WASHINGTON | Ruling to strike down health law puts GOP in a quandary

WASHINGTON — A federal judge’s ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like…

TOPEKA, Kan. | Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas’ new Democratic governor promised not to raise taxes to meet her goals…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Former FBI chief Comey arrives for GOP interview

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey’s closed-door interview by House Republicans (all…

LOS ANGELES | GOP suspicion after Democratic sweep in California

LOS ANGELES — A combination of recent changes in California‘s election rules have lengthened the ballot-counting…

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. | Trump says time for action on ‘the Wall,’ visits golf course

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump has returned to his West Palm Beach golf…

AUSTIN, Texas | Trump critic Hurd keeps Texas US House seat for Republicans

AUSTIN, Texas— Rep. Will Hurd, one of few Republican critics of President Donald Trump in Congress,…

WASHINGTON | Record 43 Latinos to serve in Congress

WASHINGTON — Congress will have a record 43 Latino members next year. The number increased over…

LAS VEGAS | Reid machine keeps humming in Nevada, even in his retirement

LAS VEGAS — Harry Reid may no longer lead Senate Democrats in Washington, but the political…

LOS ANGELES | Another House win caps Democratic rout in California

LOS ANGELES — Democrat Gil Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California, capping…

LOS ANGELES | Another House win caps Democratic rout in California

LOS ANGELES— Democrat Gil Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California, capping a…

LANSING, Mich. | GOP seeks last-ditch laws in states where its power slipped

LANSING, Mich.— With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Federal judge: Florida is ‘laughing stock of the world’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  — A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election…

WASHINGTON | Election fallout: Blame abounds in House GOP leadership race

WASHINGTON — The speaker’s gavel now out of reach, Republican Kevin McCarthy is poised to take…

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla — After Republicans, including President Donald Trump, made unsubstantiated accusations of illegal activity,…

Democratic wins could mean state action on health care, guns

Democratic gains in the 2018 elections could lead to a push for expanded health coverage, gun…

WASHINGTON | Midterms offer clues for Trump, Dems in ’20 presidential bid

WASHINGTON— This week’s midterm elections offered revealing lessons for both parties as battle lines begin to…

WASHINGTON | McConnell: It’s a ‘good morning’ for Republicans after holding Senate, says Trump was ‘very helpful’ in campaign

WASHINGTON — McConnell: It’s a ‘good morning’ for Republicans after holding Senate, says Trump was ‘very…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump claims Dems will take wrecking ball to US

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump and midterm elections (all times local): 6:45 p.m. President…

ATLANTA  | Obama urges Georgia voters to elect Stacey Abrams governor

ATLANTA  — Former President Barack Obama urged Georgia voters on Friday to elect Stacey Abrams governor…

BILLINGS, Mont. | Montana Senate race brings out both Trump and ‘The Dude’

BILLINGS, Mont. — Montana Senate candidate Matt Rosendale may not be a household name, but he’s…

BILLINGS, Mont | With Trump in Montana, Sen. Jon Tester turns to ‘The Dude’

BILLINGS, Mont.  — Montana Senate candidate Matt Rosendale may not be a household name, but he’s…

MILILANI, Hawaii | Diminished Hawaii Republicans aim to incrementally rebuild

MILILANI, Hawaii— Val Okimoto, a mother of two, may be the Republican Party’s best hope in…

LAS VEGAS | Obama rails against Republicans, rallies Democrats in Nevada

LAS VEGAS — Former President Barack Obama delivered a biting critique of Republicans in Washington and…

WASHINGTON | Russia probe revival expected if Dems win House

WASHINGTON— House Democrats are expected to re-open the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election…

TAPACHULA, Mexico | Growing caravan of migrants pushes deeper into Mexico

TAPACHULA, Mexico— Thousands of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. stretched out on rain-soaked sidewalks,…

ELKO, Nev. | The Latest: Trump says Obama took Biden off ‘the trash heap’

ELKO, Nev. — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:35 p.m. President Donald…

NEW YORK | New York’s Cuomo blasts Trump, Republicans in protest clash

NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo questioned Sunday why state Republicans would have invited the founder…

LAS VEGAS | Nevada Senate race could test Kavanaugh impact

LAS VEGAS — Many Republicans are breathing easier this week, confident that the fight over Brett…

WHEELING, W.Va. | Trump urges supporters to vote in wake of Kavanaugh hearing

WHEELING, W.Va. — President Donald Trump on Saturday turned his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump cites Kavanaugh to rally voters

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on President Donald Trump and his rally in West Virginia (all times…