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Giffords struggles to make guns a mid-term issue

Giffords struggles to make guns a mid-term issue

She has delivered the same 64-word speech eight times already, but Gabby Giffords is struggling to get through the ninth. “Together, we can win elections,” the former Arizona congresswoman tells…

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…

Ebola focus tops Obama’s schedule

Ebola focus tops Obama’s schedule

Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration’s response to the Ebola scare continues to evolve. After waking…

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…

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…

GOP taking the Senate? Don’t bet on it yet

GOP taking the Senate? Don’t bet on it yet

Establishment Republicans should keep the champagne on ice until after the midterm elections. Too many are already popping corks, pronouncing their strategy of “crushing” the Tea Party during the primaries…

Harry Reid playing major role in close Senate races

Harry Reid playing major role in close Senate races

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has twice won elections he was supposed to lose. If Democrats maintain control of the Senate in November, much of the credit will go to…

XL pipeline review delay will not delay politics

XL pipeline review delay will not delay politics

Democrats sweating this year’s elections may be hoping that the Obama administration’s latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the…