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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | Politico

FEC deadline passes: Q1's winners and losers - Five key money...

FEC deadline passes: Q1's winners and losers - Five key money takeaways - Milton Wolf's first ad talks up bio, hits Roberts - Sneak peek of Mike Pence's Berlin speech The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Senator Al Franken, Republican, Mitch McConnell

18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The Fixa s first quarter fundraising winners and losers

Tuesday wasn't just the deadline to file your taxes. It was also the deadline for congressional candidates to file their fundraising totals from the first three months of 2014 with the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, Jack Kingston, Shelley Moore Capito

18 hrs ago | Politico

The green case against Keystone

For years, the conventional wisdom in Washington has been that President Barack Obama will approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline - reasoning that the political upside of embracing the North American energy boom will outweigh outrage from environmentalists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Texas, US Senate, Democrat

20 hrs ago | Free Republic

Begich Earmarked Millions for Bankrupt Green Energy Company

As Sen. Mark Begich seeks to shore up his energy policy credentials, a now-bankrupt green energy company to which he steered federal subsidies could cloud his message.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

MSN Money

What to do about Social Security payroll tax cap

It's Tax Day, and a small number of wealthy Americans have something to celebrate: They are done paying Social Security taxes for the year.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Retirement, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Harkin

LongIsland.com

Schumer Announces 'Fluke Fairness Act' Will be Included in Next Major Federal Fisheries Bill

April 15, 2014 - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced his "Fluke Fairness Act," will be included in a major bipartisan proposal to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the federal law that governs the nation's fisheries.

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Related Topix: New York, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

The Washington Post

The most endangered Senate Democrat is touting her Washington ties. Why that's smart.

In a new TV ad released Tuesday, Sen. Mary Landrieu both distances herself from the Obama administration and reminds voters that she is the new head of the Senate Energy Committee, a closely watched panel in Louisiana, where many people work in the oil and gas industry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, 2012 Presidential Election, Next, Entertainment, Television

Mediaite.com

CNN's King: 'Where Are the Democratic Super PACs' to Defend Obamacare?

Noting that the Affordable Care Act was beginning to put up some rather positive statistics, from unexpectedly reaching its 7 million enrollment goal to the CBO's lower projected costs , Inside Politics' John King asked Tuesday morning when the Democrats were going to start actively campaigning on it.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Television

Mediaite.com

Must Reads: Obamacare Celebrates Its First Tax Day

Every a.m., Mediaite publishes a primer of what the interweb machine is writing, talking, tweeting, and blogging about, so that you may fool friends and family into thinking you are a trove of information and insight.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Tax

Roll Call

D.C. Chief Financial Officer Warns Local Budget Autonomy Law Puts Home Rule at Risk

The District's Chief Financial Officer, an independent official in charge of all the city's financial operations, warned the D.C. Council not to proceed with the local budget autonomy law that went into effect on Jan. 1. D.C.'s chief financial officer is not a fan of the budget autonomy law.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Ander Crenshaw

The White Plains Daily Voice

Assemblyman Buchwald Selected As A Top Pro-Growth Progressive Leader

The NewDEAL is a national network that is "committed to highlighting innovative ideas from state and local elected leaders who are pro-growth progressives," according to a press release.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Minyanville

Senate Dems Press Obama on Keystone XL Pipeline

Senators from swing districts are urging the president for a timeline, but the White House is keeping mum for now.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Senator Joe Donnelly

Switched

Green Groups Join Forces To Direct Donor Dollars To Pro-Environment Candidates

The League of Conservation Voters and the Natural Resources Defense Council Action Fund announced Monday that they are joining forces on a multimillion-dollar electoral effort.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO), Democrat

Lucianne.com

Don t let politics ruin Alaska s energy future

Even if you have never beheld Mt. McKinley or worked along the expansive Alaskan pipeline, you can appreciate the natural beauty and natural resource benefits of the magnificent state of Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, United States of America Travel

Mother Jones

The Lawyer Behind the Supreme Court's Latest Campaign Finance...

When the Supreme Court recently demolished yet another chunk of the nation's campaign finance laws, Dan Backer arguably cheered louder than anyone.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Excellent pro-Begich ad shows Democrats how to run on Obamacare

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, 2012 Presidential Election, Health, Breast Cancer, Medicine, Anchorage, AK, US Governors, Rick Scott, Charlie Crist

The Washington Post

LCV, NRDC Action to launch new political alliance Monday

Environmentalists are beginning a political effort to elevate the issue of climate change and fossil fuels, like the oil shipped through the Keystone XL pipeline the Valero refinery in Port Arthur, Tex.

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

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