Gubernatorial elections

January 29, 2018 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on political contributions by Steve Wynn, the Las Vegas billionaire accused of sexual misconduct (all times local): 4 p.m. The chief campaign group for Republican candidates for governor is returning $100,000 to the company run by billionaire Steve Wynn, in the...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2012 file photo, Charles Koch speaks in his office at Koch Industries in Wichita, Kan.The Koch brothers are spending up to $400 million to shape November’s midterm elections nationwide. (Bo Rader/The Wichita Eagle via AP, File)
January 29, 2018 - 2:44 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — For the Koch brothers and their powerful donor network, the trouble with President Donald Trump isn't what he's doing. It's how he's doing it. Huddled at a private retreat in the California desert, the conservative movement's moneyed elite worried aloud this weekend that...
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In this photo taken Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, Dominick Scafidi, left, in charge of field and digital operations and Jake Wiegman, right, special projects manager put up a sign during a brainstorming session at the Unite America office in Denver. The constant fighting in Washington is giving new motivations to groups trying to lower the importance of partisanship in U.S. politics. Unite America is recruiting candidates to run as nonpartisans for various U.S. Senate and governors seats. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
January 25, 2018 - 2:44 am
DENVER (AP) — In a Denver co-working space between a brewpub and a shop serving the Hawaiian raw fish salad called poke, four possible independent candidates for U.S. Senate and governorships recently plotted how to pry loose Republicans' and Democrats' grip on U.S. politics. Terry Hayes, Maine's...
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January 04, 2018 - 7:31 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The second public forum featuring the four announced GOP candidates for governor is happening about a month before Republican Party committee members decide whether to endorse in the primary race. Thursday night's forum at the American Legion hall in Hollidaysburg started...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2017, file photo, Gov. Jay Inslee talks to reporters about ongoing budget negotiations, in Olympia, Wash. As chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, Inslee will be working to elect governors from his party this year to counteract the Republican dominance in state legislatures. Governors in most states are key to the redistricting process that will follow the 2020 Census. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte, File)
January 03, 2018 - 6:37 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Buoyed by a string of electoral victories during President Donald Trump's first year in office, Democrats will wage a renewed battle this year to wrest control of Congress from Republicans. Yet the contests with the greatest long-term consequences could be listed...
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Actor Alec Baldwin speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's Fall Gala, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
November 28, 2017 - 5:12 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Alec Baldwin mixed his Emmy-winning impression of President Donald Trump and the advocacy of a serious Democratic activist Monday, headlining a state party banquet in Des Moines. The actor known lately for his recurring role on Saturday Night Live wowed more than 2,000 party...
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FILE- This Sept. 30, 2017 file photo shows former Rutgers football head coach, now Ohio State associate head coach/defensive coordinator Greg Schiano running onto the field before an NCAA college football game against Rutgers in Piscataway, N.J. Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says Tennessee has contacted Schiano about its head coaching vacancy. Meyer didn't have any additional details about Tennessee's potential interest in his defensive coordinator. Tennessee is seeking a new coach after firing Butch Jones two weeks ago. Schiano posted a 68-67 record as Rutgers' coach from 2001-11. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, file)
November 26, 2017 - 9:26 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press that Tennessee is no longer pursuing Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano to be the school's new head coach. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because none of the negotiations were intended...
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In this Dec. 20, 2016 photo, Stephen Bittel, center, chats with voters as members of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party Executive Committee meet in Wynwood, Fla., to elect a new state committeeman. Florida Democratic Party Chairman Bittel has been accused of sexually inappropriate comments and behavior toward a number of women and has resigned. (Patrick Farrell /Miami Herald via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 3:54 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Democrat Party chairman resigned Friday after a report of anonymous allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior, a decision he made after four of his party's candidates for governor said he should step down. The party posted on Twitter a statement from...
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Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Ohio, joined at right by Rep. Pat Meehan, R-Pa., makes a point as the House Ways and Means Committee continues its debate over the Republican tax reform package, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 08, 2017 - 6:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top administration officials met privately with Republican senators Wednesday as Senate GOP tax writers put finishing touches on their high-stakes bill cutting levies on people and corporations and reshaping the federal tax code. A day before Senate Finance Committee Chairman...
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Candidate Paul Mango, seeking the Republican Party's nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's re-election bid next year, speaks at the Montgomery County Republican Committee gubernatorial forum in Blue Bell, Pa., Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 19, 2017 - 7:56 pm
BLUE BELL, Pa. (AP) — The three announced GOP candidates for governor went to their first forum together where the would-be nominees fielded questions from Montgomery County Republicans. Thursday night's 50-minute forum at the Bluestone Country Club featured Scott Wagner of York County and Paul...
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