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AG candidates hit the ground running with just one week left to Election Day

WFSA 12 News - 10/28/14

Politics in Alabama has hit a fever pitch as we're now just one week away from Election Day. Attorney and Montgomery Representative Joe Hubbard is challenging Republican Incumbent Attorney General Luther Strange in what is widely considered the most competitive and heated statewide race on the ballot.

Schuette leads, but attorney general's race tightens

The Detroit News - 10/27/14

The race for the Michigan attorney general is tightening with the Republican incumbent Bill Schuette holding onto a four-point lead over Democrat Mark Totten in the closing days of the campaign, according to a new statewide poll.

Happ out-raises Schimel over last 3 months

Associated Press - 10/27/14

New campaign finance reports show Democrat Susan Happ raised more money than Republican Brad Schimel over the last three months of the state attorney general race.

With a family like this: Nevada GOP candidate's relatives tell voters to pick rival

Foxnews.com - 10/17/14

Adam Laxalt is running for attorney general in Nevada as a Republican, but is being opposed by an unusual group: his own flesh and blood. In fact, some of Laxalt's extended family members have written a public letter urging voters to pick Laxalt’s Democratic opponent, Ross Miller, instead of their relative.

Poll: Pate and Anderson race tight; Miller has big lead

The Demoines Register - 10/15/14

In the attorney general's race, incumbent Tom Miller, a Democrat, has the support of 55 percent of the likely voters, while Republican Adam Gregg has 32 percent and 14 percent are undecided. Miller is the longest continuously serving attorney general in the United States. He's been attorney general since 1995, and he previously held the post from 1979 to 1991. Gregg is a former legislative liaison and policy adviser to Gov. Terry Branstad who has also been a private practice lawyer.

New Balderas ad looks at successes as Auditor

New Mexico Telegram - 10/3/14

Hector Balderas’ second ad focuses on protecting state money by looking at two cases from his time as State Auditor.  The two cases are the special audit of the embattled city of Sunland Park and uncovering embezzlement at the Jemez Mountain School District.

Healey defeats Tolman in Democratic AG primary

The Boston Globe - 9/9/14

Political newcomer Maura Healey trounced party insider Warren Tolman for the Democratic nomination for state attorney general Tuesday night, putting her in a strong position to become the first openly gay attorney general in the United States.  Riding support from women’s and gay rights groups, Healey overwhelmed Tolman’s more traditional coalition of organized labor and elected officials in a battle of some of the most powerful constituencies in the party.In a speech at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel, Healey thanked supporters for backing her “underdog” campaign and pledged to fight for homeowners facing foreclosure, students bullied in school, and workers cheated out of wages.

Leaked documents: AG candidate Adam Laxalt a 'train wreck'

Reno Gazette Journal - 8/21/14

Notes reportedly for a performance evaluation of Nevada attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt — done by the Lewis and Roca law firm and made public Wednesday — are a "major, major problem" for his campaign, an independent Republican campaign consultant said. The performance evaluation notes, which were made public by journalist Jon Ralston of the "Ralston Reports" TV show, describe Laxalt as a "train wreck" and recommend "a freeze in salary, deferral and possible termination."