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Gregory Giroux

analyzes elections, financing of congressional and presidential elections, political advertising and demographics.


Former U.S. President Bill Clinton's shadow is cast as he applauds Kentucky Democratic Senate Candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes during a campaign event on Feb. 25, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton's shadow is cast as he applauds Kentucky Democratic Senate Candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes during a campaign event on Feb. 25, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Dr. Obama: Democrats Have ‘Congenital Disease’ in Midterms

President Barack Obama may have a congenital case of using the phrase “congenital disease” to describe a persistent drop-off in Democratic voter-turnout in midterm elections. Obama dropped the phrase again at a fundraiser yesterday for Senate Democrats in Colorado, where...

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Senatorial candidate Milton Wolf speaks during a stop of the Tea Party Express in Olathe, Kan., on April 28, 2014.

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Senatorial candidate Milton Wolf speaks during a stop of the Tea Party Express in Olathe, Kan., on April 28, 2014.

Roberts Ad Attacks Kansas Primary Rival Wolf

Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas is out with a television ad attacking Milton Wolf, a doctor opposing him in the Aug. 5 Republican primary. Roberts’s spot calls attention to Wolf having posted graphic X-Ray images on his Facebook page, citing...

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