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  • 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.

  • Utah's same-sex marriage ban headed to SCOTUS?

    A year after the nation's highest court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, three couples are pushing for a similar review of same-sex marriage bans on the books in Utah and other states. 

  • Utah governor distances himself from pro-polygamy court ruling

    Gov. Gary Herbert's comment came in the wake of a ruling by a federal judge in favor of the polygamous family featured on TLC's show "Sister Wives."

  • 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...

  • NY Times endorses Wu over Cuomo running mate

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In another snub to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, The New York Times has endorsed Tim Wu for New York lieutenant governor over Kathy Hochul, forcing Cuomo's running mate to go on the defensive as the primary race enters its final weeks. In an endorsement published online Wednesday...

  • 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.

  • Rick Perry hires legal dream team

    The team will help him fight charges that he abused his power and coerced a state employee when he tried to muscle a drunk-driving district attorney out of office with a budget veto threat.

  • Wendy Davis campaign tries, fails to deflect tax criticism

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Texas state senator Wendy Davis has tried to deflect criticism of a tax penalty she was hit with in her 2013 taxes, but ended up digging herself deeper.

  • Unions agree to agree on their 2016 presidential candidate

    The deal, announced by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Thursday, is intended to avoid the disagreement that plagued the Democratic field in 2008.

  • Ted Cruz builds team for 2016

    In recent weeks, the Cruz team signed contracts with three Republican consultants with national experience and ties to some of the early presidential primary states.

  • 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.

  • Rand Paul's foreign policy critique is not a foreign policy

    As president, he would have to deal with threats such as the one posed by ISIS. And he won't be able to go back in time to reverse foreign policy decisions.

  • 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.

  • Sen. Bernie Sanders continues his unorthodox 2016 campaign

    The Vermont senator, an independent who aligns with Democrats, hosted a town hall forum at a Baptist church in Raleigh to discuss "the fight for economic justice."



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