Without mentioning Wisconsin's GOP Gov. Scott Walker by name, President Obama blasted Walker for opposing an increase in Wisconsin's $7.25 minimum wage.
Voter turnout is decisive to the outcome; labor and its allies are going all out to reach every potential supporter, including discouraged voters.
Republicans have adopted a Halloween-themed campaign strategy that they hope will incite voters to run screaming from Democrats.
News stories have documented the ravaging of the district's finances by local banks and out-of-town educational consulting companies.
With less than a month to go before the Nov. 4 election, "What's the matter with Kansas?" is a question Republicans are asking.
Florida's governor, Rick Scott, has either stood by and let the degradation of the state occur or has actively contributed to it.
The 2014 primary election season came to an end yesterday with the former Massachusetts Republican Senator Scott Brown winning the GOP primary in New Hampshire.
"Their whole legislative agenda revolves around this one central idea: Weaken unions and increase profits for big corporations."
The labor-backed campaign to raise the minimum wage resumed as the "Raise The Wage" bus headed for more states, while Maryland became the second state to enact a multi-year hike of the wage to $10.10 an hour.
"Voter suppression is an attempt to deny people's influence, and it is sinful. I appeal to all those legislators who have a conscience to immediately repeal these acts."