Northern New Hampshire is set to see a flurry of attention from presidential hopefuls.
- Democrats woo activists in key Des Moines neighborhood Updated: Jul-25-15 2:53 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Four years ago, the Beaverdale neighborhood in Des Moines organized big for President Barack Obama's re-election, building an uber-volunteer group skilled at phone-banking, door-knocking and boosting caucus and general election participation. The volunteers dubbed their leafy neighborhood Obamadale.
- Trump campaign bans Iowa newspaper from event Updated: Jul-24-15 11:04 pm
WASHINGTON - The Des Moines Register says Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has denied press credentials to its reporters after the newspaper published an editorial calling on the billionaire businessman to end his campaign.
- Coe promises financial dividend if elected IAAF president Updated: Jul-24-15 5:05 pm
LONDON - Seb Coe has offered a financial dividend of $22 million if he is elected president of the International Association of Athletics Federations next month.
- Walker announces senior presidential campaign team Updated: Jul-24-15 3:04 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker announced the leaders of his presidential campaign team on Friday, a mixture of longtime, close advisers from Wisconsin, employees of the Republican National Committee and veterans of previous national races.
- Ohio governor Kasich returning to stump in South Carolina Updated: Jul-24-15 4:06 am
SUMMERVILLE, South Carolina - Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is visiting South Carolina this week.
- Chung to announce candidacy for FIFA presidency next month Updated: Jul-23-15 11:15 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - Former FIFA Vice President Chung Mong-joon plans to officially announce his candidacy for president of soccer's world governing body during a visit to Europe next month.
- Bush calls on GOP to embrace Latinos, African-Americans Updated: Jul-23-15 7:08 pm
GORHAM, New Hampshire - Calling on his party to embrace diversity, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared Thursday that Republicans will never win the presidency if they don't campaign in "every nook and cranny" of the country - especially in Hispanic and African-American communities.
- Dardenne to Jindal: End state spending on campaign travel Updated: Jul-23-15 7:04 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, a Republican running for governor, wants taxpayers to stop footing the bill for Gov. Bobby Jindal's presidential campaign travel.
- GOP's Walker hits Obama on Iran, strikes combative tone Updated: Jul-23-15 4:48 pm
SAN DIEGO - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told a sympathetic crowd of state lawmakers from around the country Thursday that he would trash the nuclear deal with Iran on his first day as president, striking a combative tone on how he would govern on a range of domestic and foreign policy issues.
- Democratic bills target Gov. Christie's presidential run Updated: Jul-23-15 1:42 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey Democrats are taking aim at Gov. Chris Christie with a pair of bills stemming from his presidential run, but their efforts look likely to fail.
- Indianapolis to host 2016's US Conference of Mayors meeting Updated: Jul-23-15 4:02 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis has been chosen to host next year's annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and officials say the event could attract presidential candidates.
- Ohio Gov. John Kasich to meet with 2012 nominee Mitt Romney Updated: Jul-22-15 11:54 pm
WASHINGTON - The latest Republican presidential candidate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, is planning to meet with the GOP's most recent nominee, Mitt Romney.