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National Politics

Utah Republicans divided in battle for Chaffetz's House seat

Utah Republicans divided in battle for Chaffetz's House seat

The Republican race to fill the congressional seat abandoned by Utah's Jason Chaffetz is pitting the state's GOP establishment against further-right conservatives split over two candidates
Published: 08/13/17
Alabama Senate race a fight to the finish

Alabama Senate race a fight to the finish

Alabama candidates face off Tuesday in the primary races for the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Jeff Sessions
Published: 08/12/17
Group tied to Trump backs Strange in Alabama's Senate race

Group tied to Trump backs Strange in Alabama's Senate race

In Alabama's Senate race, group tied to Trump backs re-election of Strange _ the candidate favored by GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell
Published: 08/11/17

Texas Legislature increases mail-in voter fraud punishments

The Texas Legislature has approved increase criminal penalties for improper mail-in voting
Published: 08/11/17
Investigator in Trump tax return case is taken into custody

Investigator in Trump tax return case is taken into custody

A Louisiana private investigator accused of trying to illegally obtain Donald Trump's tax returns before last year's presidential election has been arrested again, this time being accused violating conditions of his pretrial release
Published: 08/11/17

Prosecutors want to keep ex-state senator off council ballot

Prosecutors want to keep a former state senator off the Detroit City Council general election ballot after he finished second in Tuesday's primary despite serving a 10-month sentence for shooting at his ex-wife's car
Published: 08/10/17

Clipped: Foreign funds that 'hedge' against currencies lag

When it comes to buying foreign stock funds, investors increasingly have a choice between two flavors: One tries to protect from the swings that changes in foreign-currency values can wreak, while the other goes full foreign
Published: 08/10/17

Former Colorado GOP chair pleads not guilty to voting fraud

Prosecutors say a former chairman of the Colorado Republican Party committed voter fraud using his ex-wife's identity in the 2016 presidential election
Published: 08/10/17

Man gets 4 months in prison for illegal campaign donations

A developer who pleaded guilty to making illegal campaign contributions in the names of others has been sentenced in a Maine federal court to four months in prison and fined $100,000
Published: 08/10/17
Primary complicates GOP Sen. Heller's Nevada re-election bid

Primary complicates GOP Sen. Heller's Nevada re-election bid

Primary complicates GOP Sen. Heller's Nevada re-election; facing criticism from both the left and right in the Western swing state where he's among Senate's most vulnerable.
Published: 08/10/17