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Paleologos on the Poll: North Carolina
In the latest Suffolk University/USA TODAY survey of likely general-election voters in North Carolina, incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan was clinging to a 2-point lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis.
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Almanac for Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include French historian Alexis de Tocqueville in 1805; novelist Booth Tarkington in 1869; Italian dictator Benito Mussolini in 1883; actor Theda Bara in 1885; composer Sigmund Romberg , in 1887; Dag Hammarskjold, second U.N. secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, in 1905; actors ... (more)
Hagan Stomping GOP Challenger in Fundraising to Keep Senate Seat
During this year's second quarter, Democrat Kay Hagan raised more than twice the money for her re-election campaign for one of North Carolina's two seats in the U.S. Senate than her Republican challenger Thom Tillis, the speaker of the N.C. House.
GOP Senate chances are improving, data show
Republicans appear to have a slight advantage in key U.S. Senate races, with the most likely outcome being a GOP gain of six seats, the minimum they need to finish with a 51-49 seat majority, according to data analyzed by the New York Times.
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Why David Perdue is the favorite against Michelle Nunn in Georgia
Our forecast for the outcome of the Georgia U.S. Senate election this year is more optimistic for the Republicans than those of many other analysts.