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  1. Defense firms prefer GOP, but spread campaign cash between political partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com

    For every campaign contribution from a major arms manufacturer to a Republican candidate or group, one of comparable size to a Democrat is not far behind. Defense-sector insiders have said for months that they would prefer Republicans to control the House, which they have for several years, and the Senate, which most prominent analysts say likely will happen after the Nov. 4 midterm elections.

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  2. Viewpoint: Senators would do well to worry about their own statesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    When New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen came to Massachusetts for the expressed purpose of campaigning against Scott Brown in 2012, I don't recall paying much attention. Maybe others did.

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  3. In new TV spot, Warner accuses Gillespie of releasing a "false" attack adRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Sen. Mark R. Warner released a TV ad Tuesday night that accuses Republican Ed Gillespie of making a "false" attack ad against the Democratic incumbent. Warner's commercial focuses on a Gillespie ad that, in turn, highlights the Democrat's role in a jobs scandal involving a former state senator from Southwest Virginia.

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  4. Re: Voter To Obama: "Don't Touch My Girlfriend!"Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsOne

    When President Barack Obama cast his ballot on the first day of early voting in his home state of Illinois, little did he know he would be accused of stealing someone's girlfriend! As the press snapped away, voter Mike Jones , seized the opportunity to joke with Obama about touching his girlfriend fellow voter Aia Cooper , according to KFOR-TV . As Obama stood next to Cooper, Jones suddenly teased, "Don't touch my girlfriend, now!" Cooper, who was taken aback by her guy's boldness, told KFOR, "I didn't know what to say.

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  5. The Clintons, the Democrats' 2014 super surrogatesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WDBO-AM Orlando

    In this Oct. 21, 2014, photo, former President Bill Clinton speaks during a rally for Kentucky democratic senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes at the Owensboro Convention Center in Owensboro, Ky. Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton are the validators-in-chief for Democrats struggling through a bleak campaign season in states where President Barack Obama is deeply unpopular.

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  6. 'Wastebook': All that fits in pork barrelRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KMIZ

    These are just a few examples from the 100 entry-long list in a book detailing government waste, compiled by retiring GOP Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma. In the 2014 edition of the "Wastebook," Coburn notes that getting rid of the practice of pork barrel spending is next to impossible.

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  7. Tillis lone candidate for Senate on live tv programRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WITN

    North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis says the issue of abortion should be left to states and the U.S. contribution to global climate change is small compared to China. Tillis made the comments Tuesday during a program on North Carolina television two weeks before Election Day.

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  8. Coburn's Wastebook: Swedish Messages for RabbitsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Independent Women's Forum

    As American taxpayers worried about the terror threat from the Islamic State, the crisis at the border and the economy, the U.S. government spent their money to give rabbits massages, to teach sea monkeys to synchronize swim and to literally watch grass grow. Senator Tom Coburn has released his famous Wastebook , and, as usual the senator has found some doozies.

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  9. Wastebook 2014: Government's questionable spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS News

    Washington is often accused of doing nothing, and the current Congress is on track to be one of the least productive in history. One government program spent $190,000 to study compost digested by worms.

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  10. Cardin to talk about small business challengesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. Donna Edwards are hosting a discussion on the challenges and opportunities that face Maryland small businesses. Topics are expected to include efforts to update the tax code, affordable higher education, infrastructure needs, cybersecurity and the federal budget.

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  11. US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check AmericansRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    As the U.S. closed a gap in its screening of airline passengers arriving from three West African nations, an Ebola-free African country said it would begin checking visiting Americans for the disease. Rwanda's health minister said Tuesday that travelers who have been in the United States or Spain -- the two countries outside of West Africa that have seen transmission during the Ebola outbreak -- will be checked upon arrival and must report on their health during their stay.

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  12. Senate Candidates to DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has been trying to paint State Sen. Jim Oberweis as a Tea Party Republican, claiming Oberweis wants to privatize Social Security and cut Medicare. "My opponent, who may sell a lot of ice cream cones, but he sure doesn't understand it when it comes to senior citizens," Durbin said.

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  13. Michelle Obama asks students to vote early in IowaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Michelle Obama is trying to give Democrats a boost in a key U.S. Senate race, urging college students in Iowa to vote early for Bruce Braley. The first lady told University of Iowa students that they must help Braley, who's in a tight race against Republican Joni Ernst.

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  14. Ryan, Tillis to rally NC Republicans at WingateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan is coming to a North Carolina university to campaign for GOP Senate nominee Thom Tillis. The 2012 vice presidential candidate will headline a rally Wednesday at Wingate University with Tillis, who is locked in a tight battle to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan.

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  15. Capitol Report: Obama missteps boost Republicans' midterm chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    With midterm elections closing in, how President Barack Obama's missteps are boosting Republicans' midterm chances, as White House-Senate Democrat relations hit a new low. Also, companies are trying ways to avoid Obamacare penalties and just who is arguing the U.S. needs more billionaires.

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  16. The 2014 Campaign Ads That You Just Can't Stop ReplayingRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WUNC-FM Chapel Hill

    In this campaign ad, GOP candidate Terri Lynn Land sips coffee after asking the viewer to "think about" accusations that she's waging a war on women. What is it that can make a certain cat video go crazy on the Internet? That mysterious quality, that certain je ne sais quoi - whatever it is - that's exactly what the candidates, including one Iowa Republican campaigning for Senate, have tried to harness this year.

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  17. Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Lower taxes vs. stronger school funding in race for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Prairie Village Post

    There are, obviously, dozens of issues that factor into people's decisions in electing a governor, but the race between Gov. Sam Brownback and Rep. Paul Davis has largely focused on two items: Brownback's low-tax agenda and Davis's call for better school funding. If you had to choose between those two objectives, which would you say is more important to you? Why? Do you think Kansas taxes are too high? Too low? Is education funding too high? Too low? Will you be voting based primarily on taxes or education, or is there another issue that's your top priority? Pulse of northeast Johnson County is PVPost.com's daily conversation starter.

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  18. 'Wastebook': All that fits in pork barrelRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    These are just a few examples from the 100 entry-long list in a book detailing government waste, compiled by retiring GOP Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma. In the 2014 edition of the "Wastebook," Coburn notes that getting rid of the practice of pork barrel spending is next to impossible.

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  19. Does deadly airbag recall leaves Florida drivers in dark?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    Owners of 5 million vehicles with potentially lethal airbags should replace them right away, federal officials warned, but they are coming under fire for not providing enough information about how to do that in the wake of Florida driver's death. A notice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration "tells customers to act 'immediately' but does not provide actual information they can use to accomplish that task," U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., wrote in a letter to the NHTSA Tuesday.

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  20. Congress Shuts Down FBI Director's Decryption Law ProposalRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    We're sure many weren't too pleased that the FBI Director had hinted that the agency could be thinking about taking action against the likes of Apple and Google, both of whom have recently introduced encryption features that would basically make it impossible for them to unlock a user's smartphone from their end. This is great for users as it means that law enforcement agencies will not be able to spy on their phones, at least not as easily as before, and now what seems like even more great news is that Congress does not appear to have FBI Director James Comey's back.

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