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Clip from the Past: Alben Barkley

United States Senator Alben Barkley of Kentucky died on April 30, 1956.  He was a Congressman, United States Senator, and Vice President.  After his term as VP under… 106 more words

General Political Science

Predicting the Midterms

The midterm elections are less than 30 days away.  Control of the United States Senate and House of Representatives hangs in the balance.  The Democratic Party… 82 more words

General Political Science

U.S. Senate Hopefuls Brown, Shaheen Square Off In First NH Debate

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — Republican Scott Brown immediately and repeatedly called U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen a rubber stamp for the Obama administration Monday, while she waited until the end of their first debate to cast him as an outsider who doesn’t understand New Hampshire. 613 more words

News

2014 Midterm Preview Part One: The Senate

It is now one month before Americans go to the polls to vote in the final midterm elections of Barack Obama’s presidency. This first preview post will focus on what looks to be the most important and interesting battleground of this election season: the Senate. 905 more words

US Politics

Evaluating the Ads -- Political Endorsements

This week’s “Evaluating the Ads” post focuses on two ads from two different United States Senate races in two states.  The common theme in each ad is that each candidate running receives what they hope is an important endorsement that will put them over the top in their respective race.   85 more words

General Political Science

Moms V NRA

The NRA’s leadership has a long history of sexism, but this one really takes the cake.

The latest issue of the NRA’s magazine1 portrays Moms Demand Action Founder Shannon Watts as a paper doll surrounded by pots, pans, an iron — and even a feather duster — offensively suggesting that women belong in the home. 219 more words

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Imagine a country where violent criminals, domestic abusers, and terrorists can easily get their hands on guns.

FINAL FEC QUARTERLY FUNDRAISING DEADLINE – BEFORE THE 2014 ELECTION

Name: Don Lichterman

Supporter Record: 292334

Eligible for 2-1 Match?YES!

Gabby told you earlier this year that we’re targeting 13 races this election. 524 more words

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