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16 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Republican Senate? Fat ChanceBy Lloyd Green

With President Obama's approval rating under water, Republicans should be poised to win big this November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, 2012 Presidential Election, Publishing, Media, New Times, Georgia

19 hrs ago | Townhall

Why Won't Endangered Democrat Senate Candidates Repudiate Their Todd Akin?

There are a whole bunch of Democrats running for Senate this year, though in this case "running" seems to mean running as far away as possible from failed liberal messiah Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Republican, Barack Obama, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Outside the Beltway

Republicans Still Have A Problem With Female Voters

A new study confirms something that we've known for quite some time, namely that Republicans have huge problems with female voters and it doesn't seem like they're doing much of anything to solve them: A detailed report commissioned by two major Republican groups - including one backed by Karl Rove - paints a dismal picture for Republicans, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton, Conservative Political News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Chuck Todd To Reince Priebus: Women Believe 'Too Many Crazy White Guys' In GOP

Chuck Todd forced RNC chairman Reince Priebus to confront a GOP study that says women believe the GOP is batsh*t crazy and loaded with too many crazy white guys.

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Related Topix: The Daily Rundown, Entertainment, Television, Reince Priebus, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

Hot Air

For Democrats, 2014 a mirror of Republicans' 2012 nightmare

A field of candidates whose electoral prospects have been hampered by unforced errors and gaffes.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat, Mitch McConnell

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Colorado Political News

Sorry, Ryan Call: El Paso County GOP Stands By "Dr. Chaps"

TV's Greg Dingrando reports , the El Paso County Republican Party is standing up for embattled Colorado House candidate Gordon "Dr. Chaps" Klingenschmitt in the wake of his outlandish attack on Rep. Jared Polis last weekend, suggesting that Polis would "join ISIS in beheading Christians" foractually, it doesn't really matter why he thought that ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Colorado

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Nets Keep Anti-Abortion Protesters Off Huntsville, AL School Grounds

Ed White Middle School in Huntsville has had enough of anti-abortion activists using their parking lot to protest the presence of a nearby doctor they erroneously accuse of doing abortions.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Herman Cain, Liberal Political News

The Washington Post

The 10 things we know 10 weeks before Election Day

With just 10 weeks separating us from our favorite biennial event, let's go through 10 things -- 10 weeks, 10 things....get it? -- that I think we know about the midterm election to come.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, Thad Cochran, Lamar Alexander

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hot Air

No one is going to make Democrats answer for Charlie Rangel's latest gaffe

Rep. Charlie Rangel makes a habit of embarrassing his fellow Democratic representatives.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Barack Obama, BuzzFeed

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WHTC

Republicans see Senate chances bolstered by primar...

Republicans counting on an unpopular president and a favorable electoral landscape to help them win control of the U.S. Senate could have another asset this year - stronger candidates who are less likely to say embarrassing things.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, North Carolina

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Campaign: Gop establishment sets its fantasy Senate lineup

Establishment Republicans got every Senate candidate they wanted to win this primary election cycle.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Tea Party, Representative Jeff Denham, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives

CultureMap

Can Wendy win? Polls tighten in governor's race but experts discount Davis's chances

As we inch ever closer to November's gubernatorial election, polls pitting Republican Greg Abbott against Democratic challenger Wendy Davis are being scrutinized by media outlets across the country.

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

National Review Online

Democrats Fail in Effort to Tilt Alaska's GOP Senate Primary

The last major Republican primary in a state with a competitive Senate race this fall is over.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Politico

Alaska primary a test of Dem 'meddling'

An outside group backing Democratic Sen. Mark Begich has spent nearly $4 million in attack ads against GOP Senate front-runner Dan Sullivan, a move Republicans say is "meddling" by Democrats to set themselves up for an easier general election this fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Matt Mead, US Governors, Claire McCaskill, Missouri

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CultureMap

Why Wendy Davis probably isn't going to win

As we inch ever closer to November's gubernatorial election, polls pitting Republican Greg Abbott against Democratic challenger Wendy Davis are being scrutinized by media outlets across the country.

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

Washington Examiner

Is this House candidate the Todd Akin of 2014?

The Republican primary race for Wisconsin's 6th Congressional District looks like it's headed for a recount, with the Post Crescent reporting state Sen. Glenn Grothman leads fellow state Sen. Joe Leibham by just 214 votes, according to unofficial results.

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

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Washington Examiner

Republican leaders get the Senate candidates they wanted

Every Senate Republican running for re-election this year won his primary, denying the GOP nomination to less experienced Tea Party challengers who could have put safe seats in play for the Democrats.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Representative Tom Cotton, Jerry Moran

Slate

The End of a Click-Friendly, Anti-Gay, Holocaust-Trolling Republican State Legislator

He made it into my story about Tennessee's primaries, and he was covered in my tweets about the results, but state Sen. Stacey Campfield deserves another moment.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Gay/Lesbian, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Washington Times

EDITORIAL: The Gaffe Patrol, on duty again

Democrats have been searching desperately for the next Todd Akin. Two years ago, the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Missouri shot himself in the foot by talking about "legitimate rape," as if there were any such thing.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Chuck Grassley, Opinion

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Real Clear Politics

GOP Senate Incumbents Complete Sweep in Primaries

Back in March, Mitch McConnell made a brash prediction about how Senate Republican incumbents would fare against Tea Party insurgents in the upcoming primary season.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tea Party, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Missouri, Lamar Alexander

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