Election Top Stories

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the perfect loop: The Republican opposition research group America Rising finds footage of Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley in agriculture-loving Iowa, seeming to put down the intelligence of farmers. That footage becomes part of a 30-second TV...
WASHINGTON (AP) — You just know it will happen: A 2016 presidential candidate will be caught in an embarrassing moment and it will end up everywhere online and perhaps in an attack ad by the other side. When it happens, there will be a good chance that a political opposition...
NEW YORK (AP) — Now that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide, religious conservatives are focusing on preserving their right to object. Their concerns are for the thousands of faith-based charities, colleges and hospitals that want to hire, fire, serve and set policy according...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mervin Field, who founded the authoritative Field Poll, a mainstay of California and national politics for decades, died Monday of natural causes. He was 94. "He was the trailblazer in California," said Field Poll Director Mark DiCamillo, who confirmed the...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The man who founded the authoritative Field Poll, a mainstay of California and national politics for decades, has died. Field Poll Director Mark DiCamillo says Mervin Field died Monday in Marin County. He was 94 years old. The Field Poll has published more...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans support allowing immigrants living in the country illegally to stay and be granted legal status, according to a new poll released Thursday. The survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that 72 percent of Americans support legal...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans support allowing immigrants living in the country illegally to stay and be granted legal status, according to a new poll released Thursday. The survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that 72 percent of Americans support legal...