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Pro Life Democrat Rep. Bart Stupak announces his support for health care bill on Capitol Hill in Washington

Supreme Court hears challenge to ban on ‘false’ campaign speech

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court justices across the ideological spectrum voiced doubts on Tuesday about a state law that prohibits false statements during a political campaign. The Ohio law allows candidates and other citizens to file a complaint for allegedly false slogans, prompting a state election commission hearing and public scrutiny […]

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Supreme Court skeptical of Ohio law punishing campaign lies

The case has attracted widespread attention, with both liberal and conservative groups saying the law tramples on the time-honored, if dubious, tradition of political mudslinging.  Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Christie Campaign Has Spent At Least $314,000 in Legal Fees in Bridge Scandal

Gov. Chris Christie’s reelection campaign has been billed for at least $ 314,000 on legal fees so far in representing itself in regards to the George Washington Bridge lane closure investigations. Full News here – Washington Wire

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House Democrats’ Campaign Arm Outraised Rival in March

House Democrats’ campaign arm slightly outraised its Republican counterpart last month, pulling in $ 10.3 million, compared with Republicans’ $ 9.9 million. Full News here – Washington Wire

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FILE - This March 14, 2013 file photo shows House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., and House Democratic leaders speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House Republicans’ campaign committee raised almost $  10 million in March and has $  31.2 million banked to defend the party’s majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday. The National Republican Congressional Committee’s $  21.2 million fundraising haul in January, February and March gave the group its best first-quarter showing since 2003. It also puts the committee roughly $  8 million ahead of its fundraising at this point in 2012. From left to right are Democratic Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel, D-N.Y., House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra, D-Calif. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

GOP campaign committee has $31M to hold House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $ 10 million in March and has $ 31.2 million banked to defend the party's majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday. Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Republican campaign committee has $31M to hold House

The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $ 10 million in March and has $ 31.2 million banked to defend the party’s majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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GOP Campaign Committee Has $31 Million To Help Hold On To The House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $ 10 million in March and has $ 31.2 million banked to defend the party’s majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday. The National Republican Congressional Committee’s $ 21.2 million fundraising haul in January, February and March gave the group its best first-quarter showing since […]

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In a Switch, Some Campaign Ads Press the Positive

Some of the best-known “super PACs” are making an effort to also cast their candidates in an appealing way instead of solely attacking opponents. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Texas Twins Campaign, but They Aren’t Sure for What

While Mayor Julián Castro of San Antonio and Representative Joaquin Castro have projected a fresh Latino face for the Democratic Party, some are concerned they are too politically cautious. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Franken’s Campaign Against Comcast Is No Joke

After a failed attempt to block the Comcast-NBC Universal merger, Senator Al Franken again finds himself playing a trustbusting role in Washington. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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