Texas gov. turns back on newspaper endorsements; criticized for avoiding unscripted questions

Texas gov: Newspaper endorsements a waste of time

Spanish PM suffers setback in local election as hand-picked candidate loses

Local election setback for Spain PM

MADRID — Spain’s beleaguered prime minister suffered an embarrassing setback in a local election race Sunday, and a poll showed his party trailing ever further behind the opposition conservatives at the national level.

AP Interview: After keeping low profile, O’Donnell denies misrepresenting education record

O’Donnell denies misrepresenting education

AP Interview: After near invisibility following primary win, O’Donnell vows to control message

O’Donnell vows to control her political message

Poll: GOP’s Rubio leads Crist by double digits in Fla. Senate race; Democrat Meek far behind

Poll: Rubio leads Crist big in Fla. Senate race

SD GOP Sen. Thune says he’s looking at 2012 presidential, but no decision before next year

SD GOP Sen. Thune looking at 2012 presidential run

Third-party nominees could swing outcome in tight governors and congressional races this fall

Third-party candidates could tip close elections

Weak or strong, third-party candidates may tip close elections this fall

Third-party bids, write-ins might tip close races

Republican National Committee head says he’s tired of infighting, ‘nitpicking’ within party

Steele tired of ‘nitpicking’ within GOP ranks

Early bird gets the vote? In 33 states, politicians try to bank ballots ahead of Election Day

Early bird gets the vote? Pols hunt early ballots

Daniel Inouye, longest-serving US senator, nominated for a ninth term by Hawaii Democrats

Inouye gets Hawaii Democratic nod for Senate

POLITICAL INSIDER: Polls shows Portman enjoying advantage over Fisher in OH Senate race

POLITICAL INSIDER: Portman leads Fisher in OH race

After several Palin-endorsed candidates win primaries, Palin tells Iowa that GOP must unite

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Winner of Hawaii Democratic primary election will challenge GOP’s hold on governor’s office

Barack Obama (Waxwork)

Mass. AG Coakley to face Republican challenger after lawyer gets primary write-in votes

Mass. AG Coakley to face write-in GOP challenger

Tea party favorite O’Donnell wins GOP Senate primary in Delaware; Ayotte takes NH nod

U.S. President Barack Obama joins Martha Coakley

DC voters oust mayor in Democratic primary, choose councilman who faces no fall GOP challenger

DC voters oust mayor during Dem primary

WASHINGTON — The nation’s capital will have a new mayor after voters Tuesday ousted Adrian Fenty, a backer of education reform who some said had become out of touch.

Tea party favorite O’Donnell wins GOP Senate primary in Delaware over longtime congressman

US President Barack Obama
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Republican establishment battles tea party once more as tumultuous primaries hit finish line

President Barack Obama
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A final round of primaries in 7 states set candidates for general elections in November

Sarah Palin
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POLITICAL INSIDER: Pawlenty’s PAC sends aides to NH to help Republicans on primary day

POLITICAL INSIDER: Pawlenty PAC sends staff to NH

CAPITAL CULTURE: DC mayor, a change candidate before Obama, in tough re-election bid Tuesday

Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama

NY voters get new ballots in time for Tuesday’s primary _ and reading glasses for tiny print

New ballots bring new complications in New York

Wisconsin agrees to extend deadline for military, overseas voters to return ballots

Wis. agrees to extend deadline for some voters

Recount shows Shumlin wins Democratic primary for Vt. governor over Racine by 203 votes

Shumlin wins Democratic primary for Vt. governor

Palin endorses tea party-backed O’Donnell in contentious Delaware Senate primary

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POLITICAL INSIDER: Republicans cast more primary ballots than Democrats

Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama

POLITICAL INSIDER: Pawlenty compares Washington spenders to drug dealers

Barack Obama (Waxwork)

Democrat McAdams says support pouring in for Alaska US Senate campaign vs. tea party candidate

Sarah Palin

Little-known Alaska lawyer’s defeat of US Sen. Lisa Murkowski marks major tea party win

Sarah Palin

Pawlenty’s order on health overhaul as much about 2012 politics as about Minnesota

US President Barack Obama welcomes Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak

US Sen. Murkowski concedes Alaska primary race to Joe Miller

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Murkowski narrows gap in early count of absentee ballots in Alaska GOP primary

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