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NightSide - What's In A Poll?

A new poll out of Western New England University was released this week, and showed Martha Coakley with a huge lead over Charlie Baker in the race to be Massachusetts's next Governor.

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

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Free Republic

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch on Obamacare's election toll: It'll bury Dems

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, the lone member of the Bay State delegation to vote against Obamacare four years ago, now predicts the law's botched roll-out will not only cost Democrats valuable House seats but could even jeopardize their control of the Senate in this year's hotly contested midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Stephen Lynch, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Pop/Rock, Boston, US Senate, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

The Hill

Give VW workers another vote

Tennessee politicians seem to think they're above the law when it comes to violating the rights of the workers they represent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, George Miller, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Lowell Sun

DeFranco, challenging Tierney, faults health-care law, calls for immigration reform

A recent poll of likely Democratic primary voters in the 6th Congressional District asked voters about just two of the Democrats planning to run in the party's primary.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Social Software, Billerica, MA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Read in: Friday, April 18, 2014

President Obama said Thursday that more than 8 million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act , after administration officials gave extra time to those who had already begun the sign-up process when open enrollment ended.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Washington Post, Publishing, US House of Representatives, Representative Dan Maffei, Democrat, Media, New Times

Politico

Dems' midterm strategy: Triage

House Democrats, battered by Koch brothers ads and facing a grim outlook for the midterms, are providing the clearest indication yet of how they plan to respond: By shoring up imperiled incumbents and only the most promising challengers, but most likely leaving some of the party's upstart hopefuls to fend for themselves.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Democrat, Representative Rick Nolan, Representative Dan Maffei, Representative Sean Patrick

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Boston Herald

Stephen Lynch: We'll lose seats: Watch the Video

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, the lone member of the Bay State delegation to vote against Obamacare four years ago, now predicts the law's botched roll-out will not only cost Democrats valuable House seats but could even jeopardize their control of the Senate in this year's hotly contested midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Stephen Lynch, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown, Republican, Opinion

Washington Examiner

House Dems demand Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam turn over documents on union bid

Rep. George Miller, ranking Democrat on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, sent a letter to Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Wednesday demanding "all communications" between state government officials, Volkswagen and any "third parties" regarding any proposed state financial incentives relating to the German automaker's Chattanooga ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, George Miller, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Silver City Sun-News

2 House Dems pressing inquiry into Tenn. VW vote

Two House Democrats said Wednesday they will investigate whether Republicans in that state may have violated "or otherwise run afoul" of any federal laws ahead of a February vote in which workers narrowly opted against joining the United Auto Workers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, World News, Morocco

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lowell Sun

Challengers raising sizable sums of money in U.S. rep. race

Two challengers hoping to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. John Tierney have been raising hefty sums of money during the first three months of the year as they look ahead to the fall elections, but the incumbent still had the most cash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michael Capuano, James McGovern, Richard Neal, Stephen Lynch

The Montgomery Advertiser

Chairman finds 'Issa' bad time to be a demagogue

I have here in my hand a list of six people who think Darrell Issa is a fellow traveler of Joseph McCarthy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, Elijah Cummings, John Mica

WTVF Nashville

Congress Opens Inquiry Into Haslam Administration's $300M Offer

Two House Democrats announced Wednesday that they have opened an inquiry into the confidential $300 million offer that the Haslam administration made to Volkswagen that appeared to have hinged on VW's talks with the United Auto Workers.

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Related Topix: US News, George Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Mark Pocan, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Chattanooga, TN

The Wall Street Journal

Openly Gay Republicans Trail on Fundraising in House Races

Two openly gay Republican candidates failed to raise as much money as their opponents in the first quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wedding

Boston.com

Moulton raises more than Tierney in first quarter

A Marine veteran aiming to unseat US Representative John Tierney raised more money than the incumbent in the first three months of this year, according to new filings with the Federal Election Commission.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Lawmakers: Too soon to decide on pipeline

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. has told residents that 14 elected officials have been briefed on its possible plan to build an underground pipeline through northern Massachusetts, but state Sen. Stephen Brewer insisted Tuesday that no one should think he has endorsed the project.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Massachusetts, Ashburnham, MA, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Education Week

Federal Charter Measure Clears Hurdle in House

States and districts would be encouraged to help grow high-quality charter schools-and ensure that they enroll and retain English-language learners and students in special education-under a bipartisan bill approved overwhelmingly by the House Education and the Workforce Committee last week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, George Miller, Democrat, Representative Frederica Wilson, Representative Jared Polis

Patch.com

Poll Shows Tierney-Tisei in Dead Heat

Congressman John Tierney and Republican challenger Richard Tisei are deadlocked, according to a new Emerson College Polling Society survey .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Emerson College, Middleton, MA, Topsfield, MA, Peabody, MA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Roll Call

GOP Candidate's Response to Attacks? Silence and Ocean Waves

In the final week before a special primary in Florida, businessman Curt Clawson has a message for his opponents: silence.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Representative Trey Radel, Democrat

The Washington Post

Michelle Nunn raises $2.4 million in first quarter

Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn had another strong fundraising quarter, bringing in $2.4 million during the first three months of 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, World News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Washington Times

Chaffetz questions $175 million a slush funda for Afghans

The chairman of a key House oversight panel is calling for an investigation into what he says looks like a $175 million "slush fund" set up by the U.S. Agency for International Development to entice Afghan government officials into embracing Western-style reforms.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, World Bank, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Democrat

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