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Democrats express frustrations — including that the race is a tossup — and the governor gets the message.
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A dangerous scenario looms ahead in Libya with an ongoing, multi-faceted struggle that is only partially understood.
The GOP has actually been in the ballgame for each of the last four major statewide campaigns.
Good for candidates. Bad for democracy.
An inspector general wrote to Secretary of State John Kerry questioning a $3.6 million contract for TV-production trucks to cover Afghan sports, including goat hauling and cricket.
Take Tom Coburn’s “Wastebook” with a grain of salt.
Forget polls. There is only one way to learn which electoral contest understands your soul.
A primer for the next 11 days.
Jesse Richman and David Earnest
New research finds that non-citizens do vote, and this could be consequential in some races.
More than $1.5 million has been spent on a measure to give Sacramento’s mayor more authority.
It’s kind of his thing.
Keith Jaasma, who created Supreme Court Haiku, picked the following poems as his favorites.
The experiment by the Susan B. Anthony List is being tried in the tight Iowa Senate race.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee released this ad, which slams U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa), for his "failed record."
Shana Gadarian and Bethany Albertson
Ebola is frightening Americans. We know from past research that when Americans are worried about infectious diseases, they trust medical experts more, and are more likely to temporarily give up civil liberties.
“[W]e are dismayed to learn that senior leaders of the VA are still not being held accountable for their grievous misconduct,” wrote McCain and Flake.
Francisco Cantú and Marco Morales
Polls in the first round systematically overestimated support for Roussef and underestimated support for Neves, but there is interesting variation across polls.
A government survey found that morale plummeted a year after the shutdown and furloughs.
A look at demographic details from a series of recent polls.
The California governor is cruising to a fourth term. He’s so far ahead he won’t be advertising on his own behalf.
Finance is a top skill in New York City, while it’s mining in Las Vegas, and SEO marketing in Provo, Utah.
Midterm turnout drops off among young people, blacks and unmarried women.
Chris Cillizza, Aaron Blake and Sean Sullivan
The Senate’s massive playing field.
Only about one third of judicial campaign TV ads this year came from the candidates themselves.
Nevada promotes college savings more than any other state. Studies suggest that makes kids much more likely to go to college.
Recent history shows the GOP dominates such runoffs.
Quick shifts in a volatile metric.
Islamist movements have evolved dramatically due to a several key trends that have defined and redefined their experience in the new Arab political (dis)order.
The hunt for a mystery sub in the Baltic.
You know the election is almost here when campaign signs begin to disappear.
While both sides make good points, the state’s junior senator said he leans toward legalization.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson elicited loud cheers when he asked distinguished DHS employees about worker morale at the agency.
Her candidacy has been a disappointment, but Democrats hope she has paved a path for the future.
Federal workers give low marks to agency leadership in new survey, which should set off alarms at agencies
Nurses put themselves at risk by caring for Ebola patients -- now they want support from Congress for mandated protocols.
By some measures, we’re in for another big GOP year, ala 2010. But some indicators lag.
The two-year trial run will take place in San Franciso and builds on earlier tests in the area with Amazon.com.
Can you find the three infected people out of 310 million? (No.)
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
Attention, PACs: Your names are lame. (Except for Tu PAC one.)
This is the second article on Northern Virginia congressional candidates’ positions on the federal workplace.
Ex-Blackwater chief said that the conviction of four of his former employees for their roles in the 2007 fatal shooting of 14 unarmed Iraqis was unexpected.
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