LOUISVILLE, Ky | McConnell says GOP in ‘knife fight’ to hold Senate majority

LOUISVILLE, Ky — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is referencing hurricanes to describe the “challenging election”…

WASHINGTON  | Trump says Koch brothers are ‘a total joke’ in GOP

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at the Koch brothers, tweeting that the…

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado | Kochs won’t help top GOP Senate candidate in key state

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The conservative Koch brothers‘ network declared Monday that it will not help…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump calls China ‘vicious,’ targeting farmers

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s trade policy (all times local): 7:10 a.m. President…

WASHINGTON  | GOP, Dems focus on messages as summer recess, elections near

WASHINGTON  — One House bill, backed mostly by Republicans, would repeal a tax imposed on some…

WASHINGTON  | Some GOP lawmakers critical of relief program for farmers

WASHINGTON  — The Trump administration says it will provide $12 billion in emergency relief to ease…

MILLBROOK, Ala.  | Ala. congresswoman wins runoff turning on loyalty to Trump

MILLBROOK, Ala.  —U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama’s Republican runoff, fighting through lingering fallout from her…

MILLBROOK, Ala. | Onetime Trump critic Roby wins Republican runoff in Alabama

MILLBROOK, Ala.— U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama’s Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout…

WASHINGTON | GOP savors seeing House Dems oppose own immigration bill

WASHINGTON — Abolishing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is a trendy battle cry for liberals.…

WASHINGTON  | Push by liberal Democrats’ to abolish ICE delights GOP

WASHINGTON  — Legislation aimed at abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement is being pushed by liberal Democrats.…

WASHINGTON  | Lawmakers battle over migrants crossing border illegally

WASHINGTON  — Congress’ fight over President Donald Trump’s abandoned policy of separating migrant families has stirred…

WASHINGTON | Battle over family separations flairs anew in Congress

WASHINGTON — Congress’ fight over President Donald Trump‘s now abandoned policy of separating migrant families stirred…

WASHINGTON  | AP sources: Kavanaugh was Trump’s early favorite for court

WASHINGTON —In calls from the Oval Office, from Air Force One, and from his New Jersey…

WASHINGTON  | Trump picks Kavanaugh, a GOP favorite, for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON  —President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a solidly conservative, politically connected judge, for the Supreme…

WASHINGTON | In Supreme Court fight, Dems target 2 GOP Senate moderates

WASHINGTON— By themselves, Democrats can’t stop the Republican-run Senate from confirming President Donald Trump’s pick for…

WASHINGTON  | Dems want to focus high court fight on abortion, health care

WASHINGTON  — In the budding battle royale over the Supreme Court vacancy, what’s the Democratic sweet…

WASHINGTON | GOP set for showdown immigration vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are set to vote Wednesday on a hard-fought immigration compromise between…

COLUMBIA | Trump’s clout within GOP on the line in Tuesday elections

COLUMBIA  — President Donald Trump is not on the ballot, but he has invested time, energy…

WASHINGTON  | GOP immigration push hampered by Trump, hard-right voters

WASHINGTON  — Republican apprehension over President Donald Trump’s next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters…

COLUMBIA, S.C | Trump to test his powers in South Carolina runoff

COLUMBIA, S.C.  — President Donald Trump’s effort to bend the Republican Party to his will faces…

WASHINGTON  | Trump advises GOP: Quit wasting time on immigration.

WASHINGTON —Just when House Republicans needed Donald Trump’s backing the most — on their big immigration…

WASHINGTON | Trump, GOP leaders strain for migrant-kids solution

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump searched Tuesday evening for a way to…

AUSTIN, Texas | Cruz’s flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ted Cruz has staged a dramatic about-face on the Trump administration’s “zero…

WASHINGTON  | Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

WASHINGTON  — Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation…

WASHINGTON | Trump enough? Defeat of GOP congressman begs the question

WASHINGTON— Don’t cross President Donald Trump. That’s the lesson many Republicans are drawing from Rep. Mark…

LAS VEGAS  | Legal pimp defeats Nevada lawmaker in GOP primary race

LAS VEGAS — Pimp Dennis Hof, the owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada…

The Latest: Businessman wins Maine GOP governor nomination

The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 12:32 a.m. Republican businessman Shawn Moody…

NEW YORK | Memoir listed from congressman wounded during baseball game

NEW YORK (AP) — Rep. Steve Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who was shot and nearly killed…

TOKYO  | Japan’s economy shrank in first quarter on weak spending

TOKYO  — Japan’s economy declined in the first quarter on weak consumer spending, revised data showed…

WASHINGTON  | Key Senate Republicans seek to challenge Trump over tariffs

WASHINGTON  — Key Senate Republicans are pushing longshot legislation that would require Congress to sign off…