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Kim Davis' Opponent Fends Off Attacks - from Primary Rival

Kim Davis' Opponent Fends Off Attacks - from Primary Rival

By Adam Beam | Sep 25
Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who went to jail in 2015 for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, wants a second term in office.

Legislation Unveiled to Protect Patients Against Surprise Medical Bills

Legislation Unveiled to Protect Patients Against Surprise Medical Bills

Sep 24
With frustration growing among Americans who are being charged exorbitant prices for medical treatment, a bipartisan group of senators has unveiled a plan to protect patients from surprise bills and high charges from hospitals or doctors who are not i

Eyeing White House, Cory Booker Introduces Himself to Iowa

Eyeing White House, Cory Booker Introduces Himself to Iowa

By Thomas Beaumont | Sep 24
Cory Booker is not being subtle.

In Governor's Races, Trump Emerges as a Defining Issue

In Governor's Races, Trump Emerges as a Defining Issue

By David Eggert and Geoff Mulvihill | Sep 23
Governor's races are on the ballot in 36 states this year, and the common thread running through many of them has nothing to do with state policy: It's President Donald Trump.

Bannon Dubs the Far-Right Europe's "New Elite" Patriots

Bannon Dubs the Far-Right Europe's "New Elite" Patriots

Sep 23
Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon declared Saturday that far-right "patriots" are the "new elite" of Europe as he brought his push for a trans-national, anti-European Union drive to Italy.

AP Source: Kavanaugh, Ford Agree to Testify on Thursday

AP Source: Kavanaugh, Ford Agree to Testify on Thursday

By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Jonathan Lemire | Sep 23
Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault from decades ago.

Control of Congress also at Stake in State Legislative Races

Control of Congress also at Stake in State Legislative Races

By David A. Lieb | Sep 22
Democrats looking to regain a foothold in state capitols largely led by Republicans had anticipated flipping control of up to a dozen legislative chambers during the last presidential election. It didn't work out that way.

Overconfident? Dem Optimism Surges as Midterms Approach

Overconfident? Dem Optimism Surges as Midterms Approach

By Steve Peoples and Juana Summers | Sep 22
The fight for the House majority is over. At least that's the sense from a growing number of Democrats who are increasingly confident in their quest to seize control of at least one chamber of Congress six weeks before Election Day.

Trump Picks Combat Over Caution in Court Fight

Trump Picks Combat Over Caution in Court Fight

By Jonathan Lemire, Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller | Sep 22
White House aides and congressional allies worked all week to keep President Donald Trump from unloading on the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

Cruz, O'Rourke Trade Attacks During Testy 1st Texas Debate

Cruz, O'Rourke Trade Attacks During Testy 1st Texas Debate

By Will Weissert | Sep 22
Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O'Rourke repeatedly traded barbs during a testy first debate Friday night, underscoring how a Texas Senate race that long looked like a cakewalk for the conservative incumbent now appears to be anything but one.

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