Elizabeth Warren, who is running for the US Senate from Massachusetts, got the Democratic convention crowd excited Wednesday. But fact checkers found some points to dispute.
Newt Gingrich may have a women voter problem in Florida. Despite public endorsements from Sarah Palin and other conservative women, recent polling shows he's less popular among women.
North Carolina's Republican House could have put the gay-marriage ban on the November ballot, when it might have boosted the vote for President Obama's Republican challenger. Instead, the House scheduled it for May.
Two Democratic state senators kept their seats in Tuesday's Wisconsin recall election. Republicans still hold the legislature, but less comfortably. They are now more likely to tailor policy to independent voters, say analysts.