Republican Cory Gardner up 7 points on Mark Udall in Colorado Senate race

Washington Times Politics - Thu, 2014-10-30 05:24

GOP Rep. Cory Gardner has a 7-point lead over incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Udall in the closely watched U.S. Senate race in Colorado, said a Quinnipiac poll released Thursday morning.

Mr. Gardner leads Mr. Udall 46 percent to 39 percent among likely voters, with 7 percent opting for ...

Final Marquette poll has Scott Walker up 7 points in Wisconsin

Washington Times Politics - Thu, 2014-10-30 05:08

The final pre-election poll from the Marquette University Law School has GOP Gov. Scott Walker up by 7 points in his re-election campaign against Democrat Mary Burke.

Mr. Walker leads Ms. Burke 50 percent to 43 percent among likely voters in a race that has been neck-and-neck for ...

Tell Oregon DEQ you oppose the hidden gas tax!

Oregon Catalyst - Thu, 2014-10-30 05:00
Oregonians for Sound Fuel Policy The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is adopting rules to implement the costly new Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). This “hidden gas tax” will hurt working families and small businesses, and we need your … Continue reading →

Houston woman gets prison in wreck, immigrant dies

Washington Times Politics - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:41

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A Houston woman must serve nearly seven years in prison over a South Texas traffic accident that claimed the life of a person suspected of being in the U.S. illegally.

Karin Yamilec Aguilar-Melgor was sentenced Wednesday in Corpus Christi. The 22-year-old driver in ...

Ted Cruz: Hillary Clinton will win in 2016 if GOP nominates another Dole, McCain or Romney

Washington Times Politics - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:37

GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said enough people will stay home to ensure the election of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton if Republicans don't nominate a candidate in 2016 who is sufficiently conservative.

"The only way for Republicans to win, I believe, is to run a candidate ...

News from around Wisconsin at 5:28 a.m. CDT

Washington Times Politics - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:31
Wisconsin candidate rejects claim Trek fired her

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke and her brother on Wednesday rejected a claim by a former top Trek executive that she was fired from her job at the family company, calling it "character assassination" just days before ...

Charlie Crist up 3 points over Rick Scott in Florida governor's race: poll

Washington Times Politics - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:09

Democrat Charlie Crist has a 3-point lead over GOP Gov. Rick Scott in Florida just days out from Election Day, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll showing a jump in support among independent voters for Mr. Crist.

Mr. Crist leads Mr. Scott, 43 percent to 40 percent, with Libertarian ...

Wendy Davis' campaign coffers running dry as Election Day nears in Texas

Washington Times Politics - Thu, 2014-10-30 03:52

Wendy Davis still has a few days to go before the election, but the Texas gubernatorial hopeful is almost out of money — at least in comparison to her Republican counterpart.

The Democrat is seen by the progressive base as its best hope to beat Republican Greg Abbott — but ...

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