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Kentucky politics with a side order of barbeque

Kentucky politics with a side order of barbeque

The annual picnic at Fancy Farm always serves up a main dish of politics along with a side of delicious barbecue. And this year voters will get a rare glimpse…

Can Republicans avoid a Senate upset in Georgia

Can Republicans avoid a Senate upset in Georgia

Republicans are on the offensive in the opening days of Georgia’s Senate campaign, hammering Democrat Michelle Nunn as a rubber stamp for President Barack Obama and questioning her resume as…

Martin O’Malley invades Clinton turf in Iowa

Martin O’Malley invades Clinton turf in Iowa

Martin O’Malley’s latest foray into Iowa begins, appropriately, in a place called Clinton. The Maryland governor is filling the void in Iowa, New Hampshire and beyond during the early stages…

Rick Perry’s Texas start-up fund scam

Rick Perry’s Texas start-up fund scam

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation’s…

Working class whites now a minority in Ohio

Working class whites now a minority in Ohio

For the first time, working-class whites make up less than half of Ohio’s eligible voters, part of a demographic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that is pushing political…

Overview of political fundraising so far this year

Overview of political fundraising so far this year

The political parties, their campaign committees and super PACs faced a Sunday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in June. Highlights from the filings:…

Watching a GOP Senate race in Atlanta, northern Georgia

Watching a GOP Senate race in Atlanta, northern Georgia

Neither Republican running in Georgia’s closely watched Senate race has a natural advantage in metro Atlanta, where the state’s most populous area and a ring of northern exurbs are serving…

Rick Perry ready for another Presidential run?

Rick Perry ready for another Presidential run?

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is visiting Iowa for the fourth time in eight months, hoping for a second chance to win over Republican voters who delivered him a stinging caucus…

Dwayne Johnson says Chris Christie is a ‘buddy’

Dwayne Johnson says Chris Christie is a ‘buddy’

Dwayne Johnson says he considers New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie “a buddy” despite making Christie take down an online video that featured the Hollywood star. “I know Gov. Christie. We’ve…

Liberals ponder as Clinton considers options

Liberals ponder as Clinton considers options

As Hillary Rodham Clinton promotes her book, liberals in the Democratic Party are elbowing into the 2016 presidential conversation, pitching a populist message on the economy and immigration. Potential Clinton…