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Burke gives Wisconsin Democrats a new approach

08/13/2014 8:41am
Only a few years ago, Wisconsin was the scene of huge protest rallies that shut down the state Capitol, a failed attempt to recall the new Republican governor and an outpouring of end-times rhetoric by Democratic loyalists about the stunning loss of their government power.

House candidate's first vote is one for himself

08/13/2014 2:21pm
The first time Art Moore cast a ballot, he filled in the bubble next to his name in California's June primary for a seat in the U.S. House.

Senate Dems' campaign arms starts $9M ad buy in NC

08/13/2014 2:33pm
Senate Democrats unleashed on Wednesday the first piece of a $9.1 million North Carolina advertising blitz that criticizes GOP hopeful Thom Tillis for making deep cuts to education spending and providing tax breaks for his wealthy friends. Republicans immediately called the claims "outright lies."

Sen. Mike Lee making sure all campaign donations are legal

08/13/2014 3:17pm
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Wednesday he's told his campaign staff to "do our due diligence" and contact contributors to his 2010 race to ask if they are connected to allegations he received illegal "straw donations."

Gary King backs expanding early childhood programs

08/13/2014 4:31pm
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gary King proposes using one of New Mexico's endowment funds to provide additional money for public schools and expand early childhood programs.

Hawaii lawmaker asks court to delay makeup primary

08/13/2014 8:51pm
Rep. Colleen Hanabusa of Hawaii asked a court on the Big Island on Wednesday to delay a makeup election for more than 8,000 voters, saying they should have more time to recover from a tropical storm before casting ballots in a primary that includes her running for U.S. Senate.

2 Alaska GOP US Senate candidates debate

08/13/2014 11:40pm
The two more conservative Republicans running for U.S. Senate in Alaska sought to distinguish themselves Wednesday evening in a rare head-to-head debate less than a week before the primary.