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Curtis strikes populist theme in Senate campaign

08/17/2014 11:41am
State Rep. Amanda Curtis immediately struck a populist note as Montana Democrats' new U.S. Senate candidate, saying the November election will not be about which political party controls the Senate but whether it will be controlled by millionaires or the middle class.

Texas Gov. Perry defends veto that led to charges

08/17/2014 1:10pm
Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power, noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors.

Citizens — not Republican Party — should fill Valentine's seat, Corroon says

08/17/2014 4:26pm
State Democratic Party Chairman Peter Corroon wants Democrats to be able to compete to replace Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem, who was recently named to head the Utah State Tax Commission.

Campaigning in Alaska has a distinct feel

08/17/2014 8:50pm
Wearing a fleece vest with his name and the logo of the northwestern city of Nome, Lt. Gov Mead Treadwell walked through this Anchorage suburb on a recent night, demonstrating how Alaska's unique political culture makes the outcome of Tuesday's GOP Senate primary anybody's guess.