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It's a jungle out there: Animals in campaign ads

08/14/2014 10:40am
It's a jungle out there in political television advertising, what with parrots, chicks, dogs and pigs taking turns in commercials that bite and scratch in a way no nonpartisan pet ever would.

Justice backs measure to create appeals court

08/14/2014 12:01pm
With the Nevada Supreme Court facing the worst case backlog of any state high court in the nation, Justice James Hardesty says it's time to create an appeals court.

Gap shrinks between Hillary Clinton and Republicans

08/14/2014 2:36pm
While Hillary Clinton still maintains an advantage over potential GOP rivals in 2016, a new poll shows that her lead is narrowing.

McDaniel asks Miss. judge to declare him winner or order new runoff against Sen. Thad Cochran

08/14/2014 2:51pm
McDaniel asks Miss. judge to declare him winner or order new runoff against Sen. Thad Cochran.

Candidates clash in Colorado congressional debate

08/14/2014 3:01pm
Republican Rep. Mike Coffman and his Democratic challenger, Andrew Romanoff, clashed over immigration, campaign finance and the budget on Thursday, in the first debate in one of the most competitive, expensive and closely watched House contests in the nation.

Cuomo foe Teachout picks up public union support

08/14/2014 3:31pm
New York state's second-largest public-sector union endorsed Zephyr Teachout's long-shot bid to oust Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday, while the state's powerful teachers' union announced it will sit out this year's governor's race.

Lawsuit challenges loss to Sen. Cochran in Miss.

08/14/2014 4:13pm
A tea party-backed candidate asked a Mississippi court on Thursday to declare him the winner of the June 24 Republican runoff against incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran or order a new election.

Battle for obscure Nevada office all about 2016

08/14/2014 9:30pm
Like most lieutenant governors, the No. 2 executive in Nevada doesn't have much to do most days. So why are Harry Reid and Brian Sandoval so involved in the battle over the office this fall?

Candidate drops bid for Montana US Senate race

08/14/2014 10:11pm
Montana state Sen. Dave Wanzenried says he's dropping his bid for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate to replace incumbent John Walsh.

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