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  • Scientists meet with Gov. Scott on climate change

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Five scientists who met with Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday are convinced that climate change is real, but what they are less sure about is whether the governor believes them. The scientists had 30 minutes to make a presentation in Scott's office and the first seven minutes...

  • Supporters cheer Rick Perry as he is booked at Texas jail

    Rick Perry, a likely 2016 presidential contender, turned himself in to be booked at the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center near the state capitol early Tuesday evening.

  • Charlie Crist bucks trend and welcomes Obama's campaign help

    When asked Tuesday if would welcome the president's campaign help, Crist responded, "I hope so," the Tampa Bay Times reported.

  • Astorino unveils jobs plan in NY governor race

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino unveiled a plan to boost New York's economy Tuesday that calls for lower taxes, less red tape, hydraulic fracturing for natural gas and incentives for high-tech industries and agriculture. One of Astorino's more unusual proposals...

  • Rick Perry supporters plan rally to greet him at courthouse

    Perry supporters, including members of the Travis County Republican Party and staffers for statewide Republican campaigns, are planning to greet the governor when he arrives to be booked.

  • WEX BackStory: A shift in the military sexual assault debate

    Months ahead of election day, Iowa Republican Senate Candidate Joni Ernst is already having an impact on the debate over military sexual assault. Washington Examiner Political Writer Betsy Woodruff explains in this latest installment of WEX BackStory.

  • VIDEO: Virginia special election could tip state Senate balance

    A special election in Virginia's 38th Senate district could determine the majority of the chamber.

  • Pro-Mitch McConnell group to spend another $1.5 million

    The Kentucky Opportunity Coalition, a 501(c)4 advocacy group that is backing McConnell's re-election, will spend $660,000 on a new 30-second ad attacking Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democratic candidate. It will also spend $870,000 to air a positive ad that it has run...

  • Cuomo backers in court to fight Teachout campaign

    NEW YORK (AP) — Supporters of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo returned to court Tuesday to continue their effort to knock law professor Zephyr Teachout off next month's Democratic Primary. The challenge to Teachout's campaign is based on allegations that she doesn't meet the state Constitution's...

  • VIDEO: Kay Hagan leads challenger Thom Tillis in North Carolina Senate race

    A Public Policy Polling poll released Tuesday shows Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., leading Republican challenger Thom Tillis in the race for Senate.

  • Rove-backed Crossroads adds Colo. to fall TV plan

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican establishment's favorite political machine is adding Colorado to the states where it will be advertising this fall, booking more than $6 million in television time and taking its post-Labor Day media budget to more than $26 million. The Karl Rove-backed...

  • GOP-friendly business group to spend $2 million on elections

    The National Federation of Independent Business plans to spend up to $2 million on favored candidates in the November elections, mostly on paid advertising.

  • Braley begins airing TV ad touting support for Iowa National Guard

    WATERLOO, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – U.S. Rep. and Senate-candidate Bruce Braley, a Democrat, began airing a new television ad Monday touting his support for the Iowa National Guard. During the 30-second spot, veteran Todd Prichard, 133rd Infantry Regiment, details his unit’s extended deployment...

  • FEC permits Senate candidate to purchase books with campaign funds

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An independent candidate from Oklahoma running for U.S. Senate has been granted permission to purchase copies of her own book with campaign funds. On July 14, Joan Farr submitted a request for an advisory opinion with the Federal Election Commission, seeking to use...

  • Joni Ernst has already changed the debate on military sexual assault

    It's not much of a campaign issue, although political observers say it was a smart move that allowed the Iowa Republican to look like a bridge-builder.



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