For Senate Leaders, Conflicts Take A Personal Turn And Play Out In Public

For Senate Leaders, Conflicts Take A Personal Turn And Play Out In Public

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Four minutes after the Senate returned from its Fourth of July recess this week, Harry Reid laced into Mitch McConnell ...

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WATCH: Kentucky Senate Race Gets Even More Negative

WATCH: Kentucky Senate Race Gets Even More Negative

This has been a week of negative, not entirely true ads from both parties in Kentucky's contentious Senate race. Democratic nominee Alison Lundergan Grimes released an ad on Tuesd ...

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McConnell Promises To Fight Abortions If GOP Wins Control Of Senate

McConnell Promises To Fight Abortions If GOP Wins Control Of Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is hard at work on the Senate’s agenda -- that is, of course, if Republicans take over in November. As Cortney O'Brien reports at the ...

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6 GOP Candidates Who Have No Idea What They Want To Do About Health Care

6 GOP Candidates Who Have No Idea What They Want To Do About Health Care

  Although many conservatives are becoming desperate to distance themselves – and their party – from the “repeal or replace” war they have waged on the Affordable Care Act, s ...

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GOP Candidates Are Seeing Obamacare In A Different Light

GOP Candidates Are Seeing Obamacare In A Different Light

In an interview with a reporter last month, Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) "accidentally" made complimentary remarks about the Affordable Care Act, routinely known as Obamacare. (His ...

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In Blow To GOP Establishment, Tea Party Forces Run-Off

In Blow To GOP Establishment, Tea Party Forces Run-Off

Washington (AFP) - The U.S. Republican establishment suffered an embarrassing political setback Tuesday courtesy of a Tea Party challenger, who battled a long-time Senate incumben ...

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Democratic Senators: Amend Constitution To Limit Money In Elections

Democratic Senators: Amend Constitution To Limit Money In Elections

By Stephanie Haven, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The Senate began debate Tuesday on a Democrat-proposed constitutional amendment that would allow the government to re ...

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Tea Party Takes Another Stab At U.S. Senate Upset

Tea Party Takes Another Stab At U.S. Senate Upset

Washington (AFP) - Several U.S. states hold primary votes on Tuesday ahead of November's mid-term elections, with the Tea Party eyeing perhaps its best remaining chance to bounce ...

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Poll Roundup: Is McConnell Safe In Kentucky?

Poll Roundup: Is McConnell Safe In Kentucky?

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, ...

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VoteVets Chair Jon Soltz: Critics Demanding Shinseki Resignation Are ‘Hypocrites’

VoteVets Chair Jon Soltz: Critics Demanding Shinseki Resignation Are ‘Hypocrites’

Jon Soltz is a co-founder and chairman of VoteVets, a political advocacy group with over 200,000 supporters that is the largest progressive organization of veterans in the United ...

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