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  1. Economy's steadily improving; Republicans resort to fearmongeringRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | OregonLive.com

    President Barack Obama walks down the stairs of Air Force One upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. Health care, the deficit, immigration, labor and geopolitics - wow! In a 26-word paragraph, Dave Luck managed to super-simplify complex issues, smear Barack Obama and the Democrats in one fell swoop - and crystallize the Republican 2014 strategy to boot.

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  2. Republicans hope for congressional sweep in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Cybercast News Service

    The politically savvy state of Iowa prides itself on purple voting, boasting a congressional delegation evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans. But this year, with a closely matched Senate race and three competitive House seats, the GOP sees an opportunity to turn the state a vibrant shade of red.

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  3. Internal investigation ID'd Phoenix VA fraud in 2008Read the original story

    58 min ago | MilitaryCity.com

    Inspectors at the Department of Veterans Affairs caught Phoenix VA managers falsifying patient appointment records during a probe six years ago, but agency officials did not divulge those findings at the time, according to documents obtained by The Arizona Republic. An 'administrative investigation' conducted in 2008 at Phoenix VA Health Care System says the medical center had 'an accepted past practice to alter appointments to avoid wait times greater than 30 days, and that some employees still continue this practice.'

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  4. Texas' Davis says she would welcome Obama visitRead the original story

    58 min ago | KIRO-TV Seattle

    Democrat Wendy Davis said Wednesday she would welcome President Barack Obama campaigning for her in Texas after largely keeping distance from him throughout her underdog run for governor. Still trailing by double digits in some polls with less than two weeks until Election Day, Davis is no longer so cautiously staying at arm's length from Obama, who has gloomy approval ratings in Texas but still packs the ability to boost turnout among Democratic voters.

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  5. GOP Sen. Collins, Democrat Bellows debate in MaineRead the original story

    59 min ago | KDBC

    Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows are clashing over issues like funding to fight Ebola, the war on terrorism and the best way to boost the economy. Polls show Collins has a 20-plus-point lead over Bellows, the former executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine.

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  6. What If Independents Keep Senate Majority Status in Flux?Read the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | National Journal

    Imagine if they aligned to form a Centrist Caucus, providing the votes needed to top 50 percent in return for commitments on a list of priorities. As the bulk of close election observers have pointed out, the odds favor the Republicans capturing enough Senate seats to make a majority next year.

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  7. Re: Pres. Obama Encourages Black Voter Turnout On 'Keeping It Real With Rev. Al Sharpton'Read the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | NewsOne

    President Barack Obama joined Rev. Al Sharpton on the " Keepin' It Real With Rev.

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  8. Clinton headed back to IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | The Hill

    The potential 2016 hopeful will be in the Hawkeye state on Oct. 29, likely stumping for Rep. Bruce Braley , who is running for the state's open Senate seat. Braley is locked in a tight race with Republican state Sen. Joni Ernst.

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  9. Will Colorado Democrats' Voter Utopia Save Mark Udall?Read the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | National Journal

    Or is Cory Gardner the candidate to erase a decade of Republican futility in the nation's quintessential swing state? DENVER-In 2013, Democrats in Colorado's state legislature enacted the closest thing this country has to a progressive voting utopia. Every registered voter in the state now gets a ballot in the mail automatically; every unregistered but eligible adult can sign up and cast a vote up until the last minute on Election Day.

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  10. Republicans Need Louisiana, but Jindal Is Keeping a Low ProfileRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | National Journal

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's pre-2016 tour isn't limited to early-primary states such as Iowa and New Hampshire. The wonky governor is leaving his mark in 2014's hot spots, making stops the midterm battleground states where Republican victories could translate into a Republican Senate majority.

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  11. Overnight campaign: Another October surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    National Democrats' unexpected dive back into Kentucky on Wednesday showed there's still enough time for October surprises to shake up the Senate map. A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee aide confirmed plans to spend $650,000 on TV to bolster Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes - a reversal that came just days after the committee cut its buy in the state.

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  12. Are Democrats Losing Their Touch With Women?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | National Journal

    Democrats have long relied on women to put them over the edge on Election Day, but in 2014 that advantage is slipping in key races where Democrats need the votes most. The latest public polls in Arkansas, Colorado, and Kentucky reveal Democrats are on the verge of losing hotly contested Senate races with less than two weeks to go.

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  13. Another Day, Another White House Fence JumperRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Crooks and Liars

    A fence jumper was apprehended tonight outside the White House after he scaled the north fence, a Secret Service spokesman told ABC News. A K-9 unit caught the fence jumper, who was then taken into custody, said Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan.

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  14. Southerland says he still hasn't read VAWARead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    Rep. Steve Southerland has said he opposed, on principle, a more expansive version of the Violence Against Women Act that ultimately became law because he was blindsided by the bill and didn't have a chance to read it. In a sit-down with the editorial board of the Tallahassee Democrat last week, Southerland suggested the scheduling of the vote was a "political maneuver," and said he voted 'no' because "I'm not going to allow a topic of such great importance be hijacked over someone wanting to score political points."

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    1 hr ago | Albany Times Union

    For the homestretch of a suddenly competitive four-way Senate race here - one that could tip control of the Senate - former Sen. Larry Pressler is bringing in the best surrogate he can imagine: a 78-year-old retired FBI agent. Democrats have dropped about $1 million into the South Dakota Senate race, as have Republicans, and outside groups on all sides have plumped for big buys of their own.

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  16. Senate Democrats return to Ky. race with TV adsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Atlanta

    A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 has sold for $905,000 at auction in New York City. A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 sold for $905,000 at auction on Wednesday, far exceeding pre-sale estimates and outdoing a previous high price of more than $671,000... An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said.

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  17. Cuomo memoir sales off to slow start in 1st weekRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Days after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo tempered expectations about how well his new memoir is selling, the first results are in. "All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success in Politics and Life" sold 948 copies in the first week after publication.

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  18. Dancing to the Salafi tuneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | DNA India

    Relentless aerial bombings of the forces of ISIS - the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria - after October 11 have driven them out of the besieged Kurdish city of Kobani. A massacre of civilians has, therefore, been averted.

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  19. OR-Sen: Jeff Merkley (D) Becomes The First U.S. Senator To Back Full Marijuana LegalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    Sen. Jeff Merkley says he plans to vote for a ballot measure on Election Day to legalize marijuana in Oregon. Measure 91 would green-light marijuana for recreational purposes in Oregon and authorize the state to regulate and tax it.

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  20. Wendy Davis fired up the Texas Southern University students who then took buses to the pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    Wendy Davis attended a rally at Houston's Texas Southern University . She was well received with a crowd in excess of 500 students on a rather hot but beautiful afternoon.

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