More 2014 Elections Articles

  • Dan Sullivan wins primary to face Mark Begich in Alaska Senate race

    Sullivan, the state's former attorney general, won the Alaska Republican primary with 40.1 percent of the vote with 98 percent of precincts reporting.

  • Scientists meet with Gov. Scott on climate change

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Five scientists who met with Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday are convinced that climate change is real, but what they are less sure about is whether the governor believes them. The scientists had 30 minutes to make a presentation in Scott's office and the first seven minutes...

  • Charlie Crist bucks trend and welcomes Obama's campaign help

    When asked Tuesday if would welcome the president's campaign help, Crist responded, "I hope so," the Tampa Bay Times reported.

  • WEX BackStory: A shift in the military sexual assault debate

    Months ahead of election day, Iowa Republican Senate Candidate Joni Ernst is already having an impact on the debate over military sexual assault. Washington Examiner Political Writer Betsy Woodruff explains in this latest installment of WEX BackStory.

  • Pro-Mitch McConnell group to spend another $1.5 million

    The Kentucky Opportunity Coalition, a 501(c)4 advocacy group that is backing McConnell's re-election, will spend $660,000 on a new 30-second ad attacking Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democratic candidate. It will also spend $870,000 to air a positive ad that it has run...

  • Cuomo backers in court to fight Teachout campaign

    NEW YORK (AP) — Supporters of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo returned to court Tuesday to continue their effort to knock law professor Zephyr Teachout off next month's Democratic Primary. The challenge to Teachout's campaign is based on allegations that she doesn't meet the state Constitution's...

  • VIDEO: Kay Hagan leads challenger Thom Tillis in North Carolina Senate race

    A Public Policy Polling poll released Tuesday shows Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., leading Republican challenger Thom Tillis in the race for Senate.

  • GOP-friendly business group to spend $2 million on elections

    The National Federation of Independent Business plans to spend up to $2 million on favored candidates in the November elections, mostly on paid advertising.

  • Braley begins airing TV ad touting support for Iowa National Guard

    WATERLOO, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – U.S. Rep. and Senate-candidate Bruce Braley, a Democrat, began airing a new television ad Monday touting his support for the Iowa National Guard. During the 30-second spot, veteran Todd Prichard, 133rd Infantry Regiment, details his unit’s extended deployment...

  • FEC permits Senate candidate to purchase books with campaign funds

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An independent candidate from Oklahoma running for U.S. Senate has been granted permission to purchase copies of her own book with campaign funds. On July 14, Joan Farr submitted a request for an advisory opinion with the Federal Election Commission, seeking to use...

  • Alaska voters will decide this year's last high-profile GOP Senate primary Tuesday

    Republicans there will decide who will face Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Begich in a showdown that could determine which party will control the Senate.

  • Jeff Merkley campaign attacks Republican colleague as 'Tea Party folk hero'

    In a statement aimed at Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley's Republican opponent, pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby, a staffer criticized Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson.

  • No AFL-CIO endorsement for New York Gov. Cuomo

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Another labor union has snubbed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The New York State AFL-CIO on Monday announced the candidates it is endorsing in the fall elections. Notably missing from the list was Cuomo, a Democrat who was endorsed by the powerful union in 2010. Last week,...

  • Davis, supporting PAC react to Gov. Perry’s indictment

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – The Democratic gubernatorial candidate and committee funding her campaign to become Texas’ next governor reacted immediately to Friday’s news that GOP Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, had been indicted on two felony charges. Following...

  • Polls show Wisconsin, Georgia governors races neck-and-neck

    MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – The races to become the next governors of Wisconsin and Georgia could be tight, if sets of fresh polls are any indicator. In Wisconsin, incumbent GOP Gov. Scott Walker currently holds a one-point lead over Democrat Mary Burke, according to a Friday Rasmussen...



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