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Yesterday | Politico

The season's most bizarre political ads

A monkey, some hungry alligators, a bullet-ridden television set and the Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, Weird

Mon Aug 25, 2014

CBS Local

Reality Check: Ad Slams Franken's Record Voting In Line With Obama

A new television ad from Minnesota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden accuses Democratic Sen. Al Franken of voting almost 100 percent of the time with President Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Erik Paulsen, US Senate, Norm Coleman, Senator Al Franken, Democrat

The Washington Post

John G. Sperling, University of Phoenix founder, dies at age 93

John G. Sperling, a former history professor who founded the for-profit University of Phoenix and oversaw its growth into a colossal higher education business central to debates over student debt and government regulation, died Aug. 22 at a hospital in Marin County, Calif.

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Related Topix: University of Phoenix, Marin County, CA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Apollo Group, Columbia University

Daily Kos

The Case for John Kline

Before you go hating me for supporting a Republican, this diary is about selecting the worst of the worst for Bill Maher's "Flip-a-District" campaign on his HBO show Real Time.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Coffman, Representative Blake Farenthold

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Roll Call

Top 5 Races to Watch in the Midwest

The open-seat Senate race in Michigan and Republicans' challenge to Sen. Al Franken continue to be third-tier GOP opportunities.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Brad Schneider, Representative Rick Nolan, Republican, Representative Rodney Davis

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Education Week

Congress Making Headway on Higher Education Act

With a lame-duck session looming-typically a time when Congress accomplishes very little-lawmakers in both the House and the Senate are priming higher education for the spotlight.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat, George Miller

Thu Aug 14, 2014

JD Supra

Minnesota Primary Election Results

All in all, primary election night was a good one for endorsed candidates and incumbents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, Minnesota, Al Franken

Wed Aug 13, 2014

TheBlaze.com

GOP demands study of Obama's education waivers for states

Republicans in the House and Senate have asked the Government Accountability Office to study how the Obama administration has waived provisions of federal education law, which has resulted in waivers for 42 states and the District of Columbia.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Alexander, US Senate

WHAS11

Photos: Famous southpaws

AUGUST 09: U.S. President Barack Obama signs the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 with Sen. Brian Schatz , Sen. Angus King , Sen. Richard Durbin , Rep. Joe Courtney and Rep. John Kline and others in the Oval Office at the White House August 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Angus King, Richard Durbin, US House of Representatives, Representative Joe Courtney, Republican

Tue Aug 12, 2014

TwinCities

Tom Emmer wins in Sixth Congressional District GOP primary

Former state Rep. Tom Emmer, who came within a few thousand votes of becoming governor four years ago, won the Republican primary for Congress Tuesday in the state's 6th District, putting himself in a strong position to succeed retiring conservative icon Michele Bachmann.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Anoka County, MN, St. Cloud, MN, Carver County, MN

Star Tribune

Kline-Obermueller rematch set

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Hamline University

Thu Aug 07, 2014

CBS Local

McFadden To Deliver GOP's Weekly Address

The party's radio address is generally delivered by sitting lawmakers or governors, although some candidates have given it before.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Denver Post

Rep. Mike Coffman on HBO host Bill Maher's attempt to target him: Bring it on

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman , a Republican who represents a ring of suburbs along the eastern Denver metro area, is locked in one of Congress' tightest reelection bids, against Democrat Andrew Romanoff .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Blake Farenthold, Representative Michael Grimm, Representative Renee Ellmers

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Roll Call

Bill Maher Flip a District: Coffman Rounds Out Final Four

The Bill Maher Flip a District effort is going after Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado, rounding out the final four Republicans the comedian wants to give the boot from Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers, Representative Blake Farenthold, Representative Ted Yoho

Sunshine State News

Bipartisanship is Alive and Well, but Not in the Obama White House

Bipartisanship is dead. That's the conventional wisdom, and there's a lot of evidence to support it.

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Related Topix: US News, Wisdom Teeth, Health, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Dave Camp

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Power Line

GOP gaining ground in House races

The Cook Political Report has revised its district-by-district assessment of this fall's House races.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Rick Nolan, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Collin Peterson, Republican, Minnesota, Conservative Political News

Free Republic

Bipartisanship is Alive and Well, but not in the Obama White House

But there's evidence to the contrary as well. On two important issues, veterans' health and job training, congressional Republicans and Democrats have, with little notice, reached constructive bipartisan agreements.

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Related Topix: US News, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Dave Camp, George Miller, Democrat

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Hill

Fast-food chains go to war with labor board

Business groups are up in arms over a National Labor Relations Board decision that they fear could demolish the legal wall between corporations and their franchises.

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

American Legion Magazine

Legion wants comprehensive review of military student loans

The American Legion wants an investigation of all DoE-contracted student loan servicers that have lent to servicemembers, not just the servicer that is known to have violated federal law.

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Related Topix: US News, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Lamar Alexander, Republican, US House of Representatives

Reuters

Employers, Republicans see pro-union slant in U.S. NLRB action

Under Democratic President Barack Obama, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board has been taking a stance on workplace relations that has employers, industry groups and Republican lawmakers voicing alarm.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

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