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  • Primary will test Crist's support among Democrats

    MIAMI (AP) — Arlene Ustin is a hardcore Democrat and she'd like nothing more than to see Republican Gov. Rick Scott defeated in November. But she's not supporting Republican-turned-Democrat former Gov. Charlie Crist — yet. First there's the matter of Tuesday's primary, where Crist faces former...

  • VIDEO: Ed Gillespie pushes tax cuts during Northern Virginia campaign swing

    Virginia Republican candidate for Senate Ed Gillespie pushed the need to lower the corporate tax rate to 25 percent Monday.

  • WEX BackStory: A 'Big Data' battle in the voter turnout war

    Republicans and Democrats are spending tens of million dollars on polling, research and new technology, all in an effort to get you out to the polls.

  • Scott Brown on whether man-made climate change proven: 'No'

    The GOP New Hampshire Senate candidate said Friday that climate change is not man-made, a reversal of the position he held when he unsuccessfully defended his Massachusetts Senate seat in 2012.

  • Fla. gov. race: Crist continuing to lose ground to Scott

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Expected to win his party’s nomination Tuesday, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, who is now running as a Democrat, will be trailing current GOP Gov. Rick Scott heading into the general election, a new poll suggests. A Saturday SurveyUSA poll shows that...

  • Chris Christie helps GOP fundraising for governors buck the trend

    While Democratic campaign committees and super PACs have held a firm advantage over their Republican counterparts in the fight for donations this year, the Republican Governors Association reported $70.3 million in cash on hand at the end of June.

  • Rick Perry just hired someone from ... Bill Clinton's old office?

    Mark Fabiani, former special counsel to President Bill Clinton, has joined the Texas Republican governor's efforts to push back against allegations that he abused his power and unlawfully coerced a district attorney.

  • Inhale: Marijuana initiatives should keep Senate Democratic

    Having pro-marijuana initiatives on the fall ballot will draw younger, passionate Democrats to the polls and help Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid keep his job, according to a Brookings expert.

  • Rick Perry adds another big name to defense team

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has added a sixth prominent attorney to his all-star legal team that is fighting two felony charges of abuse of power. Mark Fabiani on Monday was announced as the latest hire. He's a former special counsel to President Bill Clinton and was a...

  • Job No. 1 for the next Pennsylvania governor? A huge budget gap

    Job No. 1 for whoever wins this fall's election for Pennsylvania governor likely will be trying to solve the state government's messy fiscal situation.

  • In New Jersey Senate campaign, echoes of Ron Paul

    New Jersey Republican Senate candidate Jeff Bell, who is running against incumbent Democrat Sen. Cory Booker, is making criticism of the Fed and a return to the gold standard the centerpiece of his campaign.

  • Crist, Rich in final push for Fla. primary votes

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A final push for votes is underway in Democrats' race to reclaim the governor's mansion. Former Gov. Charlie Crist, the longtime Republican who is seeking to reclaim his old job as a Democrat, has planned events in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando, Wellington and Fort...

  • Top Democratic data firm innovates as Republicans play catch-up

    The leading progressive data firm is unveiling a host of digital innovations as the Democratic Party seeks to maintain its edge over Republicans in the competitive arena of targeting and turning out voters.

  • Crist, Rich campaign ahead of Tuesday's primary

    MIAMI (AP) — It may have taken a while, but it finally feels like there's a Democratic primary for governor. Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, now seeking his old job as a Democrat, spent the weekend campaigning in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, meeting with volunteers, attending black...

  • Paul Ryan: 'I sure wish' Mitt Romney would run for president again

    Ryan added that he doesn't know if Romney will run, but believes he would be make a great commander in chief. Ryan also said he wished more Americans had seen the human side of Romney that Paul got to know on the campaign trail.



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