Klobuchar surged in New Hampshire. Can she make it count?

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — It took a year of campaigning, countless stump speeches and an especially strong night on the debate stage for little-known Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar to break ...

Turnout on the list Iowa Democrats' caucus disappointments

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Democrats are recovering from a number of disappointments after Monday's Iowa caucuses, though one has received less attention than the others. About 17...

John Bolton, Susan Rice to speak at Vanderbilt on Feb. 19

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former national security adviser John Bolton will speak at Tennessee's Vanderbilt University later this month alongside another former national security adviser, Susan Rice, ju...

Messy Iowa caucuses leave cash-poor candidates scrambling

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Iowa caucuses weren't just a colossal political mess. They were a massive money drain for Democratic presidential contenders who poured millions of dollars into a contest s...

Stocks eke out gains in early trading after gains in Asia

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street following big gains in Asia after China cut tariffs on U.S. goods and promised tax cuts and other help to businesses reeling from the ...

Key dates in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key dates in the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump: APRIL 21, 2019 President Donald Trump speaks with then-President-elect Vol...

Not Guilty: Senate acquits Trump of impeachment charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split t...

Abortion is unlikely complication in Senate race in Kansas

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A fight in the Kansas Legislature over protecting its power to restrict abortion has become an unlikely complication in the Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat, even th...

Lawmakers bid for Collins' northeast Georgia US House seat

ATLANTA (AP) — Two Republican state lawmakers are running for a northeast Georgia congressional seat, after Republican Rep. Doug Collins announced a bid for U.S. Senate. Collins ann...

AP Exclusive: Barr names new U.S. attorney in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr on Thursday named Timothy Shea, one of his closest advisers, to be the next top prosecutor in the nation’s capital. Shea will lead th...

Ebenezer pastor Raphael Warnock enters US Senate race

ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Raphael Warnock, pastor of the Atlanta church where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. preached, announced his campaign for the U.S. Senate on Thursday, challenging recently appoi...

Democrats' early 2020 blitz to strike in Texas flops

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — If Texas is going to be competitive in 2020, the first race wasn't. Democrats went all-in on a legislative runoff in the booming Houston suburbs, drumming up en...

Lawmaker promotes measure to restore felon voting rights

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A House Democrat on Wednesday urged lawmakers to put a constitutional measure on Kentucky's ballot to automatically restore voting rights for felons who have completed their sent...

Florida Senator's Iowa ad attacks former VP Joe Biden

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Senator Rick Scott of Florida injected himself into the 2020 presidential race, airing an ad in Iowa days ahead of a crucial caucus by attacking the Democratic-led impeachment...

Georgia's Collins to challenge newly sworn-in GOP senator

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Doug Collins announced Wednesday that he's running for a U.S. Senate seat held by a fellow Republican, setting up a battle that could divide the Georgia party this election ye...