3-way race creates fireworks in northern Maine

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

The Maine governor's race isn't the only three-way contest with candidates running neck-and-neck and the possibility of an independent playing the role of spoiler.

Wisconsin gubernatorial candidates at a glance

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Biographical information about the Democratic and Republican candidates for governor:

Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

One would hardly know from Republican Sen. Pat Roberts' campaign speech that he is revered as a champion of Kansas' all-important farm economy.

Wisconsin to send at least 1 new face to Congress

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

The race for Wisconsin's lone open congressional seat pits one of the state's most outspoken conservative lawmakers against a lesser-known moderate Democrat in a district represented by Republicans for more than 40 years.

Palin endorses Walker in Alaska race for governor

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has made it official and endorsed an independent running for governor in Alaska over her former running mate.

Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe.

SD wage hike proposal divides unions, businesses

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

South Dakota residents who earn the minimum wage would see a bump in their paychecks come January if voters approve on Nov. 4 a measure calling for adjusting the base hourly pay by $1.25.

Chamber of Commerce staying away from Georgia race

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of the Senate with one glaring omission — the tight Georgia Senate race.

Wisconsin US House candidate biographies

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Here's a look at the candidates running for the U.S. House in Wisconsin's eight congressional districts, with basic biographical information:

Turnout will decide Wisconsin governor's race

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Gov. Scott Walker says there are clear reasons for voters to choose him for a third time in four years — more people are working now than before he took office, taxes are down, and he's positioned Wisconsin for more growth in the years ahead.