- Goat sacrifice, talk of civil war upset Florida Libertarians Updated: Oct-02-15 4:03 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Two years ago, Augustus Sol Invictus walked from central Florida to the Mojave Desert and spent a week fasting and praying, at times thinking he wouldn't survive. In a pagan ritual to give thanks when he returned home, he killed a goat and drank its blood.
- Feingold raises $2.4 million, has $3.4 million Updated: Oct-01-15 1:06 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Russ Feingold, the Democrat seeking to return to the U.S. Senate, has $3.4 million cash on hand for his rematch against Republican incumbent Ron Johnson, his campaign said Thursday.
- Theater shooting prosecutor decides not to run for US Senate Updated: Sep-30-15 5:08 pm
DENVER - The Republican prosecutor who led the case against Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes has decided not to run for U.S. Senate against Democrat Michael Bennet.
- Congressman won't challenge McCain in Senate GOP race Updated: Sep-30-15 12:19 pm
PHOENIX - An Arizona congressman will not challenge Sen. John McCain in the 2016 Republican primary.
- GOP Colorado state legislator Neville to run for US Senate Updated: Sep-29-15 3:38 pm
DENVER - Republican Colorado state Sen. Tim Neville has announced his run for the U.S. Senate, hoping to challenge Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet next year.
- Democrats back candidate in key Vegas-area state Senate race Updated: Sep-28-15 2:06 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada Senate Democrats are endorsing a Clark County deputy district attorney in a key state legislative race.
- 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.
- McCain: How did military bomb end up in Arizona scrap yard? Updated: Sep-24-15 7:05 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - U.S. Sen. John McCain wants the Department of Defense to explain how a 500-pound military bomb wound up in a scrap yard, where it partially exploded and killed an employee trying to cut into it.
- Court upholds election disqualification of former senator Updated: Sep-24-15 4:49 pm
GRETNA, Louisiana - An appellate court has upheld the disqualification of a former state senator from running for a House seat.
- Sen. Heinrich asks for audit of Army National Guard bonuses Updated: Sep-24-15 3:40 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich is calling on the Army National Guard to conduct an audit of bonuses for men and women who recently re-enlisted.
- Nebraska senator appointed to Election Assistance Commission Updated: Sep-24-15 2:31 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A Nebraska lawmaker from Gretna has been chosen as one of two state legislators in the nation to serve on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
- Ad featuring kids, mushroom cloud slams Bennet for Iran vote Updated: Sep-22-15 8:04 am
WASHINGTON - A conservative group is airing an ad showing kids counting down to a mushroom cloud to slam Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado over the Iran nuclear deal.
- Bosworth appeals board's revocation of her medical license Updated: Sep-21-15 7:34 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Former Republican U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth says she's appealing a state board's decision to revoke her medical license after her May felony conviction for election law violations.
- Spring Lake mayor gets into US Senate race to challenge Burr Updated: Sep-21-15 3:56 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The mayor of a small North Carolina town near Fort Bragg announced Monday that he's running next year for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican Richard Burr, saying his nonprofit and military work exemplify his dedication to public service.
- Hogg to announce US Senate candidacy during tour of state Updated: Sep-21-15 3:04 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - State lawmaker Rob Hogg says he'll announce his Democratic bid for Senate during a three-day tour of the state this week.
- California Assembly speaker to fight for Senate seat Updated: Sep-19-15 2:30 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins plans to fight a fellow Democrat for a state Senate seat when her tenure expires.
- State Republicans eye seats in Democratic-controlled senate Updated: Sep-17-15 2:22 pm
ROSWELL, New Mexico - New Mexico's GOP chairwoman says state Republicans are eyeing four seats in the Democratic-controlled Senate for the 2016 election.
- Republican field appears set in race for open US Senate seat Updated: Sep-15-15 6:31 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Republican field to succeed U.S. Sen. Dan Coats appears to be set, with two sitting Indiana congressmen and a former state GOP chairman vying to keep the seat in GOP hands.
- Senate candidate in Virginia misstates military record Updated: Sep-15-15 3:58 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A Democrat running for the state Senate says he thought he was still in the U.S. Army Reserve, but it turns out he hasn't been in the military since he was discharged in 2001.
- Johnson, Feingold seek to redefine themselves in rematch Updated: Sep-15-15 2:00 pm
RICHLAND CENTER, Wisconsin - Democrat Russ Feingold isn't the incumbent in Wisconsin's Senate race, and he wants voters to know it.
- Former South Dakota US Senate candidate gets probation Updated: Sep-15-15 11:55 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - Former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Clayton Walker has avoided jail time for election law violations, instead being sentenced Tuesday to two years of probation.
- GOP group pumps $250,000 into Virginia Senate races Updated: Sep-15-15 11:46 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - A national GOP group has donated $250,000 to three key Virginia Senate races.
- GOP state senator not joining Indiana's US Senate race Updated: Sep-15-15 11:40 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Republican state Sen. Mike Delph says he won't enter the campaign to succeed U.S. Sen. Dan Coats in the 2016 elections.
- McFadden opts against run for Kline's seat in Congress Updated: Sep-14-15 7:32 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Former U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden says he won't run for Congress.
- Boozman says it's fair to highlight rival's Obama ties Updated: Sep-14-15 5:18 pm
CONWAY, Arkansas - Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman said Monday it's fair to highlight his Democratic rival and former federal prosecutor Conner Eldridge's ties to President Barack Obama, who remains deeply unpopular in Arkansas.