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Cleared for ballot, wage hike faces easy path

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

The Arkansas Supreme Court's decision to keep a minimum wage hike on the ballot removes the last major hurdle for a proposal that is gaining bipartisan support and faces no organized opposition as Election Day nears.

First lady launches 2 graduation video contests

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

High school and college students are competing for Michelle Obama to come to their schools to share her wisdom about moving on to higher education and adulthood.

Kansas governor uses EPA rule to tie foe to Obama

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

A protest by Kansas regulators against federal efforts to limit carbon emissions is giving Republican Gov. Sam Brownback an opportunity in the final days of his close re-election race to tie his Democratic rival to President Barack Obama.

Transgender Republican bids for Nevada Assembly

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

A Nevada Republican is trying to unseat an incumbent Democratic assemblyman in a blue-collar district in Sparks to become the first openly transgender person to serve in a state Legislature.

Christie hopes for 'big, fat blowout' for Branstad

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sought to give a final boost to Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's re-election bid on Thursday night, saying he's got his fingers crossed for a blowout.

Crist on working with GOP: Forgiveness in my heart

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Florida GOP leaders really don't like Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist. Despise is probably the better word.

Millennials chat about politics and big issues

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

A new national Harvard Youth Poll this week provided a glimpse into the minds of young millennials.

A look at claims in Pennsylvania's governor race

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Some of the most prominent claims being made in the race for Pennsylvania governor between Republican incumbent Tom Corbett and Democrat Tom Wolf, and a look at the facts behind them.

Hillary Clinton cheers Van de Putte's 'bold ideas'

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton is praising the Democratic nominee for Texas lieutenant governor, Leticia Van de Putte (PYOOT).

Rand Paul to campaign for McConnell on Monday

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will campaign with Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell on the day before Kentucky's pivotal Senate election.