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  • For GOP, importance of Scott Walker race equals any Senate matchup

    The race is important to the national GOP for two reasons. One reason is that Walker may well be a contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination — but only if he wins re-election first.

  • Senate passes Syria resolution, clearing it for Obama's signature

    The Senate on Thursday passed a government funding measure that includes a provision authorizing President Obama to equip and train moderate Syrian rebels to fight Islamic terrorists in the Middle East.

  • House GOP repackages election-year bills

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved an election-year package of legislation to cut taxes, reduce regulations and boost energy production, including approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The measures adopted Thursday had already been passed by the Republican-controlled House as separate...

  • Democratic men declare war on Debbie Wasserman Schultz

    Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., has become a liability to her own party due to a string of gaffes, including one recently in Wisconsin that caused Democrats such a headache that she may no longer be welcome to campaign for the gubernatorial race in the...

  • Another avalanche of bad polls for Senate Dems

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Another avalanche of bad polls for Senate Dems • If you like your war plan you can keep it • Lew touting whopper of a pen plan • Boehner to frame election on jobs push • Your résumé looks good, but how do you feel about...

  • Obama trapped by war doubletalk

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Obama trapped by war doubletalk • Benghazi panel probe begins amid cover-up charges • Boom: Ernst grabs big lead in Iowa Q Poll • Biden under fire for anti-Semitic swipe at ‘shylocks’ • Louder than the sound of one hand...

  • Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control. The question was whether the aid...

  • Obama’s embrace of ‘theater’ on ISIS helps struggling Dems

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Obama’s embrace of ‘theater’ on ISIS helps struggling Dems • Baier Tracks: Long week • First in Fox News First: NRCC ramps up with six new spots • Joe Biden and a busload of nuns • Of hogs and serenity OBAMA’S EMBRACE...

  • Obama tries to have it both ways on ISIS

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Obama tries to have it both ways on ISIS • Neither steak nor sizzle for Hillary in Iowa • Peters won’t drop stock despite controversy • Power Play: Meet Al Franken’s challenger • Large pizzas, small mammals OBAMA TRIES...

  • Analysis: Both parties in Congress play it safe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven weeks before the elections, Republicans and Democrats are both playing it safe, willing to make short-term sacrifices of long-held positions in hopes of maximizing their chances for victory at the polls. That means that House Republicans who recently voted to sue...

  • Battleground poll shows Dems down by 18 points

    Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here. Buzz Cut: • Battleground poll shows Dems down by 18 points • Amnesty anxiety grows • Clintons going big in Iowa to avoid repeat of ’08 defeat • Still tight in the Tar Heel state • Nanna, please stop tagging The Grandmaster BATTLEGROUND...

  • House, Senate weigh bills that are going nowhere

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate leaders, usually proud sorts, staged showdown votes in their chambers Thursday on measures that are going nowhere. And in the logic that prevails during the weeks before crucial congressional elections, they want everyone to know about that futility. The...

  • GOP leaders look for way to make Obama stay in the fight

    Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here. Buzz Cut: • GOP leaders look for way to make Obama stay in the fight • Baier Tracks: What we mourn and what we treasure • M.O. moves into Iowa • Cruz continues to staff up • Act now and we’ll throw in two chickens and a goat GOP...

  • Obama takes a mulligan on response to beheadings

    Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here. Buzz Cut: • Obama takes a mulligan on response to beheadings • Obama ally hits Hillary’s ‘entitlement’ as frontrunner’s ratings fall • ‘Significant illegal activities’ alleged against pro-Nunn group • Ugly early in N.H. • But you should...

  • Rauner, Quinn go personal in televised appearance

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois governor's race got personal Tuesday as Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner took pointed jabs at each other's character and honesty over issues such as hiring, taxes and finances while sitting side-by-side during a televised editorial session. The nearly...



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  • All Together Now

    Republican voters are down on the sluggish GOP officials they elected, and the officeholders whine about the unreasonable people who voted for them. Republican backbenchers complain about their...

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  • Millennial Mongers

    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

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  • Voter Intensity Strongly Against Obamacare

    A new poll from Public Opinion Strategies, commissioned by Independent Women’s Voice, finds that people who care about the issue of Obamacare really don’t like Obamacare.  On the flip side,...

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