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Who’s Winning The Midterm Money Race

July 19, 2018 |
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More than half a century ago, former California Treasurer Jesse Unruh said, “Money is the mother’s milk of politics.” While better-funded candidates aren’t guaranteed victory, money still signals strength.

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August 06, 2014 |
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Unlike 2010, when the big story was the epic gains of Republicans in the House, this year's midterms will mostly be about the Senate. And this summer has been unkind to Democrats hoping to keep the upper chamber. Two weeks ago the New York Times reported...
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July 30, 2014 |
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You have to give a tip of the hat to America's Cynic-in-Chief. Every time you think he has scraped bottom, he sinks still lower. Take President Obama's most recent political gambit. Knowing Democrats cannot win the midterms on his record and having long ...
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July 23, 2014 |
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In politics, candidates want to be on the offense, pressing their agenda and attacking opponents. But sometimes the best offense is a good defense that sets the record straight and flips the issue. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell did this superbly ...
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July 16, 2014 |
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Liberal columnists and Democratic strategists have taken to arguing that ObamaCare is working and no longer a political negative, implying that Democratic candidates should tout it on the campaign trail. Republicans should pray they do, assuming the GOP k...
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July 09, 2014 |
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As de facto party leader, presidents raise political money. Since he makes time for it no matter how pressing world or national affairs are, President Obama apparently likes raising campaign funds. He has attended 34 fundraisers so far this year. What is ...
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July 02, 2014 |
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By all accounts the Democrats face significant challenges in the midterm elections. It can't help them that the party's two most prominent figures—President Obama and Hillary Clinton —have become tone deaf. Let's take the president and the IRS targeting ...
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June 25, 2014 |
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Mississippi's Sen. Thad Cochran pulled off a difficult and surprising win Tuesday night, and he has the state's open primary law to thank for it. In the June 3 primary, Mr. Cochran trailed tea party favorite Chris McDaniel by 1,386 votes or 0.5% of the 31...
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June 18, 2014 |
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Democrats have a strategy for holding the U.S. Senate this year: Limit their losses to five seats or fewer, and then pick off Sen. Mitch McConnell, perhaps even swipe the GOP's open seat in Georgia. It won't be easy. Three Republican nominees—Montana Rep....

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