By DONNA CASSATA | August 30, 2014 6:06 am5 things to know about House races
5 things to watch in this fall's Senate races
Associated Press | August 30, 2014 6:06 amThe top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final years of President Barack Obama's administration. Republicans need six more seats to take over.
5 things to know about 2014 governor's races
Associated Press | August 30, 2014 5:55 amThirty-six states choose governors in the November elections. Winning one of these races can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle.Incumbents are tough to beat,...
GOP Sen. McConnell's campaign manager resigns
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 6:30 pmSenate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigned Friday amid fallout from a scandal in Iowa involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012. Jesse Benton said he didn't want to become a distraction as McConnell tries to win a tough re-election campaign in Kentucky.
Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 5:01 pmYears before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate.
Perry, Paul bash Obama for 'no strategy' on Syria
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 2:42 pmTexas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky pounced Friday on President Barack Obama's "we don't have a strategy yet" comments about the violent militant faction attacking cities in Iraq -- but other potential Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls laid off as they wowed the crowd at an influential conservative gathering.
No place like home: Senate foes raise questions
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 2:36 pmTwo candidates officially live with their parents. One rents a room from a contributor. Another won and lost elections in one state, then moved to another in a bid to get back into the U.S. Senate.
Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Cochran win
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 1:48 pmA Mississippi judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday that seeks to overturn six-term Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff, but the losing candidate in the prolonged election fight could still appeal the decision to the state Supreme Court.
Farm worker faces No. 2 Republican for House seat
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 1:54 amRaul Garcia has a question for Kevin McCarthy, the House's No. 2 Republican: "While we are waiting for you on immigration reform, who should be harvesting America's food?"
Republicans fire first in Arizona governor's race
Associated Press | August 28, 2014 7:02 amDemocrat Fred DuVal is facing his first attack ad as the general election contest in the Arizona governor's race kicked off in earnest.
Texas' Wendy Davis escalates push for female votes
Associated Press | August 27, 2014 12:36 pmWith time running out in an underachieving campaign for Texas governor, Democrat Wendy Davis is brandishing a darker and tougher edge in an aggressive courtship of female voters who are essential to her chances of pulling an upset in November.
Pat McMahon | August 27, 2014 12:08 pm
Florida, Arizona pick nominees for governor
Associated Press | August 27, 2014 2:24 amVoters cast ballots Tuesday in primary elections in Florida, Arizona, Vermont and Oklahoma. Highlights:
Jeff DeWit wins ugly Arizona GOP state treasurer primary
KTAR.com | August 26, 2014 10:04 pmInvestment banker Jeff DeWit beat out former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman in a dirty race for the Republican state treasurer spot in November's general election.
Attorney General Tom Horne loses Arizona GOP primary
KTAR Newsroom | August 26, 2014 9:49 pmArizona will have a new attorney general come November.