- Ala. Rep. Wren elected leader of insurance group Updated: Dec-06-13 5:34 am
- Federal agents search home of former GOP lawmaker Updated: Dec-04-13 4:16 pm
- US Sen. Warren vows to serve out six-year term Updated: Dec-04-13 4:09 pm
- Americans Elect party dissolves in Nebraska Updated: Dec-03-13 2:31 pm
- Prominent politicians boost KC's GOP convention Updated: Dec-03-13 8:43 am
- Christie: Early front-runner status 'meaningless' Updated: Dec-02-13 6:25 pm
- Christie lays out objections to tuition bill Updated: Dec-02-13 5:37 pm
- Heitkamp balances national Democrats, ND opinion Updated: Nov-30-13 1:25 pm
- GOP rules Texas, but talking like they're on ropes Updated: Nov-30-13 12:12 pm
- KC group gets bid packet for 2016 GOP convention Updated: Nov-29-13 8:05 am
- KC gets bid requirements for GOP convention Updated: Nov-28-13 3:31 pm
- 2 with Chicago-area links named Rhodes scholars Updated: Nov-24-13 6:08 pm
- Iowans worry about ethanol's lost political clout Updated: Nov-24-13 12:26 pm
- Republicans want to finish takeover of SC Updated: Nov-23-13 12:11 pm
- Analysis: Dems reach breaking point on filibusters Updated: Nov-23-13 11:20 am
- Rick Santorum steps out in new role as movie mogul Updated: Nov-22-13 3:46 pm
- Cindy McCain, Christie talk human trafficking Updated: Nov-22-13 3:06 pm
- Clinton says sustainability has to be priority Updated: Nov-22-13 12:16 am
- Senate Dems placate dispirited core with change Updated: Nov-21-13 5:32 pm
- Walker defends record, touts success at event Updated: Nov-21-13 3:38 pm
- Mass. lawmakers embrace early voting bill Updated: Nov-21-13 9:56 am
- Police: Katherine Harris' husband commits suicide Updated: Nov-19-13 9:19 pm
- Walker says 'Unintimidated' not a campaign book Updated: Nov-19-13 11:35 am
- Analysis: Mo. Gov. Nixon shifts left politically Updated: Nov-17-13 11:52 am
- Rubio to anti-gay group: Nation's morality at risk Updated: Nov-16-13 10:04 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Republican Rep. Greg Wren of Montgomery has been elected president of the National Conference of Insurance Legislators.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Federal agents recently searched the home of former Republican state Sen. Kent Sorenson and seized computers and other materials, his attorney said Wednesday.
BOSTON - U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is insisting she has no plans to run for president in 2016.
OMAHA, Nebraska - A political organization that had hoped to field bipartisan candidates for president and vice president has been dissolved in Nebraska.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Prominent Republicans from Missouri and Kansas are working to promote Kansas City's effort to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he doesn't think much about his status as front-runner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spelled out his objections to an immigrant tuition bill making its way through the state Legislature for the first time Monday, when he reiterated his refusal to sign the proposal in its current form.
WASHINGTON - Democrat Heidi Heitkamp spent much of her 2012 Senate campaign trying to distinguish herself from national figures in her party like President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
HOUSTON - Sick of losing on Election Day, they huddled candidates on their 2014 statewide ticket in a hotel ballroom and bristled at being outspent and outnumbered by political rivals in Texas who they talked up as sophisticated and savvy.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association spokeswoman says there could be a "significant announcement" next week about efforts to bring the 2016 Republican National Convention to the city.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Kansas City is getting ready for the next step in the competition to be the site of the 2016 Republican National Convention.
CHICAGO - A Yale University political science major from suburban Chicago and a University of Chicago chemistry student were among the 32 Americans named Sunday as 2014 Rhodes scholars - one of the world's most prestigious academic honors.
ALTOONA, Iowa - For decades, presidential candidates' chances in Iowa were wounded if not doomed unless they backed federal support for ethanol, a boon to the state's corn-growing economy.
LANCASTER, South Carolina - South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Matt Moore shares some striking political data when visiting local party meetings: In a state where the GOP holds most statewide offices and congressional and state legislative seats, Democrats still hold the counties. Democrats also outnumber Republicans as sheriffs, coroners and auditors.
WASHINGTON - As Democrats watched Senate Republicans use filibuster powers to thwart more and more of President Barack Obama's agenda and nominees, they wondered how much worse it could get.
NEW YORK - Rick Santorum was glad-handing a friendly crowd at a cocktail reception the other night, seeking support just as he did for many grueling months on the 2012 campaign trail for the Republican presidential nomination.
PHOENIX - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Friday that law enforcement, religious groups and public shame can work in concert to prevent the scourge of human trafficking at major events like the Super Bowl.
PHILADELPHIA - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a gathering of 10,000 advocates for green construction Thursday that sustainability must be one of the country's top priorities.
WASHINGTON - By limiting the ability of Republicans to block President Barack Obama's nominees, Senate Democrats sought to placate the party's core liberal activists dispirited by the troubled rollout of the health care overhaul and government snooping ahead of midterm elections in which a president's party typically loses seats in Congress.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker continues to use the release of his book "Unintimidated" to tout the leadership of governors as the future of the Republican Party, talk up his own political victories in Wisconsin and outline a platform for a possible 2016 presidential run.
BOSTON - A bill that would allow for early voting in Massachusetts during presidential elections and for online voter registration has cleared the state House of Representatives.
The husband of former Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris, who became known nationally for her role in the contested 2000 presidential election, was found dead Tuesday of an apparent suicide at the couple's mansion, police said.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says his new book out Tuesday is not a campaign book but that he's not ruling out a run for president in 2016 or promising that if re-elected next year he'll serve out his term.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missourians, meet your new governor: Jay Nixon, a Democrat.
ORLANDO, Florida - Sen. Marco Rubio told an anti-gay group Saturday night that moral issues need to be part of government debate and that the United States needs to do more to protect religious freedom abroad.