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  • Super PAC changes anti-Shaheen ads after complaint

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative super PAC was forced Wednesday to edit a negative ad against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen after the New Hampshire Democrat's attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot with the broadcaster. In letters to television station managers in New Hampshire and across the border...

  • Vallas: Rauner plan would cost schools $4 billion

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Republican Bruce Rauner's proposal to dump a temporary state income tax increase would cost public schools $4 billion a year and lead to 28,000 teacher layoffs, the rival campaign for Illinois governor said Wednesday. Paul Vallas, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's running...

  • Latest poll shows Braley, Ernst tied in Iowa U.S. Senate race

    WATERLOO, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – A new poll shows U.S. Rep. and Senate-candidate Bruce Braley tied with his Republican rival, state Sen. Joni Ernst, a tea party favorite. On June 3, Ernst, a lieutenant colonel in the Iowa Army National Guard, captured 56 percent of the primary vote to overcome...

  • Texas governor race: Abbott campaign asks for money to battle Davis’ ‘negative TV ads’

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – By the end of August, Attorney General Greg Abbott had more than $35 million in his war chest appropriated for his run at governor. On Tuesday, his campaign tapped supporters for more contributions, seeking the extra funds to combat Democratic gubernatorial...

  • Obama, Clinton to highlight DNC fundraiser

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will be the top draws for a Democratic National Committee fundraising event in September. Clinton will be the featured lunch speaker at the Sept. 19 Women's Leadership Forum. Obama will be the keynote speaker later in the day. The...

  • Former Cold Stone CEO wins GOP nod in Ariz. gov. race

    PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona Treasurer Doug Ducey beat out a crowded filed of Republicans Tuesday to earn his party’s nomination to replace retiring Gov. Jan Brewer. With 99.8 percent of the precincts reporting, Ducey, who is the former CEO of Cold Stone Creamery, had collected more than...

  • Crist wins Florida Democratic primary for governor

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist won the Democratic primary to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday, marking another step in an unlikely political comeback four years after leaving the GOP. Crist defeated Nan Rich, a former Senate Democratic leader...

  • NY Times: No endorsement in Cuomo-Teachout race

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Times editorial board announced Tuesday that it will not endorse a candidate in the Democratic Primary for governor but nonetheless delivered a stinging reproach to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. In an opinion piece published online Tuesday the board said it could not...

  • NY sergeant union: No to Democratic convention bid

    NEW YORK (AP) — One of New York City's police unions announced its opposition to the city's bid for Brooklyn to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, saying that crime is on the rise and criticizing Mayor Bill de Blasio's public safety policies. The Sergeants Benevolent Association,...

  • RNC raises $8.4M in July

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Republican National Committee recently announced that it raised $8.4 million in July. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus made the announcement on Aug. 20. “With 76 days until Election Day, the RNC is in a strong financial position to continue giving our candidates...

  • Biden, Christie in Illinois for governor's race

    CHICAGO (AP) — The closely watched race for Illinois governor got a high-profile boost Monday with Vice President Joe Biden fundraising for Gov. Pat Quinn and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stumping for the Chicago Democrat's challenger, Republican Bruce Rauner. Biden and Christie waded into...

  • IL13 race: Callis launches ‘Do Nothing Davis’ tour

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – In her quest to dethrone GOP Rep. Rodney Davis, Congressional hopeful Ann Callis has devised a new strategy – point out all the things her opponent is not doing. On Saturday, the former Madison County judge Callis launched the “Do Nothing Davis” tour – a...

  • Primary will test Crist's support among Democrats

    MIAMI (AP) — Arlene Ustin is a hardcore Democrat and she'd like nothing more than to see Republican Gov. Rick Scott defeated in November. But she's not supporting Republican-turned-Democrat former Gov. Charlie Crist — yet. First there's the matter of Tuesday's primary, where Crist faces former...

  • Fla. gov. race: Crist continuing to lose ground to Scott

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Expected to win his party’s nomination Tuesday, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, who is now running as a Democrat, will be trailing current GOP Gov. Rick Scott heading into the general election, a new poll suggests. A Saturday SurveyUSA poll shows that...

  • Rick Perry adds another big name to defense team

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has added a sixth prominent attorney to his all-star legal team that is fighting two felony charges of abuse of power. Mark Fabiani on Monday was announced as the latest hire. He's a former special counsel to President Bill Clinton and was a...



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    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

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