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OCT 29, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Super PACs Keep Candidates Afloat With A Little Help From Their Friends

WASHINGTON -- In August, stories began to percolate that Terri Lynn Land, the Republican Senate candidate in Michigan, didn't have what it takes to win. Despite the GOP's quest to retake the Senate, the national party pulled back from that contest. The National Republican Senatorial Committee made its last expenditure in the Michigan race at the end of August. As ...

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OCT 26, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Latina Candidates Run In Key States

MIAMI (AP) — After years of running few Latinos for statewide posts, Democrats are building a bench that better reflects the support they have in the Hispanic community. Polls show more than twice as many Hispanics identify as Democrats than Republicans nationally. Democrats have long run minority candidates in minority districts, but not in heavily white districts or statewide. This ...

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OCT 22, 2014 - American Prospect

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The Seeds of a New Labor Movement

This article is from the Fall 2014 issue of The American Prospect magazine. If anyone has the right to be upbeat about the prospects of the American labor movement, it should be David Rolf, the president of a Seattle-based long-term care local of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Between 1995 and 1999, while still in his 20s, Rolf directed ...

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OCT 21, 2014 - Mother Jones

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How the World Series Might Just Help the GOP Win the Senate

Kansas City sports fans aren't used to celebrating. The town's NFL team, The Chiefs, hasn't won a playoff game since 1994. The Royals, the other major sports franchise in town, hadn't made a playoff appearance since 1985. But local baseball fans are experiencing a rare bit of jubilation this year. Not only did The Royals sneak into the playoffs as ...

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