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  • Republicans confident, races remain close

    From Fox News: After eight years in the proverbial wilderness, Republicans are feeling confident about their chances of reclaiming the Senate majority in next week’s elections – as the two-year, bare-knuckle battle boils down to about 10 key races in | Read More »

  • Politico: This is the ‘most wide-open Senate election in a decade’

    Politico reports: It’s the largest and most wide-open Senate battlefield in more than a decade: ten races, all neck-and-neck affairs headed into the final days of the campaign. And it’s not only that there are more competitive races this time | Read More »

  • Obama and a Republican Senate

    Politico considers how the White House would operate with a Republican Senate: Nervous that Democrats could lose control of the Senate, the White House is already discussing how to cut deals with a Republican majority. As bad as the electoral map | Read More »

  • Georgia race statistical tie

    CNN reports: Democrat Michelle Nunn has a slight 47%-44% edge over Republican David Perdue in the Georgia race for an open Senate seat, according to a new CNN/ORC International survey released Friday. The three-point margin falls within the poll’s sampling | Read More »

  • Poll: Women support GOP

    From the AP: Women have moved in the GOP’s direction since September. In last month’s AP-GfK poll, 47 percent of female likely voters said they favored a Democratic-controlled Congress while 40 percent wanted the Republicans to capture control. In the | Read More »

  • Freedom Partners Action Fund launches $6.5 million ad campaign

    Press Release: Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Action Fund, a free-market Super PAC, is announcing a $6.5 million ad campaign that will begin on Wednesday, October 22 and continue through Election Day. Airing in Alaska, Arkansas, North Carolina, Colorado, Iowa and | Read More »

  • Could one man flip the Senate?

    CNN reports: Auburn, Maine (CNN) – A quiet lobbying campaign by a low-key man from Maine could determine which party controls the Senate next year. Sen. Angus King, a Maine Independent, is holding private conversations with Independent Senate candidates to urge | Read More »

  • Polls show good news for Democrats? reports: Two new polls of the Senate races in Kansas and North Carolina reveal that a Republican wave remains media wishful thinking, as Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan leads in North Carolina, and Independent Greg Orman is tied with Sen. | Read More »

  • Wasserman Schultz: Dems are going to hold the Senate

    According to the leader of the Democratic National Committee, the GOP will not take back the Senate this November as most forecasts predict: Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the leader of the Democratic National Committee, said Sunday that her party will keep | Read More »

  • Supreme Court: Yes to voter ID in TX

    Take that, Eric Holder! The Washington Examiner reports: The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its voter identification law in November’s election. A federal judge struck down the law earlier in October, saying it created “an unconstitutional burden | Read More »

  • Scott Brown closing the gap in NH

    From Fox News: A tightening Senate race in New Hampshire is bringing with it an onslaught of negative ads and campaign-trail recriminations, as Republican Scott Brown closes the gap against incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. Brown, who had been trailing in | Read More »

  • Poll: Gardner up in Colorado

    Politico reports: Cory Gardner is ahead by 6 points in a Quinnipiac University poll out Thursday, the latest in a string of surveys that show the Colorado Republican Senate candidate in the lead. Gardner leads Democratic Sen. Mark Udall, 47 percent to | Read More »

  • Daily news round-up

    Daily news round-up

    Need-to-know newsy morsels of the day.

  • Dem. approval rating lowest in 30 years

    ABC News reports: Barack Obama and his political party are heading into the midterm elections in trouble. The president’s 40 percent job approval rating in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll is the lowest of his career – and the | Read More »

  • 46% of likely voters prefer a Republican-controlled Congress

    NBC reports: OCTOBER 15, 2014 – Republicans hold a slight advantage over Democrats in the midterm elections that take place less than three weeks from now, according to a new national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. In the poll, 46 percent of | Read More »

  • ‘Unemployed’ man in Dem attack ad has a job

    Fox News reports: The Democratic Governors Association has again run into trouble with one of the ads it is funding, this time using a picture of a man employed by a company that has praised Maine Republican Governor Paul LePage | Read More »

  • Pro-life win: 40 Days for Life vigil to go on

    From the Thomas More Society: Pro-Life Advocates’ First Amendment Rights Affirmed: 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil to Continue Thomas More Society and City of Wilmington Agree (October 10, 2014 – Wilmington, DE) The Thomas More Society secured assurances from the | Read More »

  • Control of the Senate less certain than ever?

    According to MSNBC, control of the Senate is less certain than ever: As November approaches, control of the Senate is growing increasingly unpredictable as Republican gains in key states are offset by new vulnerabilities in unexpected places. The good news | Read More »

  • WashPo claims ‘wild cards’ will shake up midterms

    According to the Washington Post, the GOP’s takeover of the Senate is far from a done-deal: As campaign season heads into its final weeks, some wild cards are on the table in states where the GOP had been expecting easy | Read More »

  • Daily news round-up

    Daily news round-up

    Need-to-know newsy morsels of the day.