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GOP Grabs 10 Democratic Governorships

Also, Nikki Haley wins in South Carolina

(Newser) - Republicans captured governorships that had been held by Democrats in Michigan, Tennessee, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Ohio, Iowa, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. In other big races, Nikki Haley won in South Carolina, Jan Brewer won in Arizona, and Harry Reid's son lost in Nevada. GOP highlights below; see Democratic highlights... More »

Rory Who? Harry Reid's Son Avoids Last Name

Ads in governor's race missing something

(Newser) - Nobody can accuse Rory Reid of running on his father's name to become Nevada's next governor. Running away from it, maybe. His first TV spot in the general campaign conspicuously avoids any mention of "Reid," using only his "Rory 2010" campaign logo, notes the Hill . In fact,... More »

Both Reids Win in Nevada

GOP ousts Gov. Jim Gibbons

(Newser) - Nevada's Republicans have ditched scandal-plagued Gov. Jim Gibbons after one term in favor of former federal judge Brian Sandoval. Sandoval will face Rory Reid, who won the Democratic primary, the Wall Street Journal reports. Rory is the son of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who cruised to victory in his... More »

Meet 2010's Political Dynasty Hopefuls

Reid, Paul, Biden heirs seek to join ranks of Bushes, Kennedys

(Newser) - The 2010 elections will see a big crop of political legacies trying to break into the family business. Children and grandchildren of prominent pols will appear on the ballot in gubernatorial, Senate, and House races across the country, trying to leverage their names into political dynasties, The Hill reports. Here... More »

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