Politics

4:05am

Fri October 3, 2014
Politics

NPR Poll: Senate Battleground Tilts Republican, But Still Anybody's Game

Originally published on Fri October 3, 2014 2:17 pm

Political signs separate Sen. Mitch McConnell's and Alison Lundergan Grimes' camps at the annual Fancy Farm picnic in Kentucky in August.
Stephen Lance Dennee AP

With fewer than five weeks until election day, the political landscape continues to be tilted against President Obama and his party. The battle for control of the Senate — the biggest prize this year — remains close and could tip either way.

Those are the findings of NPR's latest bipartisan poll of likely voters, conducted by Republican Whit Ayres of Resurgent Republic and Democrat Stan Greenberg of Democracy Corps.

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5:03pm

Thu October 2, 2014
Politics

Fueled By Outside Money, Alaska Candidates Struggle To Connect At Home

Originally published on Thu October 2, 2014 9:26 pm

Dan Sullivan, Republican candidate for election to the U.S. Senate, fired back when his opponent attacked him for having a non-resident Alaska fishing license.
Becky Bohrer AP

Politics in Alaska is an intimate business. People expect to reach their senators on the phone, and they refer to their candidates by their first names.

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4:29pm

Thu October 2, 2014
Politics

Democrats, Republicans Pitch Old Ideas In New Packaging

Originally published on Thu October 2, 2014 5:15 pm

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1:20pm

Thu October 2, 2014
Politics

As He Considers A Run For President, Rand Paul Tries to Rebrand Himself

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4:56am

Thu October 2, 2014
Politics

Top Spending PAC Aims To Keep The Senate In Democratic Hands

Originally published on Thu October 2, 2014 7:16 am

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