The nation's governors play a key role in implementing federal policy - and none more so than in the next three years - when the states will have to do the heavy lifting on setting up competition in the health care sector, as part of the health care reform law Democratic President Barack Obama pushed through Congress.
The One Nation coalition will try to stay together to work on each other's causes after the Nov. 2 election, a top union participant says.
In California's most competitive congressional race, the differences between incumbent Democrat Jerry McNerney and contender Republican David Harmer could not be starker.
Cuccinelli was the first state attorney general to announce that he was suing to overturn the Obama health care reform, has fought scientific study and has even flirted with the "birthers."
For Republicans to win a majority in the House of Representatives, they need to sweep hotly contested swing district races in several states including Illinois.
Several North Texas progressive organizations converged to increase their connections during the lead-up to October 2.
Last week the nation saw a preview of life in an America as envisioned by ultra-right tea party types - a country where everything will be "privatized," more frightening than anything the cinema has to offer.
Manchin's opponent, John Raese, a multi-millionaire (by inheritance), is an extremist Republican who would like to throw everything back to before child labor laws.
Will Latino voters, the fastest-growing segment of the electorate, make a difference come Nov. 2, despite predictions of general low turnout?
Fifty-four percent of voters say they would be more likely to back a candidate who supported health care reform. That number includes 51 percent of independents and 70 percent of Democratic voters.