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Happ, Schimel face off in Wisconsin AG race

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

This year's race for attorney general is one of the closest and fiercest in years, with Democrat Susan Happ and Republican Brad Schimel both accusing each other of being soft on crime and sex offenders as they try to replace outgoing GOP incumbent J.B. Van Hollen.

Walker says he injured thumb while bird hunting

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Gov. Scott Walker hit the campaign trail Saturday with a white bandage on his right thumb, the result of a hunting accident.

US attorneys announce election monitoring plans

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Arkansas' two U.S. attorneys have announced plans for monitoring the Nov. 4 general election.

Across US, Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies: a Colombian-born business executive; a pharmacist-turned-veteran lawmaker; and a juvenile delinquent-turned-lawyer.

Wisconsin's 8 congressional races in a glance

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Wisconsin has one open congressional seat in the central and eastern portion of the state, where Republican Congressman Tom Petri is retiring. In the other seven congressional districts, four Republicans and three Democrats are running for re-election. All have challengers.

Snyder, Schauer at odds over economy, jobs

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Republican Rick Snyder is hyping jobs — "more and better jobs" — as he campaigns for another term as governor, contending that Michigan's resurgence is well underway and will continue under his guidance.

Wisconsin treasurer, secretary races at a glance

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

The main issue in both the state treasurer and secretary of state races has been whether the offices should exist at all — and how to make them matter if they're kept around.

Huckabee promotes McConnell in Kentucky

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Kentucky is poised to become the envy of every other state if Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wins re-election and Republicans wrest control of that chamber from Democrats, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Saturday.

Early voting alters campaigns' strategies, costs

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

For over 1 million Californians, the Nov. 4 election is over. That's because they've already voted.

Udall’s effort to woo women voters lagging--and so is his campaign

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall has pushed hard to woo women voters, but a new Quinnipiac poll released Friday showed he’s only up 4 among women--and behind 5 overall to Republican Cory Gardner.