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Nebraska Democrats want GOP candidate to pull ad

|Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Nebraska Democrats are calling for a Republican candidate for governor to pull a televised campaign ad showing him knocking a Barack Obama doll off a fence post while criticizing the president's health care law.

Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Flip sides of the same campaign-season coin, the Republican drive in Congress to repeal the nation's health care law and the Democratic call to close the pay gap for women have much in common.

GOP gubernatorial candidates clash in debate

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson called rival Curtis Coleman's vow to resist some deployments of the Arkansas National Guard "inflammatory rhetoric" as the two squared off in a debate on Saturday.

Students can volunteer for Neb. primary election

|Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale is encouraging students too young to vote to show up at the polls for the state's May 13 primary.

Democrat in Ohio governor's race airs 1st radio ad

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

A Democratic candidate for Ohio governor has released his first ad of the campaign season, focusing on his Republican opponent, not his challenger in the primary.

Wayne County executive to seek re-election

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano plans to kick off his re-election campaign on Monday.

DNC raises $10.3M in March, has $14M in debt

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

The Democratic National Committee raised $10.3 million last month but still has more than $14 million in debt.

Spokeswoman: Sebelius not considering US Senate

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.

Schauer turns in signatures for Michigan governor

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Democrat Mark Schauer has made his Michigan gubernatorial campaign official by turning in about 27,000 signatures from all 83 counties to election officials.

Kansas speech by Michelle Obama draws complaints

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend.