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8 hrs ago | National Journal

Thom Tillis (R) North Carolina during an interview at Roll Call in Washington, D.C.

Democrats are getting involved in the North Carolina Republican primary, a sign that the party is hoping to encourage GOP voters to nominate weaker candidates in closely contested primaries.

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Related Topix: Roll Call, US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Shaw (Washington, DC), Republican, US House of Representatives

19 hrs ago | The Maneater

HB 1613 insults a woman's decision

Last week, I joined hundreds of people in Jefferson City to attend the Rally for Women's Lives event.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO, US Politics, Republican, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Daily Beast

Keep Reading

The female vote gave the House to Republicans in 2010 and to Democrats in 2006. No wonder we're talking about pay equality six months before Election Day.

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

News Max

WSJ: GOP Massaging Tea Party to Keep Unelectable Candidates Home

A quiet campaign has been underway by traditional Republicans to assuage the tea party as part of the GOP's bid to reclaim the Senate in the midterm elections, according to The Wall Street Journal .

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rob Portman, Representative Cory Gardner, US House of Representatives

Yahoo!

Will the GOP sideline social conservatives in 2014?

It's no secret that Republicans are in search of a sweet spot in today's political environment that will allow them to expand their base while not diluting their core values.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Instapundit.com

the Todd Akin of Virginia: Arlington County Board chairman...

Noting that board colleague Walter Tejada had not yet arrived at the swearing-in and would be a bit late, Fisette said that Tejada was running on "Latino time."

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Related Topix: Arlington County, VA, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Daily Kos

Sarah Palin makes her pick in crazy Georgia Senate race

Karen Handel, the Republican who nearly killed off the Komen Foundation is using her bonafides as a top-notch conservative screwup to run for Senate in Georgia.

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

The Huffington Post

Reclaiming The Words That Smear

MAY 23: Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., participates in the news conference to announce 'bipartisan, bicameral legislation to combat sexual assaults in the military by holding perpetrators accountable and better protecting survivors.'

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Kos

NC-Sen: Thom Tillis (R) To Conservative Activists, "I Have Big Boy Pants On Every Day"

At a closed-door meeting last year at the North Carolina General Assembly building, Thom Tillis, the state speaker of the house and frontrunner in the GOP primary to take on Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan in November, clashed with Republican activists and legislators who claimed that Tillis was blocking conservative legislation to bolster his chances in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Mitt Romney, Conover, NC, Barack Obama

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Women reclaiming the words that smear

"Miss Congeniality." Not sufficiently "ladylike." In politics, these words and phrases have long been used to belittle female candidates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Iowa State University, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Spectrum

Actions of Republicans don't live up to their words

Republicans deny that they are engaged in a war against women, but what do their words and actions say? Former CIA Chief Michael Hayden complains that Sen. Diane Feinstein is "too emotional" and lacking in objectivity to conduct investigations into CIA's use of torture.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mike Huckabee, Rush Limbaugh, Virginia Foxx, Republican, US House of Representatives

Yahoo!

Republicans have a big problem in Mississippi

Former Missouri Rep. Todd Akin still haunts Republicans after his inflammatory remarks about rape during the 2012 election almost certainly cost his party a U.S. Senate seat.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games

Washington Examiner

America Rising comes into the spotlight

More than a week after a video exploded across the Internet showing him at a private fundraiser, dismissing Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley as a "farmer from Iowa ," Braley, a lawyer by trade, rattled off his rural bona fides to reporters.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Agriculture, Science, Claire McCaskill

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Washington Times

Virginia Republican Bob Marshall stands by remarks that raise eyebrows

Delegate Robert G. Marshall has said that disabled children can be God's vengeance against women who have had abortions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, US Supreme Court

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Anniston Star

Hot Blast: Back to the anti-Clinton briarpatch

Frank Rich looks into his crystal ball and without much effort sees what looms in our 2016 future.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Reince Priebus, Mitt Romney, Opinion

The Washington Post

Why Republicans may avoid the ghost of Senate elections past

Although the Republicans have made notable gains in the House since 2008, they have not done that well in the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Mark Pryor

TheDailyBeast.com

The GOP's Equal Pay Farce

It's not Kirsten Kukowski's fault she only had gibberish to spout about workplace gender fairness.

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

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Free Republic

The GOP Establishment Has Picked Its Candidate in North Carolina

Two sources confirm to the National Journal that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will endorse the North Carolina House speaker, the Republican front-runner for his party's Senate nomination who is fighting off an array of opponents in a primary.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, North Carolina Government, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

Daily Kos

NC-Sen: PPP Has Hagan (D) With A Slight Lead Over Tillis (R) But Still A Close Race

The new PPP poll is out on the 2014 North Carolina U.S. Senate race delivering mixed news as always.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

The Huffington Post

Mississippi Sex-Ed Curriculum Teaches Students That Homosexuality Is Illegal

Under Mississippi's mandated sex-education curriculum , teachers are required to instruct students that homosexual activity under the "unnatural intercourse" statute is illegal, and that a "monogamous relationship in the context of marriage is the only appropriate setting for sexual intercourse."

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Education Etc., US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, Women's Health, Health, US House of Representatives

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