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WASHINGTON (AP) — Far from politics, six-term Sen. Richard Lugar is considered a visionary who looked beyond U.S. exuberance over the end of the Cold War and saw the dangers and opportunities in the collapse of a nuclear-armed Soviet Union.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Just how unpopular is President Barack Obama in some parts of the country? Enough that a man in prison in Texas got 4 out of 10 votes in West Virginia's Democratic presidential primary.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Democrats' hope for ousting Scott Walker is a low-key, well-liked Milwaukee mayor whose last brush with fame came when he interceded in a fight outside the Wisconsin State Fair and got badly beaten with a tire iron.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won most of the delegates in a three-state primary sweep and added a few more Wednesday from previous contests to move him within 200 delegates of clinching the Republican nomination for president.
FORT LUPTON, Colo. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama taking credit for increased American energy production is like Romney claiming responsibility for the Red Sox's World Series wins when he was Massachusetts governor.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds that President Barack Obama continues to enjoy strong support among women, minorities and independents.
Voters are unhappy and many are mad.
NRCC says Rahm Emanuel knew how to pick candidates in tough districts.
The June recall election will pit Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett against the embattled governor.
Longtime moderate Indiana Senator falls to hard-line conservative