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Not ready to call it a coup: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said the Obama administration is not ready to call the ouster of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi a coup.
Romney gives to Ryan: House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) raised $1.1 million in the second quarter, a haul that includes a $5,200 donation from former ticket-mate Mitt Romney. Ryan ended the second quarter with $2.2 million in the bank.
Peters raised $1 million: The Senate campaign of Rep. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) raised more than $1 million during the second quarter, his campaign announced. Peters ended with nearly $1.8 million in the bank.
Christie has $2 million+: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has raised $2.2 million for his reelection bid, his campaign announced. He had $2.1 million in the bank at the end of June. Meanwhile, Christie joined Bon Jovi in Sayreville. The rocker donated $1 million for Superstorm Sandy relief.
Lautenberg family backs Pallone: The family of the late senator Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) endorsed Rep. Frank Pallone (D) as his successor, opting for the congressman over front-running Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D).
Spitzer talk stops here: Know who doesn't have much to say about Eliot Spitzer's comeback attempt? Anthony Weiner, who recently launched a political comeback attempt of his own. “I’m not paying a great deal of attention to the ins and outs of other races. I think everyone was surprised. But it hasn’t changed my life at all,” Weiner said.
OFA defends Obamacare: Organizing For Action released its second ad promoting Obamacare. The ad focuses on ending lifetime caps.
Deja vu in Illinois: Former Republican congressman Bobby Schilling (R) will run against Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.), setting up a rematch of 2012. Meanwhile, vulnerable Rep. John F. Tierney (D-Mass.) will face a primary challenge from Iraq war veteran Seth Moulton.
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