More 2014 Elections Articles

  • President Bill Clinton to speak at Crist rally

    MIAMI (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is headed to Miami to stump at a campaign rally for Florida gubernatorial candidate Charile Crist. Crist's campaign announced the speech on Saturday. Clinton is scheduled to be at Crist's campaign rally Friday at Miami's J.W. Marriott Marquis. Crist...

  • Begich ad faults Sullivan for sexual assault of two-year-old

    The Republican opponent of Sen. Mark Begich has demanded that he take down a TV ad that highlights the death of an elderly couple and the sexual assault of their two-year-old granddaughter.

  • Land makes campaign case in memo

    Each side can point to poll numbers that show a slight lead in its favor.

  • Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigns amidst probe

    Jesse Benton, the campaign manager for Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., resigned Friday amid deepening questions over his involvement in a payola scandal by the 2012 presidential campaign he helped run.

  • Fla. Gov. Scott promises new tax cuts for 2nd term

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Friday outlined proposed tax cuts he pledges to make if re-elected and said he will continue to promote them during a two-week campaign tour. Scott said he will try to push through more than $1 billion in tax cuts over the next two years....

  • Judge dismisses Chris McDaniel's challenge of runoff results

    Judge Hollis McGehee sided with Sen. Thad Cochran's legal team. They had asked McGehee to dismiss the case because McDaniel did not file it within the period designated under Mississippi law.

  • Abbott backs out of televised debate with Davis

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Greg Abbott on Friday backed out of a statewide televised debate with Democrat Wendy Davis, leaving voters with just one chance to watch the gubernatorial hopefuls go head-to-head before the November election. Abbott balked at the roundtable format of the Sept....

  • VIDEO: Campaigns headed into high gear as Labor Day approaches

    Labor Day has always been seen as the unofficial kick off to campaign season and candidates around the nation will begin to ramp up their efforts in the coming weeks.

  • 'No strategy' a gift-wrapped gaffe that could haunt Obama

    Rather than the average inartful comment that disappears after a few news cycles, the no-strategy line could help cement charges that Obama lacks the competency to handle multiple crises at once.

  • Governor hopefuls rip each other on hiring, taxes

    CHICAGO (AP) — The candidates for Illinois governor sharpened their attacks on each other Thursday, with Gov. Pat Quinn saying Bruce Rauner's plan to tax some services will help wealthy people like Rauner but hurt hardworking families, and the Republican businessman calling Quinn's efforts to...

  • Does Landrieu live in Louisiana?

    Sen. Mary Landrieu does not have a house of her own in Louisiana, the state she represents in the Senate, but instead claims to live at her parents' address in New Orleans, according to reports.

  • VIDEO: Managing editor of Sabato's Crystal Ball examines the 2014 political landscape

    The Washington Examiner's Steve Doty sits down with Kyle Kondik, managing editor of Sabato's Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia Center for Politics, to discuss the 2014 midterm elections.

  • Kansas governor boasts of one-point lead

    Gov. Sam Brownback's campaign released an internal poll on Aug. 26 showing him up over his Democratic challenger, state House Democratic leader Paul Davis, 43 to 42 percent.

  • Top GOP data firms partner ahead of elections

    The Republican data firms i360 and The Data Trust on Thursday announced an agreement to share each other's voter files, providing a possible boost to GOP candidates on the 2014 ballot.

  • GOP: Obama only interested in 'playing pool, drinking beers'

    The GOP is charging that President Obama's photo ops at blue collar bars and pool halls have done little to help the unemployment and weak economy slamming Middle America.



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