State and Local Elections Coverage

The Ex-Democratic Governor Who Thinks He Can Beat Hillary

To the surprise of many, Lincoln Chafee, the Republican-turned-Independent-turned-Democrat, recently joined the possible 2016 contenders. But his record doesn't give him much to brag about.

The Waning Power of Political Dynasties

Based on 2014 elections, dynastic branding doesn't mean as much as it used too.

'Oops!' Rick Perry Might Do It Again

After stumbling off the stage during his last presidential run and being indicted on criminal charges, Texas’ longest-serving and possibly most influential governor wants to redeem his political career.