Last week, as the winter wound down, politics and civic discourse in the nations heartland changed exponentially, in ways totally unrelated to the continuing events in Ferguson, Missouri. At approximately 9:48 AM, Central Standard Time, Tom Schweich, the Missouri State Auditor, and recently declared GOP gubernatorial candidate, committed suicide by a single pistol shot to the head.
It's been a close race, but incumbent Gov. Rick Scott is projected to win another term in Florida.
With Election Day just around the corner, the race between Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner is a dead heat, according to a new Early & Often poll.
It is anyones game in the Colorado governors race. Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and GOP Rep. Bob Beauprez are in a dead heat (45-44) and only eight percent of likely voters remain undecided, according a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.
Attention parents in Arizona: Fred DuVal is totally okay with your child (14-years-old, for example) to have an abortion unbeknownst to you. Why? DuVal believes "reproductive freedom" should lie solely in the hands of your children, not you.