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DeLay trial starts Tuesday

Four years after resigning, he stands trial on charges of illegally directing $190K to GOP candidates. Read the full story from Politico

Voters still blame the people, not the system

Voters still blame the people, not the system

As if incumbents didn’t already have enough to worry about, add one more thing to the list. Optimism about the American system of government is at a 36-year low, yet most Americans blame the people in office — not the system itself — for all that’s going wrong, according to a new ABC News/Yahoo! News […]

Obama touts job creation as midterm elections near

WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Monday touted his administration’s job-creation efforts just eight days before elections in which voters’ economic anxiety threatens his Democrats’ grip on Congress. Read the full story from Reuters

Republicans could control redistricting too

Republicans could control redistricting too

The Republicans’ expected gains next week go way beyond Congress. The GOP could capture new Senate or House majorities in a dozen to 18 states — along with critical new power to redraw district maps and influence elections for a decade to come. Three of the biggest prizes are New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania. All […]

Rove unbowed

He’s drawn fire from across the political spectrum — and seems to be relishing the fight. Read the full story from Politico