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GOP Sen. Roberts in fight of political career after bizarre twists shake up race

Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts has served 17 years in the Senate without facing a serious challenge. But the 78-year-old lawmaker has been unexpectedly thrust into the most contentious fight of his political career. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Top 10 U.S. Political Scandals

Top 10 U.S. Political Scandals – Politics Informer Video

Politics without scandal might be a lot more effective — but it would also be pretty boring. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 U…. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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The Media’s Challenge When the ACA Cools As a Political Story

Drew Altman: The ACA is still useful to some Republican candidates as a tool to motivate their anti-Obama base. Less clear is whether many Democrats will choose to run on some of the health-care law’s most popular provisions. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Chuck Todd: Obama’s “Got A Major Political Problem On His Hands”

On Tuesday's broadcast of NBC's Nightly News, Chuck Todd warned President Obama has "a major political problem on his hands" and noted approval for his handling of foreign policy has "plummeted." CHUCK TODD: The spike in the 9/11 fear all comes from the coverage of the beheadings of the two American journalists. The most followed […]

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Explaining Obama’s Terrible Political Summer

James Oliphant, Natl JrnlIn late July, in the middle of a torturous summer when the country was roiled by one crisis after another, White House reporters gathered for a breakfast chat with Dan Pfeiffer, senior adviser to President Obama. As we downed our croissants and coffee, Pfeiffer rattled off some unremarkable talking points, took a […]

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Columbia Law Professor Jackson speaks in front of Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters in Washington

Activists demand U.S. SEC rule to make companies reveal political spending

Securities and Exchange Commission's Washington headquarters on Thursday to scold the regulator for failing to advance a rule requiring companies to disclose their political contributions. In an hour-long press conference on the SEC's doorstep, the Corporate Reform Coalition said that more than a million comments in support of a corporate political spending disclosure rule have […]

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Court ruling for detainee reignites legal, political debate about releasing Gitmo detainees

A federal court has dismissed a Guantanamo Bay detainee’s recent petition for release when the United States ends its war in Afghanistan, but the case continues to highlight the fast-approaching situation in which the last American troops will leave the Middle East country and the U.S. must decide on the future of the facility’s remaining […]

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Court ruling for detainee reignites legal, political debate about releasing Gitmo detainees

A federal court has dismissed a Guantanamo Bay detainee’s recent petition for release when the United States ends its war in Afghanistan, but the case continues to highlight the fast-approaching situation in which the last American troops will leave the Middle East country and the U.S. must decide on the future of the facility’s remaining […]

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Rules on Dangerous Chemicals Fuel Political Fight in Texas

More than a year after a fertilizer explosion in West, Texas, killed 15 people, it is harder for state residents to learn whether hazardous chemicals are stored near their homes. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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4 Reasons to Worry About Pakistan’s Latest Political Crisis

Michael Kugelman: What’s happening in Pakistan is no run-of-the-mill rally, the country’s military is restless and terrorists could try to take advantage of the situation. Full News here – Washington Wire

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