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  • An expert's heroic fact-checking of Mitch McConnell on Obamacare

    An expert's heroic fact-checking of Mitch McConnell on Obamacare
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who is facing a stiff reelection challenge this year, has stuck to his stated determination to repeal the Affordable Care Act if his party takes control of the Senate in the next election. This is a...
  • 3 Senate endgame scenarios

    So much for a predictable midterm cycle. The past monthhas left multiple possible outcomes for control of the Senate. Republican groups are barraging Kansas with resources and advertising to save a three-term incumbent being challenged by an...
  • Have Democrats already lost the Senate? Nope.

    Have Democrats already lost the Senate? Nope.
    In my column on Wednesday, I wrote about the Democrats’ chronic difficulty in getting “unreliable voters” to turn out for midterm elections – like the one next month that will determine who controls the U.S. Senate and the agenda...
  • Stop political games in Congress

    Stop political games in Congress
    It is time for Rep. Charlie Dent to demand that House Speaker John Boehner call the House back in session to work with the president to develop a unified approach to defeating the Islamic State. The political game is over for Senate Minority Leader...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Anonymous donors flood midterm voters with dark money

    Albert R. Hunt: Anonymous donors flood midterm voters with dark money
    Crossroads GPS has assailed Democratic Sen. Mark Udall for shortchanging Colorado residents with his votes on health insurance; Patriot Majority USA has gone after the Republican Senate candidate in Arkansas, Tom Cotton, for being a supposed shill of...
  • Did she vote for Obama? Kentucky Senate candidate still won't say

    Alison Lundergan Grimes wants Kentuckians' vote this November. Just don't ask her about her own. The question of how the Democrat voted in the 2012 presidential race has vexed Lundergan Grimes since she awkwardly and repeatedly avoided answering it last...
  • Pols trade blame for Ebola, but both parties cut budgets for health

    WASHINGTON The political blame game over the deadly Ebola virus is in full swing just weeks before the November elections with each side ignoring the facts. Several Republicans, including House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, contend that President...
  • FEC Dem's olive branch could wither, but effort's worthy

    If you were to seek out a poster child for all that is broken in Washington, you could find no better candidate than the Federal Election Commission. The agency that oversees our campaign-finance system, by law led by three Democratic and three Republican...
  • Analysis: Shutdown as a campaign issue? That was so last year

    WASHINGTON Even before the government started shutting down, one year ago Tuesday night, it seemed a sure bet that throughout the coming campaign congressional Republicans would be made to rue the political consequences of their showdown strategy....
  • Perez draws attention for attorney general

    Perez draws attention for attorney general
    — Marylander Thomas E. Perez, who has served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor for a little more than a year, is now being eyed for an even more prominent position in President Barack Obama's second-term Cabinet: successor to Attorney...
  • In Kansas Senate race, Pat Roberts tries to right his campaign

    In the suddenly and surprisingly tight Senate race in Kansas, one gets the distinct impression that the troubled campaign of Sen. Pat Roberts is still winging it — perhaps even right-winging it. Wearing the purple colors of Kansas State...