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Rendell becomes Pa. governor

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Ed Rendell became the 45th governor of Pennsylvania Tuesday, and the first from Philadelphia in more than a century. On a bitter cold day Rendell named the daunting challenges facing the state and what must be done to overcome them.

Atlantic legislatures at-a-glance

From New York to Maryland, states are facing bugest problems. The situation, at-a-glance.
By United Press International

The Peter Principles: Seize the reins

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Control of state political organizations can lead to control of the national party and the presidential nominating process. George W. Bush and the Republican governors used this to maximum effect in 2000. Could the same thing be on tap for the Democrats i
PETER ROFF, United Press International

UPI's Capital Comment for Dec. 6, 2002

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press
By United Press International

Analysis: Dems 2002 -- Southern disaster

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The conventional wisdom about the 2002 midterm election was that it went badly for the Democrats who boldly predicted -- along with this writer-- that they woul
PATRICK REDDY

Democrats pick up governorships

CHICAGO, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Democrats won governor's races in Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Wyoming in Tuesday's midterm elections, but despite upsets in Georgia and South Carolina, there was no miracle in Florida, a Republican victor in Maryland and there may be n
AL SWANSON

GOP sweeps Senate, House; Dems gain govs

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Republicans seized control of the U.S. Senate and retained their hold on the House of Representatives Tuesday, giving President George W. Bush a historic victory in mid-term elections that traditionally go against the incumbent president. Democrats were e
DAN OLMSTED, UPI Washington Bureau Chief

Analysis: Governors' races focus early

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Patrick Reddy, a consultant to California Democrats, gives his predictions for Tuesday's elections.
PATRICK REDDY

Analysis: What to watch in Nov. 5 election

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- The mid-term elections were dominated by the crisis with Iraq in the Middle East. Republicans hoped President Bush's high ratings on foreign policy would outran
PATRICK REDDY

UPI Political Roundup

Elections 2002: Sorting out the governor's races
AL SWANSON, United Press International

Analysis: Races tight as election nears

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Rarely has there been a year where campaigns made so little difference. Virtually the only news affecting this election has come from outside the normal political arena.
PATRICK REDDY

Analysis: Gov. races heat up at close

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- As Election 2002 comes down to the wire, a surprising number of gubernatorial races around the country are heating up.
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

Election 2002: Sogginess vs. crunch

(Part of UPI's Special Report on Election 2002)
PATRICK REDDY

Election 2002: Gov races preview 2004

(Part of UPI's Special Report on Election 2002)
AL SWANSON, United Press International

Election 2002: Emerging Dem majority?

(Part of UPI's Special Report on Election 2002)
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Analysis: Election 2002 too close to call

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The 2002 "midterm" elections have twice been overshadowed by foreign policy: first by the events of Sept. 11, 2001, and then in recent weeks by the sometimes-ra
PATRICK REDDY

UPI's Capital Comment for Oct. 3, 2002

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press I
By United Press International

Rendell wins Dem. gov. nomination in Pa.

PHILADELPHIA, May 22 (UPI) -- Former Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell on Tuesday defeated Pennsylvania Auditor General Bob Casey Jr. to capture the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Pennsy
FRANCES ANN BURNS, UPI Correspondent

Rendell gets Dem. gov. nomination in Pa.

PHILADELPHIA, May 22 (UPI) -- Former Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell on Tuesday defeated Pennsylvania Auditor General Bob Casey Jr. in capturing the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. With m

UPI's capital Comment for April 15, 2002

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press I
By United Press International

States to chose new chief executives

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- Of the 36 states where governors are being elected in 2002, the most competitive races likely will be in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Illinois, Massach
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 10, 2002

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- News notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press Interna
By United Press International
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