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Senate Panel Holds First D.C. Statehood Hearing in 20 Years

On Monday, a Senate panel considered adding another: New Columbia, or the District of Columbia with full voting rights. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate Scott Brown speaks to supporters after winning the Republican primary in Concord

New Hampshire Senate race tied between Brown, Shaheen: poll

BOSTON (Reuters) – Former Massachusetts U.S. Senator Scott Brown has pulled even with incumbent New Hampshire Democratic U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen in his bid to unseat her this fall, according to the first poll of likely voters since Brown won a three-way Republican primary. Some 48 percent of likely voters plan to vote for Shaheen […]

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) after a ceremony to present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the Fallen Heroes of 9/11

How Nancy Pelosi got Senate Democrats to write huge checks to the party

Senate Democrats — 25 of whom served in the House and 14 of whom served there in the 2000s — have been trained to cut big checks to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee from their personal committees, or PACs. Republicans, much to the lament of many top GOP operatives in Washington, have not. Sitting Democratic […]

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Pelosi: “Civilization As We Know It Would Be In Jeopardy If Republicans Win The Senate”

BILL MAHER: I want to ask you about this election that's coming up because now the campaign has been kicked off. Nate Silver said the other day it looks like actually the Republicans are going to win the Senate and everyone was like 'Oh, no, they're going to win the Senate.' My question is what […]

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Midterm Calculus: Democrats Are Seeing More Daylight in Path to Senate Control

With small leads elsewhere, the party will need to pick up one seat in a red state like Alaska, Georgia or Kansas. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Democrat asks Kansas court to keep his name off Senate ballot

Senate in Kansas has asked the state’s Supreme Court to overturn a ruling by the secretary of state that he cannot withdraw from the nationally watched race. In a petition filed on Tuesday, Democrat Chad Taylor asked the high court for a restraining order to prevent Secretary of State Kris Kobach from putting Taylor’s name […]

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Ducey smiles after voting in Paradise Valley, Phoenix

Voters pick gubernatorial, Senate candidates in last U.S. primaries of 2014

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) – Voters in five East Coast states head to the polls on Tuesday for wide-open gubernatorial primary elections in Massachusetts and Rhode Island while Republicans in New Hampshire and Delaware will pick challengers to incumbent Democratic U.S. In Massachusetts, voters could set the stage for a general election matchup between […]

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Mississippi high court to hear challenge of U.S. Senate race outcome

By Emily Le Coz JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) – The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear Tea Party-backed Senate candidate Chris McDaniel’s legal challenge of his Republican primary defeat in a race he claims was stolen, a justice ordered Tuesday. In an election once seen as a key test of Tea Party clout, McDaniel lost the Republican […]

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Scott Brown, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, answers a question from the audience during a town hall campaign stop at a VFW post in Hudson

Republican Scott Brown wins New Hampshire U.S. Senate primary

Senator Scott Brown won the nod from New Hampshire Republican voters on Tuesday to take on Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen in November, in a race his party sees as a chance to gain control of the Senate. Throughout his six-month campaign, Brown had largely ignored his party rivals to focus on Shaheen, trying to tie […]

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Democrat Chad Taylor sues to get name off Kansas Senate ballot

Taylor filed his petition Tuesday, naming Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach as the defendant.  Full News here – FOXNews.com

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