Rep. Clyburn spreads his campaign wealth to push ‘progressive’ agenda

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

South Carolina Rep. James Clyburn may not face a difficult re-election on Tuesday, but that doesn’t mean he’s not been busy this campaign season.

Super PACs pour money into New Mexico races

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Democratic and Republican super PACs have pumped more than $1 million this month into New Mexico's legislative and other state office races.

Majority of early voters in Kansas are Republicans

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

More registered Republicans have cast early votes in Kansas than voters affiliated with other parties in the state, and GOP officials are trumpeting the data as a sign that Gov. Sam Brownback and U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts are headed toward re-election after tough races.

Hillary Clinton praises possible primary rivals

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

When it comes to potential Democratic primary rivals, Hillary Rodham Clinton is displaying a light touch.

Udall, Weh square off in first and only debate

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

The unpopular leadership in Washington quickly became the focus Thursday night as first-term U.S. Sen. Tom Udall squared off with Republican challenger Allen Weh in their first and only televised debate.

Last chance for governor candidates to get digs in

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican rival Jeff Johnson are holding their final face-to-face debate before Minnesota voters decide the election.

AP PHOTOS: Small Alaska town welcomes big politics

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

When U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican challenger Dan Sullivan greet cheering supporters in downtown Anchorage on Election Night, their thoughts may turn to days of boots-on-the-ground campaigning in more unforgiving and far-flung parts of this remote and rugged state.

TV space for campaign ads hard to find this late

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire's one network station — and was even willing to shell out the $10,000 that the station demanded.

Begich, Sullivan face off in final debate

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican challenger Dan Sullivan took advantage of a statewide audience Thursday night to draw distinctions between themselves — and throw some elbows — in their final debate.

How the AP-GfK poll was conducted

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

The Associated Press-GfK poll on issues in the midterm elections was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Oct. 16-20. It is based on online interviews of 1,608 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.