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A Song For Bruce Rauner, Illinois’ Republican Governor Candidate

While this election year may not be going just as how Illinois’ Republican candidate for Governor Bruce Rauner would like them to, the multi-millionaire still has all his loot and now a lovely new tune to enjoy it with! Matt Farmer, a Chicago lawyer and musician has composed and recorded “Plutocrat (The Ballad of Bruce […]

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What Are Republican Motivations in Voting Laws?

Linda Killian: Gov. Christie said that Republicans must win gubernatorial races this year so they control voting procedures for 2016. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Arizona Republican Turns to Puppies to Soften Image

Martha McSally, a Republican running for the House, is using puppies to soften her image among Arizona voters. Full News here – First Draft

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Republican Tillis is lone NC Senate candidate on live program intially billed as debate

The program initially billed as a debate between Tillis and other candidates turned into a one-hour conversation with him and two reporters, as well as responses to emailed or recorded questions from the public.  Full News here – FOX News

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Dem Rep. Barbara Lee Ties Republican “Budget Cuts” To Ebola

On the Friday broadcast of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, guest panelist Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) tied "budget cuts" to the ongoing Ebola crisis during a panel discussion of the virus. "I'm pleased that the president appointed a czar," Lee said. "We've been trying to get a Surgeon General confirmed for the last 18 […]

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Christie Helps Raise $72 Million for Republican Governors Association This Year

Gov. Chris Christie has helped raise $ 72 million this year as chair of the Republican Governors Association, a record total that outpaced the Democratic equivalent supporting the elections of state executives. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Romney leads among likely 2016 Iowa Republican caucusgoers in new poll

Despite the 2012 Republican nominee’s continued assertions that he will not run for president again, Romney is still the top pick for likely Iowa Republican 2016 caucusgoers, according to a new poll.  Full News here – FOX News

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Senate Victory Won’t Heal Republican Divisions

Juan Williams, The HillSen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) made news recently by announcing he might run for president in 2016. He later explained that his potential candidacy is less about “personal ambition” than about “concern for where the party is going.” Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Democrats Attack Republican Rounds in Triangulated South Dakota Senate Race

Political ads tend to go one of two ways: pump up your candidate or knock down the opponent. As Democrats wade into the Senate race in South Dakota, they’ve chosen to try to knock down Republican Mike Rounds — but the calculation is complicated. Any points Democrats can score by attacking Mr. Rounds will help not just their candidate Rick […]

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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett campaigns at Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne

In Pennsylvania race, Republican governor cannot count on his own

By Ellen Wulfhorst WAYNE Pa. (Reuters) – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is not only trailing his Democratic challenger badly, but he has lost the support of nearly a quarter of his fellow Republicans, according to polls showing his bid for a second term is in deep trouble. With the incumbent faring so poorly, his party […]

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