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Romney: GOP Senate would pass immigration reform

Sun, 11/02/2014 - 2:40pm
Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Sunday comprehensive immigration reform will be the top priority if Republicans take control of the Senate.
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Iowa poll: Ernst beating Braley by 7 points

Sun, 11/02/2014 - 10:16am
Republican Joni Ernst has opened up a 7 percentage point lead in Iowa's Senate race, a new poll shows, bolstering the GOP's chances of winning a majority in Tuesday's midterm elections.
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Hillary Clinton reaches back to Katrina to tout Mary Landrieu

Sat, 11/01/2014 - 7:54pm
To Hillary Clinton, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is the fighter for Louisiana who "reused to let Washington turn its back" on the state in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina almost 10 years ago.
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What Americans could have bought instead of a $4 billion election

Sat, 11/01/2014 - 3:01pm
Tuesday's elections are projected to be the most expensive midterms in history - costing almost $4 billion, according to Center for Responsive Politics, a non-partisan group that tracks money in politics.
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Louisiana cooks up spicy Senate race -- with side of alligator

Sat, 11/01/2014 - 1:02pm
Under almost any circumstance, Louisiana politics are hot and spicy.
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Pivit: Walker up in Wisconsin

Sat, 11/01/2014 - 12:42pm
Republican Gov. Scott Walker's chances of winning a second term in Wisconsin are up to 83% -- from 70% yesterday -- according to prognosticators on CNN's election prediction game Pivit.
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Republicans eye slim Senate majority

Sat, 11/01/2014 - 10:13am
Republicans head into the final weekend of campaigning before Tuesday's election sizing up the possibility of their first Senate majority in nearly a decade, but with key races still too close to call.
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Poll: Hagan holds slim lead in North Carolina Senate race

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:41pm
Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan is clinging to a narrow lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis in North Carolina, a new CNN/ORC International poll shows.
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Poll: Republican Ernst has small lead in tight Iowa Senate race

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:07pm
Republican Joni Ernst has a small lead over Democrat Bruce Braley in Iowa's Senate race, a new CNN/ORC International poll shows.
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Why Joe Biden would love a 50-50 Senate

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 4:51pm
For Joe Biden, an evenly divided Senate would be a BFD.
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Democrats hope turnout will save Senate

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:05pm
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Mary Landrieu blames racism for Obama's unpopularity in Louisiana

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:32am
Asked Thursday why President Barack Obama has a hard time in Louisiana -- where his approval rating hovers around 40% -- Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu said a big reason has to do with his race.
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Power tweets picture of airport Ebola screening

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:32am
As fear about the spread of Ebola continues, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power says she'll be following standard health protocol following her return from Africa.
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How McConnell would run the Senate

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:31am
Mitch McConnell could soon get a taste of just how daunting it is to run the Senate after years of slamming Democrats for mismanaging the chamber.
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Apology, geography lesson follow New Hampshire debate

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:02am
Turns out the "gotcha" moment in Thursday's New Hampshire debate wasn't so clear cut.
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Too soon? Date set for GOP presidential primary debate

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:53am
Mark your calendars: The midterm elections aren't yet been decided, but there's already a date scheduled for a 2016 presidential debate.
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Democrats' hot Saturday night in Iowa

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:43am
Centro. Alba. Zombie Burger.
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Convicted mayor wants 'final rodeo'

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:40am
Tuesday's election in the littlest of states is causing the biggest of stirs.
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Apps vs. clipboards in Iowa

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:54am
The polls are tight, the ads are flooding the airwaves, the harsh rhetoric is rising, and the surrogates are stumping hard all over the state.
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