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Tom Cotton is campaigning hard, just not for re-election

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — ...

Egypt’s parliamentary vote likely to tighten leader’s grip

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptians cast ballots Saturday in the first stage of the country's parliamentary election, a vote which is highly likely to produce...

Cunningham keeps low in NC Senate race marked by his affair

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Senate candidate Cal Cunningham is bypassing uncomfortable questions about his extramarital activities in the final days of...

Loeffler charts path to the right in Georgia Senate race

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler stepped out of a Humvee on a foggy morning in northwest Georgia wearing an American flag trucker...

Parties’ late spending on Senate races shows GOP’s jeopardy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats are unleashing millions in eleventh-hour spending to contest Senate seats in states that read like a list of...

GOP in ruby red Kansas stresses over costly Senate race

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Republicans who were desperate to have Kansas Congressman Roger Marshall as their candidate for an open Senate seat are...

GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett as Democrats boycott

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans powered past a Democratic boycott Thursday to advance Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to the...

‘Call them out’: In Maine, Gideon asks voters to punish GOP

CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — The last time Democrat Sara Gideon ran for office, she trounced her Republican challenger and spent a measly $4,299.99 doing...

Senate Republicans try to ignore Trump’s attacks on Fauci

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pre-election broadsides against Dr. Anthony Fauci drew mild rebuke and little buy-in Tuesday from Capitol Hill, as...

Alaska Senate candidate hopes to ride Democratic wave

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Al Gross commands a fishing boat as a narrator describes him prospecting for gold and killing a grizzly bear in...

Low-key Democrat tries to hang onto Senate seat in Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Call him low-key, understated, maybe even “boring." First-term Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan is betting voters care more about...

Scammers seize on US election, but it’s not votes they want

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The email from a political action committee seemed harmless: if you support Joe Biden, it urged, click here to make...

GOP, Dems hope Supreme Court fight bolsters Senate prospects

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Republicans, the nomination fight over Amy Coney Barrett is a chance to seal conservative control of the Supreme Court for...

Major Democratic group pulls out of Colorado Senate race

DENVER (AP) — A major Democratic group on Friday pulled its last remaining ads from Colorado's closely watched U.S. Senate race, a sign that...

McGrath faces strong headwinds in mission to oust McConnell

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Amy McGrath was in elementary school when Mitch McConnell was first elected to the Senate. Now, 36 years later, the...

Senate Democrats’ fundraising success puts GOP on defensive

WASHINGTON (AP) — Buoyed by massive fundraising success, Democratic Senate candidates are mounting a push in Republican states that few would have thought possible...

McConnell, McGrath spar over federal response to coronavirus

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s opponent accused him of failing the country with the lack of another coronavirus relief package, while the Republican incumbent...

Trump’s task: Resetting campaign that GOP fears is slipping

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is running out of time to recover from a series of self-inflicted setbacks that have rattled his base...

Democrat’s praise of strict gun law roils Kansas Senate race

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans on Sunday circulated a video of the Democrats' candidate for an open U.S. Senate seat in Kansas praising strict...

Dem challenger in SC Senate race raises record $57 million

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison has shattered congressional fundraising records, bringing in $57 million in the final quarter for his...

Precedent, recusal, Roe: A court nomination viewer’s guide

WASHINGTON (AP) — A scant two weeks after her nomination, Judge Amy Coney Barrett goes before a Senate committee that's bitterly split along partisan...

Republicans see ‘grim’ Senate map and edge away from Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vulnerable Republicans are increasingly taking careful, but clear, steps to distance themselves from President Donald Trump, one sign of a new...

Cunningham inches back into public as Army confirms probe

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham inched back into the public sphere on Wednesday, a day after The Associated...

N. Carolina Senate race upended by sexting, virus diagnosis

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's intensely competitive and expensive U.S. Senate race has been upended by personal and health disruptions that sent sharp...

Graham, Harrison both tout bipartisanship in 1st SC matchup

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In their first debate in a race that has shattered fundraising records and become among the more closely watched Senate...

GOP faces reckoning over Trump’s virus strategy, diagnosis

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis was a moment of reckoning for his Republican Party, whose leaders largely adopted his strategy of...

2020 election spending poised to reach nearly $11 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly $11 billion dollars will be spent by federal candidates and political action committees during the 2020 election cycle, a jaw-dropping...

Conservatives lead in French Senate elections, Greens gain

PARIS (AP) — France's main conservative party looked set to keep control of the Senate and the Greens made new gains in partial elections...

Lockdowns are fading, but GOP outrage isn’t in campaigns

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When the coronavirus pandemic slammed the U.S. economy this spring, Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther became an overnight symbol of...

The Latest: Graham: Court vote could be week before election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court (all times local): ...

Kentucky Senate candidates take up Breonna Taylor case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Amy McGrath called for fundamental change to combat “systemic racism" as the Senate candidate met Thursday with some of...

GOP Senate candidate defends controversial Ginsburg meme

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Lauren Witzke on Tuesday defended a controversial meme in a Facebook post by her campaign after...

Senate GOP plans vote on Trump’s court pick before election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Votes in hand, Senate Republicans are charging ahead with plans to confirm President Donald Trump’s pick to fill the late Justice...

Supreme Court vacancy rattles Susan Collins’ Senate race

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's so on brand for Sen. Susan Collins to be in a pressure cooker over how she'll vote in a showdown...

Biden to GOP senators: Don’t jam through Ginsburg nominee

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Biden on Sunday slammed President Donald Trump and leading Senate Republicans for trying to jam through a replacement for the...

The Latest: WH leaves it to McConnell to decide vote timing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and President Donald Trump's effort to appoint a successor...

Arizona Senate race could impact confirmation of new justice

PHOENIX (AP) — If Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly wins a seat in the U.S. Senate, he could take office as early as Nov. 30,...

Arizona Senate race could play crucial role in confirmation

PHOENIX (AP) — If Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly wins a seat in the U.S. Senate, he could take office as early as Nov. 30,...

How Ginsburg’s death could reshape the presidential campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — A presidential campaign that was already tugging at the nation’s most searing divides has been jolted by the death of...

McConnell vows quick vote on next justice; Biden says wait

WASHINGTON (AP) — The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just six weeks before the election cast an immediate spotlight on the...

Donor cash surges to Harrison, the Democrat taking on Graham

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — It won't be known until Election Day if a poll showing a tightening contest between Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham and...

In N. Carolina Senate race, Tillis calibrates ties to Trump

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When President Donald Trump fired up a crowd at a North Carolina airport last week, he gave a shout-out to...

Comey to testify before Senate panel weeks before election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 30, appearing just a month before the...

Transgender activist wins Delaware state senate primary

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Transgender activist Sarah McBride won a Democratic state Senate primary in Delaware on Tuesday and is poised to make history...

To door knock or not? Campaigning for Congress in COVID era

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Madeleine Dean calls herself a “big hugger,” but there’s none of that in-person campaigning in the Philadelphia suburbs as...

Collins won’t say in debate who she’ll vote for in November

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democrat Sara Gideon sought to link Republican Sen. Susan Collins, of Maine, with President Donald Trump during their first debate...

Sen Jones of Alabama calls rival Tuberville ‘Coach Clueless’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama called Republican challenger Tommy Tuberville “Coach Clueless” on Friday, stepping up attacks on the...

No virus aid before election? Pessimism before Senate vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Republican senators made pessimistic predictions Wednesday about securing a bipartisan coronavirus relief package before the November election, signaling instead they...

‘Corky’ Messner wins GOP Senate primary to challenge Shaheen

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Bryant “Corky” Messner won the Republican primary for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, defeating a fellow veteran and setting up a...

Black Lives Matter supporters disrupt Loeffler event

CUMMING, Ga. (AP) —...

Markey defeats Kennedy III in Massachusetts’ Senate primary

BOSTON (AP) — U.S....

Chamber of Commerce backs freshmen House Dems, marking shift

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Patriot Prayer no stranger to protests in Northwest

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) —...

2 Kansas doctors but differing COVID-19 takes in Senate race

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP)...

Senator to supporters: How about skipping a meal to donate?

PHOENIX (AP) — Sen....

Ex-President George W. Bush backs Maine’s Sen. Susan Collins

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) —...

Pelosi endorses Kennedy over Markey in US Senate primary

WASHINGTON (AP) — House...

Democrats in conservative SC now see opportunity for gains

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) —...

Talk of Harris successor sets off California guessing game

LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

Hagerty vs. Bradshaw in race to succeed US Sen. Alexander

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —...

Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP win in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —...

McSally, Kelly move on to set up hot Arizona Senate race

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican...

Kansas GOP picks Rep. Marshall for Senate seat over Kobach

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) —...

Georgia senator removes ad that made opponent’s nose bigger

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican...

The Latest: Ga. Democratic Senate candidate’s wife has virus

ATLANTA -- Georgia Democratic...

At 88, former Sheriff Joe Arpaio makes 2nd comeback bid

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe...

Surging Democrats expand Senate targets to GOP states

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's...

Alabama Senate race shapes up to be a contentious slugfest

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) —...

With primary win, Gideon reaps $3.7M more for Collins fight

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) —...

In Colorado, Hickenlooper outraises Gardner, lags in cash

DENVER (AP) — Former...

Democrat Gideon wins primary, will face GOP Sen Collins

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) —...

GOP worries Trump’s divisive June imperils Senate control

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

McGrath raises Russia bounty issue in Kentucky Senate race

LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) —...

McGrath wins Kentucky Dem primary; McConnell showdown awaits

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) —...

Senate Democratic primary heads to finish line in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) —...

Kentucky Democrats begin wait for Senate election results

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) —...

1 city, 1 voting place: Kentucky braces for lines in primary

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) —...

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