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West Virginia Democrat’s Uphill Run for Senate

West Virginia’s secretary of state is expected to face off with a longtime GOP congresswoman in the race to fill the seat of retiring Sen. Jay Rockefeller. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Sebelius Said to Weigh Run for Kansas Senate Seat

Several Democrats said that Kathleen Sebelius, who resigned as secretary of health and human services, had been mentioned as someone who could wage a serious challenge to Senator Pat Roberts. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Health Law Poses a Test in N.H. Senate Race

New Hampshire’s rollout of the Affordable Care Act has been one of the rockiest in the nation, putting Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on the front lines of Republican efforts to make the 2014 elections a referendum on the health law. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Senate Republicans Seek Truce With Tea Party

Capital Journal: As part of their goal to recapture control of the Senate, Republican leaders have been using quiet diplomacy to reduce the chances the party’s tea-party wing will crown primary candidates who can be easily portrayed as odd or extremist, writes Gerald F. Seib. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Criticized by Obama, Senate Candidate Defends Fair-Pay Stance

Criticized by the president for her stance on equal-pay policy, Republican Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land of Michigan said she supports the principle of equal pay for women but would have voted against the Paycheck Fairness Act debated in the Senate this week. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Criticized by Obama, Senate Candidate Defends Fair-Pay Stance

Criticized by the president for her stance on equal-pay policy, Republican Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land of Michigan said she supports the principle of equal pay for women but would have voted against the Paycheck Fairness Act debated in the Senate this week. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Fundraising Boost for Embattled Senate Democrats

Democratic incumbents facing tough re-election battles ended the first quarter of 2014 with a financial advantage over their likely Republican opponents, some of whom still face primaries to win the GOP nomination. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Big G.O.P. Donors Stir Senate Runs

Democrats in races that will help determine control of the Senate are rapidly burning through their campaign cash, whittling away their financial advantage over Republican opponents as they fend off attacks from conservative groups, according to figures released through Friday. Full News here – Politics – The Huffington Post

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Fundraising Boost for Embattled Senate Democrats

Democratic incumbents facing tough re-election battles ended the first quarter of 2014 with a financial advantage over their likely Republican opponents, some of whom still face primaries to win the GOP nomination. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Senate to Tackle Tax Incentives, Energy Efficiency

The Senate will take up an $ 85 billion tax-extenders bill and an energy-efficiency measure after lawmakers return April 28 from a two-week recess, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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