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Campaign Finance: New Voter Guide Follows the Money

Crowdpac aims to produce a data-driven voter guide to help voters decide which candidates to support. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Manager Resigns, Citing ‘False’ Rumors

The campaign manager for Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell’s re-election effort resigned late Friday, citing “false’’ and “unsubstantiated media rumors” about his role in past campaigns that he said had become a distraction to his current work. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Campaign manager for Kentucky’s McConnell resigns, denies wrongdoing

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican locked in a tough re-election battle, resigned late Friday in fallout from a scandal stemming from his time with the 2012 Ron Paul presidential campaign. McConnell is facing Kentucky’s Democratic Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes in a race Republicans view as important if they are to […]

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Documents Allege Scott Walker Pressured Groups To Donate To Campaign

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Newly released court documents include excerpts from emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s recall election campaign team told him to instruct donors to give to a key conservative group that would run ads for Walker and distribute money to other conservative groups backing him. The documents released Friday by a […]

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Uber Hires Obama’s Former Campaign Manager David Plouffe

Uber hired David Plouffe, the campaign manager for Barack Obama’s two presidential wins, to help the taxi-hailing app win battles with regulators and soften its image in the public sphere. Full News here – Washington Wire

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“Face The Nation” Panel: A “New Phase” Of U.S. Air Campaign In Iraq

Peter Baker, Michael Gerson, Ruth Marcus, and Gerald Seib discuss growing U.S. involvement in Iraq's civil war. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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Despite Failure, Campaign to Oust Tennessee Justices Keeps Conservatives Hopeful

The effort to remove three jurists from the State Supreme Court swayed voters despite having no single rallying issue — an encouraging development for activists targeting the judiciary. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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U.S. Senate candidate Jim Rubens speaks with local citizens before a town meeting in Windham

New Hampshire candidate cashes in on campaign finance reform

By Scott Malone WINDHAM N.H. (Reuters) – A dark horse in the New Hampshire race for the U.S. Senate who has been fighting big money in politics got a surprise boost last week from a like-minded group – to the tune of $ 2 million. A new political action committee, Mayday PAC, is backing the […]

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Lanny Davis: Partisans From Obama’s Campaign Made White House Into A Battleground

LANNY DAVIS: His communications shop has been defensive, on the attack, always demonizing, always attacking the opposition, almost always, and Jay Carney did the best he could surrounded by partisans from his campaign, who've made the White House into a partisan battleground. That's got to change to serve the president better. Because right now the […]

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As Democrats Avoid Obama, Romney Is In Demand On The Midterm Campaign Trail

President Obama thumped Mitt Romney in the 2012 election, but now their political standings seem reversed. During a summer in which Democratic candidates are keeping their distance from an unpopular president, Romney is emerging as one of the Republican Party’s most in-demand campaign surrogates. Full News here – Politics – The Huffington Post

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