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Senate control hinges on turnout

Democrats aiming to keep the Senate are facing tough odds in next week's election with their chances depending on convincing a surge of women and African-Americans to vote.

Both sets of voters…

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Don't be surprised by referendum paragraph on Election Day

Yes or No vote could change property tax rules for some military families

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New poll shows Warner ahead by 7 percentage points

A new poll shows incumbent Sen. Mark Warner with a seven percentage-points lead over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie.

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Apology, geography lesson follow debate

Turns out the "gotcha" moment in Thursday's New Hampshire debate wasn't so clear cut.

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New Jersey gov coins term: 'Rancho Christie'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie defended his verbal beat down of a heckler from earlier this week, saying he's not the kind of person to sit back and let people "be rude."

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Jenny Sanford has a lot to say about 'Mark'

Jenny Sanford, the ex-wife of former Republican South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, is "happy to speak about Mark."

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Battle for Congress hits final stretch

The battle for control of Congress is entering a final, frantic five-day stretch that favors Republicans but has room for plenty of surprises that could determine which party will run the Senate.

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Next generation door-knocking in war for votes in Iowa

The polls are tight, the ads are flooding the airwaves, the harsh rhetoric is rising, and the surrogates are stumping hard all over the state.

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8-year-old tells NC Senate candidates to be nice

An 8-year-old North Carolina girl is sick of the heated Senate race where more than $100 million has been spent on mostly negative TV ads.

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Ebola battle brewing, Obama heads to Maine

When President Barack Obama visited Maine on Thursday, he didn't come within 300 miles of the nurse protesting her state-mandated Ebola quarantine.

But he has inserted himself in the middle of a…

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Longest-serving Boston mayor, Thomas Menino, dies at 71

Thomas Menino, who retired this year as the longest-serving mayor in Boston history, died Thursday morning after a battle with cancer, according to his spokeswoman, Dorothy Joyce. He was 71.…

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Michael Jordan trashes president's golfing ability

NBA legend Michael Jordan trash-talked President Barack Obama's golf game, telling Ahmad Rashad in an interview earlier this week the president is a "sh***y golfer."

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Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie once again flashed the pugnacious attitude that's made him a gladiator to some and a bully to others on Wednesday, telling a heckler to "sit down and shut up."

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Politicians live it up and have lobbyists pay

On any given weekend, lobbyists in Washington head for the airport to jet off to luxurious locations across the country.

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Gillespie rallies supporters in 9th District

Time is short, and he's running from behind, but Republican Senate Candidate Ed Gillespie says he can win. He rallied supporters on Wednesday during a swing through southwestern Virginia.

Ed Gillespie rallies supporters in Christiansburg

Biden stay in cabin prompts Parks review

A luxury log cabin in the mountains of Wyoming has become the subject of a federal probe after it was revealed Vice President Joe Biden and other top officials had stayed there while not on…

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DHS investigator resigned after sting

David Nieland, who helped draw attention to what he said were shortcomings in the government's probe of a Secret Service prostitution scandal, resigned from his job at the Department of Homeland…

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Christie 'bongs' tweet blamed on autocorrect

The Twitter account for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joked about the "dangers of autocorrect" after a typo led to a deleted tweet.

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Hagel announces Ebola quarantine

A 21-day quarantine for all military personnel serving in Ebola stricken areas of West Africa was approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Wednesday.

The quarantine was pushed for by the Joint…

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White House hacked

Hackers have broken into an unclassified computer network used by President Barack Obama's top advisers.

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Senate control hinges on turnout

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Don't be surprised by referendum paragraph on...

Election 2014

New poll shows Warner ahead by 7 percentage points

Scott Brown

Apology, geography lesson follow debate

Chris Christie at news conference

New Jersey gov coins term: 'Rancho Christie'

Jenny Sanford in Ginny Deerin ad

Jenny Sanford has a lot to say about 'Mark'

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Battle for Congress hits final stretch

Iowa Caucus

Next generation door-knocking in war for votes...

Kay Hagan

8-year-old tells NC Senate candidates to be nice

Obama Ukraine press conf

Ebola battle brewing, Obama heads to Maine

Thomas Menino

Longest-serving Boston mayor, Thomas Menino,...

Obama golfs with Ahmad Rashad former NFL player

Michael Jordan trashes president's golfing ability

Chris Christie shut up

Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'

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Politicians live it up and have lobbyists pay

Ed Gillespie rallies supporters in Christiansburg

Gillespie rallies supporters in 9th District

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Biden stay in cabin prompts Parks review

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DHS investigator resigned after sting

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Christie 'bongs' tweet blamed on autocorrect

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Hagel announces Ebola quarantine

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