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No apologies: Landrieu stands by controversial remarks on race, Southern voters

Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu is standing by her remarks that she is struggling for re-election because she is a woman and President Obama is unpopular in her state because he is black. Full News here – FOX News

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Democrats Lose Their Grip on Voters With Keys to the House

White, working-class voters give Republicans an edge in contested congressional elections and may help expand the GOP majority on Tuesday. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Economy remains key for candidates, voters despite foreign crises

While Ebola and terror threats have dominated headlines in recent weeks, lingering weak spots in the U.S. economy continue to keep pocketbook issues resonating with voters ahead of next week’s elections. Full News here – FOX News

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Tapper: Obama Admin “Chickenshit” Comment About Netanyahu Will Be Big Issue For Jewish Voters

HUGH HEWITT: I know you know Jeffrey Goldberg, or I assume you do, and he probably knows Israeli relations better than anyone else in Washington, D.C. He has this piece at the Atlantic in which he quotes an unnamed senior administration official that's calling Benjamin Netanyahu chickenshit. Noah Pollak says he'll put a $ 1000 […]

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Young Voters Like Candidates Who Favor Environment, But May Not Show Up To Vote

WASHINGTON –- Young voters are much more likely than senior citizens to say they’ll vote for candidates who support cutting greenhouse gas emissions and boosting renewable energy, according to a poll released Tuesday by the University of Texas at Austin. Sixty-eight percent of people under age 35 said they were more likely to vote for […]

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2014 vs. 2012: Two Portraits of American Voters

Capital Journal: The midterm election promises to explain why we have deeply divided government in Washington, with Democrats showing strength in presidential elections and Republicans in congressional contests, Gerald F. Seib writes. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Pulse of the People: Voters Expect Republican Wins, in Kansas and Elsewhere

Historically, polls that ask whom voters expect to win have offered a better preview of election results than those that ask whom they want to win. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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GOP Works to Improve Targeting of Voters

The Republican National Committee hired a tech guru to develop a unified information hub but will face the midterm election with the goal not yet met. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Gun-Sale Measures Compete for a State’s Voters

Residents of Washington state face competing measures on whether gun buyers should be subject to background checks for purchases made at gun shows or online. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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How a surge in Puerto Rican voters is changing Florida politics

The road to political victory in Florida is not just a metaphor, it’s a place: Interstate 4, the busy highway that cuts across the vote-heavy heart of the state from Tampa to Daytona Beach. And the I-4 corridor, as it’s called, now runs through a swing-vote region undergoing significant demographic change. Full News here – […]

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