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  • Bill Walker: Unity ticket in Alaska governor's race 'unprecedented'

    25 October 2014, 10:00 am

    Bill Walker, Alaska's Republican-turned-independent candidate for governor, and Byron Mallott, who won the state's Democratic primary, were set to take on incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell, a Republican, for the opportunity to run the 49th state. Alone, they…
  • Always up for a fight, McCain is GOP's top midterm cheerleader

    24 October 2014, 2:00 pm

    There's John McCain in Kansas, stumping with his old colleague, Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, in an unexpectedly tough reelection fight against independent newcomer, Greg Orman.
  • Does being a veteran help candidates? A Montana politician hopes so

    24 October 2014, 11:00 am

    Backstage before a debate between the two main candidates vying for Montana’s lone seat in the U.S. House, the moderator joked with John Lewis, the Democrat, asking whether he had brought his guitar to perform.
  • Is liberal favorite Elizabeth Warren open to 2016 presidential run?

    24 October 2014, 7:30 am

    Much to the disappointment of her ardent fans, Elizabeth Warren has repeatedly, emphatically and in no uncertain terms said she is not running for president in 2016.
  • Democratic candidates worry Obama is helping their rivals

    23 October 2014, 8:25 pm

    For months, the White House has insisted that President Obama would do all he could to help his party in the midterm election. Now that he’s started, some Democrats wonder whether he could help a little bit less.
  • Navajo court delays presidential election in language dispute

    23 October 2014, 5:16 pm

    The Navajo Nation’s top court on Thursday postponed the tribe's presidential election to allow officials time to print new ballots without the name of a candidate who was disqualified because of questions about his fluency in the native language.
  • Mayor Garcetti can't get enough D.C.; Gov. Brown has had his fill

    23 October 2014, 4:43 pm

    Many Californians may be happy to never set foot in Washington, with its humid weather, over-abundance of careerists and lack of decent produce, but one of the state’s biggest enthusiasts can’t stay away.
  • Obama scales back public Ebola response after flurry of action

    23 October 2014, 3:24 pm

    If last week was the peak of Ebola-related activity at the White House, this week appears to be the quiet comedown.
  • Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy - he's back - makes a political ad

    23 October 2014, 12:00 pm

    The political ad plays out like a parody, a “Saturday Night Live” skit: two dusty cowboys standing near the barn trading country talk.
  • Kansas at odds over fundraising raffles

    23 October 2014, 8:00 am

    Kansas gamblers can find blackjack, roulette and slot machines across the state at gambling halls and Indian casinos.

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