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  • Voynov suspended after domestic violence charges

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NHL has indefinitely suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov because of domestic violence charges. Police in the Los Angeles suburb of Redondo Beach released limited information early Monday, giving no details of what is alleged to have occurred....

  • News Guide: DCCC outraises Senate rivals

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Political parties and their committees faced a Monday deadline to disclose how much cash each raised last month and how much they had on hand as October began. Democrats' campaign committee for House races picked up $16.7 million in September despite long odds of...

  • For GOP's Scalise, being No. 3 boosts popularity

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Let's count the ways Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise has grown in popularity since he became the third most powerful man in the Republican-led House. More than a dozen political action committees, including the American Hotel and Lodging Association, Comcast, Capital...

  • Gubernatorial candidates meet with Boston clergy

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — The campaign for governor has made a stop at a church in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood where candidates shared their proposals for education, housing and other urban issues. Democrat Martha Coakley, Republican Charlie Baker and independent Evan Falchuk met separately...

  • In Cianci race, GOP opponent donates to Democrat

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The three-way race for mayor of Providence features twice-convicted felon and ex-Mayor Buddy Cianci making a comeback bid for a seventh term as an independent. Now, it's gotten even more unusual: The Republican candidate has given a $1,000 donation to the...

  • NY ballot question divides government watchdogs

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York voters will face a ballot question next month that, if approved, would create a commission to oversee redrawing the state's political map — a process that has long been criticized for being controlled by politics. The proposed commission sounds like the...

  • Bill Clinton attending Landrieu campaign rally

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is getting a high-profile campaign boost Monday with a visit from former President Bill Clinton, a day ahead of the start of Louisiana's early voting period. The Democratic three-term senator faces a tough re-election bid, targeted for...

  • Burke to vote early in Madison on Tuesday

    Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke plans to cast her ballot early on Tuesday in Madison. Both Burke and Republican Gov. Scott Walker are urging their supporters to cast ballots now during a two-week early voting period that ends on Oct. 31. The election...

  • Christie stumps for Bell, chides Booker on debates

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — GOP Gov. Chris Christie took a break from the road on Monday morning to lend a hand to the New Jersey Republican running an uphill battle for U.S. Senate. Christie, who has been campaigning for Republicans across the country in his role as chairman of the...

  • Colorado's next elections chief may be quieter

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado may be in for a quieter time from its next elections chief. Either Democrat Joe Neguse (Na-GOOSE') or Republican Wayne Williams would likely make less noise as secretary of state than current secretary Scott Gessler. Both talk up their bipartisan nature and are...

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