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Not much demand for Obama on campaign trail

Not much demand for Obama on campaign trail

President Barack Obama is picking some temperate spots in an otherwise chilly political landscape, avoiding hostile Senate terrain during the final days of the midterm campaign in favor of tight…

Is another Bush ready for a White House run?

Is another Bush ready for a White House run?

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is “moving forward” on a potential 2016 White House run and it appears more likely he will enter the Republican field, according to his son,…

Christie claims he’s a good contrast to Obama

Christie claims he’s a good contrast to Obama

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie presented himself in sharp contrast to President Barack Obama in a fiery speech that sounded like the early makings of a presidential pitch. Speaking from…

Early voting trends bring campaign adjustments

Early voting trends bring campaign adjustments

For over 1 million Californians, the Nov. 4 election is over. That’s because they’ve already voted. A growing throng of early voters in the nation’s most populous state — perhaps…

Can Democrats regain votes outside of cities?

Can Democrats regain votes outside of cities?

In an arena usually reserved for rodeos and livestock shows, Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn told a boisterous crowd she was “glad to be home.” Her Republican opponent in the…

The pesky seas of campaign signs of the times

The pesky seas of campaign signs of the times

Pesky. Illegal. Effective? Lawn signs touting local and statewide candidates are in full bloom along highways, street corners and other public spaces. It’s the sign of the season. And despite…

North Carolina Senate race: A choice of extremes

North Carolina Senate race: A choice of extremes

North Carolina’s Senate race boils down to a battle of extremes. At least that’s how Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis want voters to see it. Running…

Corporate giants fund ballot initiatives

Corporate giants fund ballot initiatives

Voters may not know it, but the millions of dollars paying for ads on ballot measures they will consider next month come from large companies and national advocacy groups. Many…

Polls favor Republicans to run Congress

Polls favor Republicans to run Congress

Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation’s likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.…

Obama’s bittersweet visit home

Obama’s bittersweet visit home

A lesson from President Barack Obama’s brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What’s past is prologue. While his trip to Chicago offered a sweet taste of nostalgia, it also…

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