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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

a CNN staffera s parting words

In a glorious video sign-off from her position as a CNN reporter on Capitol Hill, Lisa Desjardins shows a great deal of class - expressing her gratitude and fondness for her colleagues and bureau - and just a touch of edge: "I'm sorry that CNN has decided to eliminate my reporter position on the Hill and cut back on congressional coverage.

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6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The five most disastrous campaigns of 2014 -- so far

This Tuesday, June 3, 2014 file photo, Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., leaves the Capitol in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, US Senate, US Governors, John Kasich, Sports

10 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

Reality Check: Facing resignation, bus controversy, Senate candidates debut ads

As Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates deal with a resignation and a possible campaign finance violation, they're picking up the pace with TV advertising.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, 9

14 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

NYPD probed for 2nd restraint-related death

The medical examiner's office cited 'physical restrain by police' as a factor in the July 13 death of Ronald Singleton, who went into cardiac arrest in an ambulance and died on the way to a hospital.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Iowa

Fri Aug 29, 2014

OpEdNews

A Kentucky Objection to McConnell's Pandering to Millionaires and Billionaires

When the political mercenaries of American oligarchy jet off to consort with their electoral paymasters, they never imagine that the interactions will have consequences with constituents.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky Government, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

KAUZ

GOP Sen. McConnell's campaign manager resigns

A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Southern Utah University

Daily Kos

KY-Sen: McConnell's (R) Campaign Manager Linked To Iowa Caucus Scandal

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign manager and a former campaign consultant have emerged as figures in investigations surrounding an Iowa legislator who flipped his endorsement in the 2012 presidential contest after being paid.

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Daily Kos

Kentucky press examines just how cozy McConnell is with the Kochs

The audio tape release of Mitch McConnell cozying up to the Kochs is raising some eyebrows back home in Kentucky.

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News Max

Sen. Mitch McConnell: GOP Won't Shut Down Govt Over Immigration

Without passage of a spending bill by Sept. 30, the federal government will run out of money and grind to a halt, but leading Republicans, facing the November midterm elections, say they will block any attempt by the party's conservative wing to force a self-defeating amnesty confrontation with the White House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, US House of Representatives, Steve King

Columbia Magazine

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell visits Lindsey Wilson College

By Duane Bonifer Members of the Lindsey Wilson College chapter of the College Republicans visited Thursday afternoon, August 28, 2014, with U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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Daily Kos

KY-Sen: Former SoS Madeleine Albright Endorses Alison Lundergan Grimes

Received this e-mail today from former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright in support of Alison Lundergan Grimes' U.S. Senate campaign: As a mom, a grandmother, a university professor, and the first woman to serve our country as Secretary of State, I have seen how important it is to break down barriers and make a difference in the lives of ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

News Democrat

Women's Equality Day: So much achieved, so far to go

This week on Women's Equality Day, we commemorate the passage of women's right to vote - celebrating how far we have come, but also recognizing the work that remains.

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USA Today

Ky. Senate candidate's tour bus draws scrutiny

The company owned by Jerry Lundergan that is leasing a tour bus to the U.S. Senate campaign of his daughter, Alison Lundergan Grimes, does not appear to have the proper permits required to operate the bus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Louisville, KY

The Fresno Bee

Ann McFeatters: Export-Import Bank fight not exactly a battle royal

The excitement is building. Only a few more weeks until the long-awaited mid-term elections, which Republicans hope will mean they take over the Senate and smite President Barack Obama even harder.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican

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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Crooks and Liars

Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager Linked To Iowa Bribery Case

This is the tail end of a much-longer Maddow report about the outcome of Kent Sorenson's sudden leap from endorsing Michele Bachmann to endorsing Ron Paul right before the Iowa caucuses.

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Examiner.com

Lifer politician, Mitch McConnell lets it all hang out

As an independent journalist, the only thing advocated in this column is to fight for equality and freedom, and for government to produce an optimal environment for a sustainable economy.

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TheBostonChannel.com

McConnell: Shutdowns are a 'failed policy'

In his strongest words to date, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, tried to quash talk that he would allow another government shutdown if he becomes Senate majority leader next year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Senator Ted Cruz, Opinion

Breitbart.com

McConnell: Obama Would Have 'Lot of Congressional Support' for ISIS Strike

Wednesday on CNN's "The Lead With Jake Tapper," Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell supported President Barack Obama's actions against ISIS saying he would get "a lot of congressional support" if wants to hit ISIS in Syria.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Why that one Democratic Obamacare ad didna t signal a new trend

When Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas went up with a television ad last week alluding to some benefits of Obamacare, partisans on both the left and the right saw the spot as a sign that vulnerable Democrats might finally be embracing the polarizing health-care overhaul in their campaigns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, TV Advertising, Republican, Sports

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