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    Fargo banker and Democratic state Sen. George B. Sinner says he will seek his party's endorsement to run for the U.S. House.

  • Republicans rule Taylor can stay on party ballot

    Former Democratic Mississippi congressman Gene Taylor will stay on the Republican primary ballot opposing incumbent U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo.

  • Mass. congress members stockpiling campaign cash

    Members of Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation are stockpiling campaign cash as they head into another election year, with many relying heavily on contributions from political action committees as they try to hold off Republicans intent on breaking their grip.

  • Coburn's departure likely to trigger GOP dominoes

    Oklahoma's 2014 election cycle was thrown for a huge loop when U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn announced his early retirement last week. The move could knock over a series of dominoes in Oklahoma politics as some of state's most powerful GOP leaders mull jumping into the race.

  • Candidates file for 2014 ballot in West Virginia

    The first day that candidates could file for elective office in West Virginia drew one candidate for the U.S. Senate and four for the U.S. House.

  • Ex-Republican runs as Dem for US Senate in Miss.

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Bill Marcy said Friday that he's changing party labels, but not his conservative beliefs, to run as a Democrat for the U.S. Senate in Mississippi this year.

  • Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin. (Image provided by Ralph Z. Hallow)

    GOP governors lay out own agenda with Washington gridlocked

    In the absence of a clear agenda from a Congress widely labeled as dysfunctional, Republican governors used their annual meeting to identify broad policies they believe the nation needs to embrace, ranging from education, public employee-pension and tax reform to regulatory relief, transportation and energy infrastructure.

  • George Allen, joined by his family, gives his concession speech Tuesday night, Nov. 6, 2012, in Richmond, Va. Allen, a Republican, lost the race for the U.S. Senate seat to Democrat Tim Kaine. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Dean Hoffmeyer)

    Big names in sports thrown for losses by voters

    On a night when sports and politics went 1-on-1, name recognition scored few points with voters.

  • More veterans on political battlefield

    Veterans across the country are vying for House, Senate and state office seats this year, from well-known hopefuls such as congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth in Illinois, who became a double amputee when her National Guard helicopter was shot down in Iraq, to Arizona state House contender Mark Cardenas, a 25-year-old Iraq vet who remains a National Guardsman.

  • Former House Speaker and current Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich and his wife, Callista, at one point owed as much as a half-million dollars to jeweler Tiffany & Co., as revealed in financial disclosures filed by Mrs. Gingrich. (Associated Press)

    Inside Politics

    Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich's family at one point owed as much as a half-million dollars to luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co.

  • ** FILE ** In this Nov. 3, 2010, file photo Rep.-elect Joe Heck, R-Nev., greets supporters at an election night party after winning the U.S. congressional race in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)

    Redistricting delays 2012 House races

    Freshman U.S. Rep. Joe Heck has been running for re-election since he won in November, trying to fend off unrelenting attacks on his five-month-old voting record as the Democratic Party has saturated his Las Vegas district with billboards, phone calls and mailers.

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