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  1. Watch more super-dumb campaign ads of '14! Holes, "snow...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Salon

    It's mid-September in an election season, and campaigns, super PACs and their classier older brothers in "social welfare," 501 non-profits, are spending untold millions of the dollars acquired via spam emails to produce candidates' "personal branding statements," a.k.a. television ads. They are mostly all terrible.

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    Sep 18, 2014 | Lucianne.com

    ... the GOP over the Democrats on the subject. With insurance rates set to spike in Alaska, a new ad faults Senator Mark Begich, one of the most vulnerable Democrats in the country, for supporting Obamacare and missing votes. "When Mark Begich promised ...

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  3. Conservation Group to Spend Record $25 Million on MidtermsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Roll Call

    The LCV will spend money on the Senate race in Colorado, where Udall is seeking re-election this cycle. The League of Conservation Voters will spend a record $25 million this cycle, organizers announced Thursday, five times what the environmental group spent on the 2010 midterms.

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  4. Senate poised to pass Syria planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Politico

    The Senate is poised to swiftly pass a package of legislation that both arms Syrian rebels in their fight against the Islamic State and funds the government into December. While critics of the package have loudly made their case on the Senate floor and in the media opposing the bill, leadership sources in both parties are hoping for a strong bipartisan vote on Thursday afternoon to equal Wednesday's decisive House vote.

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  5. Many Senate Democrats wary of plan to arm Syrian rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | CNN

    President Obama's plan to train and arm Syrian rebels in their battle against ISIS fighters faces deep skepticism from a large number of Democratic senators who will vote Thursday whether to approve the escalation of U.S. involvement in the deadly conflict. While Senate leaders are confident the measure will pass, misgivings raised by so many senators from the President's party speak to the difficulty the administration is having gaining traction for its ISIS policy.

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  6. Another avalanche of bad polls for Senate DemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Fox News

    Buzz Cut: a Another avalanche of bad polls for Senate Dems a If you like your war plan you can keep it a Lew touting whopper of a pen plan a Boehner to frame election on jobs push a Your rA sumA looks good, but how do you feel about animal costumes? ANOTHER AVALANCHE OF BAD POLLS FOR SENATE DEMS Denver Post : "A new poll by Quinnipiac University has Republican Cory Gardner ahead of Democrat Mark Udall by a striking 8 percentage points in their race for U.S. Senate - the challenger's largest lead to-date among public polls. The survey of more than 1,200 likely Colorado voters favored Gardner 48 to 40 percent to the incumbent Udall, with independent, or unaffiliated, candidate Steve Shogan taking home 8 percent."

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  7. Dems Now Have 51% Chance Of Holding Senate Control. What Changed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Crooks and Liars

    What you want to watch is the momentum as we draw closer to the election, because the candidates who are gaining almost invariably win. Me, I lean heavily on one other historical electoral indicator: When ordinary people bring up politics, it's gonna be a change year -- and last week, my haircutter was talking about getting her entire family out to vote: Election Lab puts Democrats' chances of retaining their majority at 51 percent - a huge change from even a few months ago, when the model predicted that Republicans had a better than 80 percent chance of winning the six seats they need to take control .

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  8. Alaska Senate Dem Under Firefor Obamacare Rate HikesRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Lucianne.com

    With insurance rates set to spike in Alaska, a new ad faults Senator Mark Begich, one of the most vulnerable Democrats in the country, for supporting Obamacare and missing votes. "When Mark Begich promised Obamacare would reduce costs, we believed him," the narrator says.

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  9. Senate candidates unite over arming Syrian rebelsRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Facing off in one of the most contested Senate races in the nation, Colorado Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and his Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, found something to agree on this week - giving President Barack Obama the authority he's asked for to train and arm Syrian rebels taking on brutal Islamic State militants.

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  10. Sheldon Adelson Lavishly Aiding GOP Cause In MidtermsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | News Max

    Las Vegas casino owner Sheldon Adelson plans is putting his money where his views are this November by donating as much as $100 million to various Republican candidates and conservative groups, reports The Daily Beast . Adelson has placed his focus on the Senate, where several close races could decide whether Republicans are able to win back the majority, but is directing many of his largest donations to a small group of conservative nonprofits that are not required by the Internal Revenue Service to disclose the names of its contributors.

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  11. Even in Palin Country, Raising the Minimum Wage Is Wildly PopularRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Mother Jones

    For Democrats, 2014 was supposed to be the year of the minimum wage. President Obama used his State of the Union speech earlier this year to urge Congress to bump the federal rate up to $10.10 an hour.

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  12. Dem Donors' Lysistrata MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Sure, they want the Democrats to hold the Senate. But several big-ticket Democratic donors say they won't give to candidates in tight races who don't talk the talk on climate change.

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  13. Game Of Thrones Author George R.R. Martin To Raise Funds On Behalf Of Sen. Tom UdallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Switched

    Writer George R.R. Martin attends HBO's "Game Of Thrones" panel and Q&A during Comic-Con International 2014 at San Diego Convention Center on July 25, 2014 in San Diego, California. At least that is George R.R. Martin's new task, when the author of the popular book series A Song of Ice and Fire , the inspiration for HBO's hit show "Game of Thrones," hosts a fundraiser on behalf of Sen. Tom Udall at his personal cinema in Sante Fe next month.

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  14. Dingman: Beware the ways around the city's 60-percent wall against new Anchorage taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Assembly member Dick Traini is talking about new Anchorage taxes, and he may not need a supermajority to pass them. Pictured: Traini at a 2013 Anchorage Assembly meeting.

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  15. Claim Check: Did Begich attack Sullivan's military, White House work?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A new TV ad from Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan features his wife, Julie Fate Sullivan. In the 30-second commercial, she criticizes her husband's opponent, incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, saying he is attacking Dan Sullivan for serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, and as a White House fellow and an assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of State under President George W. Bush.

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  16. Gruening's rant on residency can't touch Begich recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Mark Begich's time in the Senate has been much more "Alaskan" than Dan Sullivan's would be. Begich represents Alaskans, not the Outside interests of people like the Koch Brothers and Karl Rove.

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  17. Commentary: Extremism is defense of re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Daily Record

    Since Barry Goldwater, accepting the Republicans' 1964 presidential nomination, said "extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice," Democrats have been decrying Republican "extremism." Actually, although there is abundant foolishness and unseemliness in American politics, real extremism -- measures or movements that menace the Constitution's architecture of ordered liberty -- is rare.

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  18. Potheads of Alaska Could Give Begich a Second Senate TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Instapundit

    The Alaska Democrat whose claim that he was "a thorn" in Pres. Obama's side turned him into an overnight laughingstock among the political crowd is in trouble again.

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  19. Rand Paul Opposes Obama's Plan To Arm Syrian Rebels In Fight Against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Switched

    Sen. Rand Paul questions witnesses about military equipment given to local law enforcement departments by the federal government during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing about at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 9, 2014 in Washington, DC. In the wake of the Ferguson, MO, police response to peaceful protests, senators on the committee were critical of the federal grant programs that allow local and state law enforcement agenc WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul does not support arming and training Syrian opposition forces, a key element of President Barack Obama's new strategy to destroy Islamic State militants in the Middle East.

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  20. AK & CO-Sen: Begich (D) & Udall (D) Speak Out Against Attacking ISIS & Arming Syrian RebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Daily Kos

    President Obama on Wednesday night put forward a plan to destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria that was short on details but included one clear assurance: The effort "will not involve American combat troops fighting on foreign soil." Some members of Congress, however, including a few vulnerable Democrats up for re-election this year, sound skeptical that the president can keep that promise.

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