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  • New poll gives Scott Walker some breathing room

    Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., leads his Democratic challenger, businesswoman Mary Burke, by five points with "likely voters" in the Badger State, according to a new Marquette University Law School poll.

  • Scott Walker's Democratic opponent tries to manage her campaign's plagiarism scandal

    Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke is still dealing with the fallout from reports that her so-called jobs plan was copied almost word-for-word from plans from candidates in other states.

  • Rhode Island GOP to file complaint over Democratic campaign ad: Here's why

    Rhode Island Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gina Raimondo and Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., violated state campaign finance law by appearing in a pricey TV spot together, the state's Republican Party alleged this week.

  • Gov. Cuomo agrees to 2 debates in re-election bid

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that he will participate in two debates ahead of the November election — one in New York City with his GOP opponent and another in Buffalo that would include two third-party candidates, too. Cuomo's campaign said the two debates would be held...

  • Christie will headline Iowa governor's birthday bash

    The event, headlined last year by Rep. Paul Ryan, is an important stage for Republicans hoping to run for president. It will mark Christie's second trip to Iowa so far.

  • Kansas Democratic candidate explains 1998 strip club incident

    Kansas' Democratic gubernatorial candidate said he was "in the wrong place at the wrong time" when he was caught in a strip club sting in 1998.

  • Christie stumps in three states

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will continue his nationwide tour with stops in Maryland, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

  • Davis expands lead over Brownback in election for Kansas governor

    A Kansas gubernatorial candidate is touting a new poll that shows he has expanded his lead, saying that negative ads against him have backfired.

  • Former Illinois state's attorney disciplined

    MARION, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court censured a former long-time southern Illinois state's attorney over comments he made during a 2011 murder case. The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission on Monday announced the state high court's decision regarding former...

  • Poll: Few know California GOP governor candidate

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic incumbent Gov. Jerry Brown has a strong lead over his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, in a new statewide poll released Friday, but 1 in 4 likely voters could not even identify Kashkari, demonstrating the challenge he faces in selling himself to voters...

  • Astorino, Hawkins call for debates in NY gov race

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's two main election rivals repeated their call for debates Friday — though they disagree on who should participate. Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins says Friday that he should be included in debates along with Cuomo and the Republican candidate,...

  • Rough governor's primary gives hope to Cuomo foes

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's bumpy win in the Democratic primary is energizing his general election opponents, who said Wednesday that a little-known liberal challenger's better-than-expected showing exposed big problems for the governor within his own party. The governor...

  • John Kasich hints at White House run

    He told a gathering of College Republicans at the Ohio State University that he'd like to have a "clarion call" to make a run for the presidency.

  • Wealth, minimum wage pop up in governor race

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois's gubernatorial race turned to the question of whether a candidate's personal wealth should be a qualifying factor in holding public office with the Democratic lieutenant governor candidate saying Thursday that Republican Bruce Rauner is too rich to be governor. Paul...

  • Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell, wife found guilty on corruption counts

    The soap-opera-like trial of the former governor and his wife, Maureen, came to an end Thursday, with both McDonnells being found guilty of corruption charges.



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