Elections

Money talks: Campaigns draw millions in 'outsider' cash

Oct 18, 2018

Since the U.S. Supreme Court declared that campaign spending is free speech, corporations or nonprofits have had an easier time supporting or denouncing political candidates, leading to massive spending in tight races

What to watch for in first Heitkamp-Cramer debate

Oct 18, 2018

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Republican challenger Kevin Cramer match up in their first debate Thursday after months of bitter campaigning in a race seen as vital to Senate control

Orange County, California's diversity emboldens Democrats

Oct 18, 2018

A congressional race with two diverse candidates shows how much Orange County, California, has changed from its heavily conservative roots

Montana Senate race awash in outside money as Trump returns

Oct 18, 2018

Outside groups and individual donors have poured more than $45 million into Montana's U.S. Senate race as President Donald Trump prepares a third trip to the Big Sky state in his crusade to unseat two-term Democratic Sen. Jon Tester

Lt. governor's resignation sparks doubt in Alaska politics

Oct 17, 2018

Some supporters of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker struggled Wednesday to understand the abrupt resignation of Walker's lieutenant governor and what that means for his re-election hopes

Democrats, Menendez facing tough fight in blue New Jersey

Oct 17, 2018

New Jersey Democratic incumbent Sen. Bob Menendez is in a tough re-election contest against his GOP rival

AP FACT CHECK: Noem lacks proof Sutton supports income tax

Oct 17, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Republican governor candidate Kristi Noem alleges her Democratic opponent, Billie Sutton, supports an income tax in heavily conservative South Dakota. The claim is mostly false.

Filing: Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison says ex-wife abused him

Oct 17, 2018

Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison's recently unsealed divorce filings contain no allegations that he physically abused his ex-wife

Minnesota House hopeful calls marriage, fraud claims 'lies'

Oct 17, 2018

A Minnesota Democratic candidate for Congress and former refugee from Somalia continues to be dogged by questions about her past

Illinois candidate once said harassment leads to promiscuity

Oct 17, 2018

A former Miss America who is running for Illinois attorney general once said that many victims of sexual harassment believe what is said about them and "become very promiscuous"

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