Republican gains in secretary of state posts jolt Democrats

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With Republicans holding two-thirds of secretary of state offices, Democrats are focusing renewed attention and money on a statewide post once considered a sleepy political stepping stone, acknowledging they're playing catch-up with the GOP.

  • Written by By SUSAN HAIGH , Associated Press

Ohio GOP governor's gun stance now seeks "common sense"

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Republican governor is drawing attention by calling for "common sense" gun control measures after years of touting his gun rights credentials.

  • Written by By DAN SEWELL , Associated Press