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Polls favor Republicans to run Congress

Polls favor Republicans to run Congress

Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation’s likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.…

Obama’s bittersweet visit home

Obama’s bittersweet visit home

A lesson from President Barack Obama’s brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What’s past is prologue. While his trip to Chicago offered a sweet taste of nostalgia, it also…

Democrats love to see minimum wage on ballots

Democrats love to see minimum wage on ballots

As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and others who are struggling to raise families,…

A Georgia political ruckus over voter registration

A Georgia political ruckus over voter registration

Amid a scramble for political supremacy in rapidly changing Georgia, Democrats and Republicans are pointing fingers over the handling of as many 50,000 voter registration forms as the Nov. 4…

House Democrats have $34 million for campaigns

House Democrats have $34 million for campaigns

House Democrats’ campaign arm on Monday said it raised almost $17 million last month and has $34 million saved for the final weeks of the election. The Democratic Congressional Campaign…

Republicans tap Ebola fears for political gain

Republicans tap Ebola fears for political gain

Republicans are tapping into Americans’ fears about Ebola in their latest attacks on the competence of the Obama administration, adding a darker and more emotional edge to their main argument…

Court allows use of controversial Texas voter ID law

Court allows use of controversial Texas voter ID law

The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election. A majority of the justices rejected an emergency request from the…

Democrats push in big get-out-the-vote effort

Democrats push in big get-out-the-vote effort

Democrats claimed a big success after former President Bill Clinton campaigned across several college campuses in Arkansas recently, saying they signed up enough partisans to fill more than 4,000 volunteer…

Lots of interest in elections in Florida

Lots of interest in elections in Florida

Midterm elections are almost three weeks away, yet more than 904,000 Americans already have cast their ballots, with almost 60 percent of those early votes in Florida, according to data…

Democrats pull TV ads out of Kentucky Senate race

Democrats pull TV ads out of Kentucky Senate race

In the final weeks of a cross-country battle for Senate control, officials in both political parties are making multimillion-dollar advertising decisions that offer clues about where the real battlefields lie.…

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