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Al Franken Claims Republicans 'Don't Want Certain Americans to Vote' on Hmong TV

Al Franken is currently attempting to present to the general public the image of someone who is willing to forge alliances with Republican senators as well as avoiding controversy by engaging in sweet corn filibusters when answering campaign questions. Show More Summary

Senate, House Intelligence Committee Leaders Say ISIS Wants to Strike US; Urge Obama for Action

Republican and Democratic leaders of intelligence committees from both the Senate and House called on President Barack Obama to confront ISIS militants, warning of a possible attack on the United States or its European allies.

Koch Network Poised To Control FSU

Remember when the Koch brothers tried to buy the economics department at FSU? Well, stand by because they're about to control the entire university. Adam Weinstein: John Thrasher — conservative state senator, former state Republican Party chairman, and current Rick Scott re-election campaign chair — is likely to be the next president of FSU. Show More Summary

Republican Senate? Fat Chance

8 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

With President Obama’s approval rating under water, Republicans should be poised to win big this November. So why are they struggling in the polls?

Another Legal Challenge to Landrieu's Senate Candidacy in Louisiana

On Friday, the recent political and legal woes of Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) continued when Louisiana State Representative Paul Hollis, a Republican, filed a lawsuit in state court objecting to her candidacy in the November election for a U.S. Show More Summary

Democrats Work to Increase Black Turnout

Heading into the final two months of an election season where Republicans have a not-unreasonable chance of controlling the Senate, Democrats are trying to motivate African-Americans in the hope they will vote in numbers more typically seen in a presidential year, rather than in a midterm. In a front page story in Sunday’s New York […]

Karl Rove's PAC Trying to Win Arkansas, North Carolina by Running Left of Pryor, Hagan

Karl Rove and his Crossroads GPS PAC are about to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in the senate -- by campaigning to the left of incumbents Mark Pryor and Kay Hagan on behalf of Republican challengers Tom Cotton and Thom Tills. Show More Summary

As midterm elections approach, five things to know about the Senate races

ATLANTA — The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final years of President Barack Obama’s administration. Republicans need six more seats to take over. There are 36 races: 21 Democratic seats, 15 held by Republicans. Show More Summary

GOP Weekly Address: ‘Get to Work’ Reid and Obama

In the weekly Republican Address, Representative Larry Bucshon (R-IN) criticized President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for failing to act on Republican proposals and passing detrimental economic policies while “our workers...Show More Summary

5 things to watch in this fall's Senate races

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

ATLANTA (AP) — The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final years of President Barack Obama's administration. Republicans need six more seats to take over.

AMNESTY: Top Judiciary Republicans Demand Answers on DACA Changes. Top Republicans on the House …

AMNESTY: Top Judiciary Republicans Demand Answers on DACA Changes. Top Republicans on the House and Senate Judiciary committees are asking the Obama administration to explain changes made this summer to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that they say loosen requirements and invite fraud. House Judiciary Chairman Robert W. Goodlatte of Virginia and Senate [...]

Ben Carson, If Senate Doesn’t Go GOP, There May Not ‘Even Be An Election In 2016?

Neurosurgeon and Republican icon Ben Carson, famous for telling President Obama, to his face, at a prayer breakfast, how bad Obamacare is, says if Republicans don’t win the Senate this year, it could be curtains for America. If Republicans don’t win back the Senate in November, he says, he can’t be sure “there will even [...]

Judge dismisses Mississippi Senate election challenge

Senate candidate Chris McDaniel, who claims incumbent Thad Cochran stole the Republican primary by encouraging voter fraud. Ruling on a contest once seen as a test of Tea Party clout, Special Judge Hollis McGehee found that McDaniel waited too long to file an initial complaint with the state Republican Party. Show More Summary

Obama unloads on Republicans, sees 'cynical genius'

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Obama, raising money for Democratic candidates as Republicans aim to take over the Senate in the fall, on Friday blamed some Republicans for a calculated effort to undermine faith in government by opposing policy compromises. "ThereShow More Summary

Rob Maness Files Last-Minute Request for Legal Challenges to Mary Landrieu Candidacy

Just hours before Friday's 4:30 pm deadline, Republican candidate Rob Maness filed complaints with four Louisiana parish District Attorneys asking them to file legal challenges in state court to Senator Mary Landrieu's (D-LA) candidacy in the November general election. Show More Summary

Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate.

Jesse Benton, Former Ron Paul Campaign Manager, Resigns From Mitch McConnell Re-Election Bid Days After Revelations Paul Campaign Bribed Iowa State Senator for Support

2 days agoNews : Reason

The revelation earlier this week by Republican Iowa State Sen. Kent Sorenson in federal court that he took bribes from both the Michele Bachmann and Ron Paul campaigns during the 2012 election season in exchange for his support in the all-important Iowa caucus was bound to have some fall-out. Show More Summary

Sen. Landrieu seeks re-election, faces flak over Louisiana address

Senator Mary Landrieu, a Louisiana Democrat in the midst of a close re-election campaign, is under fire from her Republican challengers for listing her parents' house in New Orleans as her home address in election filings. The senator, who shares a Washington D.C. Show More Summary

New ad exposes Iowa Republican Joni Ersnt's plans for Medicare

The Democratic Senate Campaign Committee is hitting Joni Ernst, Iowa's Republican Senate candidate, with a new ad on Medicare that answers a deceptive ad Ernst put out earlier in the week touting her support for the program. Ernst says...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

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