Sect. of state predicts under 60 percent turnout

|Saturday, Nov. 01, 2014

South Dakota's U.S. Senate race has drawn national attention and a lot of advertising, but the secretary of state says that may not convert to heavy turnout on Tuesday.

In races for U.S. House, Florida has some big spenders

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

The contests for several U.S. House seats from Florida have been among the most expensive in the nation this year, with five contests topping $5 million in spending, according to federal campaign finance records.

Arms race: Parties, groups ready thousands of lawyers for Election Day

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

As Americans prepare to vote Tuesday in dozens of tight elections, the two major political parties and interest groups across the ideological spectrum already have lawyered up for potential problems at the polls or with election results.

War for women intensifies in campaign’s final days

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

. The war for women is raging in campaigns across the country in these last days before Tuesday’s midterm elections, and though Democrats have comfortable leads in most key races, the margins aren’t as comfortable as they’d like or need.

Rep. Clyburn spreads his campaign wealth to push ‘progressive’ agenda

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

South Carolina Rep. James Clyburn may not face a difficult re-election on Tuesday, but that doesn’t mean he’s not been busy this campaign season.

Judgment Day: Incumbents are in trouble

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

They may or may not be bums, but voters are poised to throw a lot of politicians out on Tuesday.

McConnell keeps agenda for a Republican Senate close to his vest

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Edging closer to his lifelong dream of leading a Republican majority in the U.S. Senate, Sen. Mitch McConnell has been largely quiet about what specific agenda his potential new majority would pursue.

Democrat Shaheen pulls ahead in New Hampshire

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Maybe New Hampshire won’t be a tight race after all.

Could Democrat lose the governorship in Maryland?

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Maryland voters last elected a Republican governor in 2002, and before that, 1966.

Dayton, Johnson show fire in final governor debate

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican nominee Jeff Johnson ended their series of debates Friday much like they began, with the incumbent hailing big-picture successes and his rival saying too many things went awry over the past four years.