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  • PolitiFact rates Begich ad 'pants on fire'

    The ad, the first run by a Senate campaign to be pulled this election cycle, faulted Begich's Republican opponent, former attorney general Dan Sullivan, for the release of a man now charged with murder and sexual assault.

  • EU climate chief aims for binding climate deal even if Obama won't

    The EU's climate chief said she wasn't ready to settle for a mix of voluntary environmental pledges and some legally binding provisions like the ones the White House is reportedly coveting

  • GOP ad hits Pryor over Obamacare

    A new ad from the Karl Rove-affiliated GOP group Crossroads GPS is attacking the Democratic incumbent for a two-week-old ad in which he voiced support for provisions of the Affordable Care Act.

  • Former senators to lobby for Russian bank

    Former GOP Senate leader Trent Lott and former Democratic Senator John Breaux are lobbying for a Russian bank sanctioned by President Obama.

  • Senate battlegrounds suck up ad money

    More than two-thirds of the money spent on Senate TV ads so far this cycle has been in just nine battleground states, according to a Center for Public Integrity analysis of data provided by Kantar Media/CMAG, a media tracking service.

  • GOPer's ad backs OTC birth control

    Colorado Republican Senate candidate Cory Gardner is putting campaign cash behind a conservative argument that's been picking up steam in recent months.

  • Harry Reid's anti-Koch crusade eats up precious Senate time

    If you're sick of cynicism in politics, you might want to avert your eyes from the Senate for the next few weeks.

  • Would black voter turnout matter in key Senate races?

    The fact that Democratic Party strategists are pitching their efforts to maximize black turnout carries a whiff of desperation.

  • Land makes campaign case in memo

    Each side can point to poll numbers that show a slight lead in its favor.

  • Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigns amidst probe

    Jesse Benton, the campaign manager for Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., resigned Friday amid deepening questions over his involvement in a payola scandal by the 2012 presidential campaign he helped run.

  • Judge dismisses Chris McDaniel's challenge of runoff results

    Judge Hollis McGehee sided with Sen. Thad Cochran's legal team. They had asked McGehee to dismiss the case because McDaniel did not file it within the period designated under Mississippi law.

  • Frequent frankers in Congress face tough re-election fights

    A Washington Examiner analysis of congressional spending accounts found millions of tax dollars being spent on what amounts to free advertising for House members.

  • Obama's push for climate deal could hurt vulnerable Dems

    Reports that President Obama is pursuing a strategy to strike an international climate accord that wouldn't require Senate ratification could harm a handful of vulnerable Senate Democrats running for seats in November.

  • State Dept.: Obama not side-stepping Senate on climate deal

    "Not a word of the new climate agreement currently under discussion has been written, so it is entirely premature to say whether it will or won't require Senate approval," State's Jen Psaki said.

  • Obama administration seeks to bypass Senate on climate deal

    The Obama administration's strategy for inking a climate change deal would involve voluntary pledges and binding commitments from a 1992 treaty that wouldn't require Senate ratification, according to a report.



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