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Clinton-led rally set for Macalester College

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Minnesota Democrats are calling on Hillary Rodham Clinton to help build enthusiasm among their voters as re-election bids of Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken near their conclusion.

Next Illinois governor debate: Things to Watch

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner are gearing up for their third and likely final televised debate Monday, locked in a neck-and-neck contest ahead of the November election.

2 law enforcement groups endorse Chuck Hassebrook

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Two law enforcement groups have endorsed Democrat Chuck Hassebrook in the Nebraska governor's race.

At least 69,000 absentee ballots issued so far

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

At least 69,000 absentee ballots have been issued to voters in Wisconsin in advance of the Nov. 4 election.

Colorado tests reach of Democrats' ground game

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Dave Lightowler never even got to say Sen. Mark Udall's name. The moment Lightowler mentioned the incumbent running for re-election, the man inside the house in this swing suburb closed the door in the Democratic party canvasser's face.

Harrop complains to city about large Cianci signs

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Providence Republican mayoral candidate Dan Harrop is complaining that large campaign signs for his independent opponent, Buddy Cianci (see-AN'-see), violate city ordinances.

DCCC raises $17M in September, NRCC raises $11M

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Despite long odds of toppling Republicans' majority, House Democrats' campaign committee raised $16.7 million last month and began October with more than $34 million for the final weeks before Election Day, officials said Monday.

Huckabee touts GOP candidates at Little Rock event

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is touting Republican candidates in a return visit to the state.

Experts say Carter's school funding model untested

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Democrat Jason Carter's call for a separate state education budget and his promise that it will increase funding for schools is the hallmark of his campaign for Georgia governor against incumbent Republican Nathan Deal.

Haley's focus on jobs helped her weather problems

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Nikki Haley, who became South Carolina's first female governor in 2011, is widely favored to win re-election after sidestepping several first-term blunders and focusing on job gains that have burnished her image nationally as a Republican star.