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  • Obama who? Getting cozy with the Clintons

    It's not surprising that many Democrats running for major offices this year would prefer not to sidle up to a president who has a record of raising taxes, pushing a federal health care overhaul, embracing action against climate change, talking about...
  • Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races

    Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races
    In Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, crowded with attack ads from both sides, one group has spent millions praising Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as a friend of the state's coal industry and flaying his Democratic challenger for cashing checks from...
  • White House touts Ebola czar Ron Klain's ties to Congress

    President Barack Obama has picked Ron Klain to be the Ebola czar, according to the White House, a move that appears aimed at quelling a firestorm from Congress and the public over the handling of the crisis. Klain is a longtime Washingtonian and Harvard-...
  • If the economy isn't as rosy as it should be, blame the GOP [Letter]

    If the economy isn't as rosy as it should be, blame the GOP [Letter]
    Commentator Peter Morici's recent column on President Barack Obama's job numbers is a real flight of fancy ("The economy under Obama is not as rosy as numbers suggest," Oct. 7). They key line in the essay reads: "The president likes to blame Republicans...
  • Rand Paul to join McConnell on campaign trail on eve of U.S. election

    ASHLAND Va. (Reuters) - Likely 2016 presidential contender Rand Paul will return to his home state of Kentucky the day before Election Day to campaign with Republican colleague Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Locked in a tight race with Kentucky'...
  • Ann McFeatters: Truth-o-meter gets real workout from mid-term political ads

    WASHINGTON There is so little interest in the upcoming mid-term elections Nov. 4, when 36 governors, all of the House and one-third of the Senate will be elected, a lot of people may be surprised that somebody named Ebola is not on the ballot. That's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...