A record amount of money has been spent in this election, some $4 billion.
Today, in a message on its website, the Federal Election Commission, the agency responsible for reporting campaign finance data, acknowledged being “overwhelmed” by the amount of pages coming in from campaigns. Continue reading
Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday. He was 90. Continue reading
Today in the Morning Line: Interest in election may be low from general public, but the power players care and are investing Nearly $4 billion expected to be spent, more than any midterm in history Outside groups also to set … Continue reading
Latinos make up about twenty percent of Colorado’s population and continue to be a highly courted voting bloc. It’s a group that more frequently votes for Democrats, but Latinos also turn out less often in midterm elections like 2014.
Deep-red Kansas was supposed to be a lock for incumbent Republicans Gov. Sam Brownback and Sen. Pat Roberts. With less than two weeks to go until midterm elections, though, both candidates are facing stiff reelection bids. As KMUW’s Sean Sandefur reports, at a time of increasing voter frustration with gridlock in Washington, they may be facing a formidable wave of anti-incumbent sentiment. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The writing is on the wall for gay marriage bans in Kansas, Montana and South Carolina after federal appeals courts that oversee those states have made clear that keeping gay and lesbian couples from marrying is unconstitutional. Continue reading