- House members retiring in Iowa, Virginia and Utah Updated: Dec-17-13 7:52 pm
- Court won't hear appeal over Mich. sore loser law Updated: Dec-16-13 9:46 am
- Federal agents search home of former GOP lawmaker Updated: Dec-04-13 4:16 pm
- Americans Elect party dissolves in Nebraska Updated: Dec-03-13 2:31 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
- 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
- Rick Santorum steps out in new role as movie mogul Updated: Nov-22-13 3:46 pm
- Senate Dems placate dispirited core with change Updated: Nov-21-13 5:32 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Three veteran House members from Iowa, Virginia and Utah have decided not to seek re-election in 2014, offering both parties an opportunity to gain a seat or two.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal over Michigan's sore loser law that kept Gary Johnson from appearing as a Libertarian presidential candidate on the state ballot after running in the Republican primary.
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.
OMAHA, Nebraska - A political organization that had hoped to field bipartisan candidates for president and vice president has been dissolved in Nebraska.
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.
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.
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.
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.