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George F. Will: McConnell would lead Senate like Mansfield

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Barack Obama lost Kentucky in 2012 by 23 points, yet the state remains closely divided about re-electing the man whose parliamentary skills uniquely qualify him to restrain Obama's executive overreach. So, Kentucky's Senate contest is a constitutional moment that will deter…

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Gubernatorial candidates face off in Riverton

Gubernatorial candidates face off in Riverton

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Republican Gov. Matt Mead says addressing all of Wyoming’s priorities, including education and health care, requires a robust economy.

October 16, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Wyoming voters face registration deadline

Wyoming voters face registration deadline

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming residents must register to vote by Oct. 20 or they will have to wait until election day to do so.

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Candidates for governor, schools chief to debate

CASPER, Wyo. — Candidates for Wyoming governor and superintendent of public instruction will debate in Casper this week.

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Montana voters will decide whether to keep Election Day registration

Montana voters will decide whether to keep Election Day registration

HELENA — Montana voters will decide in November whether to end a nine-year practice of Election Day voter registration for future elections.

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5 things to know about Wyoming's primary elections

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Five things to know about Wyoming’s midterm elections on Nov. 4:

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5 things to know about Wyoming's primary elections

5 things to know about Wyoming's primary elections

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming voters overwhelmingly chose incumbents in the top races in Tuesday's Republican primary election. Here are five things to know about the election:

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E.J. Dionne: Bitter political battleground in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Anyone with a weak stomach and refined sensibilities should stay out of Kentucky for the next six months.

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Cokie Roberts and Steven V. Roberts: Pretext of voter fraud claims is fraud

Hardly anyone noticed last spring when Jon Husted, the Republican secretary of state in Ohio, issued a report on the 2012 election. Out of 5.63 million ballots cast in that state, he identified 135 possible cases of voter fraud.

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Cokie Roberts and Steven V. Roberts: Fighting again for inherent voting rights

Cokie Roberts and Steven V. Roberts: Fighting again for inherent voting rights

Cokie’s mother, Lindy Claiborne Boggs, was born on a plantation in the segregated South before women could vote. When she died in July at 97, Barack and Michelle Obama celebrated “her legacy as a champion of women’s and civil rights that will continue to inspire generations to come.”

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Cokie and Steven V. Roberts: Voting reform would end a national disgrace

''Obama's proposed voting commission under partisan fire from both sides."

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Analysis: Montana Republican takeover hopes dashed in 2012 vote

Analysis: Montana Republican takeover hopes dashed in 2012 vote

HELENA — An election that held great expectations for Montana Republicans turned into a GOP flop at the ballot box.

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Republican Tim Fox wins Montana attorney general race

Republican Tim Fox wins Montana attorney general race

Republican Tim Fox said Wednesday that he will fight what he called the over-reach of federal government as Montana's next attorney general after winning the post by a six-point margin over Democrat Pam Bucy.

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Judge denies request to bypass disclosure law

Judge denies request to bypass disclosure law

HELENA — A federal judge has denied a gun rights organization's request to suspend Montana laws so it can mail postcards attacking gubernatorial candidate Steve Bullock, a Democrat, without disclosing its donors or how it spends its money.

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Republican Daines seeks to take ambitions to D.C.

Republican Daines seeks to take ambitions to D.C.

When Republican U.S. House candidate Steve Daines looks at the dysfunction gripping Congress, he sees lawmakers lacking a key attribute he learned during almost three decades in private industry: focus.

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Bullock, Hill to meet in second debate

Bullock, Hill to meet in second debate

BUTTE — Democrat Steve Bullock and Republican Rick Hill are scheduled to meet in Butte for their second gubernatorial debate.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Death penalty loses popularity vs. life in prison

GREENWICH, Conn. — Last week, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy signed a law repealing the state’s death penalty. There are now 17 states without capital punishment, Illinois having joined the ranks last year. What happened in Connecticut brings home the flaw in seeing everything that has happened…

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