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Seib Video: The Money Game in Campaign 2014

Democrats and Republicans have spent over $ 4 billion on congressional races, a record. But neither party appears to have a big advantage in the final days of the midterm campaign. WSJ’s Jerry Seib takes a look at what role money has played in the campaign. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Obama holds a meeting with Ebola Response Coordinator Klain (not pictured) at the White House in Washington

Obama fights his last campaign mostly in living rooms, hotel ballrooms

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is fighting his last campaign mostly at staid Democratic fund-raising events in hotel ballrooms and the private homes of donors, a far cry from the huge crowds who turned out in droves during his White House runs and helped elect him twice. This is not where […]

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Capital Journal Afternoon Edition: Obama’s Radio Campaign | GOP Strengthens Senate Prospects | Lawmakers Question Ebola Quarantine Procedures

The Journal’s afternoon rundown of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington. Full News here – Washington Wire

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On Campaign Road, Uneasy Democrats Show Obama Their Tail Lights

The president’s party, bracing for election defeats, is ready to foist the blame on Mr. Obama while Democratic candidates are keeping their distance from him. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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N.H. Democrats Use Elizabeth Warren to Campaign

Democrats in the close Senate election in New Hampshire have been trying to turn voters against opponent, Republican Scott Brown, by saying his interest in New Hampshire arose only after he lost his Senate seat in Massachusetts. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Presidential candidates Neves of Brazilian Social Democratic Party and Rousseff of Workers Party pose before a television debate in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil presidential campaign ends in slugfest over corruption

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – Presidential candidates traded accusations over political corruption on Friday night in a last ditch attempt to sway undecided voters before Sunday's election runoff in Brazil's closest race in decades. In the final television debate of a bitter campaign, leftist President Dilma Rousseff and pro-business opposition candidate Aecio Neves sparred […]

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Michelle Obama apparently mixes up Colorado Senate candidates at campaign event

Obama spoke in Denver Thursday as part of a campaign event for Udall, who is engaged in a heated battle with his Republican opponent Rep. Cory Gardner. Full News here – FOX News

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Brazil's President and Workers' Party presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff greets her supporters during a campaign rally in Duque de Caxias near Rio de Janeiro

Economic bounce, tough campaign point to Rousseff win in Brazil

By Brian Winter MATEUS LEME Brazil (Reuters) – President Dilma Rousseff looks positioned to narrowly win a second term on Sunday thanks to a slight rebound in the economy and her success in portraying her rival as an elitist who would take Brazil back to a more heartless era. Rousseff, a leftist, has a lead […]

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FBI Agent in Abscam Sting to Campaign for Pressler in South Dakota

In South Dakota, former FBI agent John Good is joining Larry Pressler on the campaign trail to highlight the former senator’s honesty during the Abscam inquiry in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Full News here – Washington Wire

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U.S. President Obama waves as he arrives for a campaign rally for Maryland Lt. Gov. Brown at a High School in Upper Marlboro

Obama makes rare campaign trail appearance, some leave early

By Jeff Mason UPPER MARLBORO Md. (Reuters) – President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Sunday with a rally to support the Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland, though the event was marred somewhat by early departures of crowd members and a yelling heckler. With approval levels hovering around record […]

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