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Wednesday Jul 16 | Politico

Dem PAC: Obama 'could hurt' Warner

A Democratic super PAC focused on reelecting Mark Warner has been making the case to donors that Virginia's sleepy Senate race could become very competitive - private messaging at odds with public posturing from national Democrats, who argue that the contest should not be on the map and that Warner is safe.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, John Warner, Jim Webb, Virginia, Virginia Government

Fri Jul 11, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsBANNING the First Amendment

Surrounded by a throng of reporters and bathed in the bright lights of tv cameras from all over the world, Andrew Breitbart was in his element.

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Related Topix: Cameras, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Politico

Asbestos incident shuts down most of U.S. House - Todd Akin: Sorry...

ASBESTOS INCIDENT SHUTS DOWN PARTS OF CAPITOL Parts of the House side of the Capitol have been temporarily shut down after reports of possible asbestos contamination early this morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Rand Paul, Steny Hoyer

Politico

Todd Akin returns to national stage

Two years after the Missouri Republican's comments on rape, pregnancy and abortion doomed his campaign and fueled a "war on women" message that carried Democrats to victory in the Senate, one of the few regrets he mentions in a new book is the decision to air a campaign ad apologizing for his remarks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

Blogger Hired by Redskins Resigns After 2 Weeks

Obv. this issue with Redskins is one where I don't see eye to eye with some friends.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Virginia, Virginia Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Jim Webb, Democrat

Loudoun Times

Liberal blogger hired to defend Redskins name resigns

A blogger hired by the Washington Redskins to defend the team's name has quit after two weeks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Miami Herald

Blogger hired to defend Redskins name resigns

Ben Tribbett announced his resignation on Twitter late Monday, saying he didn't want to be a distraction because of personal attacks directed toward him.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Slate

Democratic Strategist Hired to Boost D.C. Football Team Resigns Under Pressure

Just two weeks ago, the Virginia Democratic strategist and blogger Ben Tribbett announced that he'd joined the PR department of Washington, D.C.'s football team.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Blog News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsBANNING the First Amendment

Surrounded by a throng of reporters and bathed in the bright lights of tv cameras from all over the world, Andrew Breitbart was in his element.

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Related Topix: Cameras, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

The Daily Beast

Redskins Defender Tweeted About ScalpingAfter taking politician to bat for slur.

In an epic twist, the same man who took down a politician eight years ago for using a racist slur is now working for the Washington Redskins to defend the team's name and has a backlog of offensive tweets to boot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Fri Jul 04, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsBANNING the First Amendment

Surrounded by a throng of reporters and bathed in the bright lights of tv cameras from all over the world, Andrew Breitbart was in his element.

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Related Topix: Cameras, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

Thu Jul 03, 2014

OpenSecrets

RSLC Goes In With Developers to Turn Tide in NY State Senate

In New York state, legislative politics are more than a little counterintuitive.

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Related Topix: US News, Folk, Assembly, Scott Walker, US Governors, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, Rick Perry

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Slate

Today, in "How to Find the Lede": The Macaca Adventure

You always hate to miss a story that you could have had. The feeling starts behind the eyes, and sinks into the joints.

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Related Topix: Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Mon Jun 30, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsBANNING the First Amendment

Surrounded by a throng of reporters and bathed in the bright lights of tv cameras from all over the world, Andrew Breitbart was in his element.

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Related Topix: Cameras, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Mediaite.com

Redskins Hire Liberal Blogger to Fight Name-Change Pressure

According to a report this week from Virginia's NBC 12 , the Washington Redskins organization has hired Ben Tribbett , a well-known liberal blogger in Virginia politics, to help fight against the pressure to change the team's name.

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Related Topix: Blog News, US Politics, Virginia, US Senate, Republican, Virginia Government

Fri Jun 27, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsBANNING the First Amendment

Surrounded by a throng of reporters and bathed in the bright lights of tv cameras from all over the world, Andrew Breitbart was in his element.

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Related Topix: Cameras, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Assembly history seems poised to repeat itself

Once again, a Virginia governor of one party and a legislature controlled by another party find themselves at odds and probably headed to court.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Virginia, US News, Virginia Government

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Style Weekly

GOP Wavers on Cantor's Pollster

The Virginia GOP's relationship with its pollster appears unclear after he wrongly predicted a 34 percent margin of victory for former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, Republican, Virginia, Randolph-Macon College, US Governors, Tim Kaine

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