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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 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, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Opinion

12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Iowa, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Liberal Political News

13 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Journalism, Environment, Science

16 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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

Fox News

Faux real: Obama to unveil global warming 'treaty'

Buzz Cut: a Faux real: Obama to unveil global warming 'treaty' a More delays for ObamaCare transparency a Romney nudges door wider to 2016 run a Elvis Style: Sullivan shoots TV in new ad a Gnome-gnapping FAUX REAL: OBAMA TO UNVEIL GLOBAL WARMING 'TREATY' Unwilling or unable to work out a deal with either party in the Senate to address his legacy ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Conservative Political News

NewsOK.com

Kentucky gets $20 million grant for energy study

Democrats and Republicans gathered Wednesday to celebrate a $20 million federal grant designed to move Kentucky toward new forms of energy, a tricky subject in a state dominated by the coal industry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Andy Barr, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, US Governors, Steve Beshear

AmmoLand

Asian-Bashing Dems and Doormat Minorities Who Enable Them ~ Video Evidence

The feeble-minded coot stuck his foot in that mess of a mouth again last week at the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics

RedState

Mitch McConnell Doesn't Help Republicans Look Anti-Cronyism

"Only one week after Sen. Mitch McConnell took the CEO of Delta Air Lines to breakfast in the exclusive Senate Dining Room last month, the airline executive and his wife wrote $10,000 worth of checks to help fund McConnell's political operation.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Mark Foley, US House of Representatives

The Washington Post

GOP looking strong for 2014 midterms

The New York Times polling guru breaks the news to the Upper West Side: The Democrats are heading for a mini-disaster in November unless something changes very soon .

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

WFIE-TV Evansville

Good morning! It's 73 degrees in Louisville, and Sunrise to Go is ready to read

Here are 10 things Kentuckiana will be talking about today: 1: Hot and Humid: The heat and humidity stick around this week with highs remaining in the 90s for the rest of the week.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Mitt Romney

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Crooks and Liars

McConnell Disses Student Loans, Minimum Wage, And More At Koch Summit

Mitch McConnell has some promises for you, and you and you over there. He's not making them to just anyone, either.

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

The Nation

Caught on Tape: What Mitch McConnell Complained About to a Roomful of Billionaires

At a secret meeting of elite donors convened by the Koch brothers, McConnell laid out his plan for shrinking the federal government and whined about having to vote on minimum wage bills.

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

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

McConnell, Grimes Headline Owensboro Political Picnic

Organizers of the Red, White and Blue picnic in Owensboro compared it to the Fancy Farm Picnic right off the bat.

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Related Topix: Fancy Farm, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama

Roll Call

McConnell Wants Details From Obama on Plans for ISIS

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants President Barack Obama to present Congress with a plan to fight the Islamic State, including any potential needs for a new authorization for use of military force.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Roll Call, John Larson, US House of Representatives, Democrat

ABC News

Romney to Raise Money for McConnell in Kentucky

Mitt Romney is coming to Kentucky to raise money for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, the latest in a string of high-profile politicians getting in on one of the country's most competitive midterm races.

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

WHAS11

Madeline Albright endorses Grimes for Senate

Albright was the first woman to become Secretary of State when former President Bill Clinton appointed her in 1997.

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

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