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Candidate goes homeless to show economic gap

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

The Republican candidate for California governor said Thursday he spent a week living as a homeless person in Fresno to highlight the disparity between the governor's claim that the state is making an economic comeback and the reality faced by the working poor in the nation's most populous state.

Financial disclosures give detail on Pell's wealth

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

New financial disclosure forms offer the first details about the personal wealth of Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Clay Pell, who has contributed nearly $3.1 million to his campaign.

GOP's Cochran seeks voters at 'Giant Houseparty'

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Republican Sen. Thad Cochran said Thursday that he's asking for the support of Mississippi voters in November "no matter your skin color, or how much money you have."

Massachusetts lawmakers OK PAC disclosure bill

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Massachusetts lawmakers have accepted a bill designed to tighten reporting requirements for independent political expenditures, including those made by political action committees known as super PACs.

Tea-party challenger confronts Roberts in Kansas

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Tea-party challenger Milton Wolf confronted U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts during a walking tour in eastern Kansas on Wednesday, interrupting the senator's campaign stop to call attention to his refusal to have debates ahead of the Republican primary.

Endorsements see-saw in Republican Senate primary

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

The two-man race to decide which Republican will challenge Sen. Al Franken has split the party's former leaders.

Kansas treasurer far ahead in fundraising for race

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Republican incumbent Ron Estes has a big fundraising advantage over his Democratic challenger in the Kansas state treasurer's race.

Ryan says he'll think about 2016 bid next year

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Rep. Paul Ryan says he hasn't even begun to think over a Republican presidential bid in 2016.

Ad Watch: Claims in Pennsylvania governor's race

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

A look at key claims being made in TV ads that are being aired in Pennsylvania's campaign for governor ahead of the Nov. 4 election.

New Grimes ad hits McConnell on women's issues

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

A new statewide TV ad from Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes criticizes Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell for his voting record on women's issues.