By Associated Press | 08/12/14 12:45 PM
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says he'll work to create 100,000 new private-sector jobs over four years if he's re-elected.
By Steve Doty | 08/12/14 12:19 PM
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.
08/12/14 11:00 AM
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...
By Steve Doty | 08/12/14 10:28 AM
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.
08/11/14 05:00 PM
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...
08/11/14 04:00 PM
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...
08/11/14 03:30 PM
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...
08/11/14 02:44 PM
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...
By Steve Doty | 08/11/14 01:07 PM
A new campaign ad released by Republican candidate for Michigan Senate Terri Lynn Land hits Peters on remarks he made about immigration enforcement.
08/11/14 12:15 PM
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...
By Steve Doty | 08/11/14 11:10 AM
The incumbent Democrat Hagan has seen a slim lead dissipate over the last few weeks in a crucial Senate race.
By Steve Chapman | 08/11/14 10:36 AM
Both sides find some types of political communication offensive to them and therefore undeserving of protection.
By Byron York | 08/11/14 09:33 AM
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...
By Brian Bakst | 08/11/14 08:01 AM
When Rebecca Otto scored her first political win, few Democrats reveled in it more than Matt Entenza.
By Sara Burnett | 08/11/14 07:59 AM
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.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/21/14
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