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Obama Casts Shadow on Iowa Senate Race

The president hasn’t set foot since 2012 in the state that launched his presidential career, but Joni Ernst, the Republican candidate for an open Senate seat there, frequently invokes him as though he were running alongside her opponent, Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Nevada Race Could Set Stage for a Reid Challenge in 2016

The Senate majority leader isn’t on the Nevada ballot this year, but the lieutenant governor race there could have big implications for 2016. If the Republican wins, GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval would be free to challenge Mr. Reid in 2016 without turning over his office to a Democrat. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And […]

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Emily Cain vs. Bruce Poliquin Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Maine District 2 Congressional Race 2014

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Emily Cain vs. David Poliquin Congressional race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That’s what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you! We are a national nonpartisan initiative working with college and university administrators, […]

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Crucial Iowa Senate race tied; Romney, Clinton lead for 2016: Reuters/Ipsos poll

By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The high-profile U.S. Senate race in Iowa is a dead heat, with Democratic Representative Bruce Braley and Republican state Senator Joni Ernst each garnering the support of 45 percent of likely voters, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. Braley and Ernst have been locked in a tight race that […]

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Democratic challenger, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist (L) and Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, shake hands after participating in their second debate in Davie

Crist sees slight lead over Scott in Florida race for governor: poll

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) – Former Governor Charlie Crist holds a large edge among independent voters, giving him a narrow lead over incumbent Republican Governor Rick Scott in their bid for the nation's largest swing state, a statewide poll on Thursday showed. The results, released by Quinnipiac University in the final week of […]

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Late Twists and Turns in Maine Governor Race

The tight three-way race for Maine governor took a bizarre twist Wednesday morning and then another Wednesday afternoon, reflecting a last-minute scramble – mostly by Democrats – to win the governor’s mansion. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Senator Angus King Switches Endorsement in Maine Governor’s Race

Senator Angus King, the Maine independent who had backed another independent, Eliot Cutler, for governor, switched his allegiance to the Democrat, Representative Michael H. Michaud. Full News here – First Draft

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A State Senate Race Tied to Personal Appeal

Within the next week, Angelenos have some choices to make. Today was the last day to register to vote in the November 4th elections which will fill more than 20 public service roles, as well as a number of ballot measures across wide policy divides. Politics is front and center in the City of Dreams […]

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On Election Day, One Race May Signal Shift

An early defeat in New Hampshire by Democratic Sen. Shaheen, who is now in the lead, would suggest a big night for the Republican Party. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obama Campaigns With Mary Burke in Wisconsin Governor Race

President Barack Obama on Tuesday stumped for Wisconsin gubernatorial hopeful Mary Burke, a rare public appearance on the campaign trail for the leader of the Democratic party. Full News here – Washington Wire

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