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  1. Add Democrats to U.S. House, SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Independent Weekly

    North Carolina is one of a handful of states that will determine which party commands the majority in the U.S. Senate, and Hagan is one of the few bulwarks protecting the country against two years of Obama obstructionism. While Sen. Hagan is a business-friendly Democrat whose Most Moderate Senator campaign moniker elicits groans from the state's progressive base, she has proven herself an able - if overly cautious - politician.


  2. Election Preview: 10 Races with LGBT Candidates to Watch on November 4Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Towleroad

    This year's election night is likely to be an important one for the LGBT history books: Voters in Massachusetts are expected to elect the nation's first-ever openly gay state attorney general, and voters in Maine could very well elect the nation's first-ever openly gay governor. Two candidates for Congress could well become the first openly gay Republican elected to the U.S. House and, if they both succeed, they will join what will number as the largest ever contingent of openly LGBT members of Congress-up from seven to as many as 12, if all newcomers are successful.


  3. Fact check: Clay Aiken's attack ad is off-keyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | USA Today

    Fact check: Clay Aiken's attack ad is off-key Clay Aiken's latest attack ad against incumbent Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers hits a couple of bad notes. Check out this story on Clay Aiken, who's running for the U.S. House in North Carolina's 2nd District, answers questions during the taping of a debate with Rep. Renee Ellmers on Oct. 6, 2014, at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, N.C. a Aiken falsely claims Ellmers "voted against the payroll tax cut because she thought $1,000 out of your pocket is not that much money."


  4. Clay Aiken ad misses mark on payroll tax cut claimRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | USA Today

    An ad from Democratic House candidate Clay Aiken targeting GOP Rep. Renee Ellmers in North Carolina's 2nd District makes multiple false claims, reports. Go to for more.


  5. Clay Aiken's Latest Attack Ad Is Off-KeyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Switched

    Aiken falsely claims Ellmers "voted against the payroll tax cut because she thought $1,000 out of your pocket is not that much money." She voted against a two-month extension because it wasn't long enough, and helped craft a bipartisan bill that extended the payroll tax holiday for one year.


  6. Video: American Idol's Clay Aiken Releases New TV Campaign AdRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    Earlier this year, former "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken officially announced his campaign to run for U.S. Congress, representing North Carolina's 2nd congressional district. The Broadway star revealed that he will seek the Democratic nomination for the seat currently held by Rep. Renee Ellmers.


  7. Watch 'American Idol' Alum Clay Aiken's New Campaign AdRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Billboard

    American Idol and congressional candidate Clay Aiken is going after Republican Renee Ellmers in a new television advertisement aimed at North Carolina's Second District. The commercial, which began airing in the entire Second District in both the Raleigh and Greensboro markets, takes Ellmers to task on a litany of issues, including voting against a payroll tax cut, her late submission of an amendment to save Fort Bragg's 440th Airlift Wing and her remark of needing her paycheck after she voted to shut down the government.


  8. Clay Aiken Returns to TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Roll Call

    "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken, the Democratic nominee in North Carolina's 2nd District, went up Monday with his first ad of the general election. With two weeks to go, Aiken talks to camera in the 30-second spot, attacking Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers for keeping her paycheck during the government shut down, among other things.


  9. Monica Lewinsky Joins TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Switched

    Monica Lewinsky during Opening Night Party for Nigel Parry's 'Blunt Exhibition' Hosted by Men's Health - December 5, 2006 at MILK Studios in New York City, New York, United States. Lewinsky re-emerged into the public realm in May 2014, when she penned an essay for Vanity Fair about her affair with former President Bill Clinton.


  10. Rep. Tim Murphy's constant barrage of propagandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Kos

    We have a potentially disruptive and expensive bill pending in Congress that was introduced and sponsored by Rep. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania. Mr. Murphy is a child psychologist, and he thinks he has figured out how to "Fix" the chaotic mental health delivery system in the US.


  11. Would a travel ban even work in stopping Ebola spread?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In the wake of the two nurses diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas, and the subsequent fear and fallout, one measure that's been floated consistently is that of a travel ban on the worst-affected West African countries. REP. RENEE ELLMERS : "If there is a better time for our president to take out his pen and his phone, now is that time.


  12. Rep. Ellmers: New Ebola Czar Is 'Political Operative'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | News Max

    Ron Klain, a trusted adviser at the Obama White House who was just appointed the nation's "Ebola czar," is "nothing more than a political operative," Rep. Renee Ellmers says. "Our president is treating this as a major public relations situation rather than a major public health situation," Ellmers, a North Carolina Republican, said Friday on "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV.


  13. Why Won't The Fear Of Airborne Ebola Go Away?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WGBH

    And today, a reporter asked the inevitable question about airborne Ebola when Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, held a press briefing about nurse Nina Pham's transfer to the National Institute of Health. "There is no evidence whatsoever that this virus is airborne-transmitted," said Fauci emphatically.


  14. The 5 Most Irresponsible Things Politicians Have Said About EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | ThinkProgress

    It's election season , the time when over-the-top statements about a wide variety of issues occur on a daily basis. Combine that with nationwide panic about a disease the public is largely misinformed about, and you get our current predicament - politicians making irresponsible statements that have the potential to inspire even more hysteria about the outbreak.


  15. GOP Lawmakers React to Ebola Hearing: 'We Are in a War Without a General'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 |

    Republican lawmakers left a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on the ongoing Ebola outbreak reiterating calls for travel restrictions and expressing concern with the amount of leadership on the matter to date. "We are in a war without a general.


  16. The Five Worst Questions from the House Ebola HearingRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Bloomberg

    ... look at one's travel history and say 'No, you're not coming here,'" Upton said. An hour later, Representative Renee Ellmers said "there's no question I believe travel restrictions need to be put in place." In fact, after hearing the testimony of ...


  17. Clay Aiken: An American Idol On The Campaign Trail In North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | KQED

    Clay Aiken hugs a supporter during an election night watch party in Holly Springs, N.C., Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Aiken went on to win the primary by fewer than 400 votes.


  18. Women In Politics On The RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem



  19. For the recordRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Los Angeles Times

    Campaign trail: In the Oct. 9 Section A, an article about President Obama's dearth of campaign appearances this fall misspelled the first name of Rep. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina as Rene.


  20. Feminist hysteria is causing the infantilization of womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Washington Examiner

    Women once were encouraged to be strong and independent, to brush aside insensitive words and actions and to emerge stronger. But now, politicians, pundits, even celebrities are feeding an outrage machine by telling women they should be offended by anything and everything.