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  • Democrats miss out on Bill Clinton's golden fundraising touch after birth of his first grandchild

    Chelsea Clinton's new baby will be costly for Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., who is locked in a tight re-election race.

  • The restive Right at election time

    WASHINGTON — The 2014 midterm races are heating up. It seems to me everyone is uneasy. The Republicans have not raised enough money. The Democrats are mindful that the president is immensely unpopular, and their candidates are struggling. Some Republicans are gleeful. Will they win the six...

  • A new election-watch website launches for political junkies

    By far the best part of the website currently is the map feature for Senate and gubernatorial races. Similar to the map on Real Clear Politics, the Decision Desk adds a rollover feature that allows users to quickly see the polling averages in a given state.

  • Outside election spending nears $230m

    Outside interest group spending is set to break records for a midterm election.

  • VIDEO --- Weekly Examiner: Obama's plan to fight the Islamic State

    President Obama had a busy week starting at the CDC where he laid out his plan for the U.S. to help stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa. He then traveled to Florida where he opened up about his plan to fight the Islamic State.

  • Voting has already begun in North Carolina

    There are only 50 days left until this year's midterm elections -- but voting has already begun in some states.

  • How the GOP got this way

    Today's Republicans are largely united in opposition to the policies of the Obama administration, but they disagree on tactics.

  • VIDEO: An in-depth look at where immigration stands on Capitol Hill

    Washington Examiner's chief congressional correspondent Susan Ferrechio discusses in-depth where the issue of immigration stands with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

  • Team Obama copied Amazon for fundraising

    The Obama re-election committee cribbed from Amazon for fundraising help, hoping to make donating so easy that if "people tripped and hit their head on the computer, they'd give us money by mistake," said a former official.

  • Why didn't Obama pass immigration reform when he had the chance?

    Immigration reform would have to wait for 2010. And then 2011. And then 2012. And then 2013. And now 2014.

  • Afghanistan's Abdullah rejects election outcome

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah said Monday that he will not accept the expected official results of the election, breaking a pledge he made to the U.S. secretary of state and injecting new tension into an already drawn-out political process. Appearing...

  • Hillary Clinton records robocalls for New York candidate

    The former New York senator and secretary of state has recorded a robocall for Kathy Hochul, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor.

  • Ex-Im Bank may be saved by the bell

    Though many Republicans disapprove of the Ex-Im Bank, it may get a short-term reauthorization as lawmakers hit the campaign trail.

  • Judge orders ballot tool to help blind in Maryland

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland has failed to ensure the rights of blind and disabled people to vote privately and independently and must implement an online ballot-marking tool for November's elections, a federal judge ruled Thursday. In a case that could have ramifications for how other states...

  • Our next president should be chosen by qualifications, not demographic

    Since Obama won two presidential elections, chances are that some of those who now "strongly disapprove" of what he has done voted to put him in office. We all make mistakes, but the real question is whether we learn from them.



From the Weekly Standard