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Democrats call on Bevin to repudiate ad

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Democrats on Thursday tried to turn Republican Matt Bevin's words in this year's gubernatorial primary against him when it called on …

Republicans

Matt Bevin weighs in on county clerks not issuing marriage licenses

With an 8 paragraph long statement Republican candidate for governor Matt Bevin is siding with county clerks in their request to issue marriage …

LGBTQI

Freeman sets spending pace in Nashville mayoral race

Bill Freeman's mayoral campaign has now spent more than $2.72 million and counting, setting the bar in what appears to be Nashville's most expensive …

Incumbents face tough test in 3 Seattle City Council races

Three current Seattle City Council members running for re-election are working up a sweat this summer — because they each have opponents nipping at …

Seattle City Council

Governors race poll has John Bel Edwards polling even with David Vitter | NOLA.com

Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter is running even with Democratic State Rep. John Bel Edwards in the Louisiana race for governor, according to new …

John Bel Edwards' bus tour of Louisiana is sign governor's race is about to heat up | NOLA.com

State Rep. John Bel Edwards' gubernatorial campaign bus, complete with his smiling mug and a fleur de lis painted on the side, could be rolling into …

RGA launches first TV ad linking Conway to Obama

The Republican Governor’s Association is launching its first ad of the gubernatorial campaign seeking to tie Democratic candidate Jack Conway to …

KDP launches social media ads targeting Bevin as 'pathological liar'

The Kentucky Democratic Party has launched its first targeted digital ad against Matt Bevin piggybacking on U.S. Mitch McConnell’s 2014 GOP primary …

Social Media

David Vitter's 12 Senate Hearings in Louisiana Aid His Run for Governor

David Vitter has been criss-crossing Louisiana for the past six months, holding public events about the issues at the core of his campaign for …

Virginia Republicans aim to broaden party appeal with ethnically diverse candidates

Chuong Nguyen, the Republican state delegate candidate in Virginia’s 87th District, left his native country of Vietnam in a small fishing boat and …

Virginia Beach

What Will The Next Kentucky Governor Do With the Minimum Wage Hike For State Employees?

Gov. Steve Beshear this week issued an executive order to increase the minimum wage for about 800 state workers—but his term ends this year.<p>Whether …

Employment

A "critical moment" in state's education future, House K-12 budget subcommittee chair says

Six months before lawmakers return to Frankfort to construct and pass a $20 billion state spending plan, Rep. Kelly Flood is preparing to help craft …

Education

Legislators have work over the summer

TRENTON - The Assembly will be a rare sight in the capital this summer, with legislators preparing for an election where they will be at the top of …

New Jersey

Sen. David Vitter has a 'women problem': Robert Mann | NOLA.com

Speaking to a Baton Rouge Rotary club recently about Louisiana's governor's race, I noted that Sen. David Vitter "has a woman problem." The audience …

Challengers face Republican incumbents in DeSoto County

SOUTHAVEN – A battle to shape the Republican membership of Mississippi’s House of Representatives is playing out door to door in DeSoto County.<p>The …

Tully: Chuck Brewer, a candidate itching to be bold?

Chuck Brewer is the underdog in the race for mayor. A clear underdog. The silver lining is that gives him an opportunity to be the candidate of big …

First televised SLC mayoral debate highlights police chief resignation, homelessness

Scott G Winterton/Deseret News<p>First televised SLC mayoral debate highlights police chief resignation, homelessness<p>By | Posted Jul 1st, 2015 @ 9:06pm<p> …

Salt Lake City

Louisiana governor's race may be more predictable without Honore in it | NOLA.com

The conventional wisdom around Louisiana's 2015 governor's race has been that if a candidate like Lt. Gen. Russel Honore entered the fray, it would …

Honore': Candidates 'should be sweating' his decision

Retired Army Gen. Russel Honore', perhaps the last candidate who could seriously shake up Louisiana's gubernatorial candidate field, said he will …

Baton Rouge

One super PAC loses URL to another

Louisiana Rising is the super PAC, or political action committee, that is supporting the gubernatorial campaign of Public Service Commissioner Scott …

Three televised debates set for Nashville mayoral run-off

There are no more televised debates ahead of the Aug. 6 Nashville mayoral election, but three televised debates are now set for the likely one-on-one …

Democrat running for governor disses education chief John White | NOLA.com

BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana Education Superintendent John White might want to stick around for another term, but at least one candidate running for …

Bill Freeman wants local minimum wage hike to $12 by 2018

With just three weeks left until early voting begins in Nashville's race for mayor, candidate Bill Freeman is rolling out what could be his most …

Bevin shares his pension plan with retirees, but some skepticism remains

LEXINGTON — Kentucky’s public pensions will be a problem for the next several gubernatorial administrations, Republican candidate for governor Matt …

Hogsett announces plan for 150 new cops

Indianapolis mayoral candidate Joe Hogsett on Wednesday outlined a public safety plan that calls for hiring 150 new police officers in the next four …