History made in Vt. as key gubernatorial races come into focus
Four states held primaries last night. The most closely watched race of the night was the Minnesota gubernatorial contest, where three viable candidates have fought hard in recent weeks for the Democratic nod in what has been a reliably blue state.
Democrats backpedal on fossil fuel pledge
A Friday vote by the Democratic National Committee backtracked on a pledge not to accept donations from fossil fuel companies, infuriating environmentalists.
Group fears DNC might about-face on fossil fuel ban
The Democratic National Committee will vote on a measure this afternoon that environmental activists worry could weaken a resolution passed two months ago to ban contributions from fossil fuel companies.
Coal, conservatives double dip for GOP Senate candidate
Republican Patrick Morrisey is using his personal wealth to skirt campaign donation limits, allowing a coal company and interest groups to inject extra cash into his West Virginia Senate bid.
GOP candidates hold slight leads in Ohio, Kan. races
Republican Troy Balderson appears to have won a special election for an open Ohio House seat, but the slim margin of victory gives the GOP scant comfort after a night of primaries from around the country.