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1 hr ago | Sunherald.com

Democratic chairwoman offers optimism for her party's prospects

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz offered an optimistic assessment of her party's chances in this year's midterm elections--an assessment at odds with what many analysts predict.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, US Senate

9 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Senate Dems celebrate Bloomberg's $50 million gun control push

Senate Democrats quietly celebrate former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's announcement that he plans to spend $50 million this year to build a grass-roots network pushing for new gun controls.

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Related Topix: US News, Guns, New York, NY, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Sullivan, a Marine and ex-natural resources head, goes on the attack in Senate race

U. S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan is the former Attorney General of Alaska and former commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Alaska, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska Government, Anchorage, AK

The Hill

Warren fills void for Democrats as Hillary stays on the sidelines

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has emerged as one of the top fundraisers for Senate Democratic candidates in the midterm election campaign, filling a void left by the absence of Hillary Clinton.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, Senator Kay Hagan, Mary Landrieu

Daily Pundit

No Patents of Aristocracy

This year, a startling number of children who followed their parents into politics are running again, especially among Democratic Senators.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, Senator Mark Udall, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The Olympian

Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 18, 2014, where he presented the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to the United States Naval Academy football team.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

The Wichita Eagle

Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 18, 2014, where he presented the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to the United States Naval Academy football team.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, United States Naval Academy, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Kos

This is HOW Dems should run on Obamacare

A new TV ad from a super PAC that backs Democratic Sen. Mark Begich is taking an unusual approach toward Obamacare -- it's embracing it .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Switched

HUFFPOLLSTER: Could Obama's Approval Rise In Time For Midterms?

President Obama's approval rating has ticked up but still weighs down Democrats.

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

Politico

Keystone decision delayed yet again

The Obama administration says it is indefinitely extending its long-awaited review of the Keystone XL pipeline - providing a Good Friday jolt to one of the president's most wrenching environmental decisions.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election

Petroleum News

Gas exports to restart

The U.S. Department of Energy has authorized the renewal of a license for the export of liquefied natural gas from ConocoPhillips' LNG facility at Nikiski on the Kenai Peninsula to countries that do not have free-trade agreements with the Unites States, ConocoPhillips said April 14. In February the agency issued a similar license for the export of ... (more)

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Related Topix: ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas, Department of Energy, Kenai, AK, Nikiski, AK, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Senate draft of fisheries act begins circulating

Subsistence fishermen Fred Huntington of Galena asks a question during a Yukon River fisheries pre-season planning meeting on April 8 in the Binkley Room at Pike's Waterfront Lodge in Fairbanks.

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Related Topix: Galena, AK, Fairbanks, AK, Alaska, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

KIII

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President Barack Obama's full-throated defense of his health care overhaul seems perfectly timed for Democrats who want their party to embrace the law more enthusiastically.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, Health, US Senate, Democrat

Washington Post

The Fix: Not speaking with your friends and family? Good, they can set up a super PAC for you.

We often refer to super PACs as "outside groups" because of their external influence on campaigns and laws barring them from coordinating with candidates they try to get elected.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Thad Cochran, Republican, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Nebraska, Mitch McConnell

Anchorage Daily News

Miller plans campaign kickoff

Miller was thrust into the national spotlight in 2010, when he upset Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the GOP primary last year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat

Washington Post

Senate elections are months away, but campaign ads already fill the airwaves

Voters in Arkansas began hearing from Sen. Mark Pryor in paid advertisements in August, more than a year before the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Mitch McConnell, Mary Landrieu, Liberal Political News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Huffington Post

Senate Leaders Quarrel Over E-Filing Bill That Could Save Taxpayers $500,000 Annually

Millions of Americans e-filed their income taxes Tuesday, but when senators submitted required reports about their campaign fundraising and expenses, most ignored computers in favor of paper.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, Thad Cochran, Republican, John Cornyn

The Spokesman-Review

Brooklyn man running for Senate in Idaho, Oregon and Alaska - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - A Brooklyn, N.Y. attorney who's never been to Idaho is not only running again for a U.S. Senate seat from the state, after doing the same four years ago - he's also running for Senate seats in Alaska and Oregon this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mike Crapo, Senator Jim Risch, Senator Jeff Merkley, Democrat, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Myrtle Beach Online

Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats say

In this March 6, 2013 file photo, Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, Health

The Huffington Post

Alaska Super PAC Fixated On Local Cred Is Actually Funded Almost Entirely By D.C. Money

In advertisements to support Sen. Mark Begich , Alaska-based super PAC Put Alaska First has questioned the home-state credentials of the one-term senator's opponents and critics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska, Alaska Government, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Media Buying

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