Idaho looks into loud cannon fire at governor’s inauguration

BOISE, Idaho BOISE, Idaho —Jan 25, 2019—  Idaho National Guard’s commanding officer says he will look…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says Romney ought to be ‘team player’

WASHINGTON  — Jan 02, 2019— The Latest on Sen.-elect Mitt Romney‘s criticism of President Donald Trump…

AUSTIN, Texas | No timeline: O’Rourke not rushing 2020 decision despite buzz

AUSTIN, Texas— If the deep field of potential Democratic presidential contenders is on pins and needles…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: GOP senator praises Zinke for promoting oil, gas

WASHINGTON— The Latest on the departure of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (all times local): 1:30 p.m.…

PHOENIX | Arizona’s governor says Republican Sen. Jon Kyl will resign at the end of the year

PHOENIX — Arizona’s governor says Republican Sen. Jon Kyl will resign at the end of the…

WASHINGTON | Senate to vote on aid to Yemen in wake of Khashoggi slaying

WASHINGTON — Senators are expected to vote Thursday on a resolution that would call on the…

WASHINGTON | GOP cancels votes on judges amid standoff over Mueller bill

WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee has canceled a Thursday vote on more than 20 federal…

JACKSON, Miss. | Divisive race ends with win for Republican Sen. Hyde-Smith

JACKSON, Miss. — Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith returns to Washington as a solidly loyal supporter…

JACKSON, Miss. | Few lines at polls as Mississippi votes in US Senate runoff

JACKSON, Miss.— Voting was swift and easy in many precincts Tuesday as Mississippi residents were deciding…

JACKSON, Miss. | Last US Senate race of midterms up for vote in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi voters are deciding the last U.S. Senate race of the midterms, choosing…

WASHINGTON | Senate aims to confirm man for bench despite racial concerns

WASHINGTON— Senate Republicans are working to soon fill the nation’s longest judicial vacancy with a North…

WASHINGTON | AP source: Whitaker told Graham that Mueller probe to go on

WASHINGTON — Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker told Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham in a meeting on…

JACKSON, Miss | GOP senator should explain ‘hanging’ remark, challenger says

JACKSON, Miss. — A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment…

ORLANDO, Fla. | Florida’s DeSantis gives thanks where it’s due: Trump

ORLANDO, Fla.  — Former Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis put his thanks squarely where it was…

WASHINGTON  | Republican Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi wins re-election, defeating Democrat David Baria

WASHINGTON  — Republican Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi wins re-election, defeating Democrat David Baria. By  Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas | Mass shooting anniversary overshadowed in Texas Senate race

AUSTIN, Texas — The one-year anniversary of a Texas church shooting that was the deadliest in…

EL PASO, Texa | Spokesman: Texas Rep. O’Rourke got threats from bomb suspect

EL PASO, Texas — A spokesman for Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke says the Democratic congressman…

PHOENIX  | The Latest: Trump calls Senate hopeful McSally ‘brilliant’

PHOENIX  — The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s three-day campaign trip out West (all times local):…

BANGOR, Maine | Collins’ husband: Ricin threat mentioned Kavanaugh vote

BANGOR, Maine— The husband of Republican Sen. Susan Collins says a threatening letter that claimed to…

BANGOR, Maine | Suspicious envelope causes ricin scare at Sen. Collins’ home

BANGOR, Maine— A hazardous materials team was dispatched to the home of Republican Sen. Susan Collins…

AUSTIN, Texas | NOT REAL NEWS: Beto O’Rourke not ‘slapped’ with FEC charges

AUSTIN, Texas — Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke of Texas, who is running against Republican Sen. Ted…

WASHINGTON | Senate vote on health care likely fodder for both parties

WASHINGTON — Days after ending a turbulent Supreme Court confirmation fight, the Senate turned back to…

WASHINGTON | McConnell to AP: ‘Nobody’s going to beat’ Murkowski

WASHINGTON— Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that “nobody’s going to beat” Republican Sen. Lisa…

ISTANBUL | The Latest: Paul to push for halting arms sales to Saudis

ISTANBUL — The Latest on the mystery surrounding the fate of a Saudi journalist who disappeared…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Schumer blasts GOP ‘scorched earth’ tactics

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Republican…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: 302 arrested for Senate office protests

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Republican…

LAS VEGAS | Rosen says GOP Heller’s support of Kavanaugh probe “charade”

LAS VEGAS — Democratic Senate candidate Jacky Rosen in Nevada said Saturday that Republican Sen. Dean…

WASHINGTON | Trump agrees to FBI probe of Kavanaugh, bows to Flake, Dems

WASHINGTON — Reversing course, President Donald Trump bowed to Democrats’ demands Friday for a deeper FBI…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Graham: Dems’ treatment of Kavanaugh despicable

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 5:05…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Kavanaugh terms some of the allegations ‘a joke’

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 5:05…