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Georgia Democrat’s Senate Campaign Plan, Not Meant for Public Eyes, Is Published

The document said Michelle Nunn might be attacked as a “lightweight,” “too liberal” and “not a ‘real’ Georgian,” and laid out strategies to respond to criticism. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Fox News poll: Voters say Obama should stay off 2014 campaign trail

We’re about four months out from the 2014 midterm elections. Yet, if they were held today — which is how the question is posed to registered voters in the Fox News national poll — 43 percent would support the Democratic candidate in their House district and 41 percent the Republican.  Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Tax Inversions Turn Into Campaign Fodder

Corporate inversions, the practice of U.S. companies reincorporating overseas to avoid U.S. taxes, have moved from the margins of the tax code to the midterms as Democrats try to put heat on Republicans. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Brazil risks a recession as presidential campaign heats up

By Walter Brandimarte RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s sluggish economy faces substantial risk of falling into a light recession in 2014, and may already have done so, providing opposition candidates with extra ammunition in the run-up to October’s presidential election. Latin America’s largest economy has slowed to average growth of just 2 percent a […]

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Timothy Draper, Founder and Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, speaks at the Reuters Global Technology Summit New York

Campaign to break California into six states submits signatures

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) – The billionaire backer of a long-shot effort to break California into six separate states submitted signatures to state officials on Tuesday aimed at putting his proposal before voters in 2016. Timothy Draper, a founder of a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm that has invested in Twitter, Skype and […]

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Brazil risks a recession as presidential campaign heats up

By Walter Brandimarte RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil's sluggish economy faces substantial risk of falling into a light recession in 2014, and may already have done so, providing opposition candidates with extra ammunition in the run-up to October's presidential election. Latin America's largest economy has slowed to average growth of just 2 percent a […]

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Legal Woes Pose Hurdles for Attorney General Tom Horne of Arizona in Campaign

Mr. Horne’s campaign tactics are under scrutiny, and top Republicans, including Gov. Jan Brewer, Senator John McCain and Senator Jeff Flake, have left his camp. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Campaign Finance: Money Is Raised; Now Lessig’s Super PAC Must Win

The proving ground of a Harvard Law School professor’s goal of campaign finance reform will be five House races in November. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Wendy Davis tries to get Texas campaign for governor back on track

By Jon Herskovitz DALLAS (Reuters) – For one day a year ago, Wendy Davis became the brightest star in the U.S. political universe when she donned pink tennis shoes and launched a one-woman, 10-hour filibuster against abortion restrictions that brought her international attention. Now she is battling to revive a seemingly stalled campaign to become […]

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The U.S. Military’s Campaign Against Media Freedom

WHEN I chose to disclose classified information in 2010, I did so out of a love for my country and a sense of duty to others. I’m now serving a sentence of 35 years in prison for these unauthorized disclosures. I understand that my actions violated the law. Full News here – Politics – The […]

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