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4 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

Capito, Tennant talk business, jobs at Chamber summit

There was very little political sparring at a forum on the U.S. Senate race Thursday at the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce's business summit.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, US Senate, Democrat

8 hrs ago | Townhall

If Not a Wave, a High Tide

The Washington, DC punditocracy was awash this week with The Word. The Word was: The "wave" that has been expected to wash over the nation in favor of the GOP does not appear to be building as we approach the two-months-to-go mark toward the November 4 mid-term elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Opinion

9 hrs ago | News Max

McConnell Lays Out Plan to Roll Back Obama's Agenda

A Republican-controlled Congress would use the power of the purse to overturn President Barack Obama's policies, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky told a private gathering sponsored by Americans for Prosperity, The New York Times reported.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Barack Obama, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Democrat

13 hrs ago | WebProNews

Harry Reid in Hot Water Over Jokes About Asians

People keep talking about Vice President Joe Biden's tendency to commit "gaffes".

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Joe Biden, Asian-American

14 hrs ago | News Max

Karl Rove: Countdown to Kicking Out Harry Reid

Republicans are poised to recapture the U.S. Senate and must use the 10 weeks after Labor Day to let voters know what their priorities are for running the country, Karl Rove wrote in a commentary in The Wall Street Journal .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Karl Rove, Barack Obama

15 hrs ago | CBS News

Liberals look to Koch brothers for this year's "47 percent" moment

Activists hold a protest near the Manhattan apartment of billionaire and Republican financier David Koch on June 5, 2014 in New York City.

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Related Topix: US News, Koch Industries, Energy, Oil & Gas, US Politics, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Democrat

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Intelligencer

McKinley Claims Progress Being O...

Rep. David McKinley blames much of Congress' failure to pass meaningful legislation on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's refusal to bring more than 350 bills passed out of the House up for consideration, he said during a Tuesday visit to Wheeling.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David McKinley, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Environmental Law, Law

The Las Vegas Sun

Nevada allocates $1.4 million for Yucca opposition

Nevada lawmakers approved funds Wednesday for a new phase in the state's 25-year fight to prevent the federal government from burying the nation's nuclear waste beneath an ancient volcanic ridge about 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Las Vegas, NV, Nuclear Energy, Pahrump, NV, Nye County, NV

YourObserver

Our View08/27/14 Alternative to more Medicaid

Last week in this space, we presented counter-arguments to the politicians and others who say Florida should take billions of borrowed federal tax dollars to expand the state's Medicaid health system to uninsured Floridians.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Florida, Florida Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Health Insurance, Opinion

The Intelligencer

Campaign Comes Home

As Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., looked through books in Marshall County Clerk Jan Pest's office Tuesday, the Senate candidate wondered whether she would encounter any of the documents she used to look up for her father, former Gov. Arch Moore.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Marshall County, WV, Glen Dale, WV, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Democrat, Barack Obama

Athens Banner-Herald

Isakson chides Nunn for waffling on leadership

Sen. Johnny Isakson needled Michelle Nunn a little this week about her hints that she might not support Sen. Harry Reid for majority leader.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Johnny Isakson, Democrat, Saxby Chambliss

HeraldNet

Author tells story of wild ride of Benny Binion

'Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster Who Created Vegas Poker' , by Doug J. Swanson Benny Binion, native of tiny Pilot Grove, Texas, began his career as a crooked horse trader, graduated to bootlegging, took over the policy racket in Dallas, broke into the big time by opening the Horseshoe casino in Las Vegas, launched the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Harry Reid's gaffes just keep on coming

Harry Reid's gaffes just keep on coming But Democrat Reid gets gaffe immunity Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/opinion/columnists/2014/08/27/harry-reids-gaffes-just-keep-coming/14646329/ Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told the Asian Chamber of Commerce last week: "The Asian population is so productive.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Joe Biden, Searchlight, NV, Barack Obama, Opinion

The Washington Post

Vacation time is over

It's "back to school" week for President Obama, after what a CNN analyst called "the vacation from hell."

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, George Bush, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, Opinion

The Washington Post

a Gop Majority in the Senate will have its limits

My able colleague and Democratic friend Carter Eskew made a valid point this morning in his post, " Why moderates will matter in 2016 ."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Democrat, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Senator Joe Manchin, Senator Mark Warner

Floyd County Times

McConnell talks coal at Worldwide Equipment

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell made the first of several stops through Floyd County on Friday at Worldwide Equipment in Prestonsburg, as his campaign to retain his seat enters its last three months.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Floyd County, KY, Prestonsburg, KY, Democrat

Silicon Alley Insider

Republicans Create Their Own Low-Budget Video Game Starring 'Giopi' The Elephant

The campaign arm for Senate Republicans has created a video game starring "Giopi," an elephant that goes around jumping on high taxes and stopping Majority Leader Harry Reid's agenda.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Examiner.com

Reid's position on 'assault weapons' for police sounds familiar

The topic of the militarization of law enforcement has come to the fore of late, with the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and the hyper-aggressive police response to community outrage about the shooting.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, Representative Chris Stewart, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Representative Steven Horsford

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hot Air

Nunn: Who says I'd vote for Harry Reid as Majority Leader?

Chalk this up as the second vote on which Michelle Nunn won't disclose her intentions.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Media Matters for America

Associated Press Profile Of Koch Brothers Whitewashes Their Fossil Fuel Ties

Extensive reporting from the Associated Press on the Koch brothers' financial background and political influence glossed over the duo's ties to the fossil fuel industry and ignored their efforts to dismantle action on climate change.

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Related Topix: Koch Industries, Energy, Oil & Gas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Liberal Political News

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