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  • Candidates in hottest races make final appeals: 'Your vote matters'

    Candidates in hottest races make final appeals: 'Your vote matters'
    Hopscotching across fiercely divided terrain, candidates in the country's hottest contests made their final urgent appeals Monday in a midterm election that will determine control of the U.S. Senate and the size of the Republican House majority. After...
  • In Iowa, GOP's Joni Ernst broke a gender barrier on her own terms

    In Iowa, GOP's Joni Ernst broke a gender barrier on her own terms
    Joni Ernst's feat this week was one that many thought was impossible: a Republican victory in a blue state that Obama won twice, and the first woman ever elected to Congress from Iowa. Not only did Ernst win a U.S. Senate seat, she clobbered her...
  • Iowa's Grassley is first nonlawyer to head Senate Judiciary Committee

    Iowa's Grassley is first nonlawyer to head Senate Judiciary Committee
    Sen. Charles E. Grassley is fond of calling himself "a pig farmer from Iowa," but both friends and political opponents don't buy the country rube image. The 81-year-old Republican is expected Thursday to become the first nonlawyer to be elected chairman...
  • Ebola scare is the latest issue to cloud midterm election debate

    Ebola scare is the latest issue to cloud midterm election debate
    Fears that the West Africa Ebola outbreak could spread more widely in America have roiled a midterm election campaign that's already taken numerous unexpected detours, putting candidates in a reactive mode at a time when they had hoped to deliver their...
  • Obama authorizes National Guard for Ebola mission in West Africa

    Obama authorizes National Guard for Ebola mission in West Africa
    President Barack Obama authorized calling up military reservists for the U.S. fight against Ebola in West Africa on Thursday, as lawmakers criticized his administration's efforts to contain the disease at home. Obama's move came after lawmakers held a...
  • O'Malley to return to Iowa

    O'Malley to return to Iowa
    WASHINGTON -- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is laying the groundwork for a potential presidential campaign in 2016, will return to Iowa this weekend to support Democratic candidates running in this year's midterm elections. O'Malley will campaign...
  • President Obama Returns to L.A. Thursday for More Fundraising

    You know the drill: President Obama's plane lands Thursday afternoon at LAX and that means it's time to cut out early and avoid the traffic jam. Once again, Obama is coming to Los Angeles for fundraising and other events. This time the trip will...
  • Midterm madness: The politics of snowmobiles and chickens

    With the U.S. battling militants in the Middle East and muddling through a less-than-spectacular economic recovery at home, let us pause for a moment to consider the issues of snowmobiling, errant chickens and a disputed 12-year-old paint job. Voters in...
  • Iowa Has Closest Battle For Senate Seat

    The Machine Shed restaurant in Urbandale, Iowa, where the waitresses wear bib overalls and suggest a cinnamon roll the size of a loaf of bread as a breakfast appetizer, sells a root beer called Dang!, bandages made to look like bacon strips, and signs...
  • Key U.S. Senate races close, new round of polls says

    Key U.S. Senate races close, new round of polls says
    The latest rounds of polling in the contested U.S. Senate races in Iowa, Louisiana and North Carolina make one thing clear: it’s looking very close. To take control of the U.S. Senate, Republicans must win six seats. Iowa, Louisiana and North...
  • Early voting is changing election 'day' into election 'month'

    Early voting is changing election 'day' into election 'month'
    The midterm election may be weeks away, but tens of thousands of ballots have already been cast in a reprise of an increasingly powerful political tool: early voting. In North Carolina, which has a pivotal U.S. Senate contest at the top of the ticket,...