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  • Ground game looms large in close Kansas Senate race

    Republican Sen. Pat Roberts and independent Greg Orman have scrambled to assemble capable voter turnout operations as their Senate face-off goes down to the wire in this unlikely midterm battleground.

  • Dole stars in ad for Pat Roberts

    Former Kansas Sen. Bob Dole has been a fixture on the campaign trail supporting Sen. Pat Roberts, who faces upside-down odds of winning re-election against Independent Greg Orman.

  • VIDEO: Sen. Pat Roberts calls on Bob Dole

    Bob Dole is well-liked in Kansas, and incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts is calling on the former senator in a new ad.

  • New fears terrorists will take over Ebola ravaged countries, plot attacks on U.S.

    With a growing Ebola death rate causing chaos in some countries devastated by the virus, there are rising concerns in Washington that terrorists and terror groups will take advantage and move in to establish new beachheads plot attacks on the United States.

  • Sam Brownback tops fiscal ranking of governors

    The libertarian think tank ranked the Republican Brownback first among governors for his management of taxes and spending, tied with North Carolina's Pat McCrory, also a Republican.

  • New Democratic effort to label Tea Party a 'nightmare' to seniors, women, workers

    With just a month until Election Day, progressives and Democrats are stepping up an effort to warn seniors, women and middle class workers that electing more Republicans, especially those tied to the Tea Party, would be devastating to their interests.

  • Brown avoids women's issues

    But rather than try to defuse the topic, as some Republicans have, Brown changed the subject.

  • Rhode Island GOP files FEC complaint against Dem gubernatorial candidate

    The Rhode Island Republican Party filed a complaint with the state's Board of Elections this week, alleging that Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gina Raimondo violated campaign finance law by coordinating with Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., to star in a pricey election ad.

  • Is Christie's RGA path a road map to the White House?

    A review of Christie’s travel on behalf of the RGA shows that he has spent less time in some of the nine states deemed most competitive by the association than he has in states pivotal to winning a presidential primary.

  • Bill Clinton appears in TV ad for Alison Lundergan Grimes

    The 30-second ad, produced by Grimes' campaign, is the first ad to feature Clinton in this midterm election cycle.

  • Sources: Wolf to endorse Brownback

    Milton Wolf, who lost a Tea Party challenge in the Kansas Senate primary to Pat Roberts, is unlikely to endorse Roberts, but is expected to endorse Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback in his tough reelection fight.

  • Brownback blasts New York Times

    The governor, who faces a tough re-election bid, said he’s surprised with the criticism his conservative, tax-slashing agenda has drawn. And he said he thinks some of his critics want his reforms to fail for political reasons.

  • Manchin: Energy states 'dead' without Louisiana's Landrieu

    Sen. Joe Manchin said Sen. Mary Landrieu's re-election was essential for energy-producing states because her would-be replacement atop the Energy and Natural Resources Committee's Democratic membership is "very, very leaning in a different, Left-mode." Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., would be...

  • The anti-Mary Landrieu ad that is catching fire

    Republican Louisiana State Sen. Elbert Guillory in an ad this week savaged vulnerable incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., for living a life of luxury while many African-Americans in the Pelican State live in poverty.

  • New poll gives Scott Walker some breathing room

    Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., leads his Democratic challenger, businesswoman Mary Burke, by five points with "likely voters" in the Badger State, according to a new Marquette University Law School poll.



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