More 2014 Elections Articles

  • Super PAC changes anti-Shaheen ads after complaint

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative super PAC was forced Wednesday to edit a negative ad against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen after the New Hampshire Democrat's attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot with the broadcaster. In letters to television station managers in New Hampshire and across the border...

  • Democrats attack Terri Lynn Land over truck

    A conspicuous blue hybrid big-rig/pickup truck has become a surprising icon for Republican Terri Lynn Land’s Senate campaign in Michigan. It looms over campaign events. Land rode on it during a Fourth of July parade. It even has its own Instagram account. But the gimmick on wheels could...

  • Energy-state Democrats slam Obama plan for international climate change pact

    Vulnerable Democrats from energy-producing states are unhappy with a move by President Obama to seal a climate change pact with world leaders.

  • Vallas: Rauner plan would cost schools $4 billion

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Republican Bruce Rauner's proposal to dump a temporary state income tax increase would cost public schools $4 billion a year and lead to 28,000 teacher layoffs, the rival campaign for Illinois governor said Wednesday. Paul Vallas, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's running...

  • NY voters could see 12 ballot lines for governor

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York voters could see as many as 12 parties putting up candidates for governor this fall, including the familiar major parties and some returning long-shots like the Rent is Too Damn High Party. Six independent parties filed petitions before last week's deadline to join...

  • Corporate America rooting for (or betting on?) a Democratic Senate

    Democratic Senate candidates are winning the race for corporate cash, despite their populist rhetoric.

  • Republicans outvote Democrats in Florida primary, but that may not matter

    The body of party registrants is not necessarily identical to the body of its current supporters.

  • Charlie Crist wins Florida primary to face Gov. Rick Scott

    The former Republican governor of Florida easily won a Democratic primary Tuesday to take on his GOP successor, in one of the more tangled political face-offs in recent memory.

  • On immigration, which Democrats does Obama want to anger least?

    Regardless of what President Obama does on immigration reform, at least one faction of Democrats will be angry.

  • Democrats set primary calendar that would help Hillary Clinton

    Democrats have approved a 2016 primary schedule that would shorten the contest by one month, but some states may ignore the rules and move their contests to an earlier, and more influential, date.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Aug. 27

    Charlie Crist easily secured the Democratic nomination for governor in Florida and will take on incumbent Gov. Rick Scott in November.

  • Here's how the Democratic candidate plans to win Kansas' governor race

    Gov. Sam Brownback's conservative reforms have drawn him devoted support from many quarters, but he also raised the hackles of many fellow Kansas GOPers a couple of years ago. 

  • The newest campaign sideshow: People dressed as animals

    The biggest newsmaker in New Hampshire politics right now isn't any elected official or candidate. It's a guy in a chicken suit.

  • Crist wins Florida Democratic primary for governor

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist won the Democratic primary to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday, marking another step in an unlikely political comeback four years after leaving the GOP. Crist defeated Nan Rich, a former Senate Democratic leader...

  • Sheldon wins Democratic primary for Florida AG

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — George Sheldon, a one-time top official in the Obama administration, easily defeated state Rep. Perry Thurston on Tuesday in the Democratic primary for attorney general. Sheldon moves on to the November ballot, where he will challenge Republican incumbent Pam Bondi and...



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