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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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President Barack Obama, left, and former President George W. Bush arrive at the opening ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Center on April 25, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.

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President Barack Obama, left, and former President George W. Bush arrive at the opening ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Center on April 25, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.

Obama’s Second Term vs. Bush’s Second Term: Job Approval #s

That second term can be a real problem. On May 19, 2005, the Pew Research Center reported that then-President George W. Bush’s popularity was slipping: “Americans are critical of President Bush’s job performance in many policy areas, but negative opinions...

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