More 2014 Elections Articles

  • Hawaii U.S. Senate race: Dem incumbent trailing primary challenger by eight points

    HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) – With the primary election only days away, incumbent U.S. Senator Brian Schatz is trailing fellow Democrat U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa by eight points, the latest poll shows. According to a Monday Honolulu Star-Advertiser poll, 50 percent of voters would select...

  • Democrats hit Cotton on children's hospital vote

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats' campaign arm on Tuesday began a $3.6 million ad blitz against Republican Rep. Tom Cotton, starting with his vote against funding pediatric research at an Arkansas hospital. Cotton, who is to face Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor in the fall, was the only member of...

  • US House candidates' energy plans reveal contrasts

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana's U.S. House candidates claim to offer "all-of-the-above" solutions to the nation's energy problems— a familiar mantra among politicians keen to give equal attention to fossil fuels and renewables such as wind and solar. Yet stark differences in the details of...

  • Ohio governor holds double-digit lead over Dem challenger

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – A new poll shows Gov. John Kasich holds a 12-point lead over his Democratic challenger, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald. Kasich leads FitzGerald by a 48-36 percent margin, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday. Kasich A previous...

  • Dems' House campaign raises almost $5M this week

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic donors online gave their party's House campaign arm almost $5 million in the week that ended Friday, a record for the group attempting the uphill task of ousting Republicans from their majority. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee unleashed a torrent of...

  • Republican governor candidate spends $4.4 million

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari reported Thursday that he spent $4.4 million on his primary race to defeat a tea party candidate for second place, but he said he started the fall campaign with less than $200,000 in his campaign account. That's less than...

  • Rauner says he'll be 'champion' for farmers

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said Thursday he would work to reduce taxes and regulatory burdens on farmers and would travel the globe on his own dime to promote Illinois products if elected. The Winnetka businessman, who is trying to unseat Democratic Gov. Pat...

  • Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner budget plans leave questions

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois governor candidates have been ridiculing each other's budget plans, with Republican Bruce Rauner accusing Gov. Pat Quinn of leading a "tax-happy" state and the Chicago Democrat countering that Rauner's proposal to cut income taxes will lead to painful cuts to schools,...

  • Warner, Gillespie trade jabs in 1st Senate debate

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie had a heated exchange over women's health issues Saturday during their first debate, with Warner accusing Gillespie of wanting to "ban certain forms of common contraception." "This is an...

  • Poll: Brown leads by 19 points in re-election bid

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A new poll shows Gov. Jerry Brown with a 19-point lead over Republican challenger Neel Kashkari in his bid for a fourth term. The Public Policy Institute of California poll released Wednesday comes a month after the candidates advanced from the primary. The survey...



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