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Colorado’s Senate race: Will the Democratic playbook work again?
www.washingtonpost.com
COLORADO SPRINGS — Cory Gardner figures that what he needs to know about big-league politics he learned as a fullback and middle linebacker for an eastern Colorado high school so small that guys had to play both offense and defense. [...]
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Race Ratings Changes: House Democrats Decidedly on Defense
blogs.rollcall.com
The House playing field continues to shift in favor of Republicans as President Barack Obama’s slumping job approval numbers cast a shadow over the landscape and Democrats shift their financial resources from offensive opportunities to defensive positions. [...]
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House Democrats, DNC Pledge Millions for Midterms
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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee picked up $1.7 million in member pledges at its quarterly caucus dinner Tuesday night. [...]
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Senate Democrats Seek More Information on Obama’s ISIS Plan – The World’s Greatest Deliberative Body
blogs.rollcall.com
Administration officials will hold a classified briefing Thursday where senators will ask questions about the president's strategy with ISIS. [...]
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Chad Taylor Ends Kansas Senate Bid, Sets up Greg Orman vs. Pat Roberts
atr.rollcall.com
Sen. Pat Roberts' Democratic challenger abruptly dropped out of the race, opening up a potentially competitive race with independent candidate Greg Orman. [...]
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Iraq News: Sen. Tim Kaine Says Obama Needs Congress to OK Air Strikes
blogs.rollcall.com
Responding to Iraq news, Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine says Obama needs Congress to OK Iraq air strikes. [...]
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Democrats find living on minimum wage is tough
onpolitics.usatoday.com
Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland, Rep. Tim Ryan and other Democrats discover the challenges of living on $77 a week. [...]
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Democrats’ Woes Make Al Franken a Little Less Safe
blogs.wsj.com
It’s not you Al, it’s your party. Stuart Rothenberg, editor and publisher of the nonpartisan Rothenberg Political Report, changed his rating on Sen. Al Franken’s race for re-election in Minnesota to reflect a slightly more competitive environment for the Democrat. [...]
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Teepee Populism
spectator.org
If Elizabeth Warren ends up being the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee in 2016, don’t be surprised if she runs as a centrist, or even as a cultural conservative. [...]
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Democrats Put Spotlight on Companies Moving Overseas
blogs.wsj.com
New data from the Congressional Research Service sheds light on a hot tax question: How many corporations have exited the U.S. for tax purposes in recent years? [...]
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Harry Reid’s hypocrisy on ‘Equal Pay Day’: No women on top leadership staff
www.washingtontimes.com
Democrats are trying to get the female vote in November with a public relations campaign about “equal pay for equal work,” yet they are not practicing what they preach. The White House and Senate Democratic leaders employ fewer women as top aides, so they earn less. [...]
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An Open Letter to President Obama
americasnextpresident.com
Hello and Welcome Back!  Thank you for spending a bit of your day with us today. I've written about all types of things here on AmericasNextPresident.com over the last few years. I have always tried to tell both sides of the story, so you can make up your own mind... That's part of Freedom and Liberty!  The ability to be Free Thinking and make your own decisions, rather than a central government doing so for you. This aim and today's post bring to mind a quote from Bertrand Russel: [...]
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House Democrats Send Antiwar Statement With Amendments Vote
blogs.rollcall.com
The House on Thursday gave the White House leeway to intervene militarily in Iraq, but not before Democrats and some Republicans expressed strong concerns. [...]
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Reid, Cantwell Cheer Cancellation of Redskins Trademark (Video)
blogs.rollcall.com
Cantwell praised the cancellation of trademarks for the Washington Redskins. [...]
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Democrats insist candidates will retain control of Senate; Republicans aren’t buying ‘spin’
www.washingtontimes.com
Democratic Party officials increasingly say they are convinced that their candidates will beat this year’s tough election cycle, retain the party’s majority in the U.S. Senate and maybe even flip some GOP strongholds from red to blue. [...]
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