Rep. Vern Buchanan on Thursday will co-chair in Washington, D.C., a Florida congressional delegation meeting on the heroin crisis in the state.
Buchanan's district includes Manatee County, which is the epicenter of the crisis.
Two of the seven candidates for the open seat — U.S. reps. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, and David Jolly, R-Indian Shores— faced off in Orlando, debating economics, abortion, the environment and campaign finance.
Missouri Republicans on Saturday will choose 24 of the 52 delegates to their national convention and many may not be supporters of Donald Trump even though the businessman won the state's primary back in March.
An Indiana Senate candidate who has railed against out-of-control government spending paid his brother-in-law nearly $170,000 to manage the finances of his congressional campaign. The relative worked as a car salesman and actor but had no experience rounding up political donations.
If Ted Cruz can prevail in Indiana and keep alive his slim hope of denying Donald Trump enough delegates to secure the Republican presidential nomination outright, Texas' full slate of delegates will be poised to help him become the party's White House contender.
Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan last fall that killed 42 people, a senior American general said. Investigators called the attack a "disproportional response to a threat that didn't exist."
Waves of campaign staffers are being dispatched to battleground states. Advisers are starting to consider locations for a splashy convention rally in Philadelphia. An army of lawyers is scrutinizing more than two dozen possible vice presidential picks.
Donald Trump took his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California's Republican party, making his case directly to the GOP's state party convention even as angry demonstrators shadowed him outside in a possible harbinger of the controversy he will bring as the nominating process shifts toward the nation's most populous and diverse state.
A solid majority of Pennsylvania Republicans elected as delegates to the GOP's presidential nominating convention in Cleveland say they intend to vote for the candidate who won a thumping primary victory in their state — Donald Trump.
Carly Fiorina on Wednesday April 27, 2016 sang onstage shortly after being announced as Sen. Ted Cruz’s running mate. Cruz talked about how his family and Fiorina got to know each other on the campaign trail, and that she makes up songs for his daughters during their travels. Listen to a verse from their song.
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