More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.
Two new TV ads are out this week in Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and his Democratic challenger, Katie McGinty. The race could help determine control of the U.S. Senate in the Nov. 8 election. Here is a look at the two ads, both of which focus on Toomey.
Judicial candidates in Kentucky would gain considerable leeway to present their political views to voters under a federal appeals court decision Wednesday that struck down some rules meant to keep partisanship out of campaigns for judgeships.
Hundreds of University of Texas students waved sex toys at a campus rally during the first day of classes, protesting a new state law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday he'll campaign actively this fall to send Democrat Hillary Clinton to the White House and bolster the party's congressional candidates, with swings already planned in New Hampshire, New York and Washington state.
Visiting a battleground state he can't afford to lose, Donald Trump promised Hispanics "a much better life" on Wednesday in a Florida speech that continued his recent effort to soften his tone and broaden his support 11 weeks before the presidential election.
Hillary Clinton is sidestepping new questions about nearly 15,000 recently discovered emails or her family's charitable foundation — a stay-the-course strategy sure to be tested in the sprint to Election Day.
The U.S. military picture in Syria is getting more chaotic and complicated by the day, putting new strains on the Obama administration's strategy of partnering with a hodgepodge of local fighters against the Islamic State group without getting pulled deeper into Syria's civil war or rupturing relations with Turkey.