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49 min ago | Daily Kos

In Friday news dump, McConnell's campaign manager resigns over ties to Ron Paul bribe scandal

Wowza. In a late Friday news dump right before the start of the three-day holiday weekend, Mitch McConnell campaign manager Jesse Benton resigned because of his connections to a bribery scandal involving the 2012 GOP presidential primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

49 min ago | Daily Kos

KY-Sen: VoteVets Hit McConnell (R) On Blocking Improvements To The VA In New Ad

So, as a Kentuckian, I was disappointed with my Senator, Mitch McConnell, for his role in blocking improvements to veterans' health care during a time of crisis earlier this year.

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

2 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway

Mitch McConnell Leading In Kentucky

Outside of the seats that Democrats are attempting to defend from a Republican takeover bid that continues to look like it will happen, the one Senate race that is likely to get the most attention over the next nine weeks is the race between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

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

2 hrs ago | SurveyUSA

9 Weeks to Election Day, Does Kentucky's McConnell Begin To...

Today, it's McConnell 46%, Grimes 42%, Libertarian David Patterson 5%, and 8% undecided.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Louisville, KY, Barack Obama

6 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

The Wave Has Failed to Materialize

Meanwhile, back at the ranch -- as foreign events hog the spotlight -- why haven't Republicans sealed the deal on the coming election? When summer began, the conventional wisdom was that the GOP sorta kinda probably maybe would take control of the Senate in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, Mark Pryor, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Republican

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Minot Daily News

Asian-bashing Dems and doormat minorities who enable them

Harry Reid is a bigoted Beltway corruptocrat with an interminable case of diarrhea of the mouth.

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

Daily Kos

Election Diary Rescue: Week 34

The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 50 diaries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law, Pat Roberts

TheCourier.com

Surly 2014 electorate poised to a keep the bums ina

Kentucky Republican Senator Mitch McConnell responds to a question from reporters following a candidates forum at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance headquarters, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Louisville, Ky.

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

AmmoLand

The Twelve Senate Elections Gun Voters Can Influence in 2014

In case you haven't heard, there are going to be important elections in a couple of months; elections that could make a huge difference in the future of our nation, including recognition of our right to bear arms.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Cory Gardner, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

This Aug. 20, 2014, file photo shows Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by his wife Elaine Chao, as he speaks to reporters following a candidates forum at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance headquarters, in Louisville, Ky.

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

Cincinnati.com

Bluegrass Poll: Voters want higher minimum wage

Bluegrass Poll: Voters want higher minimum wage A majority of Kentuckians say the minimum wage should be increased to $10.10 per hour.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WHAS11

/CJ Bluegrass Poll: Majority back minimum wage hike

A majority of Kentucky voters support the Obama administration's proposal to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour, according to the WHAS11/Courier-Journal Bluegrass Poll released Saturday night.

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

Daily Kos

Susan Collins: the 7th worst Democrat in the House

Susan Collins is generally considered to be a moderate Republican, especially on environmental issues.

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Related Topix: US News, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Barrow, Mike McIntyre, US House of Representatives, Democrat, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Disdain for politicians is no mystery

The Washington Post last week carried a thoughtful story about the growing contempt people have for the political system in general and members of Congress in particular.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law, University of Virginia, Opinion

WHAS11

Brace yourselves: Campaign cash buying tons of ads

Iowa's airwaves are already jammed with ads, most of them negative, in one of the Senate races nationwide that will decide which party claims the majority.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Hagan

WLNE-TV Providence

"The Sunday Political Brunch!" August 31, 2014, by ABC6 Chief Political Reporter Mark Curtis

I thought as the campaign hits the final stretch we'd "brunch" on what's at stake and the big races around the country.

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Related Topix: US News, Scott Brown, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KOAT-TV

Mitch McConnell's campaign manager steps down

A little more than two months before Election Day, Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager, Jesse Benton, stepped down Friday, resigning amid a long-brewing controversy involving Benton's ties to Ron Paul's presidential bid in 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

Examiner.com

Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigns after bribery, vote buying scandal

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to supporters while campaigning at a Rental Pro store during a two day bus tour of eastern Kentucky August 7, 2014 in Hazard, Kentucky.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hazard, KY, 2012 Presidential Election, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

The Raw Story

Campaign manager for Mitch McConnell resigns over Ron Paul bribery allegations

The campaign manager for U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican locked in a tough re-election battle, resigned late Friday in fallout from a scandal stemming from his time with the 2012 Ron Paul presidential campaign.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michele Bachmann

Breitbart.com

What to Watch in the Senate Mid-Terms

As for the Senate , Kentucky is certainly one key and some may find this information surprising, while others will say it's predictable.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Recreational Vehicle, Alaskan

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