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57 min ago | Townhall

Is Hagan's Handshake With Obama The Kiss Of Death?

Some Democrats are exuding more temerity when it comes to what they support and how they say it.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, Richard Burr, North Carolina

3 hrs ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

Ebola Outbreak Becomes Issue in Arkansas Senate Race

An unexpected issue popped up in the Arkansas Senate race this week -- Ebola. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., released an ad titled "Emergency Response," highlighting the recent Ebola outbreak, saying his opponent Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., voted against funding for medical disaster aid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

On Obamacare, Democrats should attack, not defend

Yesterday, state treasurer Doug Ducey won the GOP nomination for governor to replace Jan Brewer in Arizona.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Business News

8 hrs ago | Politico

The season's most bizarre political ads

A monkey, some hungry alligators, a bullet-ridden television set and the Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, Representative Tom Cotton, Weird

12 hrs ago | Medical News

Viewpoints: Check out those nursing home stars; Rove a 'bleeding heart liberal' on Medicare?

The New York Times : When Five-Star Care Is Substandard Medicare has devised a rating system for nursing homes that portrays many of them as much better than they really are.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicaid

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KATV Little Rock

Arkansas GOP files complaint over Witt yard signs

Democratic congressional hopeful James Lee Witt's campaign says it's removing or properly labeling a batch of yard signs that didn't have the proper disclaimers on them after state Republicans complained about them to the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott

The Hill

Campaign Overnight: Silly season starts on television

It's silly season on television, as candidates compete on crowded airwaves for voters' dwindling attention.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, John Barrow, Democrat

Arkansas Times

Republicans attack Ross on old issue; he calls it slanderous

BACK IN THE NEWS: Seven years later, GOP tries to score points against Mike Ross on his sale of Prescott drugstore to pharmacy chain.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Prescott, AR, Arkansas

ThinkProgress

Obamacare Premiums Will Fall In Arkansas

Health care premiums for Obamacare policies in Arkansas will decrease by two percent on average in 2015, undermining conservative predictions of double or triple digit increases.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Law, Healthcare Law, Health, Medicaid, Liberal Political News

The Hill

Pryor cites Ebola scare to attack Cotton

A new ad from Sen. Mark Pryor cites the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to hit GOP opponent Rep. Tom Cotton for cuts to medical and emergency programs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, 2012 Presidential Election

Government Executive

Democrats Are (Slowly) Learning to Love Obamacare

Democrats won't be mounting a big political offensive around the Affordable Care Act any time soon, but they're beginning to test the pro-Obamacare waters.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina

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, Todd Akin, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Thad Cochran, Lamar Alexander

Switched

Corporate PACs Stick With Senate Democrats In Tough Races So Far

In the most heavily contested Senate races over seats now held by Democrats, corporations and business trade associations are largely sticking with the Democrats as they dole out funds from their political action committees.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Udall, Senator Mark Udall

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily Caller

Cotton Hits Sen. Pryor on Amnesty To Win Swing Voters

The hot-button issue of immigration pushed Rep. Tom Cotton into politics, and now he's using the issue to push Sen. Mark Pryor out of the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Immigration Reform, Edward Kennedy, Senator Chuck Schumer

Norwalk Citizen News

Huckabee backs Cotton's bid for US Senate

Former Republican Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee walks past video cameras after a news conference in Little Rock, Ark., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Huckabee, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government

Log Cabin Democrat

College Day brings local public figures, Conway offerings to spotlight

The beginning of the school year means the return of a Conway faith-based tradition more than a decade old.

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Related Topix: Conway, AR, US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, University of Central Arkansas, Central Baptist College, Hendrix College

The Washington Post

Bleeding heart liberal Karl Rove attacks Senate Dems from the left

The other day, I noted that Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS is up with a new ad that slices and dices Dem Senator Mark Pryor's quotes to create the impression he supports raising the Social Security retirement age in ways that should frighten today's seniors.

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Related Topix: Karl Rove, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicare, Health, Senator Kay Hagan

Daily Kos

Why the Kochs can't counter the 'most cleverly effective' political ad of the year

That's Sen. Mark Pryor, talking about his cancer treatment and the fight he had with his insurance company to get it covered and how Obamacare means that fight between cancer patients and their insurance companies won't have to happen anymore.

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

Real Clear Politics

How's 'Obamacare' Working Out for the GOP?

The Affordable Care Act was supposed to be a slam dunk issue for the Republicans in this fall's elections.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, 2012 Presidential Election, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The York Daily Record

Immigration shaping up as leading election issue

For Republican Rep. Scott Perry, the influx of Central American children who have crossed illegally into the United States has propelled immigration to a top concern for voters in his heavily rural district far from the Texas border, eclipsing the new health care law and the federal deficit.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott Perry, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

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