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Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney's extensive resume has many Republicans looking to him to take on a role in the Senate as a political and moral counterweight to a president many in the GOP see as divisive and undignified.

Feb. 17, 2018 1:29 PM EST
Special election to replace lawmaker who killed himself

MOUNT WASHINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Voters in a Louisville, Kentucky, suburb will soon choose a successor for a Republican state lawmaker who killed himself last year after a woman publicly accused him of sexually assaulting her in his basement when she was a teenager and he was her pastor.

Feb. 17, 2018 9:20 AM EST
Romney postpones announcement on Senate race after shooting

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney is preparing to announce a bid for Utah's Senate seat held by retiring Orrin Hatch, a position some hope the 2012 GOP presidential nominee will use to continue his biting criticism of President Donald Trump.

Feb. 14, 2018 11:52 PM EST
Democrats say Florida statehouse race a bellwether for US

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Democratic win in a Florida statehouse district that's firmly Republican is being called a bellwether for national politics, a referendum of sorts on President Donald Trump and his conservative agenda.

Feb. 14, 2018 2:13 PM EST

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Democrats say Florida statehouse race a bellwether for US

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Democratic win in a Florida statehouse district that's firmly Republican is being called a bellwether for national politics, a referendum of sorts on President Donald Trump and his conservative agenda.

Feb. 14, 2018 2:13 PM EST
Congress takes on immigration issue amid election pressures

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate begins a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the "Dreamer" immigrants on Monday, and Republican senators say they'll introduce President Donald Trump's plan.

Feb. 12, 2018 5:26 AM EST
Democrats see partisanship in GOP Pennsylvania district map

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Democrats on Saturday described a revised congressional district map being proposed by Republican leaders as too partisan, citing as evidence the results of the 2016 presidential campaign.

Feb. 10, 2018 7:40 PM EST