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Colorado candidate's town shapes immigration view

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Andrea Hermosillo rode for hours to protest at her neighbor's office.

Snyder, Schauer spar over fairness of tax rewrite

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Democrat Mark Schauer is centering his populist message against Republican Gov. Rick Snyder around a 3-year-old tax overhaul that lowered the burden on business but raised it on individuals.

Missouri ballot proposal would shift budget powers

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

When balancing the budget, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has some of the most expansive powers among his peers. He can reduce spending for anything he chooses, and has done so repeatedly.

Foust-Comstock House race closely watched in Va.

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Yes, it's an open seat in a swing district. But a big reason the race for Virginia's 10th Congressional District is drawing attention beyond its borders is a candidate with a lightning-rod past who has a special knack for getting under Democrats' skin and has been labeled a "professional Clinton hater."

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

|Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Russell, McAffrey seek Oklahoma 5th District seat

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

A Republican former state senator with a distinguished military career and a Democratic state senator who is also a military veteran and a former police officer are seeking central Oklahoma's open 5th Congressional District seat in the Nov. 4 general election.

Sen. Warren hails Wellstone stumping in Minnesota

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

A top Democratic campaign surrogate invoked the late Sen. Paul Wellstone in Northfield on Saturday, echoing his populist tone in urging voters to give her colleague Al Franken a second term.

Brown pursues lasting policy legacy in California

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Jerry Brown is on the verge of doing what no one has ever done in California and what no one may ever do again: get elected to a fourth term as governor.

GOP targets Dem House districts that backed Romney

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Republicans are waging a take-no-prisoners battle to boot Democrats from what they consider GOP property: seats from House districts that presidential nominee Mitt Romney carried in 2012.

In Georgia Senate bid, Nunn talks economy to women

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

You don't hear Michelle Nunn mention gender politics or try to rally female voters in Georgia around issues of abortion, birth control and gay marriage as she runs for the Senate.