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  • Kansas Democratic candidate explains 1998 strip club incident

    Kansas' Democratic gubernatorial candidate said he was "in the wrong place at the wrong time" when he was caught in a strip club sting in 1998.

  • Christie stumps in three states

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will continue his nationwide tour with stops in Maryland, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

  • Davis expands lead over Brownback in election for Kansas governor

    A Kansas gubernatorial candidate is touting a new poll that shows he has expanded his lead, saying that negative ads against him have backfired.

  • Former Illinois state's attorney disciplined

    MARION, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court censured a former long-time southern Illinois state's attorney over comments he made during a 2011 murder case. The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission on Monday announced the state high court's decision regarding former...

  • Poll: Few know California GOP governor candidate

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic incumbent Gov. Jerry Brown has a strong lead over his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, in a new statewide poll released Friday, but 1 in 4 likely voters could not even identify Kashkari, demonstrating the challenge he faces in selling himself to voters...

  • Astorino, Hawkins call for debates in NY gov race

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's two main election rivals repeated their call for debates Friday — though they disagree on who should participate. Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins says Friday that he should be included in debates along with Cuomo and the Republican candidate,...

  • Rough governor's primary gives hope to Cuomo foes

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's bumpy win in the Democratic primary is energizing his general election opponents, who said Wednesday that a little-known liberal challenger's better-than-expected showing exposed big problems for the governor within his own party. The governor...

  • John Kasich hints at White House run

    He told a gathering of College Republicans at the Ohio State University that he'd like to have a "clarion call" to make a run for the presidency.

  • Wealth, minimum wage pop up in governor race

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois's gubernatorial race turned to the question of whether a candidate's personal wealth should be a qualifying factor in holding public office with the Democratic lieutenant governor candidate saying Thursday that Republican Bruce Rauner is too rich to be governor. Paul...

  • Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell, wife found guilty on corruption counts

    The soap-opera-like trial of the former governor and his wife, Maureen, came to an end Thursday, with both McDonnells being found guilty of corruption charges.

  • Bill Clinton to stump for Charlie Crist

    "He's [Clinton's] better than anyone at explaining why what we're doing matters. I'm looking forward to kicking off the final two months of this campaign with him," Crist said when announcing the event.

  • In governors' races, GOP struggles

    Late summer polling suggests Republican governors seeking re-election not only won't ride a GOP wave to victory, they may even be crushed.

  • Scott and Crist bash each other at campaign events

    PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) — Florida's two main rivals for governor kicked their campaigns into gear on Monday as both Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist lashed out at each other in an effort to ramp up enthusiasm among core voters. Scott, the Republican incumbent seeking a second term,...

  • Where candidates for governor stand on health care

    BOSTON (AP) — Improving the well-being of the state's health care system could be a difficult prescription to fill for the next governor, given Massachusetts' rocky effort to merge its 2006 health care law and President Barack Obama's 2010 federal law. That's not the only health care challenge...

  • Rauner vow revives governor's mansion question

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — It's been more than a decade since an Illinois governor lived full time at the state's Executive Mansion, but once again a Chicago-area candidate's promise to make his home there has revived the question of just how important it is for the state. Wealthy Republican...



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