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U.S. President Obama makes a statement about Syria in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington

U.S. Congress to revisit Islamic State war debate after election

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When lawmakers return to Washington after Tuesday’s congressional elections they will resume a debate they began with some reluctance last month on the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq. With the U.S.-led coalition increasing air strikes but no signs the militants have been weakened, Congress […]

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Colorado election law prompts concerns about voter fraud

Colorado’s new election system is being panned by critics as a “ridiculous experiment” that could lead to more voter fraud — in a year of very tight races with nothing less than control of the Senate on the line. Full News here – FOX News

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2016 Election: Will Mitt Romney Run Again? | msnbc – Politics Informer Video

Steve Kornacki explains why he thinks Mitt Romney running for president again in 2016 could be a likely scenario. » Subscribe to msnbc: http://on.msnbc.com/S…

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Election Day: A Referendum on Competence

Charles Krauthammer, WPIs this election really about nothing? Democrats might like to think so, but it’s not.First, like all U.S. elections, it’s about the economy. The effect of the weakest recovery in two generations is reflected in President Obama’s 13-point underwater ratings for his handling of the economy. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Predicting Election Results? There’s an App

Founders of political wagering site Intrade are back with a new forum for electoral prognosticating, minus one big thing: the wagering. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Why U.S. green groups are talking about abortion this election

By Andy Sullivan DENVER (Reuters) – Green billionaire Tom Steyer vowed to make the November congressional elections about climate change. Now he's talking about abortion and the economy to get his candidates across the finish line. Steyer, a hedge fund manager turned environmentalist, launched a state-of-the-art operation to push voters to elect governors and senators […]

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On Election Day, One Race May Signal Shift

An early defeat in New Hampshire by Democratic Sen. Shaheen, who is now in the lead, would suggest a big night for the Republican Party. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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This School Has 2 Congressional Candidates — And Election Fever

ASHLAND, Va. — It’s hard to find a student at Randolph-Macon College who hasn’t heard that professors David Brat and Jack Trammell are vying to succeed former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) in Congress. That may be because there are only 1,300 studying at this liberal arts college just north of Richmond along I-95, […]

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Seib Video: The States That Will Tip the Election

As the final week of the election nears, Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib points out the state races that will make or break each party’s hold on the Senate. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Fight for U.S. Senate control may not end on Election Day

By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The fight for control of the U.S. Senate could last far past the Nov. 4 election, with possible run-offs in Louisiana and Georgia and surprising surges by independent candidates in Kansas and South Dakota creating new uncertainty for both parties. All four states are critical to Republican efforts to […]

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