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2014 US elections

Photo: Maine gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud greets President Obama in Portland - @dsupervilleap

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The White House, Washington, DC, US

Photo: President Obama waves to visitors as he walks to Marine One at the start of a political trip to Portland, Maine - @markknoller

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politics

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham's campaign says remark he made at private dinner about only helping white men if he were president was a joke, taken out of context - @AP

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Catalonia independence movement

Spain's Council of State unanimously backs move for government to try to block Nov. 9 'consultation of citizens' on Catalonian independence - @Reuters

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Burkina Faso political clashes 2014

Thousands of protesters storm Burkina Faso's parliament building, ahead of presidential term limit vote - @Reuters

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Tunisia

Tunisia's secular party Nidaa Tounes wins 85 seats in Parliament after Sunday's election; Islamist party Ennahda wins 69 seats - @Reuters

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2014 US elections

Alaskans complain about receiving emails, letters from super PAC-backed group showing their voting histories - @AP

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North Carolina US Senate election 2014

Photo: Mitt Romney takes the stage in Raleigh, NC, with Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis - @McCormackJohn

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Kentucky, US

Federal judge blocks Kentucky law barring judicial candidates from disclosing their party affiliations to voters - @AP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemns planned separatist election in eastern Ukraine - @Reuters

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2014 US elections

New poll shows Tennesseans split on Amendment 1 that specifies the state constitution does not include a right to abortion - @knoxnews

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Nigeria

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's office confirms he will seek 2nd term in office in elections set for February - @Reuters

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President Michael Sata of Zambia dies

Elections in Zambia to select permanent successor to Michael Sata will be held within 90 days, defense minister says - @BBCAfrica

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukraine's Yatsenyuk says he is likely to stay on as prime minister as leader of winning party in recent parliamentary election - @Reuters

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2014 US elections

Photo: President Obama begins campaign rally in Milwaukee with Wisconsin Democratic gubernational candidate Mary Burke - @Markknoller

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Obama health care law

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., says 'nobody thinks we're going to have 60 Republicans' to repeal Obamacare if GOP wins Senate in election - @TPM

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2014 US elections

Poll: 50% of Latinos say it doesn't matter who wins US Senate in elections; among those who do care, 30% say it would be a good thing if the GOP took over - @washingtonpost

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2014 US elections

Independent candidate Tom Ervin ends campaign, endorses Vincent Sheheen in South Carolina governor's race - @AP

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Rhode Island gubernatorial election 2014

Photo: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie campaigns in Rhode Island with gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung - @AlexNBCNews

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Nigeria

Nigeria's lower house speaker and 4th most powerful person in the country defects to the main opposition coalition ahead of February 2015 elections - @Reuters

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