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By Bob Dole
The industrious island has proved itself worthy of U.S. inclusion
Topic - State Gop
Taxpayers would continue to at least partly fund South Carolina's first-in-the-South presidential primaries in the future under a bill backed by both major parties.
Montana's governor picked Lt. Gov. John Walsh on Friday to be interim U.S. senator, an appointment that could kick-start Walsh's election campaign as Democrats seek to keep the seat - and control of the U.S. Senate - in their hands.
Sen. David Vitter on Tuesday ended months of speculation and entered the 2015 race for governor of Louisiana, saying the office would give him a more powerful post from which to protect taxpayer dollars.
Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter will be a candidate in Louisiana's 2015 governor's race, announcing his decision Tuesday in an email to supporters and immediately becoming the front-runner for the election.
It's complicated: The public is weary of the U.S. role as the world's policeman, but it also frets about the nation's declining prestige on the global stage and disapproves of both President Obama's foreign policy practices and any attempts at nation building overseas. Yet Americans approve of aggressive participation in the world economy and favor drones in the military arsenal.
It's been two months since Colorado Republicans chose their presidential favorites, but they're just now starting to choose delegates to the Republican National Convention who will add Colorado's voice.
The Arkansas Republican Party says presidential candidate Rick Santorum will remain on the party's primary ballot in May even though he has quit the campaign.
The Nebraska Republican Party announced plans Tuesday to go to court to challenge Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bob Kerrey's voter registration to try to keep him off the primary ballot.
The Republican Caucus for the Maryland House on Tuesday unanimously re-elected Minority Leader Anthony O'Donnell and Minority Whip Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Texas Gov. Rick Perry have failed to qualify for Virginia's March 6 Republican primary, a development that adds to the challenges faced by the recent frontrunner in the GOP presidential race.
The new congressional map approved last week by the Democrat-controlled General Assembly could make Rep. Andy Harris unbeatable in his 1st District for years to come.
After four Democratic senators complained, the company that makes BlackBerry smartphones said it will remove programs that notify motorists of upcoming police speed traps and red-light cameras.
The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday said it tightened sanctions on the financial network of two top Colombian drug traffickers, blacklisting 20 individuals and 25 business enterprises.
Republican leaders, top strategists and even the Delaware state GOP chairman have taken the unusual step of openly working to defeat 'tea party' favorite Christine O'Donnell and ensure the nomination of their preferred candidate, nine-term Rep. Michael N. Castle.
Gov. Joe Manchin III, a centrist and popular Democrat known for his handling of a coal mine disaster that killed 29 in April, declared Tuesday that he will run for the Senate seat vacated by the death of long-serving Sen. Robert C. Byrd.