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Libertarian could help tip Illinois governor race

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

The Libertarian running for Illinois governor recognizes he has little chance of winning the November election, but he could play a significant role in deciding who does.

5 things to know about possible Senate uncertainty

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Election Day may not decide which party wins the Senate majority. Why?

Views of Libertarian running for Illinois governor

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Chad Grimm, a Libertarian on the November ballot for governor along with Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn and GOP businessman Bruce Rauner, sat down with The Associated Press for an interview. Here are details of his background and a sampling of where he stands on issues:

Malloy courting women in close re-election race

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's campaign is making a strong pitch to female voters in Connecticut's governor's race, hoping it will give the first-term incumbent an edge in the tight race against Republican Tom Foley.

Ann Arbor, Whitmore Lake vote on merger of schools

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Voters in the Whitmore Lake and Ann Arbor school districts will decide Nov. 4 whether to merge the two Washtenaw County systems.

Gov. Quinn picks up Sierra Club endorsement

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

The Illinois chapter of the Sierra Club endorsed Pat Quinn Saturday, saying the Democratic governor understood that protecting the environment is not just a responsibility but also a good way to create jobs in fields like renewable energy technology.

GOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east Kansas

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east Saturday in his latest effort chip away any advantage from independent candidate Greg Orman in a U.S. Senate race that has unexpectedly become one of the most hotly contested in the nation.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

|Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

House campaign committees sitting on $100M in bank

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

The two party committees tasked with electing House members are sitting on a combined $100 million pile of cash, suggesting voters in the handful of competitive districts will face an onslaught of late political advertising.

RNC bests DNC in August fundraising

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

The Republican National Committee again outraised its Democratic rival last month and is sitting on a $3 million lead, according to campaign finance reports filed Saturday.