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  • Former Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., second from left, greets former Mission Mayor Laura McConwell, right, at Johnson County Republican Headquarters in Overland Park, Kan., Monday, April 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Bob Dole says US should send weapons to Ukraine

    Former Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole said Monday that the U.S. should send weapons, including tanks, to Ukraine to help it resist Russia's moves on its territory and to send Russian President Vladimir Putin a strong message.


  • Tea party leader: Miss. GOP chair should resign

    The president of the Mississippi Tea Party said Monday that state Republican chairman Joe Nosef needs to either remain neutral in the Republican U.S. Senate primary or step down.


  • Iowa's popular governor suddenly put on defense

    In Terry Branstad's nearly 20 years as governor of Iowa, he has earned a reputation for steady management, frugality and a distinct absence of drama. Gray-haired, smiling and always attired in a crisp business suit, he's been a model of Midwestern stability and owner of a public approval rating over 60 percent.


  • Correction: Senate-Ads story

    In a story April 11 about U.S. senate advertisements in North Dakota, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the Democratic candidate's last name on the first reference. His last name is spelled Weiland, not Weliand.


  • This Feb. 17, 2014, photo shows Sioux Falls physician Annette Bosworth talking about her candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Tim Johnson in Sioux Falls, S.D. Bosworth will face four opponents in the Republican primary on June 3. (AP Photo/Dirk Lammers)

    Bosworth: Law intrudes between patient, doctor

    A Sioux Falls physician running for U.S. Senate in South Dakota says patients and business owners have a great distrust of government intrusion related to the nation's new health care law.


  • Candidates to file for 2014 Oklahoma elections

    Elections for both of Oklahoma's U.S. Senate seats, the open 5th Congressional District seat and statewide seats including governor and lieutenant governor will highlight a busy 2014 political season that formally kicks off Wednesday when candidates begin arriving at the State Capitol to file paperwork and pay fees to have their names placed on the ballot.


  • Tillis bets on NC legislative record in Senate bid

    As an engineer of the 2010 Republican takeover of the North Carolina General Assembly, Thom Tillis takes credit or shoulders the blame for what he and his GOP colleagues have accomplished since.


  • NC Libertarian convention meeting this weekend

    North Carolina's Libertarian Party will have an unusual gathering this weekend because it will host a forum for its primary candidates for U.S. Senate.


  • FILE - In this March 14, 2014 file photo, children from the Duggar family sing during a campaign event for Rev. Mark Harris, who is seeking a Republican U.S. Senate nomination in the upcoming North Carolina primary, in Raleigh, N.C., The Duggars, with 19 children in all, star in a reality TV show.  (AP Photo/Ted Richardson)

    Harris needs Christian right for GOP NC Senate win

    The Rev. Mark Harris says he's the only one in the U.S. Senate Republican primary field that can unite the three streams of the GOP in North Carolina and ultimately put Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan on the political ropes heading to November.


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