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Maryland gubernatorial candidates Democrat Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown (left) and Larry Hogan (right).

Poll: Brown Leads Hogan By 9 Percentage Points

A new Washington Post-University of Maryland poll says Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is leading Republican Larry Hogan by 9 percentage points in the Maryland governor’s race.

10/06/2014

File photo of the Supreme Court building. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court To Hear Cases Over Employment, Housing Bias

The 11 cases the Justices will hear in the new term will touch on everything from political spending to redistricting to racial and religious discrimination.

10/03/2014

President Barack Obama waves as he prepares to depart the White House in Washington, D.C, Oct. 1, 2014.  (Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Dines in D.C. With Fundraising Contest Winners

President Barack Obama is breaking bread in Washington with two women who won a fundraising contest to help Democratic Senate candidates.

10/01/2014

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition spring leadership meeting in Las Vegas on March 29, 2014. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Federal Court Lifts Injunction In Scott Walker Case

In a political setback for the Republican Wisconsin governor, a federal appeals court removed one barrier to restarting an investigation into possible illegal coordination between Walker’s campaign and more than two dozen conservative groups.

09/24/2014

The ruling overturns the Kansas Republican Secretary of State's decision to keep Democrat Chad Taylor on the ballot even though he withdrew. The decision is expected to make it more difficult for GOP Sen. Pat Roberts (pictured) to win re-election against Independent candidate Greg Orman. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kansas Supreme Court Orders State To Remove Democrat’s Name From Senate Ballot

Decision expected to make it more difficult for Republican Pat Roberts to win a 4th term

09/18/2014

Rob Ford has been a figure of controversy since a video surfaced  of the Toronto mayor smoking crack. (Photo by GEOFF ROBINS/AFP/Getty Images)

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Withdraws Re-Election Bid

Seeking treatment for an abdominal tumor, Rob Ford says his brother will run in his place while he seeks a seat on the city council.

09/12/2014

The former Massachusetts Senator is trying to become only the third Senator to serve from more one state. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Scott Brown Wins New Hampshire Republican Senate Primary

He will face Sen. Jeanne Shaheen as he tries to get back to Washington from another state.

09/09/2014

File photo of Sen. Mitch McConnell. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Manager Resigns

Jesse Benton says he doesn’t want a scandal in Iowa involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012 to be a distraction in Kentucky.

08/29/2014

Former Va. Governor Bob McDonnell walks to his corruption trial at U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, August 18, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Former Virginia Governor Denies Corruption Charges

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell wrapped up a grueling four-plus days on the witness stand Tuesday by emphatically denying that he did special favors for a wealthy businessman in exchange for more than $165,000 in gifts, trips and loans.

08/26/2014

Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi soundly beat four little-known Republican challengers in his pursuit of a fourth term. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Enzi Wins Wyoming’s GOP Primary

Man Liz Cheney once tried to unseat sails through the primary.

08/19/2014

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