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Early voting alters campaigns' strategies, costs
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- For over 1 million Californians, the Nov. 4 election is over. That's because they've already voted....

NJ Gov. Christie back again in Iowa; 2016 on mind?
CLIVE, Iowa (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, returning to Iowa to headline one of the biggest events on the state's political calendar, criticized President Barack Obama in a fiery speech Saturday night that sounded like the early makings of a presidential pitch....

US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 more states
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states and extending federal benefits to those couples, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday....

Across US, Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot
APOPKA, Fla. (AP) -- The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies: a Colombian-born business executive; a pharmacist-turned-veteran lawmaker; and a juvenile delinquent-turned-lawyer....

Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science - not fear - as it responds to Ebola....

Excitement mounts among Colorado GOP
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) -- The quiet murmur of several dozen Republican activists crammed in a small office in this Denver suburb was broken Saturday morning by a jocular cry: "Hey, everybody, what's going on?"...

Marine dies in noncombat incident in IS campaign
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon says a Marine who died Thursday in a noncombat incident in Baghdad was the second U.S. military death associated with the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria....

Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas
LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) -- One would hardly know from Republican Sen. Pat Roberts' campaign speech that he is revered as a champion of Kansas' all-important farm economy....

Hillary Clinton rallies NC Democrats for Sen Hagan
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Former Secretary of State of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged North Carolina Democrats on Saturday to work to re-elect Sen. Kay Hagan, stumping for the incumbent in a race that will help decide which party controls the U.S. Senate....

House Democrats on defense in Nevada
WASHINGTON (AP) -- National Democrats are buying ad time to protect a suddenly vulnerable, first-term Nevada congressman as a handful of House races turn more competitive within days of midterm elections....

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NJ Gov. Christie back again in Iowa; 2016 on mind?

Across US, Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot

Hillary Clinton rallies NC Democrats for Sen Hagan

Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas

Missouri auditor revels in Hollywood, history

Chamber of Commerce staying away from Georgia race

AdWatch: Democrats make much of NC toll project

Democrats try to regain lost votes outside cities

Debate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate race

Cornyn, Democrat Alameel meet in only debate