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"Under pressure from nervous Democratic Senate candidates in tight races, President Obama is rethinking the timing..."

"... of his pledge to act on his own to reshape the nation’s immigration system by summer’s end, and could instead delay some or all of his most controversial proposals until after the midterm elections in November, according to people...Show More Summary

Gosar: Go After Obama's Executive Actions After Winning the Senate

The risk of another government shutdown before the midterm election is too great to use the upcoming continuing resolution as leverage against President Obama’s executive action on immigration, according to Arizona Republican Rep. Paul Gosar. Show More Summary

Will Insult and Inaction on Immigration Cost Republicans the Senate?

The 2010 midterm elections were a resounding victory for Republicans--they took control of the House of Representatives with a net gain of 63 seats, the biggest mid-term House pick-up since the Great Depression, and won control of 29...Show More Summary

Obama Won't Talk Immigration Plan, Pentagon Has Spent $560 Million in Iraq, Ukraine Wants to Join NATO: P.M. Links

4 days agoNews : Reason

The White House today refused to give a date by which President Obama intends to take executive action on immigration reform, and will likely delay until after the midterm election. Obama himself will be scarce from battleground states...Show More Summary

Shutdown Looming? A Government Shutdown Likely

A shutdown is looming over the federal government if a spending bill is not passed by September 30. At that point, the federal government runs out of money and must halt operations. With midterm elections, a hot-button immigration amnesty issue in the argument, and other contention between Democrats, Republicans, and the White House, a looming

Obama says is ready to act on immigration if Congress won't

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday that while he still hopes for Congress to act on immigration after midterm elections in November, he will continue to consider steps he can take on his own to improve the system. Show More Summary

Will The ISIS War Come To A Vote? Ctd

by Dish Staff Jay Newton-Small doubts an authorization would pass Congress in the run-up to midterm elections. For that reason, she argues, Obama probably won’t bother asking for one: “Congress does not have the political will to approve a War Powers Resolution when the American people have very little appetite for war,” said Ron Bonjean, […]

Labor Leader Urges Obama to Go Big on Immigration

Seeking a change in deportations policy and an energized liberal base for the midterm elections

Obama and Congress Play Hot Potato with War Powers in Syria

Few savor the idea of voting for military action with the midterm elections looming

Myths And Facts About The Koch Brothers

Charles and David Koch, brothers and the oil barons who are already shaping the 2014 midterm elections according to recently leaked audio recordings, are often portrayed as environmentally responsible advocates of the free-market that are unfairly targeted by Democrats. Show More Summary

C-SPAN to Broadcast 100 Senate, House, and Governor Debates

In the run up to the 2014 midterm elections, C-SPAN plans to air more than 100 Senate, House, and governor debates, with simulcast support from local broadcast stations and cable channels. The public affairs cable network also launched...Show More Summary

C-SPAN Gearing Up for Midterm Elections

It’s never to early to talk about campaign coverage, right? This afternoon, C-SPAN is out with its plans for the 2014 midterms. The network will televise over 100 Senate, House, and governor debates leading up to this year’s midterm elections. Show More Summary

Donna Brazile Hypes Midterm Voter Turnout with #Ferguson Hashtag

6 days agoNews : Mediaite

What do the midterm elections have to do with the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.? Ask CNN contributor and former Democratic National Committee vice chairwoman Donna Brazile.

Chuck Todd Sets The Stage For A More Pro-GOP "Meet The Press"

When a Republican Senator starts a response about the November Midterms with, 'not to be too pejorative, but EVERYTHING this administration does is about elections it seems,' some particularly nasty, contrived GOP talking points are about to be regurgitated. Show More Summary

Democrats hold a cushy edge in this key midterm election poll

In a rare bit of good news for Democrats heading into the midterm elections, the latest Pew survey finds the party with a decent five-point edge in the generic ballot. By a 47 percent to 42 percent split, respondents say they plan to vote for the Democratic candidate in November, per Pew. Show More Summary

The Vote - A Right Worth Fighting For

Today, August 26th marks Women's Equality Day. It is also a little more than two months from the 2014 midterm elections. In my mind, these two things are inextricably linked. Some of you may be asking, "What is Women's Equality Day?" That's a pretty easy question to answer. Show More Summary

Soros Clones: 5 Liberal Mega-Donors Nearly as Dangerous as George Soros

As the 2014 midterm elections approached, the media were quick to criticize conservative donors like the Koch brothers for backing issues important to them. But journalists largely ignored the incredible financial power being used to...Show More Summary

PREDICTION: Major Voter Turnout For Midterm Elections. Congress’ approval is at an all-time low, th…

PREDICTION: Major Voter Turnout For Midterm Elections. Congress’ approval is at an all-time low, the inevitable result of years of partisan bickering and mismanagement, and this will likely result in higher voter turnout for this year’s midterm elections, according to Gallup. “In the last five midterm elections, voter turnout has exceeded 40 percent when Congress’ [...]

Unprecedented: Food Stamp Enrollments Top 45 Million 3 Years In a Row

President Barack Obama and vulnerable Democrats facing tough midterm elections in 71 days are scrambling to prop up the moribund U.S. economy in the minds of disgruntled voters. However, one of the quickest shorthand economic measurements--food stamp enrollments--paints a startling portrait of the "new normal" in the Obama economy. Show More Summary

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