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  • 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.

  • GOP leading in five key battleground states

    Fox News reports: New Fox News battleground polls show a Republican trend in the fight for the U.S. Senate.The GOP candidates — helped by anti-Barack Obama sentiment and strong support from male voters — lead in all five states: Alaska, | Read More »

  • Senate control to be undecided for weeks after election?

    According to USA Today: WASHINGTON — An unusual convergence this year of tight races, likely runoffs, a surging independent candidate and a potential push for party switchers suggest that the 2014 battle for U.S. Senate control may continue weeks after | Read More »

  • GOP raises record $16 million in September

    Fox News reports: Republicans’ official effort to retake a majority in the Senate raised a record $15.5 million in September — roughly four times its average monthly haul this cycle — but officials Tuesday did not disclose how much money | Read More »

  • Poll: McConnell trailing Grimes in Kentucky

    According to a new poll, Republican Senator Mitch McConnell has fallen behind Democratic challenger Allison Grimes for the first time since June in his campaign to hold onto his Senate seat in Kentucky: In Kentucky, Alison Lundergan Grimes is ahead | Read More »

  • Three key Senate races slipping from Dems?

    Politico points to Alaska, Louisiana, and Arkansas as possible upsets for the GOP: It’s been the most remarkably enduring story line of Election 2014: three Democratic senators defying their states’ deep red complexion and their president’s abysmal approval ratings to stay | Read More »