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  • Wendy Davis escalates equal-pay attack on Greg Abbott

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – State Sen. and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is so eager to hear Attorney General Greg Abbott, the Republican nominee, talk about his stance on equal pay that she literally has begun counting the seconds. Abbott On Tuesday, Davis launched the...

  • Greg Abbott campaign blasts Wendy Davis over public sector bond work

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – As Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott continues to face accusations on his stance for equal pay, the Republican gubernatorial candidate is attempting to turn the focus back on his Democratic rival and her law firm’s work on public bonds. On Monday, Texans...

  • Polling company offers tips on writing successful election candidate statements

    MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – A company specializing in helping candidates win their elections is offering tips on writing candidate statements. According to a March 25 press release, Survey & Ballot Systems announced the release of its newest election article, “successful candidate...

  • Libertarian candidates announced in Illinois statewide races, 42K signatures needed

    Skopek LEMONT, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – On Tuesday, the Libertarian Party of Illinois began collecting the 42,000 signatures needed to place its candidates on the ballot. A day prior, the party announced the names of the Libertarian candidates running in statewide races. The list includes...

  • GOP candidate Kashkari proposes tax breaks

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 10-year corporate tax credit for companies that move to California and create more than 100 new jobs, diverting nearly $10 billion in high-speed rail bond money to water storage projects and promoting fracking for oil and natural gas are among the policy proposals...

  • DC mayor has most campaign money left to spend

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With a week left before the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary, Mayor Vincent Gray has more money left to spend than any of his rivals. The campaigns' last financial reports before the primary were due at midnight Monday. The primary is April 1. Gray has...

  • Texas runoff candidates to speak at forum

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – Two weeks from now, Texas candidates embattled in primary runoff elections will speak at a forum hosted by the Texas Business Roundtable. The forum, which focuses primarily on Texas House runoff candidates, will be held April 7 at the Thompson Auditorium in...

  • Poll shows Andrew Cuomo still leading Republican challenger by 35 percent

    LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A new poll shows New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo still leads his Republican challenger Rob Astorino by a margin of 35 percent. However, the poll also shows that Cuomo’s constituents aren’t exactly thrilled with his job performance either. Siena College on...

  • Republicans running for Calif. governor taking different stances

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The days of cookie-cut Republican candidates may be gone in California, as voters will soon choose between GOP contenders with contrasting views in the coming California primary. Perhaps nowhere is this more evident than in the race for governor, as the...

  • DNC narrows RNC savings lead, still laden in debt

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee narrowed the savings gap with its Republican counterpart in February but is still carrying $15 million in debt. The Democratic National Committee raised $7.5 million last month and ended February with $6.9 million in the bank. Its red ink...

  • Ex-Democratic Chairman Robert Strauss dies at 95

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Strauss could work with anybody — Democrats and Republicans, Americans and Soviets, Israelis and Arabs. Playing the game and making the deal made his day. Of Strauss' many accomplishments — earning a fortune in postwar investments, co-founding an international law...

  • Marion Barry endorses DC mayor amid federal probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry said Mayor Vincent Gray should be re-elected because of his experience and track record, and he brushed off concerns about a federal investigation of Gray's 2010 campaign, saying, "I know about how U.S. attorneys work." The...

  • Former Madison County judge crushes Democratic rivals in race for IL-13

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – The primary race for Illinois’ 13th Congressional District ended with Ann Callis crushing her Democratic rivals, despite some groups thinking her connections to top lawmakers might hurt her chances. A traditionally Republican territory, District 13,...

  • Special election to fill California state Senate seat enters home stretch

    Morrell SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – With early voting underway, Inland Empire voters are already casting votes for the candidate they want to represent them in Calif. State Senate District 23. And if it’s the size of the candidate’s war chest that ultimately decides the...

  • RNC chairman sees Florida’s 13 District win as a sign of things to come

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Republican David Jolly’s winning the special election for Florida’s 13th congressional district could mean GOP candidates are ready to usurp seats from Democrats come November, possibly even taking the Senate back, according to the Republican National...



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