A wealthy outsider has shaken up the North Dakota governor's race.
The Republican governor walked a careful line on LGBT civil rights but emphasized the need for any new legislation to protect religious liberty above all.
North Carolina is one of just two states hosting a competitive gubernatorial and presidential race this year.
In the South Carolina governor, GOP pros see a prospective vice presidential candidate who could trump Hillary Clinton’s advantage with women voters.
The list is highlighted by top GOP strategists Chris LaCivita, Fred Davis.
Political disaster at the polls in 2014 didn't keep three credible Democrats from entering the open race for governor.
The most likely to flip party control.
Mike Pence, a social conservative, could face a difficult decision as competing bills are debated in the legislature.
Outside the presidential race, few candidates running in 2016 are spending much time talking about criminal-justice reform on the campaign trail so far, but reform advocates say the Louisiana campaign set a helpful precedent.
Lt. Gov. Phil Scott eased up on his prior stance on Syrian refugees, said he's more comfortable with vetting process.
A California Republican paired up with two Democratic pollsters to work for an anti-Vitter super PAC. The Louisiana Water Coalition was the first to directly raise Vitter’s prostitution scandal on the airwaves this year.
In an interview with National Journal, Maggie Hassan says her son has shaped how she sees public service.
Democrats will have their first governor in the Deep South since 2008.
Even James Carville is having trouble believing that Democrat John Bel Edwards could upset David Vitter in his home state.
David Vitter is tying concerns over Syrian refugees to broader border-security threats, using the issue to attack his Democratic opponent.
The GOP senator’s decade-old prostitution scandal has become the defining issue in the race, but he’s still hoping conservatives rally to his side in the campaign’s final days.
The presidential candidates recorded get-out-the-vote robocalls intended to motivate social conservatives for Vitter in the Louisiana governor's race.
The New Orleans Mayor said he doesn't regret passing on the governor's race, but may be interested in running for the Senate.
The Louisiana governor’s debate turned personal when the conversation devolved into a near-shouting match over Vitter’s prostitution scandal and a recent spying episode.