More Democrats voting early in 2nd District race

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Early voting numbers in Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District show that nearly twice as many Democrats have cast early ballots for the Nov. 4 general election as Republicans — a fact that could play significantly into whether incumbent Republican Lee Terry wins re-election or is knocked off by Democratic challenger Brad Ashford.

Wisconsin Democrats hope to retake state Senate

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Wisconsin Democrats have watched for four years as Republican Gov. Scott Walker and the GOP-controlled Legislature pushed through their uncompromising conservative agenda — allowing concealed weapons, redrawing legislative district boundaries in their favor, passing a voter ID law and stripping most public workers of nearly all of their union rights.

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.

Dorman says education is key in governor's race

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

A veteran Democratic state representative from Rush Springs who witnessed firsthand the Republican Party's remarkable rise to power in Oklahoma, Joe Dorman knew if he wanted to become governor, he'd have to find and exploit a weakness in Gov. Mary Fallin.

Corbett attacks Wolf tax plan as election looms

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Three months ago, Gov. Tom Corbett pushed the state's $50 billion-plus public pension debt to center stage in his re-election campaign, calling it "the driver" that has pushed up local property taxes and siphoned away money badly needed by public schools.

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.

AdWatch: Democrats make much of NC toll project

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

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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.

NJ Gov. Christie back again in Iowa; 2016 on mind?

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie returned to Iowa on Saturday to headline one of the biggest events on the state's political calendar and seize the chance to meet with Republican activists and fundraisers who could propel a potential White House bid in 2016.

Illinois lieutenant governor candidates bios

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

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