Analysis: Cantor Loss Proves All Politics Is Local

Analysis: Cantor Loss Proves All Politics Is Local

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times The stunning primary defeat of Eric Cantor this week was, by any metaphoric measure, an enormous event: an earthquake, a volcanic explosion, ...

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Tuesday’s Primary Will Be A Test Of California’s ‘Top-Two’ System

Tuesday’s Primary Will Be A Test Of California’s ‘Top-Two’ System

By Michael Finnegan, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Millions of Californians will cast ballots in races for governor and hundreds of other public offices Tuesday in the first ful ...

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Groups Pour $20 Million Into TV, Print Ads For California Primary

Groups Pour $20 Million Into TV, Print Ads For California Primary

By Melanie Mason, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As the June 3 primary election draws near, business interests, labor groups, environmentalists and wealthy individuals hav ...

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Aiken Maintains Lead; Is Official Democratic Nominee For Congress

Aiken Maintains Lead; Is Official Democratic Nominee For Congress

By Craig Jarvis, The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) RALEIGH, N.C. — Clay Aiken will be the Democratic nominee facing Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers for the 2nd Congressional D ...

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Sudden Death In North Carolina Race Likely Clears Way For Clay Aiken

Sudden Death In North Carolina Race Likely Clears Way For Clay Aiken

By David Zucchino and Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau DURHAM, N.C. — Former “American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken most likely clinched the Democratic nomination for a ...

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Outcome Of North Carolina Primary Between Crisco, Aiken May Not Be Known For Days

Outcome Of North Carolina Primary Between Crisco, Aiken May Not Be Known For Days

By Craig Jarvis, The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) RALEIGH, N.C. — Keith Crisco and Clay Aiken kept low profiles Wednesday, the day after the would-be Democratic nominees fo ...

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Aiken, Crisco Go Down To Wire In North Carolina Congressional Primary

Aiken, Crisco Go Down To Wire In North Carolina Congressional Primary

By Craig Jarvis and Patrick Gannon, The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) RALEIGH, N.C.—The battle between Keith Crisco, a moderate, business-friendly Democrat, and former “Amer ...

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It’s Tea Party Vs. GOP Establishment In North Carolina Primary

It’s Tea Party Vs. GOP Establishment In North Carolina Primary

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Tuesday’s primary in North Carolina offers the latest round in the tea party vs. the GOP establishment battle for the U.S. ...

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Top-Two Primary In California Might Be Bad For Small-Party Candidates

Top-Two Primary In California Might Be Bad For Small-Party Candidates

By Seema Mehta and Jean Merl, Los Angeles Times When California voters decided to change the way the state’s primary elections work, the move was cast as an effort to moderate a s ...

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Florida Set To Play Outsized Role In GOP Nominating Process

Florida Set To Play Outsized Role In GOP Nominating Process

WASHINGTON (AP) — Take a breather, Iowa and New Hampshire. Florida is about to get into the Republican presidential race big time, starting with a televised debate Monday in Tampa ...

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