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2014/10/24 17:16
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, off-shore jobs in New...
2014/10/24 17:16
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2014/10/24 02:25
2014/10/24 02:25
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... region. A statewide redistricting plan, made official in 2013, moved the 22nd House and 40th Senate districts to the Lehigh Valley, largely in response to local population increases. Both were...
2014/10/24 01:45
2014/10/24 01:45
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... out of their constitutional rights. "I remember in the 1960s when people of color were the majority in the small town of Tuskegee, Alabama. To insure that a black person would not be elected,...
2014/10/23 19:05
2014/10/23 19:05
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... worked in 2012 and 2008 -- may again be the only answer to stop a right-wing takeover of the Senate and massive progressive losses in the House. "Voter fraud" legislation curtailing voting...
2014/10/22 19:51
2014/10/22 19:51
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Siciliano, communications director for Rep. Cory Gardner, is working on the Colorado Republican’s Senate bid. Richard Carbo works for vulnerable Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., and has taken a leave of...
2014/10/22 17:48
2014/10/22 17:48
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... House Republicans, this isn’t quixotic at all: apathy, or even hostility, to the interests of Hispanics is crucial to preserving their seats. It’s just that higher aspiration — winning the White...
2014/10/22 12:06
2014/10/22 12:06
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... about other things in their lives and c) don't think that it matters much who controls the Senate, which is what is up for grabs this year. I mean, who could be inspired by Kentucky Democrat...
2014/10/22 09:16
2014/10/22 09:16
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... affect more than 500,000 voters who lack identification and are disproportionately black and Hispanic, according to a federal judge. In Ohio, lawmakers discontinued a week during which...
2014/10/22 07:56
2014/10/22 07:56
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... law. If they want to repeal their June law, fine. Clears up any non-ambiguity. • The council majority's talk is to make any minimum wage "reasonable" — for the Chamber of Commerce, of course,...
2014/10/21 13:51
2014/10/21 13:51
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Sims at an April campaign event. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The competitive open-seat Senate race in Georgia has become an unwanted liability for Republicans’ chances of winning a...
2014/10/20 18:28
2014/10/20 18:28
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The state's surging Latino population was not pleased. Two years later, Republicans lost their majority in Sacramento. Subsequent elections have only aggravated the problem. For years now,...
2014/10/20 15:31
2014/10/20 15:31
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... season this summer: The Obama 2012 model is coming to midterms and it’s going to save the Senate. The Obama model for re-electing a struggling incumbent requires holding down GOP base...
2014/10/20 13:27
2014/10/20 13:27
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... a midterm year, according to the nonpartisan Voter Participation Center. Campaigns to keep Hispanic voters excited about going to the polls this year for Democratic candidates suffered a...
2014/10/20 11:58
2014/10/20 11:58
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... falling behind in the vital I-4 corridor. The change is part of a broader shift in the Hispanic politics of the Sunshine State. Historically, Cubans in the Miami area have been the...
2014/10/19 14:18
2014/10/19 14:18
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Until now, Barack Obama has always had a Democratic Senate to block proposals passed by the House. If that buffer disappears, he will have to sign or veto every bill that a Republican Congress sends...
2014/10/18 17:34
2014/10/18 17:34
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... month's 2014 Oregon County Data Book. In addition to some familiar depressing statistics – a majority of Oregon schoolchildren now qualify for free or reduced-price school lunch, and 27 percent...
2014/10/17 21:45
2014/10/17 21:45
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Governor of New Hampshire (2013-Present) Other offices: Majority Leader of the New Hampshire Senate (2008-2010) State Senator (2005-2010) Governor of South Carolina (2011-Present) First woman to...
2014/10/17 21:10
2014/10/17 21:10
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... the computer glitches encountered by consumers along the way. Individuals of Hispanic American or Latino origin, one group of Americans at high risk of having no health...
2014/10/17 03:30
2014/10/17 03:30
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... he went on to win by just more than one percentage point thanks to an unexpected turnout by Hispanic voters and a 17-point margin of victory with women. “Even though in last election cycles,...
2014/10/16 18:11
2014/10/16 18:11
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... that in South Carolina, we have the unusual situation of having the governorship, both U.S. Senate seats, and all seven seats in the House of Representatives up for grabs. Unfortunately,...
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