By Paul Bedard | 08/15/14 12:18 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama scored good points with his Iraq policy and efforts to quell violence in Ferguson, Mo., giving him something to brag on in November.
08/16/14 05:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's split with President Barack Obama over a foreign policy "organizing principle" isn't likely to be the last time differences emerge between the two. How she handles those breaks could be among her biggest challenges to a successful run for president in...
08/15/14 06:00 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's top election official is recommending that the state hold special elections for Congress next year, even though that may violate federal law. Secretary of State Ken Detzner on Friday filed a proposed special election schedule that calls for holding a primary...
08/15/14 04:45 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Supporters of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo are mounting another effort to knock liberal challenger Zephyr Teachout off next months' primary ballot. Days after losing in trial court, a lawyer for two Cuomo campaign interns has formally appealed, accusing Teachout of...
By Rebecca Berg | 08/15/14 04:35 PM
As President Obama considers using his executive authority to address border security, his own party's Senate candidates worry about how it will affect the midterm elections.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/15/14 04:34 PM
Tattoo artists in Washington, D.C., worry the city's health department might soon put them out of business.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/15/14 03:42 PM
A Republican primary race for a U.S. House seat in Wisconsin looks like it's headed for a recount, with state Sen. Glenn Grothman slightly ahead. And that has some party insiders sweating.
By Steve Doty | 08/15/14 12:57 PM
A major wrench could be thrown into Illinois gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner's campaign messaging if a ballot measure doesn't get sorted out in Illinois courts soon.
By Ed Sykes | 08/15/14 12:53 PM
More voters plan to vote for Democratic candidates this November, despite waning approval for President Obama.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/15/14 11:20 AM
Here's a quick look at Tom Emmer and five other candidates, all in races they can win, who can be the next outspoken libertarian.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/14/14 10:23 PM
As protesters clashed with police for the fifth night in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday, Missouri elected officials and opinion makers began to wonder, loudly and publicly: Where was Gov. Jay Nixon?
By Steve Chapman | 08/14/14 07:00 PM
Hillary Clinton will inevitably disappoint her liberal supporters if she takes the White House in 2016.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/14/14 06:05 PM
Rasmussen, a pollster often characterized as conservative-leaning, gave Democratic challenger Paul Davis a 10-point lead over Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., at 51 to 41 percent.
08/14/14 05:30 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's second-largest public-sector union endorsed Zephyr Teachout's long-shot bid to oust Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday, while the state's powerful teachers' union announced it will sit out this year's governor's race. The Public Employees Federation represents...
08/14/14 05:30 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner roared into the state fairgrounds on a Harley Thursday, revving up the party faithful by pledging to help loosen the Democrats' long hold on power in Illinois government. After removing his helmet, the Winnetka businessman...
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