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Thursday, October 9, 2014

GOP stokes Ebola, Isis border fears

GOP stokes Ebola, Isis border fears


GOP stokes Ebola, Isis border fears

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 01:54 PM PDT

Have Democrats already lost Senate?

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 01:40 PM PDT

Four weeks away from the 2014 midterm elections and even some Democratic operatives struggle to imagine a scenario where they retain control of the U.S. Senate.

House Dems worry about cash challenge

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 11:17 AM PDT

House Democrats are increasingly worried that an avalanche of outside spending by GOP groups will bury them this fall, putting more of their members at risk of losing, and jeopardizing their goal of winning back control of the House in 2016.

Koch brothers plan to step up efforts in surprise tight race

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:19 AM PDT

Republican groups from all corners of the party are reluctantly starting to pour money into this traditionally red state to try to save the incumbent GOP senator -- and lock down their prospects of taking control of the Senate.

Kansas incumbent faces fierce challenge

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 06:33 AM PDT

Republican incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts is facing a stiff challenge from Independent Greg Orman. CNN's Dana Bash reports.

Hambycast: New front in war on women

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 07:00 PM PDT

The war over women arrived in New Hampshire this week -- in the form of a press release.

Hillary Clinton carefully eases back into campaigning

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 05:44 PM PDT

Hillary Clinton gave a full-throated endorsement of Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf on Thursday, delivering a fiery speech that hit Wolf's Republican opponent, pushed the larger Democratic midterm message and, at times, highlighted herself.

Dem. Kentucky Senate candidate won't say if she voted for Obama

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 03:07 PM PDT

Kentucky Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes refused to say whether she voted for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, instead deflecting the question by insisting that her race "isn't about the President."

Tech savvy doesn't lead to popularity with the tech set

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 01:24 PM PDT

Politicians with their eyes on the White House are making their tech-savvy knowledge a key part of their appeal.

Country-singing Senate hopeful 'rocks' his race

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 11:31 AM PDT

Who inspired the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee to throw a million bucks at South Dakota? A country singing troubadour candidate who plays guitar, drives a minivan and makes a GOP tracker the star of his latest web ad.

Hollywood fundraising instead of heartland campaigning

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 01:29 PM PDT

An array of fundraisers have helped President Obama raise millions.

GOP challenger leads Mark Begich in Alaska Senate race

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 04:35 AM PDT

Alaska's Senate race is an increasingly prime pickup opportunity for Republicans, with Democratic Sen. Mark Begich trailing challenger Dan Sullivan by 6 percentage points, a new CNN/ORC International Poll shows.

New scrutiny of White House in Secret Service prostitution scandal

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:22 AM PDT

Echoes of the 2012 prostitution scandal in Cartagena, Colombia, lie at the root of the turmoil that has upended the Secret Service, prompting the ouster of its director in the wake of security lapses.

Congressmen to Obama: Step up Ebola defense

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:45 AM PDT

A bipartisan group of congressmen wrote President Barack Obama on Wednesday, urging him to take stronger steps to prevent Ebola from spreading in the U.S.

Landrieu replaces campaign manager

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 05:21 AM PDT

With less than a month until Election Day, Sen. Mary Landrieu is changing her reelection campaign's leadership.

Hillary Clinton on Congress: 'Do they just not care?'

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 03:57 AM PDT

Hillary Clinton lit into members of Congress on Wednesday night in Chicago, questioning their resolve to legislate as opposed to their desire to play politics.

Obama: GOP immigration stance is political suicide

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 06:49 PM PDT

Republicans are committing political suicide and putting the support of an entire generation on the line by opposing an overhaul of U.S. immigration laws, President Barack Obama said Thursday night.

6 must-reads from Palin family brawl police report

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 05:16 PM PDT

Nobody is being charged in a drunken brawl that involved a white limousine full of members of Sarah Palin's family, police in Alaska said Thursday.

Why are U.S. and Turkey sparring over ISIS?

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 01:38 PM PDT

President Barack Obama's chief anti-ISIS coalition envoy, retired Gen. John Allen, arrived Thursday in Ankara, where it will be up to him to convince the Turkish government to take more decisive action against the terrorist group.

Gabby Giffords records ad for her successor

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 04:10 AM PDT

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords is urging Arizona voters to supporter her successor, Rep. Ron Barber, who is locked in a tough race for re-election, with a personal video appeal.

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