Minnesota Republicans reject former governor Tim Pawlenty as Democrats pick historic nominees

The Daily 202: Political party endorsements don’t carry as much clout as they once did

The rise of small dollar money has weakened the bonds between candidates and party bosses.

Democrats go left, Republicans go to Trump as Minnesota candidates veer to the poles before Tuesday’s primary

With the state narrowly divided, many races are up for grabs this year.

The Daily 202: Political party endorsements don’t carry as much clout as they once did

The rise of small dollar money has weakened the bonds between candidates and party bosses.

Hawaii Democratic governor faces tough challenge in bid for another term

U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa is trying to oust Gov. David Ige while former congressman Ed Case is seeking a comeback in the 1st Congressional District.

Five numbers that mattered from Tuesday’s primaries

Results from Michigan, Kansas and Washington state.

Michigan Democrats elect Detroit City Council president to fill out final weeks of John Conyers’s term

Brenda Jones, who holds the second most powerful political job in Detroit, must now consider whether to give it up for a few short weeks — just 18 legislative days — in Congress.

Democratic Party’s liberal insurgency hits a wall in Midwest primaries

Six weeks after Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez toppled a powerful incumbent in New York, the left wing suffered big defeats.

Democratic Party’s liberal insurgency hits a wall in Midwest primaries

GOP declares victory in a U.S. House race in Ohio that’s still too close to call

Tossing aside skepticism, Democratic candidates for governor push for state-based universal health care

Republicans, seeking distance from their own health-care woes, are targeting them as big spenders.

At pre-midterm conference, the Democratic left is in the driver’s seat

At Netroots Nation, Democratic White House hopefuls balance messages of unity, rebellion

‘There’s so much energy, and so many candidates, that being “better than Trump” is just the baseline. We can do more,’ one liberal strategist said.

Will the nation’s biggest unions endorse Trump? No, but it’s complicated.

The head of the country’s largest labor union likes some Trump tariff moves but parts company with the president over policies for workers.

Race for John Conyers Jr.’s House seat simmers with anger over treatment of him and of Detroit

Forced out last year by sexual harassment allegations, the liberal icon looms over the contest for his replacement.

Tennessee primaries signal GOP’s move to the right

Tennessee voters will choose their nominees for governor Thursday, while Republicans farther down the ballot pick their candidates in a few reliably red House districts.

Pollster sees dead heat in Ohio special election

Days before President Trump makes an appearance, a new Monmouth University poll suggests that the Aug. 7 special election in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District has become a toss-up.

The new ‘Dr. No’: Rep. Justin Amash, marooned in Congress

The House member has stuck to his views as other libertarians have run to Trump’s side.

Muslim candidates band together in Michigan

DEARBORN, Mich. — The crowd at the first #MyMuslimVote rally was bigger than it looked, a few hundred people clustered on one side of a soccer pitch. The attendees had spent the afternoon getting henna tattoos, sampling from food vendors and registering to vote — often under the watchful eye of candidates who want their […]

A test in Delaware: Can an old-school politician succeed in a campaign season defined by tumult?

After three terms, Sen. Tom Carper faces the unfamiliar: challenges from the left and the right.