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  • Abbott concedes chemical data 'challenging' to get

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorney General Greg Abbott is conceding that learning where dangerous chemicals are stored in Texas can be a challenge. The Republican nominee for governor has faced scrutiny since a May ruling by his office that tightened public access to information about chemical...

  • Today's political victories could vex GOP in 2016

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Republicans claimed victory this week in the Supreme Court ruling on religious freedom and the White House's acceptance that an immigration overhaul won't happen this year. Today's victories could haunt the GOP in two years' time, as the party's presidential...

  • Wall Street Journal: Clinton Inc.'s top funder is Wall Street's Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs has provided "Clinton Inc." with nearly $5 million and office space since Bill and Hillary Clinton left the White House, making the firm their top supporter.

  • VIDEO --- WEX BackStory: 'Kissing congressman' can't pay his staff

    It's been a tough year for Louisiana Republican Congressman Vance McAllister. In April he came under fire after surveillance footage showed him kissing a long-time, married staffer.

  • Money problems could also hurt kissing congressman's re-election bid

    The residual angst from the kissing scandal, which tarnished Vance McAllister's family values brand, might be only one of the serious challenges the Louisiana Republican faces.

  • La. U.S. Senate race: Candidate promises to ‘pop the door off the hinges’ if elected

    HOUMA, La. (Legal Newsline) – If elected, a Republican U.S. Senate candidate is promising to “pop the door off the hinges” of his Washington office. On Tuesday Rob Maness, a retired Air Force colonel, released his “Contract With Louisiana.” The 12-point contract promises an array of...

  • Wendy Davis supporters struggle to name ONE of her legislative achievements

    "The filibuster so fills my mind bubble," a Wendy Davis supporter responded when asked to name the top legislative achievement of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate.

  • Which Republican governor is down by 22 points in his re-election bid?

    The Franklin & Marshall College poll indicates more bad news for Gov. Tom Corbett. A mere 26 percent of voters surveyed believe he has performed well enough to deserve re-election.

  • Paul LePage phone campaign focuses on Social Security

    Maine Gov. Paul LePage's re-election team has launched a phone campaign seeking to clarify the Republican governor's position on Social Security.

  • There's nothing undemocratic about strategic voting

    Years before Operation Chaos occurred to Rush Limbaugh, I had been voting strategically in New York. Here's how it all came about.

  • Dems hope decision will energize female supporters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Their Senate majority in peril, anxious Democrats have seized the Supreme Court decision that some companies need not provide birth control to women as fresh evidence of the GOP's "war on women" — an argument they hope will energize female voters who could decide the...

  • Republican holds financial edge in Nev. AG race

    CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) – Adam Laxalt, the Republican candidate for attorney general, has more than his family name going for him. He’s also outraised his Democratic rival so far in 2014, with a little help from out-of-state donors. In the first six months of 2014, Laxalt, 35,...

  • How Republicans will use better data to turn out the vote

    The Republican Party continues to modernize its voter turnout capabilities, with a second digital consulting firm due to announce Tuesday that it will help the party improve its data quality. The Data Trust, a Republican third-party data sharing organization central to the GOP’s overhaul of...

  • Texas governor candidates make fundraising push as reporting deadline nears

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – With the six-month campaign finance reporting deadline here, Texas’ gubernatorial candidates are making one final push to tap supporters. In the past several days, state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee, and her campaign have sent out several emails...

  • McCain says Obama weakened America, encourages donations to RNC

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Because “friends and foes” view President Barak Obama’s America as weak, people should donate to the Republican National Committee, says U.S. Sen. John McCain. McCain On Monday, the RNC sent out a mass email to supporters containing a letter from the...



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