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  • Mitch McConnell, Alison Lundergan Grimes take their talking points face to face

    LEXINGTON, Ky. There were a few skirmishes but little new ground was broken as U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes delivered their well-worn attack lines to each other's faces Monday night on statewide...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dana Milbank: You can be 100 percent sure not all data is correct

    Dana Milbank: You can be 100 percent sure not all data is correct
    WASHINGTON — In the old days, life had many hardships. Among these: the need to wait until Election Day to determine who had won. But now Big Data has saved us from this struggle. Even close races can be predicted with mathematical precision. We...
  • 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...
  • Ann McFeatters: Panetta dings president in new book 'Worthy Fights'

    WASHINGTON Quickly. Name the president of the United States. Like millions, you may have a moment of doubt. Is it still Barack Obama? Did we elect Hillary or Jeb Bush yet? Sadly for Republicans and many Democrats seeking office, the answer is Obama....
  • Hagan, Tillis make appeals to women in North Carolina Senate contest

    WASHINGTON The political gender gap is alive and well this year in the North Carolina Senate race. Polls show that Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan has one of the biggest margins of support among women in any of the close contests that will determine which...
  • Republicans mum after Supreme Court declines same-sex marriage cases

    Just over a year ago, Rep. Tim Huelskamp reacted strongly when the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act. The Kansas Republican vowed a constitutional amendment to protect state rights to define marriage as between one man and one woman....
  • Best and worst ads in this year's U.S. Senate races

    Best and worst ads in this year's U.S. Senate races
    It's autumn in an even-numbered year, time for the hard-fought playoffs in our national sport. I am speaking, of course, about congressional elections. If you live in one of the 11 states with a close race for the U.S. Senate, you already know this....
  • Invitation to a disaster: How does the GOP do it?

    An ingenious political party, modern-day Republicans. No matter how favored by the odds, the political circumstances, the shape of congressional districts, how many seats may be up for grabs in the Senate, the glaring failures of the opposition, or just...