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Gillespie concedes Virginia Senate race

By Mickey McLean
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Campaign 2014 | Republican Ed Gillespie announced Friday that he has conceded the Virginia Senate race to the Democratic incumbent, Mark Warner. Gillespie said he would not…

Midday Roundup: Obama’s top pick for attorney general named

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | On deck. President Barack Obama has selected federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to serve as the next attorney general but won’t make the…

Midday Roundup: Elderly Florida man fined again for feeding homeless

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Do-good fine. Police in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., again cited a 90-year-old man for feeding the homeless in a public park, in violation of a city ordinance.

Lone star, lone party: Republicans relish rule in Texas

By Caroline Leal
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Campaign 2014 | Tuesday night in Texas witnessed Republican Greg Abbott overwhelmingly elected as the first new governor in 14 years alongside tea party leaders who advanced…

Late governor’s races go to the Democrats

By Lynde Langdon, Leigh Jones & J.C. Derrick
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Campaign 2014 | A Republican now occupies the governor’s mansion in 31 states

Modest gains for GOP in deep blue California

By Angela Lu
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Campaign 2014 | LOS ANGELES—Tuesday’s Republican tidal wave didn’t reach deep blue California. But a couple of key wins have jeopardized the Democrats’ chances of…

Iowa turns from purple to red

By Daniel James Devine
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Campaign 2014 | As Republicans across the United States on Wednesday celebrated an election sweep that gave the GOP control of the U.S. Senate, conservatives in Iowa were…

Decision in Alaska Senate race could drag on for days

By Sophia Lee
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Campaign 2014 | Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan is leading the Alaska  race against incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich as of Wednesday afternoon, with…

GOP expands power in state legislatures

By Emily Belz
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Campaign 2014 | NEW YORK—Republicans had a big night at the state level, in addition to the national level, winning the most control of state legislatures in almost a…

Despite fears to the contrary, GOP base unwavering in Kansas

By Lynde Langdon
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Campaign 2014 | Was there ever really a question Pat Roberts would win reelection to the Senate in Kansas? The national Democratic machine thought so, which is why it…

F. Scott Fitzgerald on the GOP victory

By Marvin Olasky
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Campaign 2014 | Republicans get a rare third chance to succeed

Montana sends GOP senator to Washington

By Sophia Lee
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Campaign 2014 | Rep. Steve Daines defeated Democratic candidate Amanda Curtis on election night by a comfortable margin. He was declared the winner minutes after the poll…

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