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AP News - May 31, 2012 4:28 PM

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has acknowledged for the first time that she told officials at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania that she had Native American heritage.The Harvard Law School professor's campa ...more

AP News - May 29, 2012 11:31 AM

Mutual admiration was the rule for Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson's listening session at the University of South Florida.School provost Ralph Wilcox introduced the two-term senator as a "steadfast advocate for all Floridians." Nelson, best known fo ...more

AP News - May 29, 2012 3:18 AM

Mutual admiration was the rule for Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson's listening session at the University of South Florida.School provost Ralph Wilcox introduced the two-term senator as a "steadfast advocate for all Floridians." Nelson, a former astr ...more

AP News - May 25, 2012 10:31 PM

What, exactly, makes someone American Indian? Even Indians themselves don't agree as they debate the case of Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, whose disputed claim of Native American identity is shining a rare spotlight on the malleable nature of Indi ...more

AP News - May 25, 2012 7:48 PM

U.S. House members who are trying to make the step up to the Senate this year are finding themselves on the defensive about Washington experience that traditionally has been a big asset.Even those not under direct attack for being part of Congre ...more

AP News - May 25, 2012 1:51 PM

The story line on the Republican Senate race in Texas is a now familiar one: A veteran politician supported by the GOP establishment is challenged by a young insurgent backed by national conservative groups.In this distinctly Texas episode in th ...more

AP News - May 25, 2012 4:06 AM

The story line on the Republican Senate race in Texas is a now familiar one: A veteran politician supported by the GOP establishment is challenged by a young insurgent backed by national conservative groups.In this distinctly Texas episode in th ...more

AP News - May 24, 2012 10:45 AM

Four years ago, Heather Wilson gave up her House seat from New Mexico to make a run for a rare opening in the Senate. She lost in a bare-knuckled Republican primary. This year she has the luxury of sitting back as the Democratic successor to her House ...more

AP News - May 23, 2012 2:57 AM

North Dakota's prosperity from an energy boom as the rest of the country slowly crawls out from under a collapsed economy is making a contest of a Senate race that Democrats had all but conceded.Heidi Heitkamp, a former state attorney general wi ...more

AP News - May 22, 2012 11:19 AM

Richard Carmona arrived in Washington a political novice in 2002 and left four years later scarred and frustrated. He didn't go quietly.A year after his term as the nation's 17th surgeon general, the one-time $500 campaign donor to President Geo ...more