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  • Judge suggests it's OK for Redskins to sue Indians

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge seems to think Native Americans offended by the Washington Redskins team name are properly being sued by the NFL franchise. Judge Gerald Bruce Lee in Virginia said Friday that it would be unprecedented if he agrees to dismiss the team's lawsuit...

  • A look at the lieutenant governor candidates

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here's a look at the candidates vying to be South Carolina's last separately elected lieutenant governor. Gubernatorial candidates will begin choosing their running mates starting in 2018. Henry McMaster Age: 67 Residence: Columbia Education: History and law...

  • Republican Jeff Bell is getting a financial boost

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate is a long shot against incumbent Sen. Cory Booker, but that hasn't stopped friends with deep pockets from trying to help. The American Principles Fund, a political action committee with ties to a policy...

  • Burke says win would mean rejection of extremism

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke, speaking Friday four days before the election with a poll showing her down 7 points, said if she defeats Republican Gov. Scott Walker it will mean that voters have rejected what she called his "extreme agenda." Burke...

  • GOP looks to western Ky. in bid to win state House

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    PRINCETON, Ky. (AP) — Western Kentucky's conservative terrain in this farming region has turned into fertile ground for Republicans hoping to produce a new majority in the state's House of Representatives after nearly a century of dominance by Democrats. The GOP holds seven House...

  • Super PACs pour money into New Mexico races

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic and Republican super PACs have pumped more than $2 million this month into New Mexico's legislative and other state office races. The political action committees can raise and spend unlimited amounts of money to independently advocate the election or...

  • Brown visits Sullivan County after debate remarks

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Scott Brown headed straight for Sullivan County on Friday and defended his answer in a debate that had Democrats claiming he was unfamiliar with the geography of his new home state. In the WMUR-TV debate Thursday, Brown and...

  • Democrats in tight New England governor races

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Facing a darkening political climate, Democrats are locked in competitive governor races across New England as Republicans push their midterm offensive into one of the nation's last Democratic strongholds. Would-be Democratic governors — Rhode Island Treasurer...

  • Fish tale focus of Massachusetts governor campaign

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Democratic candidate for Massachusetts governor Martha Coakley said Republican candidate Charlie Baker should answer "legitimate questions" about a story that nearly brought him to tears as he told it about a rueful fisherman. During Tuesday's debate Baker...

  • Wolf, Corbett sprint to finish of governor's race

    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates sprinted toward the finish line Friday, going town to town and rally to rally making their final pitches and encouraging their supporters to cast ballots and get everyone they know to join them. Democrat Tom Wolf and...

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