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40 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

This Oct. 2, 2013, file photo shows Vicki Maturo, of Culver City, Calif., as she protests against the government shutdown outside the federal building in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, John Boehner, Republican, Davenport, IA, Representative Scott Perry

4 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Obama seeks to do no harm to Democrats in midterms

Hampered by low approval ratings and an unfriendly electoral map, President Barack Obama enters the fall campaign as a liability to some vulnerable Democrats and a target for Republicans trying to fire up conservatives and appeal to disillusioned independents.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, African-American, US House of Representatives, Steve Israel, Mark Udall, US Senate, Senator Mark Udall

8 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Brace yourselves: Campaign cash buying tons of ads

This Oct. 8, 2013, file photo shows Cornell Woolridge of Windsor Mill, Md., as he demonstration outside the Supreme Court in Washington, as the court heard arguments on campaign finance.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, US Politics, Des Moines, IA, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

11 hrs ago | The News-Star

Ex-candidate sues re US Sen Landrieu's residencyEx-candidate sues re...

Former challenger Paul Hollis has sued Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, contending that she cannot represent Louisiana because she lives full-time in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Baton Rouge, LA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Switched

Campaign Cash Is 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, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, 2012 Presidential Election, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Breitbart.com

Dem Senator Blasts Obama's Inaction in Ukraine

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," Senate Foreign Relations chairman Sen. Robert Menendez blasted President Barack Obama's inaction against Russia's "direct invasion" into Eastern Ukraine saying it is a "watershed moment" and if the United States does not aggressively assist Ukraine the "consequences" will "flow even far beyond" Russia.

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Related Topix: US News, State of the Union, Robert Menendez, US Senate, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

SFGate

Senator: Obama may be too cautious with militants

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein says President Barack Obama may be too cautious in his approach to dealing with Islamic State militants.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Barack Obama, Journalism

The Miami Herald

5 things to watch in final 2 months of election

The final two months of campaigning in Michigan will determine if Republicans continue their four-year control of state government and who will succeed U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, a retiring Democrat who has held his seat for nearly 36 years.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Representative Dan Benishek, Representative Tim Walberg, Representative Gary Peters, Representative Mark Schauer

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Yahoo!

5 things to know about 2014 governor's races

Thirty-six states choose governors in the November elections. Winning one of these races can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, US Governors, Rick Scott, Wedding, Florida, Florida Government

KSL-TV

5 Things to know about the 2014 Utah election

Utah's statewide and national races haven't the same drama and punch since a highly anticipated rematch in Utah's 4th Congressional District between Republican Mia Love and U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson deflated in December when the Democratic incumbent decided against seeking re-election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jim Matheson, US House of Representatives, Sundance Film Festival, Utah

WWLP

In Massachusetts, 6th District incumbent US Rep. Tierney faces a crowded Democratic primary

Two years ago, Tierney narrowly beat back a challenge from Republican former state Sen. Richard Tisei, who is seeking a rematch.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, John Tierney, US News

WBUR-AM Boston

5 Things To Know About Elections In Massachusetts

Some Democrats have never forgiven Martha Coakley for her stunning loss to Republican Scott Brown in a 2010 special election to fill the seat of the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, US House of Representatives, Edward Markey, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Scott Brown, Republican

ABC15.com

New York dairy co-op gets school yogurt contract

New York's Upstate Niagara dairy cooperative will supply its Greek yogurt to public schools across three states under a federal school lunch pilot program.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, Agriculture, Science

KXXV-TV Waco

5 things to know about the Texas elections

The results of Texas' Nov. 4 election will kick off the state's largest political shakeup in a generation because not a single statewide incumbent is on the ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Pete Gallego, Texas Government, Texas, Electronics, Dewhurst, Rick Perry, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

SFGate

Abercrombie blames primary loss on gay marriage

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, US Governors

WHAS11

Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger

Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Startups, Jazz Pharmaceuticals

The Republic

Ex-FBI director: Grateful for support after crash

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh said Friday he was grateful for the care and support he has received since he was injured this week in a Vermont car crash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Advocate-News

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

CBS' "Face the Nation" - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; Reps. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Adam Smith, D-Wash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Peter King, US House of Representatives, Adam Smith, Robert Menendez, Dutch Ruppersberger

SFGate

Utah university removes Reid's name from center

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT

Paradise Post

President Obama's tan suit becomes Internet sensation

Obama spoke Thursday at the White House, addressing military conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, John Dingell, Entertainment

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