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Women Hold Democrats’ Keys To Control Of Senate

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Women might be the Democrats’ 2014 firewall, the force that holds back a Republican wave that appears to be building toward seizing control of the Senate. Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes and Georgia’s Michelle Nunn won primaries Tuesday and are their states’ Democratic U.S. Senate nominees, […]

May 22, 2014

Billionaire Steyer To Spend $50 Million To Make Climate Change An Issue In Battleground States

By Evan Halper, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — One of President Barack Obama’s wealthiest supporters is pledging to spend at least $50 million in a bid to make climate change the central issue in hotly contested elections in New Hampshire, Florida, Michigan and a few other battleground states. A group run by California billionaire Tom Steyer […]

May 22, 2014