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1 hr ago | Daily Kos

Separated by a Common Language

Republicans and Democrats may be more different than you think. Sure, we are different political parties, reflecting many philosophical differences about policy.

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

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

4 hrs ago | News Max

Mitch McConnell: I'll Rein in Obama Spending After Midterms

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to issue a policy ultimatum to President Barack Obama if the GOP takes over control of the upper chamber in the midterm elections, Politico reported .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz

10 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

Report: Harry Reid 'Seethed' At Disengaged President Obama

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and other top Democrats are increasingly frustrated with how disengaged President Obama is, according an article in the earlier noted that Obama was crafting his use of executive power "almost entirely behind closed doors" with "lobbyists and interest groups."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, Democrat, Republican

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cincinnati.com

McConnell, Grimes agree to debate on KETMcConnell, Grimes agree to...

McConnell, Grimes agree to debate on KET McConnell, Grimes to debate on KET Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1oOIPjD Sen. Mitch McConnell and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will debate one another on Kentucky Educational Television less than one month before the Nov. 4 election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Kentucky Government

Lexington Herald-Leader

Vincent Cao: Too many believe that you can't be Asian and a Kentuckian

About the author : Vincent Cao, of Lexington, is a freshman at Stanford University and a writer for website The Undergraduate Times.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Stanford University, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Fancy Farm, KY

Daily Kos

Obamacare fades from GOP's 2014 campaign playbook

With Obamacare causing uninsurance rates to plummet and delivering insurance to millions of newly insured Americans, this is no surprise : Who could possibly have guessed that the reality of Obamacare-specifically, plummeting uninsurance rates and millions of newly insured Americans-would lead the GOP to back away from its anti-Obamacare campaign? ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

The Hill

McConnell's Agriculture absences raise eyebrows

Sen. Mitch McConnell has touted his work for Kentucky farmers on the campaign trail, but back in Washington has a trend of skipping out on Senate Agriculture Committee hearings for events unrelated to his home state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Agriculture, Science, Xi Jinping, Harry Reid, Democrat

Townhall

If the Senate Splits, Biden Takes the Gavel | Ky Sisson

If neither Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid nor Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell are allowed to claim victor over the coveted Senate Chamber gavel come election day, Vice President Joe Biden will play tie-breaker.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Harry Reid, Democrat, Joe Biden

Townhall

Reidiculous: Dems - Doing Really Well In Montana,' Will Hold Senate Majority

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is simply living in an alternate universe. While yelling into the clouds over the Koch Brothers' evil plot to destroy America, he said today that Democrats "are doing really well in Montana."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Jack Kingston, US House of Representatives, Georgia, 2012 Presidential Election, 2008 Presidential Election

News Max

Discount on Bus Rental Raises FEC Questions for Lundergan Grimes

A bus rented by Kentucky Democratic Senate challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes - at a seemingly discounted rate from her father's company - is raising campaign finance eyebrows, according to Politico, which analyzed the vehicle's costs and determined it was made available to her "for a fraction of what companies would typically charge."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission

WAVE-TV Louisville

Sunrise to Go: Tuesday, August 19

Here are 10 things Kentuckiana will be talking about today: 1: Fog: A DENSE FOG ADVISORY is in effect this morning with fog settling in the Ohio Valley that could slow you down on the roads.

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Related Topix: University of Louisville, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

WDRB-TV Louisville

McConnell, Grimes set to appear together on KET

After the sentencing, police had to break up a scuffle involving a friend of Cody Cashion and members of the victims' family.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Moment of truth for Hal Rogers, SOAR: No ignoring health effects of strip mining

No mention of surface coal mining's effect on human health appeared in U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers' electronic update on the recent SOAR Health Impact Series.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Steve Beshear

Lexington Herald-Leader

Baptist group calls religious-themed forums for U.S. Senate candidates 'partisan politics'

A group made up of dozens of Baptist churches with thousands of members across Kentucky is opposing efforts by three Kentucky evangelical leaders to conduct forums with U.S. Senate candidates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Louisville, KY, Lexington, KY, Highview, KY

OpenSecrets

Primary Threat in Alaska has GOP Establishment Shuddering

In Alaska's Senate primary race, the Republican establishment has downplayed threats to its top candidate, Dan Sullivan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Matt Mead, US Governors, Tea Party, Republican, George Bush, Ohio

The Hill

Grimes tone turns negative against McConnell

Kentucky Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes went on the attack against Sen. Mitch McConnell in a new ad Friday that targets the senator for increasing his own wealth while voting for harmful economic policies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Kentucky Government

Los Angeles Times

Sen. Elizabeth Warren - Democrat, liberal, go-to fundraiser

Sen. Elizabeth Warren , left, raised $339,000 over two days in Kentucky for Alison Lundergan Grimes, right, in her effort to unseat Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Senate minority leader.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, A Fighting Chance, Books, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Jeff Merkley, Republican

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily Caller

TheDC Interview: Ken Cuccinelli On Making The Senate More Conservative

Ken Cuccinelli, the former Republican attorney general of Virginia, is the new president of the Senate Conservatives Fund, the political group known for its frequent run-ins with the Republican establishment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Thad Cochran, Pat Roberts, Conservative Political News

Wall Street Journal

Corrections & Amplifications

A World-Wide item in some editions on Saturday incorrectly described a World News article about Egyptian-mediated talks on the Gaza conflict.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Paul Prather: The debate about government size rages on

I happened to read several books in succession that covered diverse periods of U.S. history, ranging from the aftermath of the Revolutionary War to the Great Depression to the late 1960s.

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

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