Sen. Bernie Sanders during a campaign stop in Vallejo, Calif. ahead of California's June 2016 presidential primary. The state legislature is considering a bill to move the 2020 primary to March.
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Sam Clovis, a conservative talk radio host who ran President Trump's campaign in Iowa, has been nominated to a top scientific post at the Department of Agriculture even though he lacks a science background.
Democratic candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates, Schuyler VanValkenburg canvasses a street last month in Henrico, Va. VanValkenburg is part of a surge of Democratic candidates running in Virginia this fall.
A statue depicting Confederate Gen. and former Georgia Gov. John Brown Gordon on horseback outside the Georgia Statehouse in Atlanta earlier this month. Gordon was also reputed to be a leader of the Ku Klux Klan.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (left) and Ohio Gov. John Kasich will present a plan that fleshes out a set of principles they wrote about in an op-ed in The Washington Post.
Wisconsin lawmakers are considering a $3 billion package of incentives to encourage Taiwanese electronics company Foxconn, which has had a presence in southern China, to build a factory in the state.
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus at the state Capitol in April 2017. Straus opposes efforts by other powerful Republicans to pass a 'bathroom bill' that would affect transgender people.
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Radio talk show host and conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh, seen in 2010, argues the investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia is an attempt to discredit the president.
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Steve Daines of Montana (right) talks with fellow Republican Sens. Mitch McConnell and Pat Roberts in a White House meeting in June on the GOP health care strategy, which would include deep cuts to Medicaid. Montana insurers say the plan worries them.
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