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48 min ago | The Aiken Standard

Column: Having skepticism for polls is the best option

The election season traditionally starts on Labor Day. Yet in several key U.S. Senate, races, the horses are already half way around the track.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Mark Begich, Senator Kay Hagan, Senator Mark Udall

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Midterm election unlikely to end gridlock in Washington, analysts say

Polls find widespread contempt for Congress, which has some of the lowest approval ratings ever recorded, but the midterm election appears unlikely to have an impact on how much Washington lawmakers get done.

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Related Topix: US News, Ferguson, MO, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Washington Examiner

5 things to know about Virginia elections

The most competitive election in Virginia this fall is in Northern Virginia's 10th Congressional District, where Democrats are hoping to nab the seat held by retiring Republican Rep. Frank Wolf for more than three decades.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Women's Health, Health, Barack Obama

USA Today

Rising Latino stars in politics

Rising Latino stars in politics Four up-and-comers are ready to make their mark on the political landscape.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Texas, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KAUZ

Farm worker faces No. 2 Republican for House seat

State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units used for other inmates, a... State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Air Accidents

SFGate

No place like home: Senate foes raise questions

Two candidates officially live with their parents. One rents a room from a contributor.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, New Orleans, LA, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Bill Cassidy

Politico

Rising (Maxine) Waters

Waters is executing this transformation by seizing on the growing divide between conservative Republicans and Big Business and leveraging her position as the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, where in the coming weeks she will play a role in the battles over extending a terrorism insurance program and the Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Steve Stivers, Jeb Hensarling, Barney Frank, Democrat

Illinoisreview

Allen West in town to raise funds for GOP 8th CD candidate Larry Kaifesh

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, Republican, Tea Party

Thu Aug 28, 2014

New York Daily News

Zephyr Teachout running mate, Tim Wu, gaining momentum

A little-known Columbia University law professor with the twitter handle @superwuster is rapidly becoming a key player in New York politics.

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Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, Columbia University, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

jdsupra.com

Tax Policy Issues Prepare for a Rumble on the Gridiron

The clock is running out on the 113th Congress. While the calendar says we are not quite at the two-minute warning, with a truncated September congressional schedule and the campaign season taking up much of the fall, the final whistle is closer than you may think.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Max Baucus, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Orrin Hatch

Star-Telegram.com

No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge

Raul Garcia has a question for Kevin McCarthy, the House's No. 2 Republican: "While we are waiting for you on immigration reform, who should be harvesting America's food?" It's a provocative query and the foundation of Garcia's long-shot challenge to McCarthy, a four-term incumbent who rose to power after another GOP leader thought unsinkable, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science, 2012 Presidential Election

The Washington Monthly

30 Days Til the Apocalypse?

The White House also is feeling pressure from Hispanic groups and other advocates of immigration liberalization, who are weary of being told that they must be patient.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Republican

Townhall

Grassroots Filmmaker Kicks Off - Fighting for America Tour,' Fields...

Fresh off the release of his latest film " We Ride to DC ," grassroots filmmaker Dennis Michael Lynch kicked off his Fighting for America Tour this month, which will bring him to more than 20 cities across the United States.

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Related Topix: Grassroots, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Marco Rubio, Immigration Reform, US House of Representatives

Wed Aug 27, 2014

JD Journal

Defense of Former First Lady Maureen McDonnell Begins in Corruption Case

Summary : Maureen McDonnell, former first lady of Virginia, testified today in the trial that accuses her and her husband, former governor Bob McDonnell, of receiving more than $177,000 in exchange for supporting a pharmaceutical company.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Randy Forbes, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Richmond, VA, Tobacco, Star Scientific

Politico

Exclusive: GOP poll of women: Party 'stuck in past'

A detailed report commissioned by two major Republican groups - including one backed by Karl Rove - paints a dismal picture for Republicans, concluding female voters view the party as "intolerant," "lacking in compassion" and "stuck in the past."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Mitt Romney

TwinCities

Other voices: Don't overreach on immigration, Mr. Obama

When the Republican-controlled House of Representatives reneged on its promise to take up immigration reform before heading off on vacation, President Barack Obama vowed to take matters into his own hands by the end of summer.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Daily Caller

Kevin McCarthy Can Give Republicans Another Tool To Retake The Senate ...

When Congress comes back from recess in September, Rep. Kevin McCarthy will begin his first days as the majority leader of the House.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois Government, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat

Grist Magazine

Scott Brown no longer accepts climate science

With age comes wisdom, supposedly. But not for Scott Brown. As the evidence of human-made climate change accumulates, Brown has decided he no longer accepts it.

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Related Topix: Scott Brown, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Marco Rubio, US House of Representatives, US Governors, John Kasich

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Introducing our all meat, no special sauce Poll Explorer

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nathan Deal, US Governors, Liberal Political News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Times Herald

Politicians' food tab takes $14.5M bite from donations

House members and candidates have spent at least $14.5 million of their donors' campaign contributions on food since Jan. 1, 2011, a USA TODAY analysis shows.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden, Bill Young, us Travel, Travel

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