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Midterm elections News

Republicans control D.C. as close election races break for GOP

The 2014 midterm election was a one-sided affair, as Republicans seized control Tuesday night of the United States Senate and now control both chambers in Congress for the first time since 2006.

Op-Ed: Colorado Sen. Mark Udall's war-on-women campaign implodes

Denver - Colorado’s Democrat incumbent Sen. Mark Udall's war-on-women campaign - that continues to insist amiable Republican opponent Cory Gardner is actually J.R. Ewing reincarnated - isn't working.

Op-Ed: Poll — Democrats losing youth vote to Republican Party

Washington - The Democratic Party has achieved the seemingly impossible and President Barack Obama, Senate leader Harry Reid and former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi deserve a lot of credit.

Poll: Republicans have momentum; Democrats languish

Washington - Nine days before elections, an NBC news/Marist poll out Sunday shows Republicans have momentum. In South Dakota, where Democrats hoped Rick Weiland would overcome Senate candidate Republican Mike Rounds, Rounds has opened a double-digit lead, 43-to-29.

Republican Charlie Baker leads Martha Coakley by 9 points

Boston - Massachusetts Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker is nine points ahead in Massachusetts. After visits last week by former Pres. Bill Clinton and Michelle Obama, Democrat Martha Coakley is in trouble.

Huge NYT/CBS News/YouGov poll boosts Republicans

Washington - With midterm elections bearing down, most polls continue to suggest Republicans will maintain control of the House of Representatives and take control of the U.S. Senate.

Gallup poll: Pres. Obama approval drops to 38%

Washington - Pres. Obama’s approval rating matched an all-time low of 38 percent in yesterday's Gallup Daily Tracking Poll. Meanwhile, Democratic Senate candidates hurt by Mr. Obama's consistently low approval ratings are struggling in campaigns across the country.

Border Patrol Agent allegedly murdered by illegal Immigrants

Santa Monica - Amidst the U.S. Southern border crisis, two suspects accused of murdering an off-duty border patrol agent in Texas on Sunday have been identified as undocumented immigrants from Mexico, according to the agent’s union.

Op-Ed: Sen. Mark Udall hides in D.C. Beltway as Obama visits Colorado

Denver - It’s getting to the point where U.S. president Barack Obama is so unpopular leaders of his own political party refuse to be seen with him for fear that it will cost them their jobs in November.

Op-Ed: The November midterm elections may be about more than Obamacare

The November midterm elections are shaping up to be a referendum on Obamacare in the congressional races — however, in the gubernatorial and state legislature contests, the election may be about something else entirely.

Op-Ed: Comprehensive U.S. tax reform can benefit the 90 percent

With the 2014 midterm election narrative likely to center on income inequality, congressional legislators and candidates should look to meaningful comprehensive tax reform.

Obama's 'promise zones' versus Senator Paul's 'freedom zones'

President Obama's "promise zones" very much resemble Senator Rand Paul's ideas on "economic freedom zones" the Republican introduced in Detroit in December. Is imitation flattery, as Paul insists?

Voter Suppression in Virginia

The GOP has resorted to unethical methods to win the election.
 

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Mary Burke  Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Governor
Mary Burke, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Governor
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