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2014 Governors Races

After Costly Campaigns, Much Hangs in Balance as Alaskans Go to Polls

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 01.04.2015 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

Alaskans go to the polls today to settle the costliest election in the state's history -- one in which voters will select the next governor, a U.S. senator and its lone representative in the U.S. House.

Dana Liebelson

Turns Out Nobody Wants To Donate To Politicians With Bitcoin | Dana Liebelson | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Election Commission voted earlier this year to allow political candidates and committees to accept donations in bitcoin. But...

These GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Aren't On The Same Page With The Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Christine Conetta & Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics

Do Republicans support raising the minimum wage? It's a yes or-no question. But when asked that question during 2014 debates, these GOP gubernatori...

Cutting Through the Noise: Nonpartisan Candidate Guides

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

To cut through the cynicism, we've produced nonpartisan voter guides where we sum up candidate positions as concisely as possible so readers can make accurate comparisons.

Kate Sheppard

Big Greens Spending Big Green In 2014 Midterms | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- First there was a pickup truck. Then there was an ark. The vehicle of choice for drawing attention to the NextGen Climate Action Comm...

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Says His Call To Drug-Test Lawmakers Was 'A Joke'

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

In a radio interview Friday morning, Neel Kashkari, the Republican candidate for California governor, made a push for regularly drug-testing state law...

Rich Miller: Does Bruce Rauner's Budget Plan Check Out?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 11.02.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Several Illinois statewide political candidates spoke to the Illinois Farm Bureau last week about their plans if they were to be elected. Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner outlined his economic goals for the state, including his support for growing Illinois' infrastructure.

Sam Stein

Top Official For GOP Governors Praised Their Strong Partnership With Koch Network | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the top officials responsible for electing Republican governors this November lauded the partnership between his organization and...

Rick Scott's SUV Snubs Angry Protesters

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) attended a Thursday fundraiser, but not before some apparent drama with a group of protesters hoping for his attention. ...

Venture Capitalist Emerges As GOP Primary Favorite, But Far Tougher Fight Looms

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, March 15 (Reuters) - Wealthy venture capitalist Bruce Rauner has used $6 million of his own money to help ...