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  1. 3Here are the 12 most competitive Senate races in the countryRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Now is the time in an election cycle where the tectonic political plates undergirding key Senate races begin to shift in real and meaningful ways. Millions are spent.

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  2. Would a GOP-run Senate play small ball?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Republicans are putting together an agenda for the first 100 days of 2015 in case they win control of the Senate. Authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline, approving "fast-track" trade authority, wiping out proposed environmental regulations and repealing the medical device tax top their list.

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  3. Obama strategy in Iraq conflict promising, but riskyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    It is a war that President Barack Obama thought he ended in his first term. Now, he finds himself ordering American forces back into a combat zone in the Middle East, a continuation of protracted conflict in Iraq that has cost the United States thousands of lives and hundreds of billions of dollars.

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  4. Embrace the Suck: Midterm EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Kos

    Following the fiasco of the Romney/Ryan ticket in the 2012 presidential race, the Republican National Committee decided that the time had come for the GOP to face some hard truths and make some changes. Republican strategists compiled a post-mortem and listed areas in which the GOP needed to improve its strategies and tactics in order to win elections.

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  5. Could marriage equality help the presidential dreams of Republican Rob Portman? Um, no.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Daily Kos

    He could be hailed as farsighted, a serious leader who opened his party's doors for all people and generations. Rob Portman could be the Republican Party's first post-gay-marriage presidential candidate.

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  6. Former Md. governor Ehrlich pays visit to N.H.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    Former Maryland governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. toed the presidential waters on Saturday, appearing in New Hampshire, home to the first primary in the race for the 2016 Republican nomination. Ehrlich spoke at a lobster bake in Lanconia, N.H., hosted by a group of Young Republicans.

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  7. GOP Counting Their Senate Chickens Before They're HatchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Crooks and Liars

    Republican leaders are rubbing their hands together with anticipation for how they'll screw up the country in their first 100 days. Half of their agenda would be payoff to the Koch brothers, and the other half is simply intended to make sure everyone hates President Obama as much as possible by the end of his term.

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  8. a Gop AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Wall Street Journal

    There's a rift in the Republican Party, and I'm not referring to the one between Rand Paul isolationists and John McCain hawks. The split is between those who think the GOP can rely on President's Obama unpopularity to win a Senate majority in November and those who think the party would do better to push a positive agenda.

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  9. Will a GOP Senate look beyond K Street when trying to form an agenda?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Washington Examiner

    Sen. Rob Portman , R-Ohio, laid out four good proposals when discussing what a Republican-controlled Senate would try to do right away. As my colleague Kelly Cohen reported , Republican priorities would be: "passing the Keystone XL pipeline, giving President Obama trade promotion authority, easing federal regulations and reforming the tax code."

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  10. Senators Push For Money To Tear Down Blighted Properties In Central Ohio NeighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | WBNS

    Bruce Warner and his wife Janice have spent the last 53 years living in a house in a Franklinton neighborhood. It's a neighborhood that has seen better days through the decades.

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  11. This Week in Mudslinging: Quinn Out-Polls Rauner; GOP Ices Out OberweisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | NBC Chicago

    Here in Illinois, election season is getting muddier by the millisecond. If you thought last week was bad , the gloves have come off between Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner as they lob toxic verbal grenades back and forth with the latter treading carefully not to step in political quicksand.

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  12. Ohio lawmakers work on plan to upgrade sewers and protect drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Ohio lawmakers are working on a plan to protect the state's drinking water and in turn, help communities pay for upgrades to their sewer systems. Senator Sherrod Brown along with Sen. Rob Portman, and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur introduced the Clean Water Affordability Act.

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  13. DiscussRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Daily Kos

    With Republicans convinced that they are poised to reclaim control of the U.S. Senate, GOP senators are careful to say they aren't measuring the drapes: Republicans are putting together an agenda for the first 100 days of 2015 in case they win control of the Senate. Authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline, approving "fast-track" trade authority, wiping out proposed environmental regulations and repealing the medical device tax top their list.

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  14. Senate Republicans are measuring the drapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Daily Kos

    With Republicans convinced that they are poised to reclaim control of the U.S. Senate, GOP senators are careful to say they aren't measuring the drapes: Republicans are putting together an agenda for the first 100 days of 2015 in case they win control of the Senate. Authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline, approving "fast-track" trade authority, wiping out proposed environmental regulations and repealing the medical device tax top their list.

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  15. Portman: GOP Senate would bring Obama 'to the table' on KeystoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Hill

    Sen. Rob Portman says a Republican-controlled Senate would be able to "get the president to the table" on the Keystone XL pipeline and other energy issues. Portman says a Republican majority would move energy legislation, in particular Keystone XL and an energy efficiency package.

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  16. The fight for the Senate majority is coming into sharp focus. And it (slightly) favors Republicans.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Washington Post

    Now is the time in an election cycle where the tectonic political plates undergirding key Senate races begin to shift in real and meaningful ways. People start, actually, paying attention.

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  17. Planned Parenthood hits airwaves - Sullivan runs domestic-violence...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Politico

    "Exclusive: Planned Parenthood fires back with $900K ad buy in Colorado, North Carolina," by Campaign Pro's James Hohmann: "Planned Parenthood Votes will launch its first TV ads of the year today, a nearly million-dollar buy aimed at countering Republican Senate candidates who recently embraced making oral contraception available over the counter and boosting Democratic incumbents Kay Hagan and Mark Udall. The group casts this proposal, newly popular with some GOP candidates, as more expensive for women with a $500,000 buy in the Raleigh, North Carolina, market and a $400,000 buy in the Denver market.

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  18. More Russian sanctions coming today - Senate to move next week on NRC nomineesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Politico

    MORE RUSSIA SANCTIONS: The Obama administration will issue new sanctions against Russia's energy, defense and financial sectors today over the nation's actions in Ukraine, building off previous sanctions aimed at Russian energy giants like Rosneft and Novatek. The White House is keeping the details quiet so far, but President Barack Obama said in a statement that the sanctions "will increase Russia's political isolation as well as the economic costs to Russia, especially in areas of importance to President Putin and those close to him."

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  19. Portman Considering Run for the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | WTMA-AM North Charleston

    Add a new name to the mix of potential candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Ohio Senator Rob Portman. The 58-year-old lawmaker's name actually came up prominently when 2012 nominee Mitt Romney was trying to decide on a running mate.

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  20. Finally, a GOP Senate Agenda, Albeit a Modest OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | National Review Online

    ... Day speech in Milwaukee: "They oppose almost everything. Republicans in Congress love to say no.'' Ohio senator Rob Portman, the finance chair of the Republican Senate campaign committee, countered that argument at a Christian Science Monitor ...

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