Teacher pay, insurance key issues at forum

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

Arkansas educators say the next governor of the state will need to help teachers overcome low pay and high health insurance premiums.

OSU to host debate between Lankford, Johnson

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

U.S. Senate candidates Connie Johnson and James Lankford will meet next month at a debate in Stillwater.

Group launches new TV ad in Kansas Senate contest

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

A conservative political action committee is launching a television ad in the U.S. Senate race in Kansas attacking the independent challenger to three-term Republican incumbent Pat Roberts.

Lawyer: Stephens is plaintiff in wage lawsuit

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

The attorney who filed a lawsuit challenging a ballot measure that would gradually raise Arkansas' minimum wage says the plaintiff in the case is Little Rock businessman Jackson T. Stephens Jr.

Dole campaigns for Roberts in Kansas Senate race

| |Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

A newly upholstered chair and an American flag dominated Village Square Mall on the west side of Dodge City, the Kansas hometown of Sen. Pat Roberts, who is seeking re-election. But the man who took the seat — and who commanded the audience of more than 200 — wasn't Roberts.

Rothenberg: Five states will determine Senate control

| |Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

Control of the U.S. Senate now depends on outcomes in five states, independent analyst Stuart Rothenberg said Tuesday.

Bill Clinton heading to New Hampshire

| |Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

A reminder of the Power of Two that the Clintons bring to the 2016 presidential campaign: Former President Bill Clinton will be the special guest at the New Hampshire Democratic Party’s big fundraising dinner in Manchester on Oct. 16.

Critics: Gas tax question will harm roads, bridges

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

Opponents of a ballot question that would repeal a new law linking future increases in the state gas tax to the rate of inflation say the question would undermine efforts to fix crumbling Massachusetts roads and bridges.

Minnesota campaign board gives social media advice

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

Minnesota candidates and political entities are being urged to be upfront about disclosing when they're behind posts on Facebook pages, blogs, emails and other virtual material.

Lawsuit in Kansas Senate race sent to lower court

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

The Kansas Supreme Court has sent a lawsuit attempting to force Democrats to name a new U.S. Senate nominee to a lower court.