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Early voting begins to kick off Md.'s election

|Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Registered voters can cast ballots in person before election day in Maryland during 10 days of early voting.

Poll: Brown carries 16-point lead over Kashkari

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown continues to lead his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, by a double-digit margin while support for Brown's rainy day fund measure is gaining ground, according to a Public Policy Institute of California poll released Wednesday.

Rush is on to prepare Americans for new voting laws

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Less than two weeks before Americans go to the polls, a scramble is on to educate voters and election officials nationwide about a spate of new voting laws that could affect turnout and impact key gubernatorial and Senate races.

Iowa’s Ernst goes back to the hogs

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Joni Ernst has gone back to the hogs in these final days of her U.S. Senate campaign in Iowa.

GOP hopeful seeks to break DFL hold on AG's office

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson says her work in office gives voters good reasons for electing her for a third term.

AP-GfK Poll: 5 things to know about midterms poll

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Someone has to win.

GOP candidates in La. not embracing Bobby Jindal

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

While Democrats in Louisiana are largely dodging ties to President Barack Obama this election season, Republicans aren't necessarily embracing Gov. Bobby Jindal.

Senate candidates in Kan. seek to bolster support

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Independent Senate candidate Greg Orman on Wednesday decried a "broken political system that does not work for Kansas" in asking voters to join him in his surprisingly competitive challenge to veteran Republican Sen. Pat Roberts.

GOP ties toddler's death to Dayton

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Minnesota Republicans are using the death of an abused child in their latest attack on Gov. Mark Dayton.

Simon pushes for early voting in Minnesota

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Democratic secretary of state candidate Steve Simon wants Minnesota to join the 33 states that allow early voting.