- Phish's drummer, Barney Frank to stump for Sanders, Clinton Updated: May-05-16 2:54 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Former Rep. Barney Frank and the drummer of the band Phish are going to speak on behalf of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders at the Maine Democratic Party's convention.
- Republican Senate candidate says he won't vote for Trump Updated: May-05-16 2:48 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Washington state said Thursday that he does not support Donald Trump as his party's presumed presidential nominee, and won't vote for president in November unless a conservative third-party alternative comes forward.
- Ohio Democrats happy about Trump as presumptive GOP nominee Updated: May-05-16 2:25 pm
CINCINNATI - Ohio Democrats are happy for businessman Donald Trump - that is, happy for the prospect of the brash presumptive Republican presidential nominee topping the opposition ticket in November.
- Reid: Sandoval should vote 'none of the above,' not Trump Updated: May-05-16 1:29 pm
LAS VEGAS - Nevada Sen. Harry Reid says he thinks Gov. Brian Sandoval should vote "none of the above" rather than for Donald Trump.
- Scott stands by anti-Trump views, other Republicans quiet Updated: May-05-16 1:27 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, a candidate for Vermont's Republican gubernatorial nomination, says he won't make any more negative comments about Donald Trump. But Scott says he sticks by earlier comments, in which he sharply criticized the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
- Tow truck driver leaves Bernie Sanders supporter stranded Updated: May-05-16 1:08 pm
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - A North Carolina tow truck driver certainly isn't "feeling the Bern."
- Stirred by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care Updated: May-05-16 12:15 pm
WASHINGTON - More Democrats seem to be having doubts about the federal health care law, a contentious issue for most of President Barack Obama's tenure and one of the defining elements of his legacy.
- GOP national delegate steps down in protest of Trump Updated: May-05-16 12:08 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - An Indiana delegate to the Republican national convention says he won't attend the summer gathering because he refuses to participate in the "coronation" of presumptive nominee Donald Trump.
- Senate Dems field large roster of women in the Year of Trump Updated: May-05-16 11:55 am
WASHINGTON - If 2016 has been the Year of Trump in politics, it may also end up being a new Year of the Woman, if Democrats get their way. And that won't be a coincidence.
- Races all but decided, presidential field eyes West Virginia Updated: May-05-16 11:46 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Even before Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican nominee this week, West Virginia looked like awfully favorable turf for the billionaire real estate mogul.
- Paul Ryan to campaign in Wisconsin for Johnson Updated: May-05-16 10:56 am
BURLINGTON, Wisconsin - House Speaker Paul Ryan is slated to appear at a campaign rally with Republican Sen. Ron Johnson in Wisconsin, the day after Donald Trump's path to the GOP presidential nomination became clear.
- Trump campaign says he's expected at Omaha airport rally Updated: May-05-16 10:22 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - Campaign officials say Republic presidential candidate Donald Trump is expected to attend a rally Friday in Omaha.
- UK's Cameron: Trump deserves respect but is wrong on Muslims Updated: May-05-16 10:11 am
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron has toned down his comments on Donald Trump, saying the Republican presidential hopeful deserves respect - but was wrong to call for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S.
- Indiana students to vote in mock election this November Updated: May-05-16 7:35 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Students throughout Indiana will get a chance to make their choices for president, governor and senator through a mock election this November.
- Sanders heads to West Virginia for more campaign events Updated: May-05-16 7:15 am
SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is heading to West Virginia for more campaign events.
- How Trump broke the rules of modern politics, and won anyway Updated: May-05-16 3:37 am
WASHINGTON - Polling? Who needs to do that? Fundraising? Can't be bothered. Parse your words? Fuhgetabout it.
- LePage mulls Senate run if not selected by Trump Updated: May-05-16 1:37 am
LEWISTON, Maine - Maine's governor says he hopes Donald Trump picks him to be part of his administration if the presumptive Republican presidential nominee is elected. If not, Gov. Paul LePage says he has other plans.
- Gov. Sandoval plans to vote for Trump after Kasich drops out Updated: May-05-16 12:01 am
LAS VEGAS - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval said Wednesday he plans to vote for Donald Trump after Ohio Gov. John Kasich, his preferred candidate, became the final Trump challenger to drop out of the Republican presidential primary.
- US Judge: Clinton may be ordered to testify in records case Updated: May-04-16 9:04 pm
WASHINGTON - A federal judge said Wednesday he may order Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton to testify under oath about whether she used a private email server as secretary of state to evade public records disclosures.
- Wisconsin Senate leader calls for uniting behind Trump Updated: May-04-16 8:53 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin state Senate's top Republican called Wednesday for the party to back Donald Trump, saying nothing is going to stop him from being the GOP presidential nominee and he could generate conservative turnout in November that could boost down-ticket Republicans.
- Florida Gov. Scott supports Trump, but won't run with him Updated: May-04-16 8:37 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is a big supporter of likely Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, but he says he's not going to join him on the ticket.
- GOP's Hoeven, Dalrymple mum on presidential endorsement Updated: May-04-16 7:04 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Republican U.S. Sen. John Hoeven and GOP Gov. Jack Dalrymple say they are not endorsing a candidate for president, even though Donald Trump is now the party's presumptive nominee.
- Utah governor unsure if he'll support Donald Trump Updated: May-04-16 7:03 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is unsure if he'll support presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
- SC's Gov. Haley 'not interested' in vice presidential slot Updated: May-04-16 6:16 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Gov. Nikki Haley says she's "not interested" in serving as a vice presidential nominee.
- Top Kansas Republicans say they'll back Trump; some won't Updated: May-04-16 6:06 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Top Republicans in Kansas reiterated their promises Wednesday to support Donald Trump as the party's presidential candidate, and the state GOP's chairman predicted that opponents of the brash billionaire will "come home" in November.