The political parties, their campaign committees and some of their super PACs faced a Saturday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in August. Highlights from the filings:
Kansas will send voters living overseas a ballot for the November election with no Democratic candidate for a U.S. Senate race that has unexpectedly become one of the most hotly-contested in the nation.
Workers don't have protections. Companies don't withhold taxes. Regulators don't seem to care. McClatchy reporters spent a year unraveling the scheme, using little-noticed payroll records that show how widespread this practice has become and what it costs us. Find the full series here.
The man Republicans are banking on to give longtime Rep. Collin Peterson a legitimate challenge in Minnesota's massive 7th congressional district can't see his constituents from across the room, but they can sure see him.
Former Gov. John G. Rowland, who resigned from office a decade ago in a corruption scandal, was convicted Friday of federal charges that he conspired to hide payment for work on two congressional campaigns.
Overseas voters may have to cast ballots twice if a court forces the Democratic Party to choose another candidate after Chad Taylor withdrew from the U.S. Senate race. Secretary of State Kris Kobach said overseas ballots would be mailed by Saturday as scheduled.
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback has rallied from a 10-point deficit in August and now trails Democratic challenger Paul Davis by four points – 47 percent to 43 percent, which is within the Rasmussen Reports poll’s stated margin of error.
Republican Doug Ducey is trying to chip away at Democrat Fred DuVal's top issue, saying at a governor's candidate debate that he wants to jump-start the state's K-12 education system by replicating the success of Arizona's top schools statewide.