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  • Sam Brownback sets goal of 100k new jobs in Kansas

    Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says he'll work to create 100,000 new private-sector jobs over four years if he's re-elected.

  • Mitch McConnell tops Alison Lundergan Grimes in new poll

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. finds himself ahead of his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes by four points in a new poll released Tuesday.

  • Governor's race will also shape Fla. Supreme Court

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — If former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist is elected governor as a Democrat in November, all seven state Supreme Court justices might be his appointments. If Republican Gov. Rick Scott is re-elected, he could completely reshape the court that has frustrated him and other...

  • VIDEO: Low voter turnout expected for Wisconsin primary

    Voters will head to the polls Tuesday in Wisconsin to cast ballots for a number of candidates, but with no top-tier races on the ballot, election officials are expecting low voter turnout.

  • NY judge rules Teachout stays on primary ballot

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An attempt by supporters of Gov. Andrew Cuomo to knock challenger Zephyr Teachout off next month's Democratic ballot was dismissed Monday by a judge in Brooklyn who ruled the liberal law professor met a residency requirement. State Supreme Court Justice Edgar Walker turned...

  • Brooklyn makes its Democratic convention pitch

    NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn has rolled out the red — make that blue — carpet for the 2016 Democratic National Convention, taking committee members on a glitzy whirlwind tour while stressing the city's liberal politics, sense of spectacle and experience in hosting major events. More than a dozen...

  • Crist gets campaign boost with public money

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former Gov. Charlie Crist is getting some help for his campaign from taxpayers. Crist on Friday received nearly $616,000 in public matching funds. Former state senator Nan Rich has also received matching money. Both Crist and Rich are Democrats. Candidates running for...

  • Texas governor race: Davis releases first TV attack ad against Abbott

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – On Monday morning, state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for Texas governor, sent out an email to supporters notifying them of the release of the campaign’s first television advertisement. Davis, who trails Attorney General Greg Abbott in the polls and...

  • VIDEO: New ad hits Rep. Gary Peters on immigration

    A new campaign ad released by Republican candidate for Michigan Senate Terri Lynn Land hits Peters on remarks he made about immigration enforcement.

  • Philly has early edge in Democratic convention bid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One of five cities bidding for the Democratic National Convention, Philadelphia appears to hold an early edge with a track record of hosting the major gathering — not to mention that Hillary Rodham Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden have family ties to the state. The...

  • VIDEO: Kay Hagan, Thom Tillis tied in new North Carolina poll

    The incumbent Democrat Hagan has seen a slim lead dissipate over the last few weeks in a crucial Senate race.

  • Campaign finance curbs and bipartisan censorship

    Both sides find some types of political communication offensive to them and therefore undeserving of protection.

  • North Carolina's nondescript, virtually unnoticed, hugely important Senate race

    Thom Tillis thought his last day as speaker of the North Carolina House would be weeks ago, after which he would devote all his energies to running for the U.S. Senate. Instead, on Saturday morning, Tillis stood gavel in hand in the state House chamber, presiding over the passage of a budget that...

  • Intense race for usually obscure auditor's office in Minnesota

    When Rebecca Otto scored her first political win, few Democrats reveled in it more than Matt Entenza.

  • Illinois governor, opponent clash over investments, pensions

    As one of the nation's most competitive governor's races picks up, voters in Illinois are hearing a whole lot about a British territory thousands of miles away in the Caribbean.

From the Weekly Standard

  • No Law, No Order

    Ferguson, Mo.

  • No Reply from America?

    On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens of thousands of non-Americans. But they...

  • Bartleby, the President

    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...