United States General Election
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In the complicated world of Kentucky Republican politics, Matt Bevin needs to step away from wrangling over endorsements with Mitch McConnell and turn his attention to locking in a victory in last week's GOP primary.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says pay equity between men and women, more generous parental leave policies and a higher minimum wage are not issues of importance merely to women but concerns that go to the heart of why it's "hard to get ahead and stay ahead in America."
FILE - In this April 7, 2015, file photo, former Florida governor and potential Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush applauds a speaker during an energy forum which he hosted, at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver. To judge them solely by their travels over the past month, you might thin…
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — To judge them solely by their travels over the past month, you might think Jeb Bush has already plunged into the general election and Hillary Rodham Clinton has a serious fight on her hands for the Democratic nomination.
In this March 10, 2015 file photo, Hillary Rodham Clinton listens during a news conference at United Nations headquarters. Clinton plans a primary campaign for the Democratic nomination focused on the four traditional early-to-vote states, forgoing the chance to parlay her dominant position …
State lawmakers have filed fewer than a dozen bills related to abortion
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. speaks to the Center for American Progress’s Second Annual Policy Conference in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
In this Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 photo, trucks leave a container wharf in Tokyo. Japan reported Monday, Nov. 17 that its economy contracted at a real annual rate of 1.6 percent in July-September in the second straight quarterly decline. Most economists had forecast the world’s third-biggest ec…
Report likely will slow the government's effort to cut Japan's enormous debt.
The 2012 presidential nominee is No. 1 in a recent poll — and he's not even running.
The vote in the Rules Committee was 7-4, with all Republicans in favor and all Democrats opposed.
Republican Senate hopeful Ben Sasse speaks in Lincoln, Neb., Tuesday, May 13, 2014, after winning his party's primary election. A crowd of Republican candidates jockeyed to succeed Nebraska's outgoing governor and senior U.S. senator in a busy primary election where voters also were set to s…
The announcement of 8 million enrollments gives Democrats more confidence.
WASHINGTON — Democrats look like certain underdogs as the political calendar begins on their struggle to maintain their Senate majority in the 2014 elections. The political map — and for that matter, the climate — appears to favor Republicans.
Former President Bill Clinton campaigns for the Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Virginia, Terry McAuliffe (right), at a "Putting Jobs First" event in Dale City, Va., on Sunday. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)
Shutdown, debt-ceiling crisis threaten the interests traditionally aligned with Republicans.
CHICAGO (AP) — After keeping a relatively low public profile before the November election, Gov. Pat Quinn is out again, pushing his agenda for tackling Illinois' most pressing problems in the run up to the Legislature's veto session later this month.
Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his wife Ann Romney, left, and vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and his wife Janna, right, wave to supporters after Romney conceded the race during his election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 7,…
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Republican Senate candidate said if a woman becomes pregnant from rape it is "something God intended."