Election 2014  (Page 1)

Louisiana Senate Ad Wars Rage On

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 10, 2014 at 5:30pm 11/10/2014 at 5:30pm

Even with the DSCC’s withdrawal of their $1.8 million ad buy for Mary Landrieu, the bayou state continues to be inundated with campaign ads.

Greg Giroux of Bloomberg Politics highlighted two ads. The first, an ad by Freedom Partners Action Fund. Funded by the Koch brothers, Freedom Partners takes aim at Landrieu’s campaign contributions...

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Republican Carlos Curbelos Flips FL-26

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 4:00pm 11/9/2014 at 4:00pm
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It’s been nearly a week since the Republican midterm election wave—(see also, tsunami, deluge, shellacking, take your pick)—so I think it’s appropriate to reflect on some key House races we’ve been covering since the summer.

First up is Carlos Curbelos’s successful flipping of Florida’s 26th district out of the hands of Democrat...

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Is Mary Landrieu finished?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 12:00pm 11/8/2014 at 12:00pm

Louisiana has some crazy election rules and so rather than a decisive Cassidy victory Tuesday night, the battle for the bayou Senate seat will drag on for another month. December 6 to be precise.

Things have probably looked better for Landrieu. Two days ago, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) decided to cut...

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Democratic candidates get some “help” from Obama

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 8:30am 10/22/2014 at 8:30am

Ouch, this must hurt:

President Obama delivered a blow to Democratic Senate candidates looking to distance themselves from his flagging approval ratings Monday…

“The bottom line is though, these...

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