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2 hrs ago | The American Prospect

Republicans on the ACA: Wrong, but Rational

They still can't bring themselves to admit that the Affordable Care Act is working."

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

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Hill

Tea Party Express leader departs for Bevin campaign

Kremer has held the position since the summer of 2009, and has been involved with the group since its inception earlier that year.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Ted Cruz, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin

UnionLeader.com

Keystone XL pipeline decision delayed, likely until after elections

The State Department said Friday that federal agencies needed more time to comment on the project because a Nebraska court ruling had thrown the route into question.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Mary Landrieu, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat

Cincinnati.com

AVB: What's next for the Brent Spence?

The trucking industry continues to feel the frustration of taxes and fees, and local truckers and industry officials aren't happy about the possibility of a span along the nation's busiest freight corridor being tolled.

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Daily Pundit

No Patents of Aristocracy

This year, a startling number of children who followed their parents into politics are running again, especially among Democratic Senators.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Mark Begich, Republican

OregonLive.com

Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul and Barack Obama face a closet full of Pants on Fire lies: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

Did House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi really say Obamacare and longer emergency room visits would be a great way to meet new friends? Spoiler alert -- the claim is part of a collection of Pants on Fire ratings in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Tom Harkin, Representative Bruce Braley

Daily Kos

KY-Sen: Mitch McConnell's (R) Role In Senate Sexual-Harassment Probe Comes Under Scrutiny

Needed to take yesterday to recharge my batteries but I have a few stories I want to cover this weekend.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barbara Boxer, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski

Examiner.com

Eric Cantor's attacks against President Obama are relentless

Quoting from Michelle Bachmann, "[ Eric Cantor ] Thou protesteth too much." In the same club as Senator Mitch McConnell and John Boehner, Eric Cantor wants to become the leader of the pack.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John Boehner, Immigration Reform, Senator Marco Rubio

Green Bay Press-Gazette

GOP must learn lesson of Goldwater

The 50th anniversary of passage of the Civil Rights Act is also the 50th anniversary of the presumptive Republican nominee for president, Barry Goldwater, voting against the Civil Rights Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, African-American, Lyndon Johnson

The Courier-Journal

McConnell & Grimes accepted $ from ethics panel members

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, center, shares a laugh with Representative John Arnold, left, and Union County Water District Superintendent Dickie Berry, right, after an economic development meeting at the Union County Courthouse in Morganfield, Ky.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Union County, KY, Morganfield, KY, Sturgis, KY

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Star Tribune

Democrats' grip on Senate may be shaky

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid leads Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Whip John Cornyn to the front of the chamber before President Barack Obama delivers the State of Union address before a joint session of Congress Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Iowa, Mitt Romney

WKXW-FM Trenton

US Delays Keystone XL Pipeline Review

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Ky. Speaker: Hacker Tweeted Anti-McConnell Remarks

Kentucky's House speaker says someone hacked his Twitter account to post inflammatory comments about U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Science / Technology, Computer Security

The Wichita Eagle

Obama Administration delays Keystone Pipeline decision

A warning sign at a TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline valve station just south of Julia Trigg Crawford's land in Direct, Texas.

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

The Town Talk

Keystone decision to be delayed

The Obama administration on Friday extended a public comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline, perhaps pushing back a final decision on the disputed project until after the Nov. 4 congressional elections.

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

The Huffington Post

Mitch McConnell's Role In Senate Sexual-Harassment Probe Comes Under Scrutiny

Facing his toughest reelection battle in years against a well-known and well-financed female opponent, Mitch McConnell recently boasted that he led the Senate in ousting a GOP colleague accused of sexual harassment in 1995.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Barbara Boxer, Democrat

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet to 2014 GOP Senate Races: Kentucky

Midterm elections in the Senate are particularly vital this year, with so many important items up for legislative review and after so much struggle and stagnation in the last year with Congress split as it is.

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

WDRB-TV Louisville

DYCHE | Previewing Kentucky's 2016 U.S. Senate Race

All eyes are focused on this year's Kentucky U.S. Senate race, but the next one is actually already underway.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Andy Barr, Representative Brett Guthrie, Representative Thomas Massie, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

Nonetheless, Obama's announcement Thursday that 8 million have signed up for subsidized private insurance, and that 35 percent of them are younger than 35, is just a peek at what might be going on with the nation's newest social program.

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

The Hill

McConnell challenger tries to put MIT flap behind him

Matt Bevin, who is running against Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in the Kentucky GOP primary, has come out with a new ad defending his claimed affiliation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Small Business, Personal Finance

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