Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach made his name by championing strict voter registration and writing anti-immigration laws. Now he wants to be the state's next Republican governor.
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Democrats around the country are mobilizing around the issue of gerrymandering. But whether it's enough to excite voters who often sit out midterm elections is another question.
A coalition in Nebraska turned in enough signatures to put Medicaid expansion on November's ballot. Supporters say expansion could bring health insurance to around 90,000 low-income Nebraskans
Three legislative staffers and a state lawmaker say Curtis Hill groped them at a party in March. The governor and state legislative leaders have called for him to step down. Hill says he won't quit.
Randy Credico tells NPR that he won't agree to talk with the special counsel's investigators on a voluntary basis. He denies serving as a bridge between Roger Stone and Julian Assange.
Oklahoma and Kansas recently passed laws that religious adoption agencies do not have to work with same-sex couples if they don't want to. That's a law that's already on the books in seven other state
In asking voters to rank candidates in order of preference, Maine becomes the first U.S. state to adopt a system also used in Australia, Ireland, several other countries, and a handful of U.S. cities.
Iowa Democrats choose their candidate for governor Tuesday. Stakes are high for a party that has only won three of the last 14 gubernatorial races.
A math teacher ousted one of Kentucky's top Republicans in a primary race. Forty-one current and former teachers were on the ballot and this is just one state where educators are running for office.
Two young, female first-time candidates won primary races against established incumbent Democrats from a family with deep roots in southwestern Pennsylvania.