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India says fears militant attack during Obama visit

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India fears separatists in Kashmir could stage attacks during the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama to draw global attention to a region where a two-decade old revolt against New Delhi has revived this year. Read the full story from Reuters

Bringing home the bacon can put incumbents in the frying pan

Bringing home the bacon can put incumbents in the frying pan

 When Harry Reid, the No. 1 Democrat in the Senate, began his re-election campaign last year, he ran ads touting his ability to bring hundreds of millions of dollars in federal largess back to Nevada. “From Vegas to Reno, Carson City to Elko, he’s helped build roads, hospitals and schools,” said an early television […]

Obama uses White House clout to try and help Democrats

Obama uses White House clout to try and help Democrats

Less than a week before Election Day, President Barack Obama is quietly using the power of his office in a final effort to get Democratic supporters to the polls and nudge close races in his party’s favor. Though Obama is off the campaign trail for three full days this week, he’s personally targeting key Democratic […]

The lamest of lame ducks

Opinion: It makes no sense for Congress to leave town without acting on the matter of tax cuts. Read the full story from Politico