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GOP govs' group hits Democrats in Colorado, Maine

09/02/2014 3:21pm
The Democratic governor of Colorado is soft on a convicted killer and the Democrats' hopeful in Maine would dole out millions in tax dollars to immigrants in the country illegally, the Republican Governors Association tells voters in ads that started running Tuesday.

Tillis, Hagan gear up for 1st NC Senate debate

09/02/2014 3:31pm
North Carolina's leading U.S. Senate candidates finally meet in person to trade barbs live on statewide television.

Missouri teacher initiative survives challenge

09/02/2014 4:50pm
A Missouri judge rejected a legal challenge Tuesday to a November ballot proposal that seeks to tie teachers' jobs and salaries to the performance of their students.

Candidates in Alaska governor's race join forces

09/02/2014 7:50pm
The independent and Democratic candidates for Alaska governor said Tuesday that they are merging their campaigns to give them a better shot at unseating Republican incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell.

Ex-governor's trial may hinge on cryptic email

09/02/2014 7:52pm
Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland's federal conspiracy trial may hinge on a cryptic email in which he acknowledged an offer to become a paid consultant for a nursing home company owned by a political candidate's husband.

Alaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths

09/02/2014 8:51pm
Television ads in Alaska's U.S. Senate race have been pulled by the two major party candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims.