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U.S. Border Patrol agents near a section of U.S.-Mexico border fence in La Joya, Texas.

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U.S. Border Patrol agents near a section of U.S.-Mexico border fence in La Joya, Texas.

McCain: Obama ‘Going to Texas Without Going to Border?’

President Barack Obama is bound for Texas this week. To raise some money for his party’s congressional campaigns. Republicans are suggesting a detour: To the border, where tens of thousands of children from Central America have arrived without parents, placing...

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Senator Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon, listens to testimony during a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Washington, D.C.

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Senator Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon, listens to testimony during a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Washington, D.C.

Wyden Helps Senate Democrats Win May Fundraising

Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, who leads the tax-writing Finance Committee, helped the political arm of the Senate Democrats top its partisan counterpart in fundraising last month. Wyden sent $300,000 in campaign funds in May to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign...

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Bill Gates, co-chair and trustee of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. director, tosses a newspaper as he tours the exhibition floor prior to the Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 3, 2014.

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Bill Gates, co-chair and trustee of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. director, tosses a newspaper as he tours the exhibition floor prior to the Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 3, 2014.

Gates, Koch Help Fund Senate Committees, DSCC Buys a Home

Two of the world’s six richest people made large campaign contributions last month to the two partisan organizations overseeing political strategy in this year’s Senate elections. You’ll recognize the names. Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and the world’s richest person, sent...

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Reid Sends $100,000 to DSCC

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sent $100,000 in campaign funds last month to the Democratic group leading the effort to defend his party’s majority and Reid’s leadership post in the November election. Sen. Patty Murray of Washington matched Reid’s donation...

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U.S. President Barack Obama in the Oval Office on Feb. 11, 2014.

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U.S. President Barack Obama in the Oval Office on Feb. 11, 2014.

Obama to Donors: ‘We Get a Little Sleepy’ in the Midterms

For the president to close down a lengthy stretch of the George Washington Parkway in Virginia during evening rush hour, it must be really important, right? Well, it’s important to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, for sure. It was their...

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President Obama during a news conference in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 20, 2013.

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President Obama during a news conference in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 20, 2013.

Obama, Other Democrats Help Party Win November Senate Fundraising

President Barack Obama and five Democratic senators helped the party’s Senate campaign arm top its Republican counterpart in fundraising last month. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee raised $5.2 million in November and $48.7 million in the first 11 months of...

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Americans for Prosperity Foundation chairman and Koch Industries Executive Vice President David H. Koch during the Defending the American Dream Summit in Washington, DC.

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Americans for Prosperity Foundation chairman and Koch Industries Executive Vice President David H. Koch during the Defending the American Dream Summit in Washington, DC.

Koch-Backed Ads Target Democrats on Obamacare

Updated at 10:50 am EST Americans for Prosperity, the nonprofit partially funded by billionaire energy executives Charles and David Koch, announced today that it would spend $4 milion targeting six vulnerable congressional Democrats for their support of President Barack Obama’s...

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