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Schuette leads Mich. AG race

Jessica M. Karmasek Nov. 1, 2010, 11:44am

Schuette DETROIT (Legal Newsline) - Michigan's Republican attorney general hopeful, Bill Schuette, is leading in the polls heading into Tuesday's election.

Cuomo leads, AG candidates tied in Siena poll

Jessica M. Karmasek Nov. 1, 2010, 11:49am

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - With just a day left before the general election, New York's Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo maintains a sizable lead over GOP opponent Carl Paladino.

D.C. to decide on AG elections

Jessica M. Karmasek Nov. 1, 2010, 1:21pm

Nickles WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - When District of Columbia voters head to the polls Tuesday they will be faced with the question of whether they want the position of attorney general to be appointed by the mayor or elected by the people.

Republican holds small lead in Calif. AG race, poll shows

Jessica M. Karmasek Nov. 1, 2010, 1:23pm

Cooley SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - Republican candidate Steve Cooley holds a narrow lead over his Democratic opponent, Kamala Harris, in the California attorney general race, according to poll results released over the weekend.

McKenna files suit over campaign disclosures

Keith Loria Nov. 1, 2010, 2:10pm

McKenna OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna announced on Friday that he has filed a lawsuit against Moxie Media for allegedly violating Washington's campaign financial disclosure law.

Zoeller sues over alleged data breach

Keith Loria Nov. 1, 2010, 2:37pm

Zoeller INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced on Friday that his office has filed a lawsuit against a health insurance provider, alleging that it failed to disclose a data breach to its customers.

Koster reaches agreement with construction company

Keith Loria Nov. 1, 2010, 2:41pm

Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced on Friday that he has reached an agreement with the owner of a construction company who allegedly failed to pay proper wages to two carpenters he hired for a public works project.

Plenty of AG, supreme court races to be decided

John O'Brien Nov. 2, 2010, 7:00am

Blumenthal A majority of the nation's state attorney general offices are up for grabs Tuesday, and voters will also be shaping several state supreme courts.

Ore. SC interprets insurance contracts in pollution case

Jessica M. Karmasek Nov. 2, 2010, 12:20pm

Kistler SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - The Oregon Supreme Court last month remanded a case involving insureds who were in the business of dismantling decommissioned ships on the Willamette River near Portland to the state's Court of Appeals.

Ore. AG sues Bear Sterns

Keith Loria Nov. 2, 2010, 2:17pm

Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger announced on Monday that his office has filed a lawsuit against a former financial giant that allegedly misreported values of mortgage-backed securities.

McKenna settles campaign finance suit

Keith Loria Nov. 2, 2010, 4:43pm

McKenna OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna announced on Monday that he has reached a $300,000 settlement with a builders association that allegedly violated the state's campaign finance disclosure law.

Caldwell files AWP suit against 18 companies

Keith Loria Nov. 2, 2010, 4:46pm

Caldwell NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced on Monday that he has filed a lawsuit against 18 drug companies that allegedly overcharged Louisiana Medicaid.

Rand Paul tops AG Conway for Senate seat

Jessica M. Karmasek Nov. 2, 2010, 7:57pm

Conway FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline)- Republican Rand Paul has apparently defeated his Democratic opponent, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, in the state's U.S. Senate race.

Blumenthal tops McMahon, headed to U.S. Senate

Jessica M. Karmasek Nov. 2, 2010, 8:00pm

Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut's longtime attorney general Richard Blumenthal is projected to narrowly escape his GOP opponent, Linda McMahon, to take the state's U.S. Senate seat.

Former N.H. AG Ayotte wins U.S. Senate seat

Jessica M. Karmasek Nov. 2, 2010, 8:14pm

Ayotte CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) - Republican Kelly Ayotte defeated her Democratic opponent, Paul Hodes, on Tuesday to claim New Hampshire's U.S. Senate seat.

Cuomo follows father's path, wins governor race

Jessica M. Karmasek Nov. 2, 2010, 8:35pm

Cuomo NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo easily defeated Republican Carl Paladino to become the state's next governor.

Corbett projected winner in Pa. gov race

John O'Brien Nov. 2, 2010, 9:11pm

Corbett HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Tom Corbett will apparently be moving from Pennsylvania's Attorney General's Office.

Madigan poised for third term as Ill. AG

Ann Maher Nov. 2, 2010, 9:21pm

Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Incumbent Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan appears to be coasting to an easy victory over Republican challenger Steve Kim.

Republican Bondi takes Fla. AG seat

Jessica M. Karmasek Nov. 2, 2010, 9:41pm

Bondi TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Republican Pam Bondi apparently defeated state Sen. Dan Gelber in Florida's attorney general race Tuesday.

McHugh retains seat on W.Va. Supreme Court

Chris Dickerson Nov. 2, 2010, 10:19pm

McHugh CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - The West Virginia Supreme Court will remain unchanged for two more years.