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10 Moments From 2014 Likely to Influence 2016 Presidential Campaign

John Feehery: Among the noteworthy moments of 2014, the comeback victory by the senior senator from Mississippi marked the end of the tea party as a potent political force in American politics. Full News here – Washington Wire

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From The Upshot: The Social Campaign

Some of the processes the company used were opaque, so a number of questions remain unanswered. Full News here – First Draft

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The Social Campaign: Facebook Says Experiments Prove Ads on Its Site Can Spur Donations

But some of the processes the company used were opaque, so a number of questions remain unanswered. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Campaign Finance: New Software Helps Connect the Money Dots in Politics

The Upshot announces the debut of Bedfellows, a project to shed light on the links between donors and recipients. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Hotelier Avoids Prison for Violating Campaign Finance Laws

In sentencing Sant Singh Chatwal, a Democratic fund-raiser, to three years’ probation against prosecutors’ wishes, Judge I. Leo Glasser described his crimes as an “aberrance.” Full News here – NYT > Politics

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The Cromnibus Takes a Step to Tame Wild West of Campaign Spending

John Feehery: A provision in the Cromnibus spending bill evens the campaign finance playing field a bit for the established political parties. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Rose Cochran, a Figure in a Campaign Attack Video, Dies at 73

Mrs. Cochran, a former teacher, was in a nursing home when she became part of an unsuccessful attack ad against her husband, Senator Thad Cochran. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Howard Dean: Any Presidential Contender Who Voted For Omnibus Putting Campaign At “Enormous Risk”

HOWARD DEAN: Let me just repeat what I said earlier in the show. If you think any of these people on either side of the aisle want to run for president having done the bidding of the banks and put the financial system of the western world at risk in doing that, I agree it […]

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Ex-Obama Campaign Staff Join ‘Ready for Warren’

A group of 300 organizers who worked on Barack Obama’s two presidential campaigns announced Friday that they are joining an effort to draft Sen. Elizabeth Warren into the 2016 presidential campaign. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Hedge Fund Founder Cohen Gave Big to Republican Governors Campaign

Steve Cohen, the founder of the now defunct hedge fund SAC Capital, plowed money into a late effort to help Republicans win state gubernatorial races this election, new campaign-finance report show. Full News here – Washington Wire

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